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(ECUTS-16000) Replacing the RMX Electronic Load Devices

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    Last Modified: March 29, 2021

    Equipment

    • #2 Phillips screwdriver
    • Flathead screwdriver
    1. Power off the ECUTS-16000.
    2. Remove the four screws from the rear air filter using the #2 Phillips screwdriver.
    3. Remove the rear air filter from the ECUTS-16000.
    4. Remove the two screws securing the filter mounting frame to the test rack using the #2 Phillips screwdriver.
    5. Remove the filter panel mounting frame.
    6. While supporting the PEP, remove the four screws from the PEP using the #2 Phillips screwdriver.
    7. Partially slide the PEP out from the ECUTS-16000.
    8. Disconnect the ethernet cable, AC power cable, and USB cable from the rear of the PEP.
    9. Disconnect the ethernet cable, the Molex connector, and the power connector from the inside of the PEP.
    10. Remove the PEP.
    11. Flip open the load module cable cover on the front of the RMX load module.
    12. Remove the cable screws on the RMX load modules using the #2 Phillips screwdriver.
    13. Disconnect the power supply connector from the RMX load module.
    14. Depress the spring retention using the flathead screwdriver and remove the sense wire. Record where each wire connects.
    15. Disconnect the interlock connector, ethernet jack connection, and AC power cable from the RMX load module.
    16. Loosen the screw at the bottom of the RMX load module using the flathead screwdriver.
    17. Slide the RMX load module out of the ECUTS-16000.
    18. Slide the replacement RMX load module into the ECUTS-16000.
    19. Tighten the screw at the bottom of the RMX load module using the flathead screwdriver.
    20. Connect the AC power cable, ethernet jack connection, and interlock connector to the RMX load module.
    21. Depress the spring retention with a flathead screwdriver and replace the sense wires.
    22. Connect the power supply connector to the RMX load module.
    23. Screw in the cable screws to the RMX load modules using the #2 Phillips screwdriver.
    24. Close the load module cable cover.
    25. Install the PEP to the test rack.
    26. Screw in the four screws to the PEP using the #2 Phillips screwdriver.
    27. Connect the ethernet cable, the Molex connector, and the power connector to the inside of the PEP.
    28. Connect the ethernet cable, AC power cable, and USB cable to the rear of the PEP.
    29. Insert the filter panel mounting frame.
    30. Screw in the two screws securing the filter mounting frame to the test rack using the #2 Phillips screwdriver.
    31. Replace the ECUTS-16000 rear air filter.
    32. Screw in the four screws to the rear air filter using the #2 Phillips screwdriver.

    Configuration Steps

    1. Reset the RMX electronic load module to the default factory settings.
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      Notice  

      Ensure the RMX electronic load modules are inserted in the RMX-4002 mainframe before performing this procedure.

      1. Press the ON/STBY button on the RMX-4002 power on the mainframe.
      2. Press the FILE button.
      3. Press the F1 button until the Media/Default menu appears.
      4. Press the Factory Default (F2) button to recall the factory default settings.
      5. Wait for the Recalling default settings text to disappear and press the FILE button.
      6. Press the Save (F3) button to save the default settings.
    2. Set up network connectivity.
      1. Press the SHIFT button and then press the HELP button to access the utility menu.
      2. Press the Interface Menu (F3) button.
      3. Turn the selector knob until Interface is highlighted.
      4. Press and turn the selector knob until Interface is set to Ethernet.
      5. Press the selector knob to confirm the selection.
      6. Turn the selector knob until DHCP is highlighted.
      7. Press and turn the selector knob until DHCP is set to OFF.
      8. Press the selector knob to confirm the selection.
      9. Turn the selector knob until IP Address is highlighted.
      10. Press and turn the selector knob to highlight the first number of the IP address.
      11. Use the keypad to input 169.254.160.30 into the corresponding spaces. Turn the selector knob after each number to move spaces.
      12. Press the selector knob to confirm the IP address.
      13. Turn the selector knob until Subnet Mask is highlighted.
      14. Ensure Subnet Mask reads 255.255.0.0.
      15. (Optional) If Subnet Mask does not read 255.255.0.0, complete the following steps:
        1. Press the selector knob.
        2. Turn the selector knob to select the first value of the subnet mask.
        3. Use the keypad to type the corresponding value into the spaces.
        4. Press the selector knob to confirm the new address.
      16. Press and hold the STD/STB button for ten seconds to power off the RMX electronic load module.
      17. Press and hold the STD/STB button for ten seconds to power on the RMX electronic load module.
    3. Add the RMX electronic load module to NI MAX.
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      You only need to add the RMX electronic load module to NI MAX if the RMX electronic load module no longer appears as registered in NI MAX.

      1. Sign in to the ECUTS-16000.
      2. Launch NI MAX and navigate to My System»Devices and Interfaces»Network Devices.
      3. Right-click Network Devices.
      4. Select Create New VISA TCP/IP Resource.
      5. Select Manual Entry of Raw Socket.
      6. Enter 169.254.160.30 in the IP address text box.
      7. Enter 2268 in the port number text box.
      8. Click Validate.
      9. Click OK.
      10. Click Next.
      11. In the Alias text box, enter ELOAD_RMX_#. If the system has one electronic load mainframe, replace the # variable with 1.
      12. Click Next.
      13. Click Finish.

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