Follow these guidelines when mounting a BACnet Router:
- Ensure that the mounting surface can support the router and any user-supplied enclosure.
- Mount the router in proper orientation (Figure 1).
- Mount the router on an even surface whenever possible. If you must mount the router on an uneven surface, be careful not to crack the mounting clips or router housing when tightening the screws. Use shims or washers to mount the router evenly on the mounting surface.
- Mount the router in areas free of corrosive vapors, and observe the environmental limitations listed in the Technical Specifications section.
- Allow sufficient space for cable and wire connection and access to the data protection battery and end-of-line (EOL) switch (Figure 1).
- Do not mount the router where the ambient temperature may exceed 50°C (122°F).
- Do not mount the router on surfaces prone to vibrations or in areas where electromagnetic emissions can interfere with router communications.
- Do not obstruct the router housing ventilation holes.
- Do not mount power transformers below the router.
On applications where the BACnet Router is mounted inside a panel or enclosure, follow these additional guidelines.
- Do not install the router in airtight enclosures.
- Do not install heat-generating devices in the enclosure with the router that may cause the ambient temperature to exceed 50°C (122°F).