3. Quick Start
This Quick Start procedure provides a quick demonstration of IPS
capabilities. In order to take full advantage of the complete range of
features offered by the unit, it is recommended to complete Sections 4 and 5
after performing this Quick Start procedure.
3.1. Hardware Installation
1. Connect Power Cable: Connect the power cable (supplied with the
unit) to the IPS’s Power Inlet. Connect the other end of the cable to an
appropriate power supply. Place the Master Power Switch in the "On"
position. After a brief pause, the plug indicators should switch on in
sequence, indicating that power has been applied.
CAUTION: Make certain to review the safety precautions listed
in Section 4.1.
2. Ready LED: Check to make certain that the Ready indicator is
blinking. This indicates that the IPS is operating properly, and is ready
to receive commands.
3. Connect to Control Device: In order to initiate switching operations
or select conﬁguration parameters, commands must be issued to the
IPS via either the Network Port or RS232 Console Port. Note that it is
not necessary to connect to both the Network Port and Console Port.
a) Network Port: To communicate with the IPS via network,
connect your 10Base-T or 100Base-T network interface to
the IPS Network port. For more information on network port
connections, please refer to Section 4.4.
b) Console / RS232 Port: To communicate with the IPS via a Local
PC, use the supplied null modem cable to connect your PC COM
port to the IPS Console Port. For more information, please refer
to Section 4.3.
4. Test Manual Control Function: Press the Default Button and hold
it down for approximately three seconds; the IPS’s four Switched AC
Outlets should be switched Off or On. Note that the Manual Plug
Control function can also be completely disabled as described in