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Power Systems for Cable Applications (Duration: 1 Day)
P/N: 0700017-001

XM3Alpha Technologies offers a comprehensive Headend DC Power Training and Outside Plant course for cable professionals. Courses are taught by industry experts in a classroom and lab environment. The DC power headend course covers concepts, maintenance and operation of DC power systems/components, and includes classroom instruction as well as hands-on training. The classes are focused on the advanced Alpha Cordex series of power system controllers and rectifiers with an overview of the AMPS inverter systems. The outside plant coursewill cover the XM3 cable UPS operating and configuration parameters. The communication module, along with battery maintenance and Midtronics Celltron conductance testing, will be included in the classroom instruction as well as hands-on training..

Who should attend?

Developed specifically for Alpha customers, this course is intended to complement the basic electrical knowledge of Cable Telecommunications technicians/engineers with specialized training
in modern DC power systems and or outside plant components.

Course Details:

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Cost: $799.00 per seat
  • Schedule: This course is available for delivery on custom dates at customer premises.
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Having two separate courses focused on the cable telecommunication field, you will have the opportunity to train your team on the equipment they are working with and to be prepared to work safely and efficiently in this environment.


Key Features:

  • DC Power system theory
  • Cordex controller; setting parameters
  • Remote access, Ethernet and SNMP
  • Programming  and checking alarm set-points
  • 25% Hands-on training
  • AMPS Inverter System

Outside Plant

  • XM3; setting parameters
  • Understanding parameters
  • Battery theory and safe practices
  • Celltron battery conductance testing
  • Hands on for both the XM and batteries

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