ITW Linx RM2500 User Manual

Racmax 2500 installation instructions, Caution, Model: rm2500) did you know

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Using four standard rack mounting screws (included) mount RACMAX 2500 to
a standard 19” rack cabinet.

Plug the RACMAX 2500 protector directly to a properly grounded 3-wire AC outlet.


Turn the RACMAX 2500 on. Plug in the equipment and turn the equipment on.

If the equipment is working correctly, continue to plug in and turn on your
equipment. In the extremely unlikely event that everything does not work
perfectly, stop and read the troubleshooting section. If you continue to have
problems, call ITW Linx Customer Service Department at


*Many old buildings are inadequately wired. It is very common for a building to

be improperly grounded. Building wiring and grounding must conform to
applicable NEC (USA) or CEC (Canada).


ON/OFF Switch—provides power to equipment connected to all twelve
outlets, eight on back and four on the front of unit.

15-Ampere Circuit Breaker—The circuit breaker will automatically “open”
when the current load is greater than 15 Amperes. When this happens, the
circuit breaker can be manually reset by simply pushing the reset button, which
will have “popped out.” The Power ON / Protection OK LED on the front panel
will not light until the circuit breaker has been reset.

Power OK LED—(Green LED) When lit, unit is turned on.

Switched Outlets—twelve switched AC outlets. The ON/OFF Switch on the
front panel controls the power state of all twelve outlets.

1. There is no AC power to my equipment, or my equipment doesn’t

turn on.

Make sure that the RACMAX 2500 is plugged into a working AC outlet. Check
all AC connections.

Make sure the RACMAX 2500 and connected equipment is turned on. Check to
see if the circuit breaker on the RACMAX 2500 needs to be reset (press in).

2. The RACMAX 2500 circuit breaker disconnects AC power from the

connected equipment.

You have exceeded the ampere rating this unit. As a temporary fix, disconnect
one or more pieces of equipment. Ask your dealer about additional products
that may be required.

If you continue to have trouble with your RACMAX 2500 or this section has not
fixed the problem, please call

ITW Linx Customer Service at: 1-800-336-

LINX (5469)

NOTE: The RACMAX 2500 and the connected equipment must be

indoors and in the same building.

For Technical Support, Please Contact Us at 1.800.336.5469 • 425 North Gary Ave., Carol Stream, IL 60188

Part#: 2800-600-30I REV 4 (09/2009)

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Do not install this device if there is not at least 10 meters (30 feet) or more of wire between the electrical

outlet and the electrical service panel.

Risk of Electric Shock. Do not plug into another relocatable power tap.


(Model: RM2500)


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indicator light


Circuit breaker is placed on

front panel for easy access

On/OFF switch