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Figure 4-13 Fitting the LAN Cables in the FastConnect Bus Connector
6ES7972-0B.50-0XA0

Figure 4-14 Fitting the LAN Cables in the FastConnect Bus Connector 6G1500-0FC00

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4.2.3 Using the FastConnect Stripping Tool for Preparing FC Cables

The steps required to strip a cable are illustrated using the using the FastConnect
bus connector with a 90° cable outlet 6ES7972-0BB50-0XA0.
They apply analogously to the FastConnect bus connector with a 180° cable outlet
6GK1500-0FC00.

1. How to hold the stripping 2. Measure the length to be 3. Insert the measured end of
tool in the right hand stripped by holding the cable the cable into the tool as far
against the template. Mark as allowed by the index finger
the position using the index of the left hand.
finger of your left hand.

4. Clamp the end of the cable 5. Turn the tool four times in 6. Keeping the tool closed,
in the stripping tool. the direction of the arrow for remove it from the end of the
PVC insulation (eight times cable. If the cut is poor,
for PUR or PE insulation). change the blade cassette.

7. Remnants remain in the 8. Remove the protective 9. Fit the FastConnect cable
tool. After opening the tool, layer from the cores. into the connector.
the remnants of the cable can
be removed.

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Switch Switch
A1, B1 A2, B2
“ON” “OFF”

Incoming cable A1, B1 When you use the connector When you use the connector
Outgoing cable A2, B2 at the end of a segment, set within a segment, set the
the switch to “ON” switch to “OFF”.
Terminating resistor with
(disconnect function)
disconnect function

1. Undo the screw of the 2. Turn back the strain relief 3. Lift the contact cover.
strain relief. clamp.

4. Fit the incoming cable into 5. Press down the contact 6. If you use the connector
the contact cover labeled A1, cover firmly. within a segment, fit the
B1 (remember to keep the outgoing cable into the
color coding consistent). contact cover labeled A2, B2.

7. Press down the contact 8. Turn back the strain relief 9. Tighten the screw of the
cover firmly. clamp. strain relief clamp.

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