Hardware Components

Each Juniper Networks router consists of a chassis and a set of components, including FPCs, PICs, Routing Engines, power supplies, cooling system, and cable management system. Many of the components are field replaceable units. Each major component is discussed in this section.


Chassis dimensions for each router are listed in the physical specifications table for each router.

Each Juniper Networks router features a rigid sheet metal chassis that houses all the router components. The chassis are designed to install into a variety of racks, including standard 19-inch equipment racks, telco center-mount racks, and four-post racks and cabinets. See Table 3.1 for the maximum number of each router that can be installed ...

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