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ZXG10 iBSC

Base Station Controller


Documentation Guide
Version 6.00
ZTE CORPORATION
ZTE Plaza, Keji Road South,
Hi-Tech Industrial Park,
Nanshan District, Shenzhen,
P. R. China
518057
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Fax: (86) 755 26772236
URL: http://support.zte.com.cn
E-mail: doc@zte.com.cn

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Revision History
Date Revision No. Serial No. Reason for Revision
04/06/2007 R1.0 sjzl20062151 First edition

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Contents

About this Guide ............................................................ vii
Purpose............................................................................. vii
Intended Audience .............................................................. vii
Prerequisite Skills and Knowledge.......................................... vii
What is in this Guide ........................................................... vii
Related Documentation........................................................viii
Conventions.......................................................................viii
How to Get in Touch............................................................. ix
Chapter 1.......................................................................... 1
Document Usage.............................................................. 1
Relationship among Manuals................................................... 1
Order of Usage ..................................................................... 2
Chapter 2.......................................................................... 3
Document Architecture.................................................... 3
Document Categorization and Contents in Brief ......................... 3
Chapter 3.......................................................................... 7
Document Distribution and Customer Feedback............ 7
Document Distribution........................................................... 7
Suggestions and Feedback ..................................................... 8
Appendix A....................................................................... 9
Figures.............................................................................. 9
Tables............................................................................. 11

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About this Guide

Purpose
This guide provides information about the set of documents that
ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) accompanies. It explains the document
architecture, usage, and provides information regarding
electronic document download, shipping, and feedback.
Intended Audience
This document is intended for engineers and technicians who
perform operations on ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) and provides a brief
introduction of the whole document set that ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00)
accompanies.
Prerequisite Skills and Knowledge
To use this document effectively, users should have a general
understanding of wireless telecommunications technology.
Familiarity with the following is helpful:
GSM Base Station Subsystem and its various components
ZXG10-BSC and its technical and hardware details
What is in this Guide
This guide contains the following sections.
TAB L E 1 GUI DE SUMMARY
Section Summary
Chapter 1, Document
Usage
Describes the relationship between
different manuals in the set and how to
use each to obtain information easily.
Chapter 2, Document
Architecture
Explains each manuals contents in brief
by giving a chapter wise description.
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Section Summary
Chapter 3, Document
Distribution and Customer
Feedback
Describes the ways of document
distribution and customer feedback
regarding the quality of these documents.
Appendix A, Figures
and Tables
Lists all the figures and Tables used in this
manual.
Related Documentation
The following documents are related to this manual:
ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) Base Station Controller Technical
Manual
ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) Base Station Controller Hardware
Manual
ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) Base Station Controller Installation
Manual
ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) Base Station Controller Maintenance
Manual (Routine Maintenance)
Conventions
ZTE documents employ the following typographical conventions. Typographical
Conventions
TAB L E 2 TYPOGRAPHI CAL CONVENTI ONS
Typeface Meaning
Italics References to other Manuals and documents.
Quotes Links on screens.
Bold Menus, menu options, function names, input
fields, radio button names, check boxes, drop-
down lists, dialog box names, window names.
CAPS Keys on the keyboard and buttons on screens
and company name.
Const ant wi dt h
Text that you type, program code, files and
directory names, and function names.
[ ] Optional parameters.
{ } Mandatory parameters.
| Select one of the parameters that are delimited
by it.
Note: Provides additional information about a
certain topic.
Checkpoint: Indicates that a particular step needs
to be checked before proceeding further.
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About this Guide

Typeface Meaning
Tip: Indicates a suggestion or hint to make things
easier or more productive for the reader.

Mouse
Operation
Conventions
TAB L E 3 MOUSE OPERATI ON CONVENTI ONS
Typeface Meaning
Click Refers to clicking the primary mouse button (usually
the left mouse button) once.
Double-click Refers to quickly clicking the primary mouse button
(usually the left mouse button) twice.
Right-click Refers to clicking the secondary mouse button
(usually the right mouse button) once.
Drag Refers to pressing and holding a mouse button and
moving the mouse.

How to Get in Touch
The following sections provide information on how to obtain
support for the documentation and the software.
If you have problems, questions, comments, or suggestions
regarding your product, contact us by e-mail at
support@zte.com.cn. You can also call our customer support
center at (86) 755 26771900 and (86) 800-9830-9830.
Customer
Support
ZTE welcomes your comments and suggestions on the quality
and usefulness of this document. For further questions,
comments, or suggestions on the documentation, you can
contact us by e-mail at doc@zte.com.cn; or you can fax your
comments and suggestions to (86) 755 26772236. You can also
browse our website at http://support.zte.com.cn, which contains
various interesting subjects like documentation, knowledge base,
forum, and service request.
Documentation
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Ch a p t e r 1
Document Usage

This chapter describes the relationship among different manuals
in the ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) document set. It also explains the
method and order of usage of these manuals to obtain
information easily.
Relationship among Manuals
Every manual in the set focus on different aspect of ZXG10 iBSC
(V6.00) but they are related to each other. Usage of these
manuals in appropriate way and correct order makes the system
configuration, installation, and operation easier and trouble free.
Figure 1 explains the relationship among manuals in the set.
FI GURE 1 REL ATI ONSHI P AMONG MANUAL S I N ZXG10 I BSC ( V6. 00)
DOCUMENT SET

Most important is the Technical manual that provides details
about the technical specifications and standards followed in this
system. It is helpful in understanding functionality of the whole
system and makes it easier for engineers to configure and
operate.
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Hardware manual contains hardware details of the system
including description of cabinet, shelves, and boards. It serves
as a reference for equipment installation and maintenance.
Installation manual includes all the details of equipment
installation and instructions regarding how to make the system
work efficiently. ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) complete installation
includes both hardware and software installation.
Maintenance manual serves as a reference for maintenance
personnel to maintain and troubleshoot the system.
Order of Usage
ZTE recommends reading the Documentation Guide first to
understand the documents architecture, purpose, contents, and
usage of the ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) document set.
To understand the functionality of the system, refer to technical
manual for technical details and hardware manual to understand
the functions of modules and boards. It also explains the
connection relationship of external interfaces, LED indicators,
and DIP switch and jumper settings.
For correct installation and configuration of the system, refer to
installation manual.
For handling major and critical faults that interrupt the network
services and proper maintenance of the system, refer to
maintenance manual.
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Ch a p t e r 2
Document Architecture

This chapter explains each manuals contents in brief and the
document categorization.
Document Categorization and
Contents in Brief
The manuals are divided into the following categories according
to their usage and purpose.

This manual explains the technical details of ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00)
including working principles, functions, and technical
characteristics. Table 4 explains the manual contents in brief.
Technical Manual
TAB L E 4 ZXG10 I BSC ( V6. 00) TECHNI CAL MANUAL SUMMARY
Section Summary
This chapter describes the
system background, features,
and standards complied in ZXG10
iBSC (V6.00) system.
Chapter 1, System Overview
This chapter describes the
physical, clock, power, capacity,
and interface indices of ZXG10
iBSC (V6.00).
Chapter 2, System Indices
This chapter describes the ZXG10
iBSC (V6.00) hardware system,
software system, and shelf
introduction.
Chapter 3, System Architecture
This chapter describes about A,
Abis, and Gb interfaces, and
protocols of ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00).
Chapter 4, Interfaces and
Protocols
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This chapter describes the control
plane and user plane signal flow
in PS and CS domain under A/Gb
mode.
Chapter 5, Data Flow Direction
This chapter describes about the
networking modes and system
configuration of ZXG10 iBSc
(V6.00).
Chapter 6, Networking Modes
and System Configuration

This manual describes the boards, connection relationships,
external interfaces, LED indicators, and DIP switches. Table 5
explains the manual contents in brief.
Hardware
Manual
TAB L E 5 ZXG10 I BSC ( V6. 00) HARDWARE MANUAL SUMMARY
Section Summary
Chapter 1, Cabinet Introduces the structure and composition
of ZXG10 iBSC cabinet.
Chapter 2, Plug-in
Boxes
Explains the structure, function and panel
descriptions of the plug-in boxes used in
ZXG10 iBSC.
Chapter 3, Shelves Explains the configuration and backplane
descriptions of shelves used in ZXG10
iBSC.
Chapter 4, Boards Provides the functions and descriptions of
boards used in ZXG10 iBSC.

This manual provides instructions about the installation of
different types of iBSC racks and their accessories. Table 6
explains the manual contents in brief.
Installation
Manual
TAB L E 6 ZXG10 I BSC ( V6. 00) I NSTAL L ATI ON MANUA L SUMMARY
Section Summary
Chapter 1, Safety
Instructions
Explains the safety symbols and safety
measures to observe during hardware
installation.
Chapter 2, Overview Describes iBSC installation and
commissioning flow.
Chapter 3, Installation
Preparations
Describes installation environment check,
tools and meters requirements, unpacking,
and inspection.
Chapter 4, Hardware
Installation Flow
Describes the hardware installation flow of
ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) and the precautions.
Chapter 5, Cabinet
Installation
Describes cabinet installation, and cabinet
accessories installation.
Chapter 6, Power and
Grounding Cables
Describes power and grounding cables
installation, labels, and installation
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UChapter UTU2UT Document Architecture
Section Summary
Installation requirements.
Chapter 7, Internal
Cables Installation
Describes types and installation of
internals cables inside the cabinet.
Chapter 8, External
Cables Installation
Describes types and installation of external
cables between the cabinets.
Chapter 9, Alarm
System Installation
Describes steps and requirements involved
when installing alarm systems inside the
equipment room.
Chapter 10,
Background System
Installation
Describes steps and requirements involved
during background system installation.
Chapter 11, Hardware
Installation Check
Describes checking process involved after
hardware installation.
Chapter 12, Power
On/Off
Describes plugging and unplugging a
board, and power-on/off procedure.
Appendix A, Packaging,
Storage, and
Transportation
Describes packaging, storage and
transportation of ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) and
various accompanying equipment.
Appendix B, External
Cable Connections
Describes external cable connections
between the cabinets.

Maintenance
Manual
Maintenance manuals explain the equipment maintenance and
troubleshooting procedures. Currently the ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00)
set of manuals contains only routine maintenance manual;
others will be issued in the future.
Routine maintenance manual describes specific methods of
routine maintenance for each component and their respective
time period. Table 7 explains the manual contents in brief.
TAB L E 7 ZXG10 I BSC ( V6. 00) MAI NTENANCE MANUA L ( ROUTI NE
MAI NTENANCE) SUMMARY
Section Summary
Chapter 1, Overview Introduces the purpose, precautions and
classifications of routine maintenance.
Chapter 2, Daily
Maintenance
Introduces methods of daily maintenance.
Chapter 3, Weekly
Maintenance
Introduces methods of weekly
maintenance.
Chapter 4, Monthly
Maintenance
Introduces methods of monthly
maintenance.
Chapter 5, Quarterly
Maintenance
Introduces methods of quarterly
maintenance.
Appendix A, Board
Replacement Record
Introduces the tables used to maintain the
board replacement record.
Appendix B, Wiring Provides space for pasting wiring layout
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Section Summary
Layout Drawing drawing backup.
Appendix C, System
Resource Allocation
Table
Provides space for pasting system
resource allocation table.
Appendix D,
Abbreviations
Lists all the abbreviations used in this
manual.




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Ch a p t e r 3
Document Distribution
and Customer Feedback

This chapter describes the document distribution methods to the
customers and provides information regarding customer
feedback.
Document Distribution
Product manuals are distributed to the customers in the
following ways:
Printed manuals are shipped along with the equipment.
Manuals in PDF format on CDs are shipped along with the
equipment.
Manuals in word format are available on the ZTEs technical
support website, http://support.zte.com.cn
Follow these steps to download electronic product manuals
from the ZTE technical support website:
i. Open http://support.zte.com.cn and click English to go
to the English version homepage.
ii. In the User Center pane, input your username,
password and check code, and click Log In.
For first time registration on the server, click Register
and input related information by following the on-screen
instructions. After confirmation and completion of the
registration process, the customer is sent a username
and password for logging on to the website.
iii. Click Documentation on the main menu, select Product
Manuals from the left pane and then click GSM/GPRS
from a list of products displayed in the right pane.
Click the desired product version link. A list of documents
accompanying the chosen product is displayed. Click the
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desired document link and then click the download link
subsequently to download the file.
iv. Another option is to search for the document by inputting
the keywords in the Keyword field and click the Search
button. Also the Related Search field on the upper right
corner can be used to input the product category name
and search for the desired document.
Suggestions and Feedback
ZTE values its customers suggestions and feedback. Following
are the ways to give suggestions and feedback:
On the download page for each document, an opinion
feedback form is provided. Select one of the few options
regarding quality of the current document and give
suggestions for improvement if any.
Fill the Feedback Form provided with the product manual and
fax it to (86) 755 26772236 or post it to;
Product Documentation R&D Department,
ZTE University, ZTE Corporation (Bldg. A),
Hi-Tech Industrial Park,
Nanshan District,
Shenzhen 518057, P.R.CHINA
Send your suggestions and feedback via e-mail to
doc@zte.com.cn
Contact the local office of ZTE for feedback and suggestions.

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A p p e n d i x A
Figures

Figure 1 Relationship among Manuals in ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00)
Document Set....................................................................1
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Tables

Table 1 Guide Summary ................................................. vii
Table 2 Typographical Conventions...................................viii
Table 3 Mouse Operation Conventions ............................... ix
Table 4 ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) Technical Manual Summary.......3
Table 5 ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) Hardware Manual Summary ......4
Table 6 ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) Installation Manual Summary....4
Table 7 ZXG10 iBSC (V6.00) Maintenance Manual (Routine
Maintenance) Summary.......................................................5

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