Home > Manuals > Legacy Products > F.Series Media Servers > Installing the F.Series
Installing the F.Series
- If the hard drive has been removed to pre-load music and or movies, use the thumb screws remove the faceplate of the unit and install the drive into the drive bay. Be sure to lock the drive. Use the thumb screws again to secure the faceplate back onto the chassis.
the ReQuest server into the rack (if applicable). The ReQuest server ships with
rack-ears already installed. The rack-ears can be easily unscrewed and
removed if desired.
- Connect audio cables to the receiver or amplifier. Connect video cable(s) (if the video output is going to be used) to the TV or video distribution system.
- Connect the ReQuest server to the home network via the Ethernet port.
- If used with a home automation system, connect the serial port or IR port
to the home automation system. Some home automation systems can also
communicate with the ReQuest server via the network. See manufacturer's
documentation for details.
- Connect the power cable
to the ReQuest server and power source. The ReQuest server will
automatically detect and switch between 110 volt and 220 volt power
- Power on the
ReQuest server. Typical boot time is 1-3 minutes but can vary depending
on how much media is on the hard drive. During the boot process, the status light will pulse green-red. When done booting, the status light will be solid green.