This Information Applies To: AriaMx
When encountering issues related to a specific optical channel, the optical module should be inspected and cleaned.
Usually the root cause of this issue is dirt, lint, fingerprint on underside of cartridge.
Steps to Follow
There are two ways to do this cleaning.
Method A - Aria switched off
Method B - Aria switched on
Tips: When cleaning, always use a lens tissue or other soft tissue that won't scratch the optical window of the modules!
Avoid touching the optical window of the module.
After removing the optical modules from the AriaMx, do not set them on the lab bench with the glass side down. If you do set them down always lay them on their side.
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