Question about Dell PowerConnect 2016 (pct2016) Networking Switch
This has happened to me, leave it for a few days and try it, problem happens if it gets corrupt from power surdge it take the caps a long time to discharge around one of the ics with controlls how the ethernet chips work as there are 2 in this one.ic n.o c77331 is the problem leave of for a few days it will reset
Posted on Feb 11, 2010
Only thing I can tell you to try is to swap the power cord.
If that doesn't work, the unit is probably gone from a power surge.
You can lookup the warranty at support.dell.com and click Warranty status on the left side and enter the service tag number on the back of the switch--perhaps it is still under warranty, and if so Dell will replace free of charge.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Had same problem with my Dell Pwoerconnect 2016, power it on and all LEDs light up but nothing works.
The problem was traced to one or both output capacitors ( 10v 680uf ) on the ( tiny ) power supply.
Capacitor symptoms include bulging or rounded tops instead of flat like new one and the rubber plug in base of capacitor protruding.
Capacitors need to be replaced.
I have successfully replaced with 10v 1000uf and 10v 1200uf, both Rubycon and Sanyo brands.
Power to the switch board is now restored and the switch is able to function just fine.
Give it a go and see if it works for your Powerconnect.
Posted on Oct 05, 2008
most likly a failed power supply on the switch
look at the front of the switch look for leds,.......
if you see nothing and the power cable is plugged into a hot outlet than
go down to your neerest comp store and buy a new one
Posted on Apr 27, 2010
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