[rescue] Hardware Question: Vax 4000 and Rack Mounts

Eric Dittman dittman at dittman.net
Thu Apr 24 12:14:30 CDT 2003

> > Is it possible to pull the working guts from a pedistal-type Vax 4000 
> > and
> > install them into a rack-moutable box ?
> >
> > Alternatively, anyone know of a source of rack-mountable Vax 
> > 4000/200's ?
>    Well unless you have the "narrow" (BA215 if memory serves) VAX4000 
> chassis, it's already rackmountable.  Pull it out of its plastic 
> sheath...you'll notice rackmount ears on the sides of the metal frame.

There's also a rack-mount version of the VAX4000 chassis.  It
is shorter and deeper.  The drives still go on the front, but
the backplane is horizontal.  Right-angle connectors for any
cords that plug in to the cards is a very good idea.
Eric Dittman
dittman at dittman.net

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