[rescue] Hardware Question: Vax 4000 and Rack Mounts

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Thu Apr 24 17:00:35 CDT 2003

On Thu, 24 Apr 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:

> >>    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.
>    Yup, that's what my 700a is mounted in.  Those things are carved out
> of solid blocks of unobtainium.

They're available from resellers for $$$.

Peace...  Sridhar

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