[rescue] StorEdge Expansion Cabinet (rackmount)

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Fri Jan 10 10:44:28 CST 2003

On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 11:10:27AM -0500, Todd Killingsworth wrote:
> Hello all -
> I've not had the luck of others in finding SGIs, Suns, and HPs in dumpsters
> or on curbsides.
> But I've got a chance to pick up a "Delorean" StorEdge Expansion Cabinet.
> The official Sun blurb is:
> "72-inch StorEdge Expansion Rack w/ 2 power sequencers and
> cables.  The StorEgde Expansion Rack is intended for a
> variety of Storage Products including the A1000/D1000,
> A3000, A5000, and tape products. The rack is 24" wide and
> 72" tall. This rack will include power sequencers and power
> cables."
> I'm trying to see if I can use this practically.

These are nice.  I had one for a while with two A5000 arrays in it.

> How many of you use rackmounts?  I've never used one before.  Can it fit
> non-sun equipment?  The desc list height and width, is there a standard
> depth for all systems?

its a standard 19" rack; the extra width is room for the power sequencers,

> Is it a PITA to get rackmount kits for equipment?

Depends on the equipment; you can always just put shelves in it.


bill bradford
mrbill at mrbill.net
austin, texas

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