[rescue] StorEdge Expansion Cabinet (rackmount)

Todd Killingsworth tkilling at mindspring.com
Fri Jan 10 11:01:56 CST 2003

Bill -

>From your post, it sounds like you got rid of it.  If so, why? was it not
useful for other equipment besides the disk arrays?

Also, did this beast need 110 or 220 voltage?  Did it put out a lot of heat
or noise?

Todd Killingsworth

-----Original Message-----
From: rescue-bounces at sunhelp.org [mailto:rescue-bounces at sunhelp.org]On
Behalf Of Bill Bradford
Sent: Friday, January 10, 2003 11:44 AM
To: The Rescue List
Subject: Re: [rescue] StorEdge Expansion Cabinet (rackmount)

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
> 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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