Used for holding electronic modules like hard disks, and processors, rackmount chassis are frames that can fit into 19-inch racks. They can also hold visualization walls and I/O cards and can fit in one rack unit or 2 or more shelves.
Different types to fit your needs
Depending on your needs or specifications when it comes to the safety of your electronic modules, you can choose from the following different types of rackmount chassis:
o 1U: This can fit in a single shelf on the rack. They are able to support single and dual processors since they are 1.75 inches high. They also have the lowest chassis profiles.
o 2U: This type can cover 2 shelves on your rack. They are capable of supporting quad processor systems and they also have twice the capacity of the 1U. Their depth is almost 24 inches and they are 3.5 inches high.
o 3U or 4U: If you need 3 to 4 shelves, then the 3U or 4U chassis is for you because they are perfect for cluster applications that require the use of many I/O cards, video cards, and high-speed networks.
Things to consider
Whether it is a 1U, 2U, or a 3U/4U, try to make sure that it is compatibility with your rackmount server. You also need to consider the kind of cluster application that you have before you buy one. Furthermore, choose a chassis that is made of aluminum or steel to ensure resistance to heat and extreme changes in temperature. Remember that a durable chassis can do more for the protection of your electrical modules especially during shipping and handling.
For over 20 years of experiences in custom-design, JOYANCE R&D production department pays a lot of attentions to the meticulous design for the internal structure as well as the external physical attractiveness of each of our products. Care has been taken that our products are safe from electromagnetic interference and radiation. In addition, our products (operating in full system) pass various international standards, such as shock test and CE certification.
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