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HP A1896A and HP A1897A Cabinet

Installation Guide

for
HP 9000 D-Class Enterprise Servers
Part No. A3262-90012
Edition 2- August 1997
E0897
Printed in: USA

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  • Page 1: Installation Guide

    HP A1896A and HP A1897A Cabinet Installation Guide HP 9000 D-Class Enterprise Servers Part No. A3262-90012 Edition 2- August 1997 E0897 Printed in: USA...
  • Page 2: Legal Notices

    Legal Notices The information in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this manual, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
  • Page 3 Manual updates may be issued between editions to correct errors or document product changes. To ensure that you receive the updated or new editions, you should subscribe to the appropriate product support service. See your HP sales representative for details. First Edition: January, 1997...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1. Introduction Inspecting the Shipment ............1-1 Claims Procedure .
  • Page 5 Figures Figure 1-1 Cabinet Configuration Examples ........1-2 Figure 2-1 Receptacle Types.
  • Page 6 Tables Table 2-1 Physical Specifications ..........2-1 Table 2-2 Power Requirements .
  • Page 7: Introduction

    The cabinet is available in a 1.1 meter (44.3 inches) size (A1896A) and a 1.6 meter (63.8 inches) size (A1897A). Both cabinets have a usable depth of .905 meter (35.6 inches). The cabinets have mounting columns to receive equipment with EIA standard 19 inch mounting flanges.
  • Page 8: Cabinet Configurations

    Introduction Cabinet Configurations Cabinet Configurations Although the cabinets are designed to accommodate a variety of components mounted in just about any configuration, there are some basic rules that apply to mounting a computer system. These rules allow for weight distribution, accessibility of the components, and cable management inside the rack-mount cabinet.
  • Page 9: Required Tools

    Introduction Required Tools Required Tools Before beginning the installation process, make sure you have the necessary tools. 1. Standard hand tools (including Torx-drive set and voltmeter). 2. Flat-blade screwdriver, 3/16-inch by 9 inches long. 3. Open-ended 9/16-inch wrench. Chapter 1...
  • Page 10 Introduction Required Tools Chapter 1...
  • Page 11: Site Requirements

    Site Requirements Site Requirements This chapter describes the site requirements for the installation of an HP A1896A or HP A1897A cabinet. There is no HP site preparation required for the rack-mount cabinets. There are some customer site preparation requirements. The customer is responsible for having the proper type and amount of electrical outlets at the cabinet site.
  • Page 12: Figure 2-1 Receptacle Types

    Site Requirements The cabinets that are sold in Europe are shipped without a power plug on the NOTE end of the PDU cable. It is the responsibility of the customer to supply the correct plug and receptacle for the particular country and electrical code, or have the power cord wired to the power outlet.
  • Page 13: Unpacking And Installation

    Unpacking and Installation Unpacking and Installation This chapter describes how to unpack the A1896A or A1897A cabinet assembly. Both cabinets are shipped on a pallet. The instructions for unpacking are the same for both the A1896A and A1897A cabinet. It is the customer's responsibility to inspect the shipping package for shipping damage.
  • Page 14: Unpacking The Cabinet Assembly

    Unpacking and Installation Unpacking the Cabinet Assembly Unpacking the Cabinet Assembly All cabinet types are packaged the same way. Be sure to read the unpacking instructions before proceeding. WARNING A fully configured 1.6 meter cabinet (A1897A) can weigh up to approximately 362.8 kg (800 lbs).
  • Page 15: Figure 3-2 Removing The Ramp And Packing Material

    Unpacking and Installation Unpacking the Cabinet Assembly 3. Remove the clam shell box from the pallet. 4. Remove the ramp and packing material (1) from the top of the cabinet. See Figure 3-2. Figure 3-2 Removing the Ramp and Packing Material 5.
  • Page 16: Figure 3-3 Removing Shipping Clamp

    Unpacking and Installation Unpacking the Cabinet Assembly 6. Carefully open the rear door (1). Remove the screw holding the rear door support (2) in place and pull the block out. See Figure 3-3. Then close the rear door. 7. Remove the two (one on each side) shipping clamps from the bottom of the frame. They are bolted to the pallet, remove the bolt (1) and then remove the clamp (2).
  • Page 17: Figure 3-4 Removing The Shipping Block

    Unpacking and Installation Unpacking the Cabinet Assembly Figure 3-4 Removing the Shipping Block 9. Position the ramp so that the block of wood under the ramp locks into the edge of the pallet with the strip of wood forming a lip. This holds the ramp in place while the cabinet is moved across the pallet and down the ramp.
  • Page 18: Cabinet Inspection

    5 for a list of field replaceable parts for the cabinet. For internal component damage, refer to the Service Manual for replaceable parts and procedures. If extensive damage is found, it may be necessary to return the entire cabinet to HP. Refer to the Repacking instructions listed in this chapter.
  • Page 19: Powertrust Ups Option

    Unpacking and Installation PowerTrust UPS Option 4. Connect all user terminals to the server. 5. Connect all system peripherals to the server. Attaching cables while the rails are extended fully forward will ensure NOTE sufficient slack for later maintenance. 6. Connect the cabinet power cord to the appropriate wall outlet. If the cabinet being installed contains a PowerTrust UPS option, perform the NOTE steps under PowerTrust UPS Option.
  • Page 20 To repackage the cabinet, follow the repacking checklist and refer to the unpacking instructions for detail. Repacking Checklist: 1. Assemble the HP packing materials that came with the cabinet. 2. Connect the loading ramp to the pallet. 3. Raise the cabinet levelers before moving the cabinet.
  • Page 21: Cabinet Operation

    Cabinet Operation Turning On the Computer System (Without UPS) Cabinet Operation Once you have the computer system installed in the rack-mount cabinet and all the peripherals connected, you are ready to turn on the system. The power up sequence for the computer in the cabinet is controlled by the ON/OFF switch on the cabinet, unless you have installed a PowerTrust UPS.
  • Page 22: Turning On The Computer System (with Ups)

    Cabinet Operation Turning On the Computer System (with UPS) Turning On the Computer System (with UPS) When turning on the cabinet power, remember that all the components mounted in the cabinet turn on at the same time, except the SPU. The basic steps for the power up sequence are listed below.
  • Page 23: Turning Off The Computer System (with Ups)

    Cabinet Operation Turning Off the Computer System (With UPS) Turning Off the Computer System (With UPS) If the cabinet ON/OFF switch is put in the OFF position, all components connected to the cabinet PDU will be turned off. This does not turn off the computer. 1.
  • Page 24 Cabinet Operation Turning Off the Computer System (With UPS) Chapter 4...
  • Page 25: Removal And Replacement Procedures

    Removal and Replacement Procedures Removal and Replacement Procedures This chapter lists all the parts of the HP A1896A, and HP A1897A rack-mount cabinet that can be replaced if damaged. It also provides the procedures for accomplishing the replacement of a damaged part. Refer to Figure 5-1 for an exploded view of the cabinet and Table 5-1 for a list of the cabinet parts that can be replaced if damaged.
  • Page 26: Figure 5-2 Cabinet Exploded View Rear

    Removal and Replacement Procedures Figure 5-2 Cabinet Exploded View Rear Chapter 5...
  • Page 27: Table 5-1 Rack-mount Cabinet Replaceable Parts

    Removal and Replacement Procedures Table 5-1 Rack-mount Cabinet Replaceable Parts Part No. Description C2786-60016 Rear door assembly, 1.6 meter 3110-0197 Lock E3661-00010 Latch Catch 0403-0780 Door Bumper C2786-00012 Rear hinge C2786-60015 Vented top cap C2785-60007 Non-vented top cap C2786-60014 Side cover, 1.6 meter C2786-60004 Forehead assembly (with On/Off Switch) 5181-8713...
  • Page 28: Rear Door

    C2786-00036 1. Ballast assembly is not provided on all configurations Removal and Replacement Procedures The following procedures are for the HP Field Replaceable Units (FRUs) contained in the HP A1896A or HP A1897A rack-mount cabinets. Rear Door Refer to Figure 5-1 while performing these procedures.
  • Page 29: Side Cover

    Removal and Replacement Procedures Removal and Replacement Procedures 1. From the rear of the cabinet, place the top cap between the side covers and slide it forward until it stops. 2. Insert the two mounting screws at the top rear. Tighten the screws. 3.
  • Page 30: Base Cover

    Removal and Replacement Procedures Removal and Replacement Procedures 1. Align the forehead assembly at the top of the cabinet frame, so the three mounting holes match the frame holes, and the mounting hooks on each side engage the mounting slots. 2.
  • Page 31: Fan Assembly

    Removal and Replacement Procedures Removal and Replacement Procedures Fan Assembly Refer to Figure 5-3 and Figure 5-2 while performing these procedures. NOTE The fan assembly is not present in the 1.1 meter cabinet. Fan Assembly Removal: 1. Turn off the cabinet power. Refer to the power off procedures in Chapter 5. 2.
  • Page 32: Fan

    Removal and Replacement Procedures Removal and Replacement Procedures Refer to Figure 5-4 while performing these procedures. Fan Removal: 1. Remove the fan assembly (refer to fan assembly removal). 2. Remove the power cable connectors from the fan. 3. Remove the two mounting screws and nuts holding the fan to the fan tray. 4.
  • Page 33: Pdu

    Removal and Replacement Procedures Removal and Replacement Procedures Refer to Figure 5-2 while performing these procedures. PDU Removal: 1. Turn OFF the power switch on the front of the cabinet. 2. Unplug the cabinet power cord from the wall outlet. 3.
  • Page 34: Lock And Latch

    Removal and Replacement Procedures Removal and Replacement Procedures 2. Unplug the cabinet power cord from the wall outlet. 3. Carefully move the cabinet to an area with enough room to allow the cabinet to be laid on its side. 4. Remove all computer components mounted in the cabinet. 5.
  • Page 35: Door Bumper

    Removal and Replacement Procedures Removal and Replacement Procedures 5. Attach the bracket to the lock mechanism by inserting and tightening the screw and star washer. Door Bumper The rear door bumpers (one top and one bottom) are self-adhesive rubber bumpers stuck to the rear door.
  • Page 36 Removal and Replacement Procedures Removal and Replacement Procedures 5-12 Chapter 5...
  • Page 37: System Servicing

    System Servicing Preparing the System for Servicing System Servicing This section provides servicing information for the rack-mounted Class D system. Preparing the System for Servicing It is strongly recommended that you fully extend the cabinet WARNING stabilizer to reduce cabinet instability while servicing the system. The cabinet may otherwise overturn and cause damage to the equipment or possible injury.
  • Page 38: Figure 6-2 Opening The Pivot Support Bracket

    System Servicing Preparing the System for Servicing 3. Remove the three screws on each side of the support brackets which attach the bracket to the cabinet frame (refer to callout (1) in Figure 6-2). 4. Grasp the system just below the front center of the support brackets and pull toward you, extending the system fully forward on its rails.
  • Page 39: Removing The System For Servicing

    System Servicing Removing the System for Servicing Removing the System for Servicing If it is necessary to remove the system from the cabinet for further servicing, follow these steps: 1. Remove any cables attached to the rear of the system. NOTE Tag the cables, if necessary.
  • Page 40: Figure 6-4 Positioning The System

    System Servicing Removing the System for Servicing 4. Remove the three screws connecting the rear of the base plate assembly to the rear of the component chassis (see Figure 6-4). Figure 6-4 Positioning the System 5. Lift and remove the system from the base assembly. The system weighs as much as 100 lbs and may cause strain if lifted by one CAUTION person.
  • Page 41: System Replacement

    System Servicing Removing the System for Servicing System Replacement 1. Extend the cabinet base assembly fully forward. 2. Position the system onto the base assembly as shown in Figure 6-4, aligning and setting the system onto the guide pins (callout (1)) in the base plate assembly. The system weighs as much as 100 lbs and may cause strain if lifted by one CAUTION person.
  • Page 42: Rack Mount Assemblies

    System Servicing Rack Mount Assemblies Rack Mount Assemblies The following list shows the assemblies included in the rack mount assembly kit. Figure 6-5 displays the assembly pieces. Part Number Description A2362-60024 Base Assembly A3262-60025 Fixed Support Assembly A3262-60026 Pivot Support Assembly A3262-60028 Slide Rail Assembly, Right A3262-60029...
  • Page 43: Figure 6-5 Rack Mount Kit Assemblies

    System Servicing Rack Mount Assemblies Figure 6-5 Rack Mount Kit Assemblies Chapter 6...
  • Page 44 System Servicing Rack Mount Assemblies Chapter 6...

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