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HP C5687A - SureStore DAT 40i Tape Drive Installation Instructions Manual

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HP Surestore Drive Rail Mounting Kit
This document includes steps to install drive rails on HP Surestore internal tape drives for installation in HP Servers. The
drive rail mounting kit includes two sets of drive rails and the hardware to install the drive rails on the tape drives.
Drive Rail Selection
The drive rail mounting kit includes a set of plastic drive rails
rails to the HP Surestore tape drive.
Plastic drive rails are always used in mounting the DAT 24i and DAT 40i drives in the HP Servers.
Metal drive rails are used in mounting all other drives in the HP Servers.
The kit also includes screw sub-kits for mounting the metal drive rails to the HP Surestore tape drive. See
the screw sub-kits and mounting slot appropriate for each HP Surestore tape drive.
Tools Required (Metal Drive Rails Only)
The following tools are required to install the metal drive rails:
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T-10 TORX
screwdriver
Number 1 Phillips
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Posidrive
screwdriver
Where to Obtain Additional Installation Instructions
Complete mass storage device installation instructions can be found in both of the following sources:
The HP Server Operations and Maintenance Guide, on the HP Server Documentation CD-ROM shipped with your
HP server, has a complete chapter on installation.
The HP Server Operations and Maintenance Guide for your HP Server can be viewed and printed from the official
HP web site:
http://www.hp.com
Refer to the web site for the latest revisions and product updates.

Configuration Guidelines

HP Server tc3100 Configuration
The HP Server tc3100 can accept either of the following HP Surestore tape drives:
Table 1. HP Surestore Tape Drives for the HP Server tc3100
Drive
Part No.
DAT 24i
C1555D
DAT 40i
C5686A
HP Part Number 5990-3463, Doc # 5990-3463-1
Revised July 2002
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screwdriver
Size
Supported Location
Half Height
P2, R2
Half Height
P2, R2
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2) and metal drive rails
Comments
Use the plastic drive rails when installing the
drive on the tc3100 server.
Use the plastic drive rails when installing the
drive on the tc3100 server.
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  Summary of Contents for HP C5687A - SureStore DAT 40i Tape Drive

  • Page 1: Configuration Guidelines

    HP Surestore Drive Rail Mounting Kit This document includes steps to install drive rails on HP Surestore internal tape drives for installation in HP Servers. The drive rail mounting kit includes two sets of drive rails and the hardware to install the drive rails on the tape drives. Drive Rail Selection The drive rail mounting kit includes a set of plastic drive rails (Figure...
  • Page 2 R2 Location P2 Location Shelf Mount Pedestal Figure 1. HP Surestore Supported Locations for the HP Server tc3100 Installing the Plastic Rails (Models DAT 24i and DAT 40i) The plastic drive rails are secured to the drive by spring tension. To install the plastic drive rails: 1.
  • Page 3 Table 2. HP Surestore Tape Drives for the HP Server tc4100 Drive Part No. Size Supported Location Comments DAT 24i C1555D Half Height R1, R2, P2, P3 Use the plastic drive rails when installing. DAT 40i C5686A Half Height R1, R2, P2, P3 Use the plastic drive rails when installing.
  • Page 4 1. Insert one end of the wire rod on the rail into the mounting hole at the rear of the drive (Figure 2. Apply pressure to the middle of the rail allowing the remaining wire rod end to be inserted into the mounting hole at the front of the drive.
  • Page 5 Mounting Slot 1 Mounting Slot 2 Figure 5. Metal Drive Rails Clearance Considerations (Model C7504A or C7420A) Installation of the C7504A or C7420A tape drive requires removing the power protection bracket attached to the power distribution assembly in the server. The power protection bracket is located behind the non-hot swap drive cage. Before installing the C7504A or C7420A tape drive, refer to your HP Server Operations and Maintenance Guide to power down and open the server.
  • Page 6 4. Undo the thumbscrew at the rear of the system fan housing and remove the system fan assembly from the chassis. Thumbscrew Figure 6. Removing the System Fan Assembly 5. Locate the power protection bracket at the rear of the non-hot swap cage, see Figure 7.
  • Page 7 Bracket is accessible from this position Captive Screw Power Distribution Assembly Power Protection Bracket NOTE: It is not necessary to remove the Power Distribution Assembly from the chassis in order to remove the Power Protection Bracket. This view is used to indicate the location of the bracket. Figure 7.
  • Page 8: Warranty And Support

    Warranty and Support This HP Server rail kit is covered by a limited hardware warranty for a period of one year from receipt by the original end-user purchaser. Once installed in an HP Server, this accessory may carry the longer of either a one-year warranty or the remainder of the warranty period for the HP Server in which it is installed.