HP BladeSystem c3000 Enclosure - Rack - Front View
Device Bays 1 thru 8
Enclosure DVD Drive
Standby Onboard Administrator
Active Onboard Administrator
A HP BladeSystem solutions start with a either a c7000 or c3000 Enclosure. For the c3000 Enclosure, customers can add c3000 hot-
plug power supplies, HP Active Cool Fans, and an optional redundant BladeSystem Onboard Administrator module. Once the enclosure
has been selected, the following components can be added: networking interconnect modules, HP ProLiant and Integrity Server Blades,
expansion blades, and optional Insight Control for BladeSystem management software. For information on these options please visit:
A BladeSystem c3000 enclosure holds up to 8 server and/or storage blades plus redundant network and storage interconnects. It
includes a shared, multi-terabit high-speed mid-plane for wire-once connectivity of server blades to network and shared storage.
Power is delivered through a pooled power backplane that ensures the full capacity of the redundant hot-plug power supplies is
available to all blades.
HP BladeSystem c3000 enclosure options:
A single-phase enclosure available worldwide for use with in-rack PDUs & UPSs which accept C13/C14 power cords; or "
Alternatively, in countries with low-line (100VAC to 110VAC) power outlets, the enclosure's power supplies can be connected
directly to low-line wall outlets.
NOTE: Caution: when connecting directly to wall outlets, customers should determine the maximum amperage of the wall outlet
circuit to prevent power overload. See the Technical specification section later in this document for the individual power supply
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HP BladeSystem c3000 Enclosure
HP BladeSystem c3000 Enclosure - Rack - Rear View
Local KVM interface
Interconnect Bay 1
Active Cool 100 Fans and fan bays
Interconnect Bay 2
Enclosure Up-link and Service Port
iLO/Onboard Administrator Port
iLO/Onboard Administrator Port 2 (reserved for future)
Interconnect Bay 4
Interconnect Bay 3