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SuperChassis 946ED-R2KJBOD

Super Micro Computer, Inc.
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  Products   Chassis   4U   [ SC946ED-R2KJBOD ]

Key Features
1. Extreme High Density and High Capacity Dual-path Storage Enclosure
2. Support 90 x 3.5” or 2.5” Top Loading SAS3 12Gb/s Hot-swappable HDDs
3. Hot-swappable Expanders with redundant BMC for Remote System Power on/off and monitoring
4. Hot-swappable Tool-less Modular Design for Easy Service and Easy Maintenance
5. High Performance up to 20+ GB/s data transfer rate
6. Tool-less HDD tray with HDD LED indicator
7. SCSI Enclosure Services (SES 3.0) compliant
8. Flexible to configure up to 4 Hosts HDD Zoning and individual HDD power cycling
9. Slide Rails and Cable Management Arm included

For quality assurance purpose, the product is required to be sold as complete system with HDDs fully integrated and tested. Please contact your Supermicro sales representative for validated HDDs.

Available Color
Download Manual

Expander/IPMI Firmware & Utility*


HDD/SDD Compatibility List*
Product SKUs
  • SuperChassis 946ED-R2KJBOD (Black)
Form Factor
4U chassis
Processor Support
  • 7" (178mm)
  • 17.6" (447mm)
  • 35.66" (906mm)
  • 31.49'' (W) x 30.12''(H) 45.28'' (L)
Gross Weight
  • 225 lb (102.06 kg)
Net Weight
  • 130 lb (58.97 kg)
Available Colors
  • black
Drive Bays
JBOD Chassis
• 90 x 3.5"/2.5" hot-swap SAS drive bay with SES3
• SAS HDD only recommended
Expander Module
• Dual hot-swappable SAS3 expander module
Front Panel
Buttons • Power On/Off button
• Unit Identification (UID) button
LEDs • 2 Network Activity LEDs
• Power Fail LED
• System Information LED
• Unit Identification (UID) LED
System Cooling
Fans 5 x 80mm heavy duty fans with PWM fan speed control
Operating Environment (System)
Operating Temperature Range
  • 5°C ~ 35°C (41°F ~ 95°F)
Non-Operating Temperature Range
  • -40°C ~ 60°C (-40°F ~ 140°F)
Operating Relative Humidity Range
  • 8% ~ 90% (non-condensing)
Non-Operating Relative Humidity Range
  • 5% - 95% (non-condensing)
Power Supply
1000W Redundant Power Supplies with PMBus
Total Output Power
  • 800W/1000W
(W x H x L)
  • 73.5 x 40 x 185 mm
  • 100-127Vac / 9.8 - 7A / 50-60Hz
  • 200-240Vac / 7 - 5A / 50-60Hz
  • Max: 66.7A / Min: 0A (100-127Vac)
  • Max: 83A / Min: 0A (200-240Vac)
  • Max: 2.1A / Min: 0A
Output Type
  • 25 Pairs Gold Finger Connector
Certification Titanium Level 96%  UL/cUL/CB/BSMI/CE/CCC
  Titanium Level
  [ Test Report ]
Regulatory (Power Supply)
Power Supply Safety / EMC
  • USA - UL listed, FCC
  • Canada - CUL listed
  • Germany - TUV Certified
  • Europe/CE Mark
  • EN 60950/IEC 60950-Compliant
See Parts List

*Note: SAS3-946EL_xxxxx - Expander Firmware
          FWPX_946_xxxxx - SC946ED Expander firmware update utility
          SMT_946E90_xxxxx - IPMI firmware

Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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