Key Features

  1. Extreme High Density and High Capacity Storage Chassis support 45 x 3.5" Top Loading SAS/SATA 12Gb/s Hot Swapping HDD/SSD Bays
  2. Tool-less HDD tray with HDD LED indicator
  3. Single Expander Backplane Boards support SAS3/2 HDDs with 12Gb/s throughput
  4. 4 x Mini-SAS HD ports for Internal / External Cascading Expander Combination for high performance, high availability or high redundancy requirements
  5. 1x IPMI port for Remote System Power on/off and system monitoring
  6. Support NTP for time synchronization & RTC battery backup
  7. 1600W (1+1) Redundant High-efficiency Platinum Level Power Supplies
  8. Optimized cooling w/ 5x 80x38mm rear hot-swap fans
  9. Support front LCD panel for system status & error info (Option)
  10. Ideal for Cloud backup, data Replication or High density Archive Storage Applications
  11. Qualified SAS HBA / controller:
    AOC-SAS3-9300-8E - 12Gb/s 2-external ports SAS3 HBA
    AOC-SAS3-9380-8E - 12Gb/s 2-external ports SAS3 RAID Controller

For system validation and quality assurance purposes, system configurations require a minimum of 25% of the available drives be populated with validated Supermicro drives. Please contact your Supermicro sales rep for validated HDD.
Product SKUs
  • SuperChassis 946LE1C-R1K66JBOD
Form Factor
  • 4U JBOD storage chassis
  • 7" (178 mm)
  • 17.2" (437 mm)
  • 26" (660 mm)
  • 32.5" (825.5 mm) with cable management arm installed
Gross Weight
  • 120 lbs (54.43 kg)
Net Weight
  • 85 lbs (38.56 kg)
Packaging (W x H x L)
  • N/A
Palletized Packing (W x H x L)
  • 28" (711 mm) x 23" (584 mm) x 42.5" (1080 mm)
Available Color
  • Black
Drive Bays
  • 45x 3.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA drive bay with SES3
Qualified SAS Controllers
  • AOC-SAS3-9380-8E: SAS 12Gb/s PCIe 3.0 8-Port MegaRAID Controller
  • AOC-SAS3-9300-8E: SAS 12Gb/s PCIe 3.0 8-Port Host Bus Adapter
  • 45-Port 4U SC946L Top-load SAS3 12Gbps expander backplane, support up to 45x 3.5-inch SAS3/SATA3 HDD/SSD
Front Panel
  • Power On/Off button
  • Unit Identification (UID) button
  • Power status LED
  • 1 Network activity LEDs
  • System Information LED
  • Power Fail LED
Systems Cooling
  • 5x 80mm rear hot-swap exhaust PWM fan(s)
System Monitoring
  • IPMI
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
1600W redundant power supply, Platinum level with PMBus & I2C
Power Efficiency
  • 94%
Total Output Power and Input
  • 1000W with Input 100 - 127Vac
  • 1600W with Input 200 - 240Vac
AC Input Frequency
  • 50-60Hz
Dimensions (L x W x H)
  • 265 x 73.5 x 40 mm
Output Type
  • Backplanes (gold finger)
  • Max: 82A / Min: 0.1A (100Vac - 120Vac)
  • Max: 132A / Min: 0.1A (200Vac - 240Vac)
  • Max: 2A / Min: 0.2A
Power Distributor
  • PDB-PT946S-L824
  • O/P: 12V/200
  • +5V Max: 25A
  • +3.3V Max: 25A
  • -12V Max: 0A
  • Platinum Certified  Platinum Certified
Regulatory (Power Supply)
Power Supply Safety / EMC
  • BSMI
  • CCC
  • CE/EMC
  • FCC class A
  • TUV/CB
  • UL/CUL
Standard Parts List
  Part Number Qty Description
Bracket MCP-120-84702-0N 1 CB3 mounting bracket for use on chassis with CB2 holes. Bracket to mount CB3 card on existing CB2 standoff on SC847/SC417/SC837/SC826/SC836/SC846 in JBOD configuration.,HF,RoHS/REACH,PBF
Bracket MCP-120-84705-0N 1 LP PCI bracket for CBL-NTWK-0587 LAN extension cable,HF,RoHS/REACH,PBF
Bracket MCP-320-94601-0N 1
Bracket MCP-320-94602-0N 1
HD Backplane BPN-SAS3-946LEL1 1 45-port 4U SC946L Top-load SAS3 12Gbps expander backplane, support up to 45x 3.5-inch SAS3/SATA3 HDD/SSD
Control Board CSE-PTJBOD-CB3 1 JBOD chassis power control board with IPMI remote on/off feature
Cable(s) CBL-0087 1 CBL,FRONT CNTL,16 TO 16 PIN,Ribbon,50CM
Cable(s) CBL-0459L 2 AC Power Cord Latch Clamp
Cable(s) CBL-CDAT-0601 1 4 Pin to 4 Pin I2C cable, 50cm, 26AWG
Cable(s) CBL-CDAT-0716 1 4 Pin to 4 Pin I2C cable for JBOD chassis, 25cm, 26AWG
Cable(s) CBL-NTWK-0587 1 INT RJ45M/RJ45F Adapter W/ PCB 50CM 24AWG for SC847D JBOD
Cable(s) CBL-PWCD-0578-1 2 PWCD,US,IEC60320 C14 TO C13,3FT,14AWG,RoHS
Cable(s) CBL-PWCD-0578-IS 2 PWCD,US,IEC60320 C14 TO C13,910mm,14AWG,15A,250V,Black, RoHS
Cable(s) CBL-PWEX-0863 1 Powerlug to 5.7 Radsok, yel 12AWG, 32cm for SC946S
Cable(s) CBL-PWEX-1024 1 Powerlug to 5.7 Radsok, black 12AWG, 45cm,RoHS
Cable(s) CBL-SAST-0834 4 (SLIMSAS to MiniSAS HD)x4/STR,50CM,32#,85Ohms,RoHS/REACH
Part(s) MCP-210-94604-0N 1 SC946S/L front bezel bracket
Part(s) MCP-220-94604-0N 1 SC946S Motherboard tray
Part(s) MCP-230-94606-0N 1 SC946L Top cover
Part(s) MCP-240-94602-0N 2
Part(s) MCP-270-94604-0N 1 SC946L Chassis base
Part(s) MCP-290-00135-0V 1 4U Auto-latch left handle
Part(s) MCP-290-00136-0V 1 4U Auto-latch right handle
Part(s) MCP-290-94606-0N 1
Part(s) MCP-290-94607-0N 1
Part(s) MCP-120-00062-0N 3 Blank LP L-bracket (5x5 square hole)
Fan(s) FAN-0184L4 5 80x80x38 mm, 14.4K RPM, Rear Exhaust Fan for SC946S Chassis (60-bay)
Front Panel FPB-FP829H 1 Front Control Board for SC829H chassis
Drive Tray(s) MCP-220-94601-0N 45 SC946ED 3.5" / 2.5" tool-less HDD tray
Power Distributor PDB-PT946S-L824 1 4U PDB support over 2KW for SC946S and 45bay system.,RoHS
Power Supply & Accessory PWS-1K66P-1R 2 1U 1600W Redundant Platinum Power Supply 73.5mm width,RoHS/REACH,PBF
Mounting Rail(s) MCP-290-00133-0N 1 Cable Management Arm, 2U height, 4
Mounting Rail(s) MCP-290-00150-0N 1 Rail set, Auto-latch, quick/quick, default 4U 17.2
Rear Window MCP-240-94604-0N 1 SC946S rear window, NO I/O. w/ 3x LP slots
Optional Parts List
  Part Number Qty Description
Adaptor Bracket MCP-290-00166-0N 1 Threaded rail adapter, auto latch, for round hole rack,RoHS
Cable CBL-SAST-0677 - 3m 12G external Mini SAS HD to external mini SAS HD.28AWG,RoHS/REACH
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