SuperChassis 742S-500 / 742S-500B
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Side Handles Not Included
(Available with Optional Rail Kit)

0Rear View
Available Colors


Key Features
1. Triple Redundant 500W Power Supply
2. 7x 3.5" SCA Ultra320/160 SCSI
    Hot-swappable Drive Bays
3. 3x 5.25" Peripheral Drive Bays
4. 1x 5.25" Drive Bay For 3.5"
    1.44MB Floppy Drive
5. 7x Full-height, Full-length expansion slot
6. 2x 90mm Hot-swappable Fan
7. 1x 120mm Rear-exhaust Fan
8. 2x Front USB Ports (optional)
9. Locking Bezel
10. Power Switch & 6 LED Indicators

Product SKUs
  • SuperChassis 742S-500 (Beige) *
  • SuperChassis 742S-500B (Black) *
Form Factor
4U chassis support for max. motherboard size - 12" x 13" E-ATX
Processor Support
Dual Xeon® Processors
Height 17.8" (452mm)
Width 7.0" (178mm)
Depth 23.8" (605mm)
Gross Weight 56 lbs (25.5kg)
Available Colors Beige, Black
Expansion Slots
7x PCI expansion slots
Drive Bays
Hot-swap 7x 3.5" SCA Ultra320/160 Hot-swap Drives
Peripheral Bay(s) 3x 5.25" Peripheral Drive Bay
1x 5.25" Bay For Floppy Drive
SCSI Backplane
Single Channel SCSI Backplane without SAF-TE
Front Panel
Buttons • Power On/Off button
• System Reset button
• NMI Switch
LEDs • Power LED
• Hard drive activity LED
• 2x Network activity LEDs
• System Overheat LED
• Power Fail LED
Ports none
System Cooling
Fans • 2x 90mm Hot-swappable Fans
• 1x 120mm Rear Exhaust Fan
System Monitoring
Chassis intrusion switch
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
500W Triple-redundant AC power supply with PFC
AC Voltage • 100 - 240V, 47-63Hz, 5-10 Amp
DC Output • 12V + 5V + 3.3V ≤ 480W
+5V 40.0 Amp
+5V standby 3.0 Amp
-5V 0.5 Amp
+12V 32.0 Amp
-12V 1.0 Amp
+3.3V 35.0 Amp
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
Standard Parts List
  Part Number Qty Description
Chassis CSE-742S-500
4U Chassis (Beige)
4U Chassis (Black)
Cable(s) CBL-0033-U320
9" Two-drop SCSI Ultra320 Cable
8-pin power extension cable
Fan(s) FAN-0046L4
92x25mm 4-pin PWM Fan assembly for SC742
120mm Rear Exhaust Fan
Power Supply PWS-0035 1 SP502-TC 500W Triple Redundant Power Supply
Rear I/O - 1 Dual LAN I/O Shield for 4U
1" SCA drive tray
SCA742 Single Channel SCSI Backplane without SAF-TE
Tray(s) CSE-PT36(B) 3 5.25" Dummy Tray with Rail
Optional Parts List
  Part Number Qty Description
Front USB Kit CSE-PT29(B) - 2 Ports Front USB Kit
Heatsink / Retention - - Please refer to our Thermal Components Matrix
Mounting Rails CSE-PT26 - 4U Chassis Rail Kit (Includes Side Handles)
Peripheral Drives FPD-SONY-F(B)
Sony 3.5" Floppy Drive (Beige, B = Black)
FDD Dummy Cover (0B = black)
Peripheral Drives DVM-SONY-DVDRW-HB
Black Sony Half-height DVD-RW IDE Drive, RoHS
Black Liteon Half-height DVD-RW Drive, RoHS
Black Liteon Half-height DVD-RW SATA Drive, RoHS
Black Liteon Half-height DVD-RW SATA Drive, RoHS
Power Supply Module(s) PWS-0035(M) - SP252-TC Module for PWS-0035
Rear I/O - - Other I/O Shield for 4U / Tower Chassis
SCA Backplane CSE-SCA-09
SCA742 Single Channel SCSI Backplane with SAF-TE
SCA742E2 Dual Channel SCSI Backplane with SAF-TE
SCA742E2 Dual Channel SCSI Backplane without SAF-TE

* = End-of-Life, please contact sales-rep for possible OEM production quantities.
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