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SuperChassis 946SE2C-R1K66JBOD

Super Micro Computer, Inc.
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Key Features
    1. Extreme High Density and High Capacity Storage Chassis support 60 x 3.5" Top Loading SAS/SATA 12Gb/s Hot Swapping HDD/SSD Bays
    2. Tool-less HDD tray with HDD LED indicator
    3. Dual Expander Backplane Boards support SAS3/2 HDDs with 12Gb/s throughput
    4. 8 x Mini-SAS HD ports for Internal / External Cascading Expander Combination for high performance, high availability or high redundancy requirements
    4. 1x IPMI port for Remote System Power on/off and system monitoring
    5. Support NTP for time synchronization & RTC battery backup
    6. 1600W (1+1) Redundant High-efficiency Platinum Level Power Supplies
    7. Optimized cooling w/ 5x 80x38mm rear hot-swap fans
    8. Support front LCD panel for system status & error info (Option)
    9. Ideal for Cloud backup, data Replication or High density Archive Storage Applications
    10. 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 50% of the available drives be populated with validated Supermicro drives. Please contact your Supermicro sales rep for validated HDD.

Product SKUs
  • SuperChassis 946SE2C-R1K66JBOD
Form Factor
  • 4U JBOD storage chassis
    • 7" (178 mm)
    • 17.2" (437 mm)
    • 30.2" (767.08 mm)
    • 35.2" (894 mm) with cable management arm installed
    Net Weight
    • 100 lbs (45.36 kg)
    Gross Weight
    • 155 lbs (70.31 kg)
    Packaging (W x H x L)
    • 28" (711 mm) x 33.25" (845 mm) x 42.5" (1080 mm)
    Available Color
    • Black
    Drive Bays
    • 60 x 3.5"/2.5" hot-swap SAS drive bay with SES3
    Qualified SAS Controllers
    • AOC-SAS3-9300-8E:
    • AOC-SAS3-9380-8E:
    • 30-port 4U 946S Top-load SAS3 12Gbps dual-expander midplane, support up to 30x 3.5-inch SAS3/SATA3 HDD/SSD
    Front Panel
    • Power On/Off button
    • Unit Identification (UID) button
    • 1 Network Activity LEDs
    • Power Status LED
    • Power Fail LED
    • System Information LED
    Systems Cooling
    • 5 x 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: 132A / Min: 0.1A (200Vac - 240Vac)
    • Max: 82A / Min: 0.1A (100Vac - 120Vac)
    • Max: 2A / Min: 0.2A
    Power Distributor
    • PDB-PT946S-824
    • O/P: 12V/168A
    • +5V Max: 25A
    • +3.3V Max: 25A
    • -12V Max: 0.6A
    • 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
    HD BackplaneBPN-SAS3-946SEL2230-port 4U 946S Top-load SAS3 12Gbps dual-expander midplane, support up to 30x 3.5-inch SAS3/SATA3 HDD/SSD
    Control BoardCSE-PTJBOD-CB31JBOD chassis power control board with IPMI remote on/off feature
    Cable(S)CBL-00871CBL,FRONT CNTL,16 TO 16 PIN,Ribbon,50CM
    Cable(S)CBL-0160L2NEMA5-15P to C13 US power cord 16AWG 6ft, PBF (default for high watt)
    Cable(S)CBL-0303L14 pin to 4 pin power cable, S-RA, 40CM. 20AWG
    Cable(S)CBL-CDAT-06012CBL,I2C,1X4F/P2.5 TO 1X4F/P2.5,50CM,26AWG,BRN/BLK-SHUNT/ORG
    Cable(S)CBL-NTWK-05871INT RJ45M/RJ45F Adapter W/ PCB 50CM 24AWG for SC847D JBOD
    Cable(S)CBL-PWCD-05782PWCD,US,IEC60320 C14 TO C13,3FT,14AWG
    Cable(S)CBL-PWEX-08611Powerlug to 5.7 Radsok, black 12AWG, 32cm for SC946S
    Cable(S)CBL-PWEX-08621Powerlug to 5.7 Radsok, black 12AWG, 53cm for SC946S
    Cable(S)CBL-PWEX-08631Powerlug to 5.7 Radsok, yel 12AWG, 32cm for SC946S
    Cable(S)CBL-PWEX-08641Powerlug to 5.7 Radsok, yel 12AWG, 53cm for SC946S
    Cable(S)CBL-SAST-08334SLIMLINE SAS, INT, 55MM, 32AWG
    Cable(S)CBL-SAST-08344SLIMLINE SAS to MiniSAS HD, INT, 50CM, 32AWG
    Cable(S)CBL-SAST-08354SLIMLINE SAS to MiniSAS HD, INT, 100CM, 32AWG
    Fan(s)FAN-0184L4580x80x38 mm, 14.4K RPM, Rear Exhaust Fan for SC946S Chassis (60-bay)
    Front PanelFPB-FP829H1Front Control Board for SC829H chassis
    Drive Tray(s)MCP-220-94601-0N60SC946ED 3.5" / 2.5" tool-less HDD tray
    Power DistributorPDB-PT946S-L82414U PDB support over 2KW for SC946S and 45bay system.,RoHS
    Power Supply & AccessoryPWS-1K66P-1R21U 1600W Redundant Platinum Power Supply 73.5mm width,RoHS/REACH,PBF
    Mounting Rail(s)MCP-290-00133-0N1
    Mounting Rail(s)MCP-290-00137-0N1Rail set, Auto-latch, quick/quick, default 4U 17.2";W
    Rear WindowMCP-240-94604-0N1SC946S rear window, NO I/O. w/ 3x LP slots

    Optional Parts List
      Part Number Qty Description
    Cable CBL-SAST-0690 - 2m 12G external Mini SAS HD to external mini SAS HD.28AWG,RoHS/REACH
    Cable CBL-SAST-0677 - 3m 12G external Mini SAS HD to external mini SAS HD.28AWG,RoHS/REACH
    LCD Module MCP-210-94602-0B 1 3.5" LCD display kit for SC946S
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