About Us Products Solutions Support News Where To Buy
About Us Company Milestones Investor Relations Careers Contact Policies Sitemap
SuperServer® SuperBlade® MicroBlade Motherboards Chassis Accessories AMD Solutions
Virtualization® Cloud® Software Defined Storage Big Data Virtual Desktop and Gaming
Support Downloads Online Support Onsite Services Manual QRG RMA Warranty
Newsroom Events & Conferences News View Video Press Releases
Asia / Middle East Pan Europe North America Central America South America Other Regions GSA

SuperChassis 946ED-R2KJBOD (Complete System Only)

Super Micro Computer, Inc.
Contact Us



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
    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 all available drives to be populated with validated Supermicro drives. Please contact your Supermicro sales rep for validated HDD.

Product SKUs
  • SuperChassis 946ED-R2KJBOD
Form Factor
  • 4U JBOD storage chassis
    • 7" (178 mm)
    • 17.6" (447 mm)
    • 35.66" (906 mm)
    • 41" (1041 mm) with cable management arm installed
    Net Weight
    • 130 lbs (58.97 kg)
    Gross Weight
    • 225 lbs (102.06 kg)
    Packaging (W x H x L)
    • 31.49" (800 mm) x 30.12" (765 mm) x 45.28" (1150 mm)
    Available Color
    • Black
    Drive Bays
    • 90 x 3.5"/2.5" hot-swap SAS drive bay with SES3
    Qualified SAS Controllers
    • AOC-SAS3-9300-8E: SAS 12Gb/s PCIe 3.0 8-Port Host Bus Adapter
    • AOC-SAS3-9380-8E: SAS 12Gb/s PCIe 3.0 8-Port MegaRAID Controller
    Front Panel
    • Power On/Off button
    • Unit Identification (UID) button
    • 2 Network Activity LEDs
    • Power Fail LED
    • System Information LED
    • Unit Identification (UID) LED
    Systems Cooling
    • 5 x 80mm heavy duty fan(s) with PWM fan(s) speed control
    System Monitoring
    • IPMI
    Operating Environment (System)
    Operating Temperature Range
    • 5°C - 35°C (41°F - 95°F)
    Non-Operating Temperature Range
    • -40°C - 70°C (-40°F - 158°F)
    Operating Relative Humidity Range
    • 8% - 90% (non-condensing)
    Non-Operating Relative Humidity Range
    • 5% - 95% (non-condensing)
    Power Supply
    1U 1000W Redundant Single Output Power Supply Titanium Level
    Power Efficiency
    • 96%
    Total Output Power and Input
    • 800W with Input 100 - 127Vac
    • 1000W with Input 200 - 240Vac
    AC Input Frequency
    • 50-60Hz
    Dimensions (L x W x H)
    • 185 x 73.5 x 40 mm
    Output Type
    • Backplanes (gold finger)
    • Max: 66.7A (100Vac - 127Vac)
    • Max: 83A (200Vac - 240Vac)
    • Max: 2.1A
    Power Distributor
    • PDB-PT946-S616
    • O/P: 12V/345A
    • +5V Max: 0A
    • +3.3V Max: 0A
    • -12V Max: 0A
    • Titanium Certified  Titanium 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
    Fan(s)FAN-0161L4580x80x80 mm, 12K-11.3K RPM, Counter-rotating Exhaust Fan for SC946ED (90-bay) JBOD Chassis
    Drive Tray(s)MCP-220-94601-0N90SC946ED 3.5" / 2.5" tool-less HDD tray
    Power DistributorPDB-PT946-S616112V 25pair connector input support 4pcs power supplies redundancy with special wires 12V/345A output
    Power Supply & AccessoryPWS-1K04A-1R41U CRPS Redundant 1000W Titanium ( 185X73.5X40mm)
    Mounting Rail(s)MCP-290-00124-0N1Rail set, Quick/Quick, for 4U 16.7";W SC946ED
    Mounting Rail(s)MCP-290-00129-0N1cable arm for SC946

    Optional Parts List
      Part Number Qty Description
    Cable CBL-SAST-0690-1 - MINI SAS HD,12G,EXT,2M,30AWG,RoHS
    Cable CBL-SAST-0677 - 3m external Mini SAS HD to external mini SAS HD
    Cable CBL-PWCD-0579 - Power Cord,US,IEC60320, C14 TO C13,6FT,14AWG

    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.
    Other products and companies referred to herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies or mark holders.