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Lenovo ThinkSystem Micro Datacenter 18U and 12U Rack Cabinets

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6 Sep 2022
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Abstract

Lenovo 18U and 12U 1200mm Micro Datacenter rack offerings are industry-standard 19-inch server cabinets that are designed for rack servers that are to be deployed outside of traditional data centers. They allow IT managers to create turn-key solutions for branch office and retail environments where a standardized, repeatable configuration is needed to be rolled out.

This product guide provides essential presales information to understand the 12U and 18U rack cabinets and their key features, specifications, and compatibility. This guide is intended for technical specialists, sales specialists, sales engineers, IT architects, and other IT professionals who want to learn more about the rack cabinets and consider their use in IT solutions.

Change History

Changes in the September 6, 2022 update:

  • The preconfigured models are withdrawn, however the rack cabinets are still orderable in the configurator using Configure To Order (CTO) - Models section

Introduction

Lenovo 18U and 12U 1200mm Micro Datacenter (MDC) rack offerings are industry-standard 19-inch server cabinets that are designed for rack servers that are to be deployed outside of traditional data centers. They allow IT managers to create turn-key solutions for branch offices and retail environments where a standardized, repeatable configuration is needed to be rolled out.

They are optimized to expedite installation and rollout, simplify cable management, and increase accessibility for improved serviceability. With a depth of 1200 mm (approximately 47 inches), these racks support deep servers with cable management arms.

18U and 12U Micro Data Center rack offerings
Figure 1. 12U and 18U Micro Datacenter rack cabinets

Did you know?

The 12U and 18U racks are standard 19-inch rack cabinet offerings that enable faster deployment and scalability for Edge computing. They are suitable when you need data center-quality standards in your edge infrastructure and provide you with better compliance and security.

Models

The following table lists the ordering information for the 18U and 12U Micro Datacenter racks.

Table 1. Ordering part numbers and feature codes
Description Preconfigured models CTO base models Base
feature
1 year warranty 3 year warranty 1 year warranty 3 year warranty
12U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 7D2B0001WW 7D2N0001WW 7D2BCTO1WW 7D2NCTO1WW B98D
18U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 7D2C0001WW 7D2P0001WW 7D2CCTO1WW 7D2PCTO1WW B98E

The racks contain the following items:

  • One rack cabinet
  • Removable and reversible lockable front and rear doors
  • Left and right removable lockable side panels
  • Key for locks
  • Two bolt-down brackets (front & rear)
  • Hardware kit containing screws, cage & flange nuts, installation wrenches, and cable ties
  • Shipping pallet

Features and specifications

The features of the 12U and 18U racks include:

  • 1200mm deep design to support a wide range of rack-mount servers
  • Servers and other rack devices are mounted horizontally
  • Can be shipped fully loaded
  • Casters to easily roll the rack cabinet for ease of installation
  • Supports the ability for the cabinet to be crane lifted if needed
  • Lockable, removable and reversible front and rear doors
  • Lockable side panels
  • Adjustable leveling pads to ensure stability and prevent rolling on casters
  • Supports ThinkSystem tool-less slide rails, screw-in slide rails, and friction rails
  • Rear cable flanges
  • Side vertical mounting flanges
  • Cable access holes on the top of the rack, both front and rear, for cable management
  • Compliance with the EIA-310-D industry standard for 19-inch, type A rack cabinets

The following figure shows the external features of the rack cabinets.

Features of the 12U and 18U rack cabinets
Figure 2. Features of the 12U and 18U rack cabinets

The following table compares the power specifications of the racks.

Table 2. Specifications
Description 12U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 18U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack
Machine type 7D2B (1 year)
7D2N (3 year)
7D2C (1 year)
7D2P (3 year)
Height in rack units 12U 18U
Can be shipped with servers installed Yes Yes
Removable lockable side panels Yes Yes
0U PDU tool-less mounting points None None
1U side-wall compartments (pockets) None None
External height 658 mm (25.9 in) 966 mm (38.0 in)
External depth 1200 mm (47.2 in) 1200 mm (47.2 in)
External width 600 mm (23.6 in) 603 mm (23.7 in)
Internal depth 1027 mm (40.4 in) 1023 mm (40.3 in)
Rack weight (empty) 61 kg (135 lb) 107 kg (236 lb)
Static load capacity 340 kg (750 lb) 510 kg (1125 lb)
Dynamic load capacity 340 kg (750 lb) 510 kg (1125 lb)

Server support

The following table summarizes the ThinkSystem server support for the 12U and 18U rack cabinets. The numbers listed in the server columns represent the number of servers that can be installed in each rack cabinet.

Note: The top 1U of the rack cabinets cannot be used for servers due to limitations of the supported rail kits. The top 1U can be used for other components besides servers, if desired.

Table 3. Server support (Part 1 of 3)
Part Number Description Edge 1S Intel V2 AMD V3 Dense 2S Intel V2 AMD V1
SE350 (7Z46 / 7D1X)
SE450 (7D8T)
ST50 V2 (7D8K / 7D8J)
ST250 V2 (7D8G / 7D8F)
SR250 V2 (7D7R / 7D7Q)
SR645 V3 (7D9D / 7D9C)
SR665 V3 (7D9B / 7D9A)
SR675 V3 (7D9Q / 7D9R)
SD665 V3 (7D9P)
SD665-N V3 (7DAZ)
ST650 V2 (7Z75 / 7Z74)
SR630 V2 (7Z70 / 7Z71)
SR650 V2 (7Z72 / 7Z73)
SR670 V2 (7Z22 / 7Z23)
SR635 (7Y98 / 7Y99)
SR655 (7Y00 / 7Z01)
SR655 Client OS
SR645 (7D2Y / 7D2X)
SR665 (7D2W / 7D2V)
7D2N 12U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 111 N N 2 11 N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
7D2P 18U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 171 N N 3 17 N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
  1. The number represents the quantity of E1 Enclosures (1U) supported. Each E1 Enclosure holds two SE350 servers. Note: The E2 Enclosure (2U) is not supported.
Table 4. Server support (Part 2 of 3)
Part Number Description 4S/8S V2 4S V1 Dense V2 1S Intel V1
SR850 V2 (7D31 / 7D32)
SR860 V2 (7Z59 / 7Z60)
SR950 (7X11 / 7X12)
SR850 (7X18 / 7X19)
SR850P (7D2F / 2D2G)
SR860 (7X69 / 7X70)
SD630 V2 (7D1K)
SD650 V2 (7D1M)
SD650-N V2 (7D1N)
SN550 V2 (7Z69)
ST50 (7Y48 / 7Y50)
ST250 (7Y45 / 7Y46)
SR150 (7Y54)
SR250 (7Y52 / 7Y51)
7D2N 12U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack N N N N N N N N N N N 2 N 11
7D2P 18U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack N N N N N N N N N N N 3 N 17
Table 5. Server support (Part 3 of 3)
Part Number Description 2S Intel V1 Dense V1
ST550 (7X09 / 7X10)
SR530 (7X07 / 7X08)
SR550 (7X03 / 7X04)
SR570 (7Y02 / 7Y03)
SR590 (7X98 / 7X99)
SR630 (7X01 / 7X02)
SR650 (7X05 / 7X06)
SR670 (7Y36 / 7Y37)
SD530 (7X21)
SD650 (7X58)
SN550 (7X16)
SN850 (7X15)
7D2N 12U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 2 11 5 11 5 11 5 5 51 N N N
7D2P 18U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 3 17 8 17 8 17 8 8 81 N N N
  1. The number represents the quantity of D2 Enclosures (2U) supported. Each D2 Enclosure holds four SD530 servers.

Rail kit support is as follows:

  • SE350:
    • E1 Enclosure with 1U and 2U Slide Rail, 4M17A11683
  • ST250 and ST250 V2:
    • ThinkSystem ST50/ST250 4U Rack Mount Kit, 4M17A12785
  • SR250 and SR250 V2:
    • ThinkSystem Tool-less Friction Rail v2, 4M17A13564
  • ST550:
    • ThinkSystem ST550 4U Tower to Rack Conversion Kit, 7XH7A05901
  • SR530, SR570, SR630:
    • ThinkSystem Tool-less Friction Rail, 4M17A07273
    • ThinkSystem Tool-less Slide Rail (without CMA), 7M27A05702
    • ThinkSystem Screw-in Slide Rail (without CMA), 4M17A07274
    • ThinkSystem Tool-less Slide Rail Kit with 1U CMA, 7M27A05701
    • ThinkSystem Screw-in Slide Rail Kit with 1U CMA, 4M17A07281
    • ThinkSystem 1U CMA Upgrade Kit for Tool-less Slide Rail, 7M27A05699
    • ThinkSystem 1U CMA Upgrade Kit for Screw-in Slide Rail, 4M17A07276
  • SR550, SR590, SR650:
    • ThinkSystem Tool-less Friction Rail, 4M17A07273
    • ThinkSystem Tool-less Slide Rail (without CMA), 7M27A05702
    • ThinkSystem Screw-in Slide Rail (without CMA), 4M17A07274
    • ThinkSystem Tool-less Slide Rail Kit with 2U CMA, 7M27A05700
    • ThinkSystem Screw-in Slide Rail Kit with 2U CMA, 4M17A07280
    • ThinkSystem 2U CMA Upgrade Kit for Tool-less Slide Rail, 7M27A05698
    • ThinkSystem 2U CMA Upgrade Kit for Screw-in Slide Rail, 4M17A07275
  • SR670:
    • ThinkSystem SR670 Slide Rail, feature B47V
  • SD530:
    • ThinkSystem D2 Slide Rail, feature AUYC
    • ThinkSystem D2 CMA, feature AUYD

KVM switch support

The following KVM console switch is supported:

  • Global Console Manager GCM16, 1754D1X

The following KVM console is supported:

  • 1U 18.5" Standard Console, 17238BX
    • Supported in the 18U rack cabinet only below the 9U position in the rack (that is, positions U1-U9)
    • Not supported in the 12U rack

Ethernet switch support

The following networking switches are supported in the 12U and 18U rack cabinets:

  • ThinkSystem NE0152T Gigabit Ethernet Switch
  • ThinkSystem NE1032T 10GBASE-T 10Gb Ethernet Switch
  • ThinkSystem NE1072T 10GBASE-T 10Gb Ethernet Switch
  • CE0128TB Gigabit Ethernet Campus Switch
  • CE0128PB Gigabit Ethernet Campus Switch with Power over Ethernet

PDU support

The following power distribution units (PDUs) are supported in the 12U and 18U racks for North America, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Philippines, and Brazil markets

  • Basic PDUs:
    • DPI Universal, 00YE443    
    • DPI NEMA, 39Y8905    
    • DPI Front End, 39Y8938, 39Y8939
    • DPI Enterprise C13, 39Y8941    
    • DPI Enterprise C19, 39Y8948, 39Y8923
  • Monitored PDUs:
    • DPI Enterprise PDU+ C13, 39M2816, 44X3193

The following PDUs are supported in the 12U and 18U racks for all other markets:

  • Basic PDUs:
    • DPI Universal, 00YE443
    • DPI Front End, 39Y8934, 39Y8935, 39Y8936, 39Y8937
    • DPI Enterprise C13, 39Y8941
    • DPI Enterprise C19, 39Y8948, 39Y8923
  • Monitored PDUs:
    • DPI Enterprise PDU+ C13, 39M2816

UPS support

The following UPS units are supported in the 12U and 18U rack cabinets:

  • Lenovo UPS units
    • Lenovo RT1.5kVA (2U) 55941AX, 55941KX
    • Lenovo RT2.2kVA (2U) 55942AX, 55942KX
    • Lenovo RT3kVA  (2U) 5943AX, 55943KX
    • Lenovo RT5kVA (3U) 55945KX
    • Lenovo RT6kVA (3U) 55946KX
    • Lenovo RT8kVA (6U) 55948KX (Not supported in the 18U rack)
  • Lenovo Extended Battery Modules:
    • 1.5kVA/2.2kVA (2U) 55942BX
    • 3kVA (2U) 55943BX
    • 5kVA/6kVA (3U) 55946BX
  • Eaton branded UPS unit:
    • Eaton UPS 1.5kVA (1U) 5P1550GR-L

Door Monitoring System

The NetBotz Rack Monitor 250 environmental monitoring and control system is supported in the Micro Datacenter racks as a door monitoring solution. Lenovo resells this offering.

NetBotz 250 Appliance
Figure 3. APC NetBotz Rack Monitor 250 appliance

The APC by Schneider Electric NetBotz Rack Monitor 250 is a rack-mountable central hardware appliance for an environmental monitoring and control system. With the NetBotz 250, you can monitor and control your system using the Web User Interface (Web UI) or Command Line Interface (CLI).

The Rack Monitor 250 includes six ports for connecting temperature and humidity sensors, and other sensors including fluid detection sensors and third-party dry contact sensors. Using other ports on the Rack Monitor 250, you can connect two door switch sensors, two rack door handles, a beacon, and temperature and humidity sensors with digital display.

The offerings being sold through Lenovo include:

  • NetBotz 250 Appliance (NBRK0250)
  • Door Switch Sensors (NBES0303) – Universal sensor that can help detect access to the rack by unauthorized personnel
  • Lock Sensors (NBHN125) – Door-mountable card reader access device that enables remote and local access control to your rack

Details about the appliance can be found at this web page:
https://www.apc.com/shop/us/en/products/NetBotz-Rack-Monitor-250/P-NBRK0250

Warranty

The 12U and 18U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Racks have a 1-year or 3-year warranty depending on the machine type:

  • 12U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack:
    • 7D2B: 1 year
    • 7D2N: 3 year
  • 18U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack:
    • 7D2C: 1 year
    • 7D2P: 3 year

Agency approvals

The Micro Datacenter rack cabinets comply with the following:

  • IEC 60950-1
  • UL 2416/UL 60950-1
  • CAN/CSA-C22.2 NO. 60950-1
  • EIA-310D 19” rack

Related product families

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