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Lenovo ThinkSystem Micro Datacenter 6U Rack Cabinets

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6 Sep 2022
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Abstract

Lenovo ThinkSystem 6U 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. The rack cabinets offer a small footprint by orienting the installed servers vertically in the rack. 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 6U 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  • The preconfigured models are withdrawn, however the rack cabinets are still orderable in the configurator using Configure To Order (CTO) - Models section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 ThinkSystem 6U 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. The rack cabinets offer a small footprint by orienting the installed servers vertically in the rack. 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.

They are optimized to expedite installation and rollout, simplify cable management, and increase accessibility for improved serviceability. The 6U cabinets are all hold 6U of rack equipment and are available in three different depths:

  • 800mm depth
  • 1200mm depth
  • 1200mm depth with an additional acoustic door (a total of 1490mm depth)

The following figure shows the ThinkSystem Micro Datacenter 6U Acoustic 1200mm Deep Rack Cabinet.

ThinkSystem Micro Datacenter 6U Acoustic 1200mm Deep Rack Cabinet
Figure 1. ThinkSystem Micro Datacenter 6U Acoustic 1200mm Deep Rack Cabinet

Did you know?

The 6U 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 6U Micro Datacenter racks.

Table 1. Models and base feature codes
Description Preconfigured models CTO base models Base
feature
1 year warranty 3 year warranty 1 year warranty 3 year warranty
6U 800mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 7D3F0001WW 7D3G0001WW 7D3FCTO1WW 7D3GCTO1WW BAFP
6U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 7D3H0001WW 7D3J0001WW 7D3HCTO1WW 7D3JCTO1WW BAFN
6U Acoustic 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 7D2A0001WW 7D2M0001WW 7D2ACTO1WW 7D2MCTO1WW BAFN

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 6U racks include:

  • 800mm and 1200mm deep designs help minimize the space occupied by the rack, allowing you to select the rack based on the servers to be installed in it.
  • Servers and other rack devices are mounted vertically
  • 800mm deep rack can optionally be mounted on a wall
  • Acoustic rack allows servers to operate in quiet environments (noise reduction approximately 6-10 db)
  • 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
  • Cable access holes on the top of the rack, both front and rear, for cable management
  • Includes outriggers for additional stability while moving the rack

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

Features of the 6U rack cabinets
Figure 2. Features of the 6U rack cabinets (800mm rack shown)

The following table compares the power specifications of the racks.

Table 2. Specifications
Description 6U 800mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 6U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 6U Acoustic 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack
Machine type 7D3F (1 year)
7D3G (3 year)
7D3H (1 year)
7D3J (3 year)
7D2A (1 year)
7D2M (3 year)
Rack units 6U 6U 6U
Can be shipped with servers installed Yes Yes Yes
Removable lockable side panels Yes Yes Yes
0U PDU tool-less mounting points None None None
1U side-wall compartments (pockets) None None None
External height 678 mm (26.7 in) 678 mm (26.7 in) 678 mm (26.7 in)
External depth 800 mm (31.5 in) 1200 mm (47.3 in) 1490 mm (58.7 in)
External width without outriggers 337 mm (13.3 in) 337 mm (13.3 in) 337 mm (13.3 in)
External width with outriggers 503 mm (19.8 in) 503 mm (19.8 in) 503 mm (19.8 in)
Rack weight (empty) without outriggers 44 kg (97 lb) 64 kg (141 lb) 82 kg (181 lb)
Rack weight (empty) with outriggers 54 kg (119 lb) 74 kg (163 lb) 92 kg (203 lb)
Static load capacity 120 kg (265 lb) 120 kg (265 lb) 120 kg (265 lb)
Dynamic load capacity 120 kg (265 lb) 120 kg (265 lb) 120 kg (265 lb)

Wall mount support

The 6U 800mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack supports mounting on a wall for configure-to-order (CTO) orders. The installation requires trained technicians to perform the work. Ordering information is in the following table.

Table 3. Wall bracket for 6U 800mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack
Part number Feature code Description
CTO only BBD1 Iot 6U Short Wall Mounting Bracket Assembly

The following figure shows how the 800mm rack cabinet is mounted to the wall.

Mounting the 6U 800mm rack cabinet on a wall
Figure 3. Mounting the 6U 800mm rack cabinet on a wall

Server support

The following table summarizes the ThinkSystem server support for the 6U rack cabinets. The numbers listed in the server columns represent the number of servers that can be installed in each rack cabinet.

Table 4. 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)
7D3G 6U 800mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 31 N N N 4 N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
7D3J 6U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 42 N N N 4 N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
7D2M 6U Acoustic 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack 42 N N N 4 N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
  1. The SE350 is only supported in the 6U 800mm cabinet when installed in the E2 Enclosure. The quantity listed represents the number of enclosures; each enclosure holds two SE350 servers.
  2. The SE350 is only supported in the 6U 1200mm cabinet when installed in the E1 Enclosure. The quantity listed represents the number of enclosures; each enclosure holds two SE350 servers.
Table 5. 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)
7D3G 6U 800mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack N N N N N N N N N N N N N 4
7D3J 6U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack N N N N N N N N N N N N N 4
7D2M 6U Acoustic 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack N N N N N N N N N N N N N 4
Table 6. 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)
7D3G 6U 800mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack N N N N N N N N N N N N
7D3J 6U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack N N N N N N N 2 N N N N
7D2M 6U Acoustic 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack N N N N N N N 11 N N N N
  1. Limited to one SR670 server due to thermal constraints

A specific rail kit is needed to mount supported servers vertically in the 6U rack cabinets.

When installed in one of the 1200mm racks, one of the following rail kits is required:

  • SR670: SR670 Vertical Mount Kit, feature BCG5 (machine type 7Y37)
  • All other servers: ThinkSystem Toolless Friction Rail Kit, 4M17A11683

When installed in the 800mm rack, the following rail kit is required:

  • All servers: ThinkSystem Enclosure Short Rack Rail Kit, 4M17A37605

Ethernet switch support

The following networking switches are supported in the 6U rack cabinets:

  • ThinkSystem NE0152T Gigabit Ethernet Switch
  • ThinkSystem NE1032T 10GBASE-T 10Gb Ethernet Switch
  • ThinkSystem NE1072T 10GBASE-T 10Gb Ethernet Switch

When installed in the 1200mm racks, the following rail kit is needed:

  • Adjustable 19" 4 Post Rail Kit, 00D6185

When installed in the 800mm rack, the switch is mounted using the following air inlet duct:

  • Air Inlet Duct for 487 mm RackSwitch, 00FM507

PDU support

The following power distribution unit (PDU) is supported in the 6U racks:

  • DPI Universal Rack PDU, 00YE443

Specifications of the PDU are listed in the following table.

Table 7. Specifications for the DPI Universal Rack PDU, 00YE443
Specification DPI Universal Rack PDU, 00YE443
Rack height 1U half-rack width
Dimensions (H x W x D) 42 x 223 x 115 mm (1.7 x 8.8 x 4.5 inches)
Input voltage 100-240VAC, Single Phase, 50-60 Hz, 16A
Input connector C19
Outlet connectors 7x C13
Power output capacity 120VAC: 1800W
200VAC: 3000W
208VAC: 3120W
240VAC: 3600W
Power output limit per PDU 15A
Power output limit per outlet 10A

UPS support

The Eaton 5P 1.5kVA Lithium-ion UPS is supported in the 6U rack cabinets. Lenovo resells this UPS. This 1U UPS is available in two models:

  • Eaton Model 5P1500R-L, 110V for North America and other countries
  • Eaton Model 5P1550GR-L, 200-240V for International

Eaton 5P1500R-L 1U rack mount UPS
Figure 4. Eaton 5P1500R-L 1U rack mount UPS

Specifications of the models are listed in the following table.

Table 8. Eaton UPS specifications
Eaton model 5P1500R-L 5P1550GR-L
Power rating (VA/watts) 1440VA / 1100W 1550VA / 1100W
Input Connector NEMA 5-15P IEC C14
Output Connectors 5x NEMA 5-15R 6x IEC C13
Dimensions (H x W x D) 43 x 437 x 554 mm
(1.7 x 17.2 x 21.8 inches)
43 x 437 x 554 mm
(1.7 x 17.2 x 21.8 inches)
Weight 16 kg (35 lb) 16 kg (35 lb)

Runtimes for the UPS are listed in the following table.

Table 9. Runtimes
Load (watts) 110W 220W 330W 440W 550W 660W 770W 880W 990W 1100W
5P1550GR-L 70 mins 34 mins 21 mins 14 mins 11 mins 9 mins 7 mins 6 mins 5 mins 4 mins
5P1500R-L 70 mins 34 mins 21 mins 14 mins 11 mins 9 mins 7 mins 6 mins 5 mins 4 mins

More details about the Eaton 5P UPS can be found at this web page:
https://www.eaton.com/us/en-us/catalog/backup-power-ups-surge-it-power-distribution/eaton-5p-ups.html

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 5. 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 6U Micro Datacenter Racks have a 1-year or 3-year warranty depending on the machine type:

  • 6U 800mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack:
    • 7D3F: 1 year
    • 7D3G: 3 year
  • 6U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack
    • 7D3H: 1 year
    • 7D3J: 3 year
  • 6U Acoustic 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack
    • 7D2A: 1 year
    • 7D2M: 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

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