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ThinkSystem 18.5-inch LCD Console

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8 Nov 2022
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LP1487
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Abstract

The ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console is a flat-panel console that offer a convenient way to manage space-constrained rack environments from a single console. This densely packed 1U solution let you easily set up and control rack-mounted servers. It offers additional space savings by allowing the mounting of a KVM switch in the space behind the console. The console includes an 18.5-inch LCD display and US English keyboard.

Change History

Changes in the November 8, 2022 update:

Introduction

The ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console is a flat-panel console that offer a convenient way to manage space-constrained rack environments from a single console. This densely packed 1U solution let you easily set up and control rack-mounted servers. It offers additional space savings by allowing the mounting of a KVM switch in the space behind the console. The console includes an 18.5-inch LCD display and US English keyboard, and is based on the Vertiv CLRA Local Rack Access Console, model CLRA19KMM.

The ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console is shown in the following figure.

ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console
Figure 1. ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console

 

Did you know?

The ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console, when used with a Lenovo KVM console switch provides a convenient way to locally access all systems installed in a rack. Consuming only 1U of rack space, it uses the least amount of space possible and ensures that your rack aisles remain free of equipment and cables.

Part number information

The following table lists ordering part number and feature code for the console.

Table 1. Ordering information
Part number Feature code Description
4XF7A73009 BK26 ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD console
4XF7A84188 BTY0 ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console (for customers in Mexico)

Tip: The consoles offered in these two part numbers are functionally identical. The only difference is that 4XF7A84188 is labeled (certified) for use in Mexico.

The part number for the console includes the following items:

  • One console unit with a 18.5-inch LCD display, cable management arm, and integrated USB keyboard
  • Rail slides and mounting hardware
  • 1.8m 10A/250V C13-C14 power cable

The following figure shows the rear of the console.

Rear of the ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console
Figure 2. Rear of the ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console

Features

The features of the ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console include:

  • Integrated 18.5-inch high-resolution display supports selectable display methods and resolutions
  • The flat-panel display extends well above the keyboard and offers an easy viewing angle
  • Installs in a rack and consumes only 1U of rack space
  • Supports the mounting of a KVM switch behind the console to save space
  • Tool-less installation for ease of use and installation in minutes
  • Includes slides and integrated cable-management arm so the unit can close and slide back into the rack
  • Provides easy local access and control of a server
  • Compatible with Console Managers for control and access of multiple servers
  • Testing to ensure easy integration into Lenovo rack solutions
  • A complete, ready-to-install package
  • Able to be shipped installed in the rack
  • Includes a cable-management arm (CMA)
  • Includes a USB-attached 100-key US English keyboard with touchpad pointing device and number keypad
  • Includes two passthrough USB 2.0 ports accessible from the front, for the use of optical media, secure access keys, or other USB devices

Technical specifications

The following table lists the specifications of the ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console.

Table 2. Specifications
Feature Value
Display
Display type 18.5" LCD display, 16:9 aspect ratio
Display resolution 1920 x 1080, 60Hz maximum resolution
1366 x 768, 60Hz standard resolution
800 x 600, 60Hz minimum resolution
Scaling choices Full Screen, Aspect, 1:1
Connector VGA
Display active area 410 mm x 230 mm
Diagonal viewable image 18.5 inches
Pixel pitch 300 x 300
Viewing angle 160° Horizontal (typical)
150° Vertical (typical)
Luminance 250 cd/m2
Keyboard and mouse
Keyboard Full size 100 keyboard with number keypad
Pointing device Integrated touchpad
Connector USB
USB ports
Ports 2x USB 2.0 ports, passthrough
Power source
Power 22W maximum, 17W nominal, <1W standby
Power supply input 110-240 Vac auto-ranging
Power connector IEC C14

Supported servers

The ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console can be used with a server or KVM console switch with VGA and USB local console ports.

Warranty options

The ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console has a 3 year warranty. When ordered as a feature code as part of a supported Lenovo rack cabinet, the console assumes the rack cabinet’s base warranty and any warranty upgrades.

Physical specifications

The ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console has the following physical specifications.

  • Height (rack units): 1U
  • Dimensions (console only): 481mm x 526mm x 43mm
  • Weight (console only): 8.3kg
  • Supported rack post distances (measured outside-to-outside):
    • Console only: 620mm - 920mm
    • Including space for KVM switch: 730mm - 920mm

Operating environment

The ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console is supported in the following environment:

  • Temperature
    • 0°C - 50°C, operation
    • -20°C - 60°C, storage
  • Humidity
    • 10% - 80%, operation
    • 5% - 95%, storage
  • Altitude
    • 0m to 3000m, operation
    • -15m to 10,000m, storage

Agency approvals

The ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console conforms to the following regulations:

  • UL
  • CE
  • CCC
  • PSE
  • RCM

Rack cabinets

The following table lists the supported rack cabinets.

Table 3. Rack cabinets
Part number Description
7D2B0001WW / 7D2N0001WW 12U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack
7D2C0001WW / 7D2P0001WW 18U 1200mm Deep Micro Datacenter Rack
93072RX 25U Standard Rack (1000mm)
93072PX 25U Static S2 Standard Rack (1000mm)
7D6DA007WW ThinkSystem 42U Onyx Primary Heavy Duty Rack Cabinet (1200mm)
7D6DA008WW ThinkSystem 42U Pearl Primary Heavy Duty Rack Cabinet (1200mm)
93604PX 42U 1200mm Deep Dynamic Rack
93614PX 42U 1200mm Deep Static Rack
93634PX 42U 1100mm Dynamic Rack
93634EX 42U 1100mm Dynamic Expansion Rack
93074RX 42U Standard Rack (1000mm)
7D6EA009WW ThinkSystem 48U Onyx Primary Heavy Duty Rack Cabinet (1200mm)
7D6EA00AWW ThinkSystem 48U Pearl Primary Heavy Duty Rack Cabinet (1200mm)
Withdrawn rack cabinets
201886X 11U Office Enablement Kit
93084PX 42U Enterprise Rack
93084EX 42U Enterprise Expansion Rack
93604EX 42U 1200mm Deep Dynamic Expansion Rack
93614EX 42U 1200mm Deep Static Expansion Rack
93074XX 42U Standard Rack Extension
93634BX PureFlex System 42U Expansion Rack
93634DX PureFlex System 42U Expansion Rack
93634AX PureFlex System 42U Rack
93634CX PureFlex System 42U Rack
93624PX 47U 1200mm Deep Static Rack
93624EX 47U 1200mm Deep Static Expansion Rack

For specifications about these racks, see the Lenovo Rack Cabinet Reference, available from:
https://lenovopress.com/lp1287-lenovo-rack-cabinet-reference

For more information, see the list of Product Guides in the Rack cabinets category:
https://lenovopress.com/servers/options/racks

Rack KVM console switches

Certain rack console switches can be mounted behind the ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console in the same 1U space, as listed in the following table.

Table 4. KVM console switches
Part number Feature code Description Mounted in 1U space
1754D2X 1754HC2 6695 Global 4x2x32 Console Manager (GCM32) Supported
1754D1X 1754HC1 6694 Global 2x2x16 Console Manager (GCM16) Supported
1754A2X 1754HC4 0726 Local 2x16 Console Manager (LCM16) Supported
1754A1X 1754HC3 0725 Local 1x8 Console Manager (LCM8) Supported
1754A1T 1754HC5 B38H ThinkSystem Analog 1x8 KVM Switch No support
1754D1T 1754HC6 B38J ThinkSystem Digital 2x1x16 KVM Switch No support

For more information, see the Lenovo Press Product Guides in the KVM Switches & Consoles category:
https://lenovopress.com/servers/options/kvm

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Product families related to this document are the following:

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