OT: Server Cabinet

Jeremy Parr jeremyparr at gmail.com
Wed May 4 23:48:43 UTC 2011

On 4 May 2011 04:43, Robert Lusby <nanogwp at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry to start the day OT, but I'm sure you lovely lot will have some
> tips/experience! ;)
> We have a HP Server Cabinet (42U 10842 G2), that we've stripped down to the
> bare-bones chassis. It now measures 750mm wide.
> We have a door-way that said server cabinet must fit through, measuring up
> at 620mm.
> The cabinet chassis is welded at all four corners, so can't be taken apart
> any more without being cut.
> Can you see where this is leading yet? Three obvious questions:
> 1) Have you ever had to fit a cabinet through a doorway that's too small?
> 2) How did you do it? Cut cabinet, demolish wall ...?
> 3) If you cut the cabinet, any tips?
> Thanks.
> Rob

I've seen some suggestions for Middle Atlantic racks, avoid these, as they
are junk (and rather expensive). APC builds some cabinets that will knock
down, as does Commscope. I bet Chatsworth has something as well.

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