OT: Server Cabinet
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?
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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