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SPARC M8 and SPARC M7 Servers Installation Guide

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Updated: September 2017

PDU Power Cord Specifications

Six AC PDU power cords deliver power to the server. Two types of PDU power cords are available to support regional power source connections.

Note -  All six PDU power cords must be connected to the facility AC power receptacles to power the server.
Facility AC Outlet Plug
North America, Japan, and Taiwan
4m (13 ft, 1.5 in.)
30A, 120/208V, 3-phase, NEMA L21-30P
Europe, Middle East, Africa, and the rest of the world
4m (13 ft, 1.5 in.)
16/20A, 400V, IEC 60309 IP44 (516P6S)

Note -  While the PDU power cords are 4m (13.12 ft.) long, 1 to 1.5m (3.3 to 4.9 ft.) of the cords will be routed within the rack cabinet. The facility AC power receptacles must be within 2m (6.6 ft.) of the rack.


Caution  -  The installation site must have a local power disconnect (for example, circuit breakers) between the power source and the power cords. You will use this local disconnect to supply or remove AC power from the server. See Circuit Breaker Capacity Requirements for more information.


Caution  -  Ensure that you install the server near your power grid's electrical outlets, and ensure that these outlets are easily accessible in case you must detach the power cords in an emergency.

Note -  Electrical work and installations must comply with applicable local, state, or national electrical codes. Your facility manager or a qualified electrician must connect these power cords to the facility power grids.

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