[57North] 42U Server Rack

Iain R. Learmonth irl at fsfe.org
Wed Jan 22 18:01:48 UTC 2014

We currently have a 24U full depth open frame rack. Space in the space
is becoming an issue, so we do really need to move to a full size 42U rack.


On 22/01/14 12:13, Tony Travis wrote:
> On 22/01/14 02:14, Calum Enterobsidian wrote:
>> Ladies and Gentlemen,
>> We have been discussing the rack and it's contents recently, and have
>> come to the conclusion that a larger rack would be more flexible and fit
>> our needs better. If anyone knows of any 42U or similar rack (preferably
>> with a door, but not essential) then we would like to hear from you!
>> A bit of a long shot, but thought I would ask before buying one and
>> transporting it.
> Hi, Enterobsidian.
> I think I can lay my hands on a 25U full-depth rack (i.e. it would take
> 50U of 'short' server cases, as used in the "Rackable Systems" servers I
> will donate, by populating the rack front and back: It has open sides,
> but has front and back doors with metal grilles. Might need a bit of
> metalwork to support 2 at 25U server stacks, but there is a movable
> vertical rear support (set for full-depth 19" racks just now).
> Let me know if you want me to enquire about us getting the 25U rack?
>   Tony.

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