PE2450 amps? colbey at
Thu Oct 23 09:26:01 CDT 2003

Interesting that you send me the link to a win32 application, even
know I have linux on all my servers/workstations ;)

I'll have to rdesktop to one of the evil windoze boxes to try this thing
out (unless you want to port the app to X?)


On Thu, 23 Oct 2003 Eoin_Mcguinn at wrote:

> The power usage depends on the configuration, but a useful resource is the
> Dell Rack Advisor.
> I would recommend that you use a clamp meter to measure the actual load
> while in operation.
> If you are happy with the stability of your power system, (UPS backup and
> such) then by all means connect both PSU's to the same supply!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: colbey at [mailto:colbey at]
> Sent: 23 October 2003 15:06
> To: Linux-PowerEdge at
> Subject: PE2450 amps?
> Does anyone know offhand how many amps this box uses?  The document I
> found just says 330watt X 2.  The new colo has a
> 7.5AMP circuit for the rackspace and it needs to accomadate a few servers.
> Also what's peoples suggestion on datacenter powering/wiring..   I'm not
> willing to drop the massive amount of cash to get a 2nd separate power
> circuit
> dropped into this rack.. Just plug both power supplies into the 1 sources?
> Thx..
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