2650 Amperage?

Carl Litt carl at execulink.com
Fri Mar 21 15:18:01 CST 2003


I guess I should have mentioned this one is equiped with -48V DC power
supplies.  I think they're spec'd for 5-6A at -48V DC.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nikolai Larbalestier" <Nikolai.Larbalestier at computershare.com>
To: "'Carl Litt'" <carl at execulink.com>; <linux-poweredge at dell.com>
Cc: "Jared Saul" <jared at petfinder.com>
Sent: Friday, March 21, 2003 2:39 PM
Subject: RE: 2650 Amperage?


> Well given Michael appears to be dunnunda (on 240v), you should double
his
> numbers (assuming they are accurate) for 120v if you are in the
US/Canada -
> so 2.4 - 3.2 amps - exceeding your 3 amp power supply on startup.
>
> Rgds
> Nikolai
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Carl Litt [mailto:carl at execulink.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 21, 2003 12:45 PM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Cc: Jared Saul
> Subject: Re: 2650 Amperage?
>
>
> We tried booting our 2650 on a 3-amp DC power supply and it would not
run,
> so I'd have to say "higher".  This particular machine was a dual-1.8
with
> 3x73G drives.
>
> Carl Litt
> Network Operations
> Execulink Internet
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael James" <michael.james at csiro.au>
> To: <linux-poweredge at dell.com>
> Cc: "Jared Saul" <jared at petfinder.com>
> Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2003 11:53 PM
> Subject: Re: 2650 Amperage?
>
>
> > On Fri, 21 Mar 2003 12:04 pm, Jared Saul wrote:
> > > Anyone have any idea what the average amperage is on
> > > a 2650 and how it varies with fan use, drive accesses, etc..?
> >
> > We measured that when considering 2650s for a cluster.
> >
> > I'm pretty sure they had a startup surge of 1.6 amps
> >  and a steady pull of 1.2 amps.
> >
> > I could measure it again,
> >  but don't have my ammeter in today.
> > michaelj
> >
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