User manual for Cubix Xpander Rackmount 16 5U Gen 2 PCIe Expansion XPRM-X16-844A
- Manufacturer: Cubix
- Basic description and contents of package
- Product classification: Computers & Solutions - Computer Components - Expansion Chassis
- Safety instructions
- Startup and operation of the expansion chassis
- Tips for setting up your Cubix
- Settings and expert assistance
- Contact Cubix service
- Warranty information
- Price: 10 USD
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User manual for the Cubix Xpander Rackmount 16 5U Gen 2 PCIe Expansion XPRM-X16-844A
The user manual for the Cubix Xpander Rackmount 16 5U Gen 2 PCIe Expansion XPRM-X16-844A provides
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The Xpander Rackmount 16 5U Gen 2 PCIe Expansion Enclosure from Cubix provides four Main Interface Boards (MIBs), each connected to a host with a PCIe x16 cable and four PCIe x16 slots for a total of 16 single-slot GPUs or 8 double-slot GPUs with top-connected auxiliary power cables. The host must have at least one PCIe x16 expansion slot available for the Host Interface Controller (HIC). Connect each MIB to one of four HICs in one host or each MIB to a HIC in each of four host computers. Each MIB inside the Rackmount 16 enclosure connects to one HIC in one host computer.
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Additional parameters of the Cubix Xpander Rackmount 16 5U Gen 2 PCIe Expansion XPRM-X16-844A:
| Expansion Slots || PCIe Gen 2 x16 |
| Number of Slots (Standard) || 4 x slots in each of 4 x MIBs for a total of 16 x slots |
| Double-Wide || 8 x Full-height, full-length controllers or adapters in 4 x MIBs |
| Single-Wide || 16 x Full-height, full-length controllers or adapters in 4 x MIBs |
| Connecting Cable || External PCIe cable |
| Connector Type (Standard) || x16, 136-pin |
| Length || Standard 6.6' (2.0 m) |
| Connector Duty Cycle || 250 mating cycles maximum per connector |
| PCIe x16 Host Adapter || Install in a PCIe x16 slot |
| PCIe Gen 2 Slot || 80.0 Gb/s data transfer rate (theoretical) |
| PCIe Gen 1 Slot || 40.0 Gb/s data transfer rate (theoretical) |
| Front Panel LCD || MIB Select: Left button |
Main Menu: Center button
Sub Menu: Right button
| Cubix Corporation || MIB assembly and revision |
Management firmware revision
| Power Supply Status || Standard main power |
| Temperature Status || 3 x Sensor readouts in degrees Centigrade (C) |
| Status || Fan status, voltage percent (%) speed |
| PCIe Link Status || x16 cable connected |
2.5 Gb/s or 5.0 Gb/s x16 link speed
| x16 cable || Connected or not connected status |
| Slot 1 - 4 x16 Transfer Rate || PCIe Gen 2: 5.0 Gb/s x16 = 80 Gb/s (theoretical) |
PCIe Gen 1: 2.5 Gb/s x16 = 40 Gb/s (theoretical)
| LCD Panel Backlight || Toggle on/off using right button |
| Rear Panel || Power input receptacles |
| Adapter Ports || On installed controllers or adapters (if available) |
| Receptacle 1-2 (Right) || Controls MIBs 1 and 2 (rear) |
| Receptacle 3-4 (Left) || Controls MIBs 3 and 4 (rear) |
| Cooling Fans || 4 x Fans run at 112 cfm (cubic feet per minute) (maximum) |
| Xpander Power Up || Fans are full-on for 10 seconds |
| Fan Speed || 77 to 122°F (25 to 50°C) in gradual, linear progression |
| Normal Operation || D1 LED = 1 x Pulse of 10 ms on for every 700 ms off |
| Error Indication || D1 LED = 4 x Pulses of 10 ms on for every 700 ms off |
| Error Conditions || 1: No fan tachometer |
2: No temperature sensor connected
| AC Power Supply, 4 MIBs || 4 x Single-phase, auto-ranging, 100 - 240 VAC, 6.0 - 3.5 A, 50/60 Hz |
Total output power for each is not to exceed 750 W each
| Auxiliary Power Cables || 2 x Sets of 6-pin + 2 x sets of 8-pin for each of 4 x power supplies |
| Temperature || 32 to 86°F (0 to 30°C) |
| Humidity || 5 to 80%, non-condensing |
| Dimensions (WxHxD) || 19.00 x 8.75 x 24.50" (48.26 x 22.23 x 62.23 cm) |
| Weight || 55.0 lb (24.9 kg) |
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