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Rack to tower conversion for DL380p G8

 
biggdogg2800
Occasional Collector

Rack to tower conversion for DL380p G8

Hi,  Can anyone point me in the right direction for a stand to set a DL380pG8 on its side so I can sit it on a desktop instead of a rack.  I saw a universal kit but that's all i could find. Thanks guys.

 

BD2800

 

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Matti_Kurkela
Honored Contributor

Re: Rack to tower conversion for DL380p G8

While the ML series systems are convertible between rack and tower modes, the DL series systems are designed for rack installation only. As far as I know, HP does not provide conversion kits for DL series.

 

A DL chassis usually has more depth than an average desktop/minitower, so placing it on the desktop would be rather awkward.

 

DL systems can also be quite loud. Although the "green IT" trend has helped quite a bit in reducing the airflow noise by minimizing the power consumption at idle, they may still be noisy when running at full power.

MK
biggdogg2800
Occasional Collector

Re: Rack to tower conversion for DL380p G8

Thank you.  I have a dl380pG6 at home that I brought from a private owner and it came with a "stand" (see attached) but I guess this was an anomoly.  I see that Rack Solutions has a "universal" rack to Tower product.   http://www.racksolutions.com/rack-to-tower-converter.html  I'll give it a try.

Thanks Again.