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Used Refurbished IBM DS3512 1746-C2A (1746A2S) DS3500 Storage Single Controller

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Refurbished IBM 1746-C2A (1746A2S) DS3512 System Storage (Single Controller)

  • Includes 1 Controller, 1GB cache (feature #2801) with support for RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, and 10
  • Supports 12 3.5" SAS drives internally, and up to 96 drives with expansion
  • Supports an intermix of EXP3512 (12-slot) and EXP3524 (24-slot) expansion units for up to 96 total drives
  • 6GB SAS Drive Options include - 300GB, 450GB, 600GB, 1TB, 2TB
  • Dual AC Power Supplies are standard
  • Includes 2 6GB SAS Ports per controller, and optional 8GB Fibre Channel and iSCSI connectivity
  • Feature #3611 (p/n 68Y8432) provides 8GB Fibre Channel connectivity (4-ports SC, 8-ports DC)
  • Feature #3612 (p/n 68Y8433) provides 1GB iSCSI connectivity (4-ports SC, 8-ports DC)
  • Equivalent IBM Machine Type / Part Number: 1746A2S
  • Our refurbished 1746-C2A DS3512 systems are tested, configured, and guaranteed for IBM maintenance

Drive Options

Drives for DS3512, EXP3512

49Y1856 300GB 15K 6GB/s SAS Hot-Swap HDD
49Y1861 450GB 15K 6GB/s SAS Hot-Swap HDD
49Y1866 600GB 15K 6GB/s SAS Hot-Swap HDD
49Y1947 600GB 15K 6GB/s SAS SED Hot-Swap HDD
49Y1876 1TB 7.2K 6GB/s SAS Hot-Swap HDD
49Y1871 2TB 7.2K 6GB/s SAS Hot-Swap HDD

Drives for EXP3524

49Y1841 146GB 15K 6GB/s SAS Hot-Swap HDD
49Y1836 300GB 10K 6GB/s SAS Hot-Swap HDD
49Y1952 300GB 10K 6GB/s SAS SED Hot-Swap HDD
49Y1851 500GB 7.2K 6GB/s SAS Hot-Swap HDD
49Y2048 600GB 10K 6GB/s SAS Hot-Swap HDD
81Y9875 1TB 7.2K NL-SAS Hot-Swap HDD