Rack Mounting with Relay Telco Racks

  1. 2 Post Rack TV Stand
    There are many ways to utilize 2 post racks. This customer demonstrates that it can even be used as a TV stand. (Photos and article courtesy of Casey H.) By using a common 2-post relay rack, adjustable shelves, and the lowest profile TV wall mount...
  2. Ask Katrina- 2Post Universal Rails
    In this segment of Ask Katrina, she answers FAQ about 2Post Universal Rails: Question 1: I ordered the 3UKIT-009 and I received 2 boxes. I don’t understand what the box with the black pieces is for? Answer: Here is our 3UKIT-009. The black pieces ...
  3. Ask Katrina-Reducer Brackets,2POST-2UKIT,Sliding Keyboard and Dell R720 Rails
    We have a NEW way of answering some FAQ. Below is a segment called Ask Katrina: Question: I have a 2 post rack and we are trying to install a UPS that already has the ears to attach to the rack. The problem that I have is this 2 post rack is 23̸...
  4. 2Post Conversion Kits
    Problem You have a room full of 2Post Relay Racks, a bunch of servers, and boxes of 4Post Rail Kits. What are you going to do? Solution Convert your 2Post Racks into 4Post Racks using 2Post Conversion Kits. Description on rails that have been attach...
  5. Dell Static Rails
    Some of the Dell 11g servers have a static rail available for installations where the standard Ready Rails are incompatible or for use in 2Post installations.  This Dell rail kit is configurable depending upon what type of rack is used.  Section A ...
  6. Rackmount Drawers and Boxes
    Why would you want to put drawers or boxes in your server rack?  Like most IT Staff there is a ton of stuff that usually gets left sitting on top of the equipment.  Software, manuals, test equipment, the list is endless.  What rack drawers and ...
  7. Mounting Cisco UCS Slide Rails in a 2Post Rack
    The Slide Rail Kits for Cisco”s line of Unified Computing Systems (UCS) are compatible with RackSolutions 2Post Conversion Kits.  These Conversion Kits allow the use of standard 4Post Rails in 2Post Racks.  These kits have a set of 4 suppo...
  8. Cisco’s Slide Rail Kit for UCS C200, C210, & C250
    Cisco’s line of Unified Computing Systems (UCS) are available with a tool-less slide rail. This rail kit is compatible with two different types of tool-less mounting interfaces: 3/8″ Square Hole and 1/4″ Round Hole racks. The mec...
  9. Dell’s Ready Rail for 11G Servers
    Dell has introduced a new design for their 11G Servers. This rail kit is like no other before. The first thing that you will notice is that the rails themselves no longer attach to the rear mounting surface of the rack post but now wrap around and...
  10. Flushmount an LCD monitor in a rack
    There are several options available for installing a Flatscreen Display into a Server Rack.  The simplest and most economical method is to use a Flushmount Bracket.  This product will allow Flatscreens as large as 20″ to be installed into a S...
  11. Dell R200 Fixed Rails
    Dell R200 Fixed Rail [more options] The Dell R200 can be quickly installed into any type of Server Rack utilizing a set of 1U Fixed Rails as an alternative to the Dell Rail Kit. The Fixed Rail is a generic product that allows multiple different type...
  12. HP Server Chassis have gotten wide!
    The new HP Server Chassis have increased in width to the point that some of the models are no longer able to provide slide rails.  The manufacturer’s like HP, Dell, and IBM have shoved about as much electronics as they possible can into the 1U...
  13. HP ProLiant DL360 Server and Rack Mount Overview
    Server Rack Mounting (4-Post) HP DL360 Quick Rail Kit HP DL360 Fixed Rail Kit Relay Rack Mounting (2-Post) HP DL360 Quick Rail Kit (2Post) HP DL360 Fixed Rail Kit (2Post) Server Information HP DL360 G5 Quick Specs HP DL360 G5 Documentation ...
  14. HP DL360 Fixed Rail (Relay Rack Kit)
      The DL360 from HP can be installed into any 2Post Relay Rack This Rail Kit does not require the HP Quick Rail Kit Compatible with any size Relay Rack Provides 1U Rack Mount Space The 1U Fixed Rail is a generic product that will allow the ...
  15. HP ProLiant DL360 Quick Rail Kit (2Post Relay Rack)
    HP DL360 installed in a 2Post Relay Rack HP Quick Rail Kit is required Compatible with 3″ Upright Relay Racks The Conversion Kit will mount 2 DL360’s 2Post Conversion Kits are available in a variety of sizes ranging from 2U to 7U.  T...
  16. HP ProLiant DL320 Server and Rack Mount Overview
    Server Rack Mounting (4-Post) HP DL320 Universal Rail Kit HP DL320 3rd Party Rail Kit Relay Rack Mounting (2-Post) HP DL320 3rd Party Rail Kit (2Post) Server Information HP DL320 Quick Specs HP DL320 Documentation ...
  17. HP ProLiant DL320 G5p 3rd Party Rail Kit – 2Post Relay Racks
    Install a DL320 G5p into a 2Post Relay Rack HP Universal Rail Kit is not required Works with any 19″ Relay Rack that has 3″ uprights Cable Management Features allow for clean installation DL320 G5p 3rd Party Rail Kit Tech Specs –...
  18. HP Proliant DL180 Server and Rack Mount Overview
    Server Rack Mounting (4-Post) HP DL180 Quick Rail Kit HP DL180 3rd Party Rail Kit Relay Rack Mounting (2-Post) HP DL180 Quick Rail Kit (2Post) HP DL180 3rd Party Rail Kit (2Post) Server Information HP DL180 Quick Specs HP DL180 Documentatio...
  19. HP Proliant DL380 Server and Rack Mount Overview
    Server Rack Mounting (4-Post) HP DL380 Quick Rail Kit HP DL380 Fixed Rail Kit Relay Rack Mounting (2-Post) HP DL380 Quick Rail Kit (2Post) HP DL380 Fixed Rail Kit (2Post) Server Information HP DL380 G5 Quick Specs HP DL380 G5 Documentation ...
  20. HP ProLiant DL145 Server and Rack Mount Overview
    Server Rack Mounting (4-Post) HP DL145 Quick Rail Kit HP DL145 Fixed Rail Kit Relay Rack Mounting (2-Post) HP DL145 Quick Rail Kit (2Post) HP DL145 Fixed Rail Kit (2Post) Server Information HP DL145 Quick Specs HP’s DL145 Documentat...
  21. Why All Racks Are Not Created Equal
    Standard Rack? When dealing with server rack technical support, you hear the term “standard rack” every day. A customer will say “I don’t know why my server won’t fit. I have a standard 19″ rack”. The probl...
  22. HP DL380 Fixed Rail (2Post Relay Rack)
    Install the HP DL380 into a Relay Rack (2Post) Does not require the HP DL380 Quick Rail Kit Compatible with 3″ Upright Relay Racks Provides 2U Rackmount Space The HP DL380 can be installed in a Relay Rack without having to purchase the HP D...
  23. HP DL380 Quick Rail Kit (2Post Relay Rack)
    Install the HP DL380 into a Relay Rack (2Post) Requires HP DL380 Quick Rail Kit to work Compatible with 3″ Upright Relay Racks Provides 2U Rackmount Space Relay Rack Conversion Kits give you the ability to use the HP Quick Rails in a Relay ...
  24. HP DL145 Quick Rail Kit (2Post Relay Rack)
    Quickly Rackmount the HP DL145 into a 2Post Relay Rack Requires HP Quick Rail Kit Compatible with 3″ Upright Relay Racks Provides 2U Rackmount Space The 2Post Conversion Kit provides 2U of Rack Space that will allow you to use the HP Quick ...
  25. HP DL145 Fixed Rail (Relay Rack Kit)
      Install the HP DL145 into a 2Post Relay Rack Does Not Require HP Quick Rail Kit Compatible with any size Relay Rack Provides 1U Rackmount Space The HP DL145 can be installed in a 2Post Relay Rack using the 1U Fixed 2Post Rail Kit. This F...
  26. Dell 1950 Fixed Rails
    Dell 1950 Fixed Rail [more options] The Dell 1950 can be rackmounted using several different methods. Utilizing a set of 1U Fixed Rails as an alternative to the Dell OEM Slide Rail Kit is a versatile option if the Dell OEM Slide Rail Kit is unable t...
  27. Installing a Dell PE750 into a non Dell rack
    The Dell PE750 rails that are provided from Dell are not always compatible with third party racks. One option available is a. The unique design allows for installation into 4Post and 2Post racks with round or square holes. If your rack depth is set a...
  28. Installing a Dell PE2950 in a 2Post Relay Rack
    Question I have a Dell PE2950 that I want to install in a 2Post Relay Rack. What do I need? Answer Unlike some other models, Dell does not make a 2Post Rail Kit for the PE2950. However this does not mean that the PE2950 cannot be installed in a 2Po...
  29. Define: Rack Mounting Depth
    Overview Rack mount depth is a commonly confused term. The term is commonly confused with the overall rack depth including the door. The term is defined as the dimension from the front of the front mounting post to the back of the back mounting pos...
  30. 2Post Relay Racks
    [aka 2Post racks, Telco racks] Relay Racks are the least expensive of the server racks. Relay racks only have two uprights to support the equipment instead of the four uprights that other rackmount cabinets have. 90% of all relay racks are made from...
  31. Rack Cabinet
    The term Rack Cabinet refers to a 19″ computer or server rack. There are a large variety of racks available including fully enclosed racks, open frame racks (no doors or sides), 2post racks, and transport racks. Each of these rack types has its...
  32. 2Post Rack Safety
    Had an Interesting question today about 2Post Rack Safety. My customer had a 2Post Rack that he wanted to rack mount some servers into. His Question” Will my 2Post Rack Snap in half if I put 4 good size servers in it? Good Question! 2 Post Rac...
  33. Apple Xserve Rail Kit Obstruction
    The Apple Xserve 4Post Rail Kit cannot be used with the 2Post Conversion Kits.  The Rear Rail Bracket of the Apple Xserve causes an obstruction with the Post of the Rack.  The following  photos detail the area of obstruction. There are several ...
  34. Dell R200 Relay Rack Kit
    Dell R200 2Post Options [more options] Dell manufactures 2Post Rail Kit for the R200.  This rail kit is compatible with Relay Racks that have an upright from 3″ all the way to 6″.  This Rail Kit is the preferred method to use if it is a...
  35. Rackmount Options for a Dell R200
    Dell R200 Installation Overview The Dell R200 is an entry level 1U Rackmount Server. There are several Rail Kits offered by Dell that allow the R200 to be easily installed into numerous types of Server Racks. The available options provide an alternat...
  36. Dell PowerEdge R200
    Server Rack Mounting (4-Post) 8 ways to rackmount a Dell R200 Dell Rapid Rail Kits R200 Slide Rail (2 options) R200 Fixed Rail (1 option) Relay Rack Mounting (2-Post) Dell R200 Relay Rack Kit (2 options) Server Information Tech Specs –...
  37. HP DL140 Fixed Rail Relay Rack Kit
      Mount the HP DL140 into a 2Post Relay Rack Does Not Require HP Quick Rail Kit Compatible with any size Relay Rack Provides 1U Rackmount Space The 1U Fixed 2Post Rail Kit will allow the HP DL140 to be installed in any type of 2Post Relay R...
  38. HP DL140 Quick Rail Kit (2Post Relay Rack)
    Mount the HP DL140 into a 2Post Relay Rack Require HP Quick Rail Kit Compatible with 3″ Upright Relay Racks Provides 2U Rackmount Space The 2Post Conversion Kit provides 29″ of mounting depth as well as the 4 corner attachments that t...
  39. Rackmount Options for a Dell 1950
    Dell 1950 Installation Overview The Dell 1950 is a 1U Rackmount Server. Dell has designed a new slide rail kit for the 1950 that has improved on slide rail kits of previous PowerEdge Servers. This new slide rail kit is able to to install into any t...
  40. Dell 2950 Relay Rack Kit
    Dell 2950 2Post Options [more options] Dell does not make an OEM 2Post Slide Rail Kit for the 2950. It is possible to use the OEM 4Post Slide Rail Kit in a 2Post Relay Rack by utilizing a 2Post Conversion Kit. This Conversion Kit is a set of four ...
  41. Dell 2950 Slide Rails
    Dell 2950 4Post Options [more options] There are several Slide Rail options available as an alternative to the Dell OEM Slide Rail Kit. Each solution has it’s own unique advantages. If cost is a factor, which it always is, then the 2UBRK-295...
  42. Rackmount Options for a Dell 2950, 2970
    Dell 2950 Installation Overview The Dell 2950 is a 2U Rackmount Server that uses the new Dell combination rail kit. This new rail kit has been improved from earlier versions by providing the ability to install in both a square and round holed rack. T...