This platform can support up to two AC power supplies. Most platforms come with only
one power supply by default. You can hot swap a power supply without powering
down the system if there are two installed, and one remains installed and
operational during the replacement process.
The platform supports power supply redundancy, which ensures that the system is
unaffected if a single power supply fails in a system containing more than one
The 250W AC power supply
power supplies installed in all available bays in the platform can affect
cooling and electromagnetic interference (EMI). If you need to run the unit
with one power supply, you must install a blank supply bracket into the empty
power supply bay. The blank supply bracket is required to maintain proper
airflow in the system. If you do not have a blank supply bracket, leave all
supplies installed and unplug AC power from any unused power supplies.
Do not mix
power supply models. If two power supplies are installed in the same system,
use only power supplies of the same model.
As a safety
precaution, the socket outlet must be installed near the equipment and be
Important: This product is
sensitive to electrostatic discharge (ESD). F5®
recommends that you use proper ESD grounding procedures and equipment when you
install or maintain the unit.