SUPER
4TM
®
JP13
JP10
S UPER
JP34
JP25
R
SAS823TQ
JP33
JP50
JP40
M14
JP18
JP36
JP37
REV 1.00A
JP38
JP41
JP43
J8
J5
JP46
JP52
JP45
JP42
H3
J6
U40
JP29
JP51
JP47
J10
JP53
JP44
H1
J7
J12
JP26
016H
BPN-SAS-823T and BPN-SAS-823TQ
Backplane
USER'S GUIDE
Rev. 1.0b
JP54
BPN-SAS-823T and BPN-SAS-823TQ Backplane User’s Guide
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Manual Revision 1.0b
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Preface
Table of Contents
Contacting Supermicro........................................................................................iv
Returning Merchandise for Service.....................................................................v
Chapter 1 BPN-SAS-823T and BPN-SAS-823TQ Safety Guidelines
1-1
ESD Safety Guidelines.................................................................................... 1-1
1-2
General Safety Guidelines............................................................................... 1-1
1-3
An Important Note to Users............................................................................. 1-2
1-4
Introduction to BPN-SAS-823T/BPN-SAS-823TQ Backplanes....................... 1-2
Chapter 2 Jumpers and Pin Definitions
2-1
Front Connectors............................................................................................. 2-1
2-2
Front Jumpers and Pin Definitions.................................................................. 2-4
Explanation of Jumpers................................................................................... 2-4
Jumper Settings (SAS-823T Only)................................................................... 2-6
2-4
Rear Connectors and LED Indicators.............................................................. 2-7
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1-4 Contacting Supermicro
Headquarters
Address:
Super Micro Computer, Inc.
980 Rock Ave.
San Jose, CA 95131 U.S.A.
Tel:
+1 (408) 503-8000
Fax:
+1 (408) 503-8008
Email:
marketing@supermicro.com (General Information)
support@supermicro.com (Technical Support)
Web Site:
www.supermicro.com
Europe
Address:
Super Micro Computer B.V.
Het Sterrenbeeld 28, 5215 ML
's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
Tel:
+31 (0) 73-6400390
Fax:
+31 (0) 73-6416525
Email:
sales@supermicro.nl (General Information)
support@supermicro.nl (Technical Support)
rma@supermicro.nl (Customer Support)
Asia-Pacific
Address:
Super Micro Computer, Inc.
4F, No. 232-1, Liancheng Rd
Chung-Ho Dist., New Taipei City 235
Taiwan
Tel:
+886-(2) 8226-3990
Fax:
+886-(2) 8226-3991
Web Site:
www.supermicro.com.tw
Technical Support:
Email:
support@supermicro.com.tw
Tel: +886-(2)-8226-3990
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Returning Merchandise for Service
A receipt or copy of your invoice marked with the date of purchase is required before any warranty service will be rendered. You can obtain service by calling your
vendor for a Returned Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number. When returning
to the manufacturer, the RMA number should be prominently displayed on the
outside of the shipping carton, and mailed prepaid or hand-carried. Shipping and
handling charges will be applied for all orders that must be mailed when service
is complete.
For faster service, RMA authorizations may be requested online (http://www.supermicro.com/support/rma/).
Whenever possible, repack the backplane in the original Supermicro box, using the
original packaging materials. If these are no longer available, be sure to pack the
backplane in an anti-static bag and inside the box. Make sure that there is enough
packaging material surrounding the backplane so that it does not become damaged
during shipping.
This warranty only covers normal consumer use and does not cover damages incurred in shipping or from failure due to the alteration, misuse, abuse or improper
maintenance of products.
During the warranty period, contact your distributor first for any product problems. v
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Notes
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Chapter 1: Safety Guidelines
Chapter 1
BPN-SAS-823T and BPN-SAS-823TQ Safety
Guidelines
To avoid personal injury and property damage, carefully follow all the safety steps
listed below when accessing your system or handling the components.
1-1 ESD Safety Guidelines
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) can damage electronic com­ponents. To prevent damage to your system, it is important to handle it very carefully. The following measures
are generally sufficient to protect your equipment from ESD.
•Use a grounded wrist strap designed to prevent static discharge.
•Touch a grounded metal object before removing a component from the antistatic
bag.
•Handle the backplane by its edges only; do not touch its components, peripheral
chips, memory modules or gold contacts.
•When handling chips or modules, avoid touching their pins.
•Put the backplane and peripherals back into their antistatic bags when not in
use.
1-2 General Safety Guidelines
•Always disconnect power cables before installing or removing any components
from the computer, including the BPN-SAS-823T/TQ backplane.
•Disconnect the power cable before installing or removing any cables from the
BPN-SAS-823T/TQ backplane.
•Make sure that the BPN-SAS-823T/TQ backplane is securely and properly
installed on the motherboard to prevent damage to the system due to power
shortage.
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1-3 An Important Note to Users
All images and layouts shown in this user's guide are based upon the latest PCB
Revision available at the time of publishing. The card you have received may or
may not look exactly the same as the graphics shown in this manual.
1-4 Introduction to BPN-SAS-823T/BPN-SAS-823TQ
Backplanes
The BPN-SAS-823T and BPN-SAS-823TQ backplanes have been designed to utilize the most up-to-date technology available, providing your system with reliable,
high-quality performance.
The BPN-SAS-823T backplane is identical to the BPN-SAS-823TQ backplane
except that the I2C connectors, sideband headers and the MG9072 chip are not
populated on the SAS823T backplane.
This manual reflects BPN-SAS-823T and BPN-SAS-823TQ Revision 1.00A, the
most current release available at the time of publication. Always refer to the
Supermicro Web site at www.supermicro.com for the latest updates, compatible
parts and supported configurations.
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Chapter 2: Safety Guidelines
Chapter 2
Connectors, Jumpers and Pin Definitions
2-1 Front Connectors
4TM
JP13
JP10
12
SAS823TQ
REV 1.00A
J8
15
J10
JP52
17
J5
JP45
JP42
JP51
JP34
JP25
R
JP43
19
JP33
JP50
JP40
M14
JP18
JP36
JP37
JP38
JP41
J6
16
10
1
H3
U40
JP29
JP47
13
1
S UPER
JP46
1
12
1
JP53
JP44
14
1
14
J12
J7
016H
11
1
13
JP26
H1
JP54
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Figure 2-1: Front Connectors
BPN-SAS-823TQ Front Connectors:
1. JP10: 4-Pin Power Connector
BPN-SAS-823T Front Connectors:
1. P10: 4-Pin PWR Connector
2. JP13: 4-Pin Power Connector
2. JP13: 4-Pin PWR Connector
3. JP26: ACT_IN (Activity In LED Header)
3. JP26: ACT_IN (Activity In LED
Header)
4. JP44: I2C Connector#1
9. SAS Port #0
5. JP45: I2C Connector#2
10.SAS Port #1
6. JP51: SideBand #1
11.SAS Port #2
7. JP52: SideBand #2
12.SAS Port #3
8. MG 9072 Chip
13.SAS Port #4
9. SAS Port #0
14.SAS Port #5
10.SAS Port #1
11. SAS Port #2
12.SAS Port #3
13.SAS Port #4
14.SAS Port #5
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1. - 2. Backplane Power Connectors
These 4-pin connectors, designated JP10 and
JP13 supply power to the backplane.
3. Activity LED Header
The activity LED header, designated JP26,
is used to indicate the activity status of
each SATA drive. The Activity LED Header
is located on the rear of the backplane. For
the Activity LED Header to work properly,
connect using a 10-pin LED cable.
SATA Activity LED Header
Pin Definitions
Pin # Definition
ACT IN#0
6
ACT IN#4
2
ACT IN#1
7
ACT IN#5
3
ACT IN#2
8
ACT IN#6
4
ACT IN#3
9
ACT IN#7
5
Ground
10
Empty
4. - 5. I2C Connectors (BPN-SAS-823TQ Only)
I2C Connector
Pin Definitions
The I C Connectors, designated JP44 and
JP45, are used to monitor HDD activity and
status. See the table on the right for pin
definitions.
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Pin# Definition 6. - 7. Sideband Headers (BPN-SAS-823TQ
Only)
The sideband headers are designated JP51
and JP52.
For SES-2 to work properly, you must
connect an 8-pin sideband cable to JP51
and JP52. See the table to the right for pin
definitions.
2-2
Pin # Definition
1
1
Data
2
Ground
3
Clock
4
No Connection
Sideband Headers
Pin # Definition
Pin # Definition
2
Backplane
Addressing
(SB5)
1
Controller
ID (SB6)
4
Reset (SB4)
3
GND (SB2)
6
GND (SB3)
5
SDA (SB1)
8
Backplane
ID (SB7)
7
SCL (SB0)
10
No Connection
9
No Connection
Chapter 2: Safety Guidelines
8. MG9072 Chip (SC823TQ Only)
The MG9072 is an enclosure management
chip that supports the SES-2 controller and
SES-2 protocols.
9. - 14. SAS Ports
The SAS/SATA ports are used to connect
the SAS/SATA drive cables. The six ports
are designated #0 - #5.
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2-2 Front Jumpers and Pin Definitions
JP40
JP50
JP33
JP34
JP25
4TM
JP13
JP10
S UPER
JP34
JP25
R
SAS823TQ
JP43
JP42
JP40
J6
JP36
H3
U40
JP29
JP47
JP51
JP41
JP46
J10
JP38
JP41
JP38
JP52
JP45
JP42
JP50
M14
JP37
J5
JP36
JP43
JP36
JP37
JP18
J8
JP33
JP18
REV 1.00A
JP53
JP44
H1
J7
J12
JP54
JP26
016H
Figure 2-3: Front Jumpers (BPN-SAS-823TQ)
Explanation of Jumpers
To modify the operation of the backplane,
jumpers can be used to choose between
optional settings. Jumpers create shorts
between two pins to change the function
of the connector. Pin 1 is identified with
a square solder pad on the printed circuit
board. Note: On two pin jumpers, "Closed"
means the jumper is on and "Open" means
the jumper is off the pins.
2-4
Connector
Pins
3
2
1
3
2
1
Jumper
Setting
Chapter 2: Safety Guidelines
I2C and SGPIO Modes and Jumper Settings
The BPN-SAS-823TQ backplane can utilize I2C or SGPIO. I2C is the default mode
and can be used without making changes to your jumpers. The following information details which jumpers must be configured to use SGPIO mode or restore your
backplane to I2C mode.
I2C Mode (Default)
Jumper
Jumper Setting
Note
JP18
Open
Closed: Buzzer Reset (Default)
JP29
Open
Closed: Chip Reset (Default)
JP33
Pins 2-3
Controller ID #1
JP34
Pins 1-2
Backplane ID #1
1-2: ID#0
2-3: ID#1
JP36
Pins 2-3
Controller ID #2
JP37
Pins 2-3
Backplane ID #2
1-2: ID#0
2-3: ID#1
JP38
Closed
I2C Reset #2
JP40
Open
I2C Reset _SDOUT#1
JP41
Open
I2C Reset _SDOUT#2
JP42
Pins 2-3
I2C Backplane ID _SDIN#1
JP43
Pins 2-3
I2C Backplane ID _SDIN#2
JP50
Closed
I2C Reset #1
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SGPIO Mode (Only)
Jumper
Jumper Setting
Note
JP18
Open
Closed: Buzzer Reset (Default)
JP29
Open
Closed: MG9072 Reset (Default)
JP33
Pins 1-2
Controller ID #1
JP34
Pins 1-2
Backplane ID #1
1-2: ID#0
2-3: ID#1
JP36
Pins 1-2
Controller ID #2
JP37
Pins 1-2
Backplane ID #2
1-2: ID#0
2-3: ID#1
JP38
Open
I2C Reset #2
JP40
Closed
I2C Reset _SDOUT#1
JP41
Closed
I2C Reset _SDOUT#2
JP42
Pins 1-2
I2C Backplane ID _SDIN#1
JP43
Pins 1-2
I2C Backplane ID _SDIN#2
JP50
Open
I2C Reset #1
SAS Port Connections in I2C and SGPIO Modes
Remember the following when connecting this backplane:
•In I C mode, I C #1 (JP44) corresponds with SAS ports #0, #1, #2, and #3.
I2C
#2 (JP45) corresponds with SAS ports 4 and 5. If you connect the SAS ports
out of order, you will not able to easily identify drives using the LED function.
2
2
•In SGPIO mode, Sideband #1 (JP51) corresponds with SAS ports 0, 1, 2, and
3. Sideband #2 (JP52) corresponds with SAS ports #4 and #5. If you connect
the SAS ports out of order, you will not able to easily identify drives using the
LED function.
Jumper Settings (SAS-823T Only)
Jumper Settings for SAS-823T
Jumper
Settings
Description
JP18
Open/Closed
Closed: Buzzer reset (default)
Open
Pins 1-2
Pins 2-3
Overheat temperature settings:
Buzzer activates at 45° C
Buzzer activates at 50° C
Buzzer activates at 55° C
JP25
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2-4 Rear Connectors and LED Indicators
D15
D8
D12
D5
J1
J4
D13
D6
J2
J9
D14
D7
D18
D19
D21
D20
J11
J3
Figure 2-5: Rear Connectors and LEDs
BPN-SAS-823T and BPN-SAS-823TQ Rear SAS Connectors
Connector
SAS Drive Number (Connected to HDD)
J1
SAS#0 HDD
J2
SAS#1 HDD
J3
SAS#2 HDD
J4
SAS#3 HDD
J9
SAS#4 HDD
J11
SAS#5 HDD
BPN-SAS-823TQ
Rear LED Indicators
(Connected to HDD)
LED
BPN-SAS-823T
Rear LED Indicators
(Connected to HDD)
Hard Drive Activity and
Failure LEDs
LED
Hard Drive Activity and
Failure LEDs
D12
SAS#0 Activity LED
D12
SAS#0 Activity LED
D13
SAS#1 Activity LED
D13
SAS#1 Activity LED
D14
SAS#2 Activity LED
D14
SAS#2 Activity LED
D15
SAS#3 Activity LED
D15
SAS#3 Activity LED
D18
SAS#4 Activity LED
D18
SAS#4 Activity LED
D21
SAS#5 Activity LED
D21
SAS#5 Activity LED
D5
SAS#0 Failure LED
D6
SAS#1 Failure LED
D7
SAS#2 Failure LED
D8
SAS#3 Failure LED
D19
SAS#4 Failure LED
D20
SAS#5 Failure LED
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Disclaimer (cont.)
The products sold by Supermicro are not intended for and will not be used in life support systems, medical equipment, nuclear facilities or systems, aircraft, aircraft devices,
aircraft/emergency communication devices or other critical systems whose failure to perform be reasonably expected to result in significant injury or loss of life or catastrophic
property damage. Accordingly, Supermicro disclaims any and all liability, and should
buyer use or sell such products for use in such ultra-hazardous applications, it does so
entirely at its own risk. Furthermore, buyer agrees to fully indemnify, defend and hold
Supermicro harmless for and against any and all claims, demands, actions, litigation,
and proceedings of any kind arising out of or related to such ultra-hazardous use or
sale.
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