Installation und Inbetriebnahme
Installation and Commissioning
English
Storage Extension
for DAS-303
DAS-300 E
Rev. 1.0.2 / 080618
DAS-300 E
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Table of contents
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1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
About this document
Validity
Documentation on the DAS-300 E
Convention
Glossary
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6
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For your safety
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3.1
3.2
3.3
3.4
3.5
3.6
General notes
Scope of delivery
Transportation and packaging
Proper usage
Performance features
Certificates
Warranty
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4.1
4.2
Views
Front view
Rear view
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5.1
5.2
5.2.1
5.2.2
5.2.3
5.2.4
Status LEDs and plug-in modules
Status LEDs
Plug-in modules
HDD module
Power supply module
Fan module
Disk I/O module
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6.1
6.2
6.3
6.4
6.5
Mounting
Safety requirements
Installation requirements
Attaching the chassis slides
Attaching the guide rails
Mounting into the rack
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Connection
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8.1
8.2
Commissioning and reboot
Commissioning
Reboot
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9.1
9.1.1
9.1.2
9.1.3
9.2
9.2.1
9.2.2
9.3
9.3.1
9.3.2
Module replacement
Replacing an HDD module
Conditions
Removing the HDD module
Installing the HDD module
Replacing a power supply module
Removing the power supply module
Installing the power supply module
Replacing the fan module
Removing the fan module
Installing the fan module
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9.4
9.4.1
9.4.2
9.4.3
9.5
Replacing the I/O module
Removing the I/O module
Installing the I/O module
Restart after I/O module replacement
Dummy module
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10.1
10.2
Maintenance and cleaning
Maintenance
Cleaning
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Technical data
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1.1
About this document
Validity
This document applies to the external storage extension DAS-300 E in conjunction with the
external storage system DAS-303.
It has been produced on the basis of firmware version 3.3.0032 or rather of software versions
5.3.3 SP E (DMS 180III) and 6.0.9 (DMS 240).
1.2
Documentation on the DAS-300 E
Installation and Commissioning (this document)
The document entitled „Installation and Commissioning“ contains detailed descriptions of
the mounting, connection, commissioning and module replacement. General notes on the
product and technical data are additionally provided.
The target audience of this document is exclusively specially trained and authorized
professionals („installers“).
1.3
Convention
This document contains various warning words and symbols that indicate potential sources
of danger. Various symbols and formats are used to maintain the clarity of the document.
DANGER
The warning word DANGER denotes an immediate danger
that may cause death or serious injury if it is not averted.
WARNING
The warning word WARNING denotes a possible danger that
may cause death or serious injury if it is not averted.
CAUTION
The warning word CAUTION denotes a possible danger that
may cause minor injury if it is not averted.
IMPORTANT
The word IMPORTANT denotes information for preventing
damage, incorrect configurations or incorrect actions.
NOTE
A NOTE offers information on principles, special features and
efficient procedure as well as general recommendations.
Expression Expressions in bold and italics generally indicate a control
element on the device (switches or labels) or on its user interface
(buttons, menu entries).
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1.4
Glossary
Battery module
Replaceable lithium-ion battery pack
Dummy module
Blank module to be fitted in unused bays.
Disk I/O module
Data transmission interface
Plug-in module
Module to be fitted in a bay.
GBIC module
Interface between the RAID module and FC cable (LC-LC)
HDD
Hard drive disk
HDD module
HDD + removable drive enclosure
Hot-plug
Hot-plugging is the ability to replace hardware of a unit while the unit is operating.
Fan module
Replaceable fan
Sub-rack
Internal DAS-300 E housing with bays.
Power supply module
Replaceable power supply unit
RAID module
Replaceable RAID controller (DAS-303 only) with data transmission interface
Bay
Bay in the DAS-300 E to be fitted with a plug-in module.
Removable drive enclosure
Enclosure in which an HDD is built in.
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For your safety
Only use this unit if it is technically in proper working order, to the intended purpose and
while keeping safety and potential dangers in mind. Have malfunctions or damages eliminated
immediately!
Appoint a professional
Installation, mounting, connection, start-up and configuration of the unit may only be carried
out by trained and authorized professionals (installers).
Unless otherwise expressly specified, this also applies to the maintenance, testing and
repair. In doing do the regulations of the DIN VDE 0701 series of standards (repair,
modification and inspection of electrical appliances) must be followed in addition.
Read and pay attention to the documents
Carefully and completely read the documents included in delivery. Always pay attention to
the provided instructions, notes and warnings.
Regulations surveillance systems
The use of video and audio surveillance systems is strictly regulated in most countries.
Therefore, inform yourself on laws and regulations that govern individual applications before
using the unit. Ensure compliance with these laws and regulations and also observe
regulations regarding data, working and environmental protection.
Regulations data protection
This unit can store data that may be subject to data protection. The collecting, recording,
processing or disclosure of such data may be forbidden and thus have legal consequences.
Therefore, inform yourself on data protection laws and regulations that govern individual
applications before using the unit. Ensure compliance with this laws and regulations.
Do not make modifications
Do not make any modifications to the unit (neither to the software nor the hardware) without
consulting Dallmeier electronic. Improper modifications can cause malfunctions or damages.
Dallmeier electronic accepts no liability for damages resulting from unauthorized or improper
modifications to the unit.
Protection against condensation water
If the unit is brought from a cold to a warm environment, condensation water can form
inside the unit. Short-circuits may then lead to damage to the system. Wait up to 8 hours for
the unit to reach room temperature before starting it up.
Observe the rated voltage
The unit can be damaged or destroyed by the application of an incorrect voltage.
The mains voltage must always match the rated voltage of the unit. The rated voltage is
specified on the rating plate of the unit.
Observe ratings
Unsuitable ambient conditions and improper installation (mainly too high ambient temperature
and insufficient ventilation) may reduce the unit’s life cycle. Ensure compliance with the
stated operating conditions (see technical data), requirements at the installation site and, if
applicable, maintenance regulations.
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Expansion components/peripheral devices
Use only expansion components conforming with the technical data of the unit. Inappropriate
peripheral devices may result in the violation of local laws and regulations and damages to
the unit. Furthermore, the use of peripheral devices that are not tested and approved by
Dallmeier electronic results in loss of warranty. In case of doubt, contact the sales partner
responsible for your area.
Do not move while in operation
Strong vibrations can cause damage to the unit, in particular to the hard disk(s). Therefore,
do not bump the unit or move it in a jerky motion while in operation. Instruct the cleaning
personnel accordingly if necessary!
Do not open the unit
Do not open the housing of the unit. There are no components inside the unit that require
maintenance by the user. The inspection, maintenance and repair with an open housing
must only be carried out by trained and authorized professionals (installer).
Penetration of foreign bodies and liquids
No objects or liquids may be allowed to get into the device. In this case, immediately
disconnect the unit from the power supply (pull out the power plug). Please contact the
sales partner responsible for your area.
Measures to be taken in the event of damage and burnt smell
If you notice burnt smell or formation of smoke from a unit, immediately disconnect it from
the power supply (pull out the power plug). Please contact the sales partner responsible for
your area.
Disposal
Disconnect the unit from the power supply. Remove all connected units and system
components. Return the unit to your respective sales partner.
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3.1
General notes
Scope of delivery
Included in the standard scope of delivery is:
1 x DAS-300 E incl. HDDs (as ordered)
1 x SAS cabel
1 x Null modem cabel (RS232)
2 x Non-heating appliance cable
1 x Rack mounting kit
1 x Screwdriver
1 x Documentation „Installation and Commissioning“ (CD)
The scope of delivery may differ depending on the ordered equipment or device variant.
The device’s range of functions depends on the ordered equipment or device variant and
may therefore not correspond with this document’s content. Certain functions and features
may require an activation that is subject to costs.
3.2
Transportation and packaging
Store the original packaging for transportation at a later date. Dallmeier electronic is not
responsible for damage resulting from unprofessional/improper transportation. The goods
should only be shipped in their original packaging.
If the original packaging is no longer available, ensure that the packaging used sufficiently
protects the unit against damage, moisture, heat and cold.
3.3
Proper usage
The DAS-300 E is an extension for the DAS-303 external storage system. Its two U housing
can contain max. 12 SATA hard disks in lockable slide-in units.
Up to four DAS-300 E can be combined to extend a DAS-303 storage system. Thus the
total memory capacity of the
external storage system can be enlarged upon 60 SATA hard disk (currently up to 45 TB).
3.4
Performance features
The DAS-300 E is especially characterized by the following functions and properties:
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For increasing the storage capacity of the DAS-303
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External storage system for connection of a DAS-303 Basic Housing or a DAS-300 E for
cascading
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Max. of 12 hard disks can be used
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The chassis is only offered populated with hard drives
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Standard RAID level 5 (RAID level 0, 1, 10 and 50 upon request)
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3.5
Certificates
The following certifications were in effect for the DAS-300 E at the time this document was
produced:
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CCC
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BSMI
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CE
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UL
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cUL
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RoHS (R5)
Microsoft® WHQL
Microsoft® RAID System Submission - w/MPIO (Single Host)
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3.6
Warranty
The terms and conditions valid at the signing of the contract apply.
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4.1
Views
Front view
The DAS-300 E front panel incorporates 1 Alarm Mute push button, 4 status LEDs and 12
bays for 12 HDD modules.
1
2
Fig. 4-1
1 - Alarm Mute push button + 4 status LEDs
2 - HDD module
4.2
Rear view
The DAS-300 E back panel provides 5 bays for 2 power supply modules, 1 fan module and
one I/O module.
Fig. 4-2
1
1 – Power supply module 0
2 – Power supply module 1
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4
3 – Fan module
4 – I/O module
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5.1
Status LEDs and plug-in modules
Status LEDs
The DAS-300 E front panel incorporates 4 status LEDs and an Alarm Mute push button.
1
1 – Alarm Mute push button
2 – Power on
3 – System fault
4 – Logical fault
5 – Identification LED
2
3
4
5
LED
State
Description
Power on
(green)
on
Power supply OK
System fault
(amber)
on
Indicates a problem with a
power supply, cooling or I/O
module. The module failing
will be indicated via a LED
on the module.
Logical fault
(amber)
on
Indicates failure of an HDD
module. The HDD module
failing will be indicated via a
LED on the module.
Identification LED
(blue)
on
The user can illuminate this
LED via the management
software. In so doing the
faulty DAS-300 E can be
found more easily in the
rack.
Fig. 5-1
5.2
Plug-in modules
Except for the I/O module, all other DAS-300 E plug-in modules are hot-pluggable and
redundant. A module can be replaced whilst the DAS-300 E is running.
The DAS-300 E must never be run with empty bays. Therefore, unused bays must be fitted
with dummy modules for continuous operation.
Ensure that you have a replacement module of the same type before removing any fault
module. The DAS-300 E must never be operated with one or more unfitted bays for more
than a few minutes, since this may cause overheating of the DAS-300 E and thus power
failure and data loss.
IMPORTANT
Serious damage to the unit and modules (particularly HDD
failure).
Ensure that all bays of the sub-rack are fitted and closed whilst
in operation.
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5.2.1
HDD module
The DAS-300 E is designed to be equipped with a maximum of 12 HDD modules. Empty
bays must be fitted with dummy modules to maintain balanced airflow.
Each HDD module can be secured against accidentally opening by locking the integrated
anti-tamper lock.
Indicator Aperture
Status LEDs
Locked
Anti Tamper Lock
Fig. 5-2
Unlocked
Fig. 5-2
Fig. 5-3
Two LEDs on the front side indicate the status of each HDD module.
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LED green
LED amber
Description
off
off
No HDD fitted
on
off
Power supply OK / HDD ready
blink
off
HDD activity
on
off
HDD fault
on
blink
HDD function impacted
off
on
Power control circuit failure
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Power supply module
The DAS-300 E is fitted with two power supply modules, each of them supplying 50% of the
total power during normal operation. If one of the power supply modules fails, all the power
will be provided by the remaining one. The defective power supply module can be replaced
whilst the system continues to operate.
IMPORTANT
Serious damage to the unit and modules. The DAS-300 E must
always be operated with 2 power supply modules installed.
Status LEDs
Cold appliance jack
Mains supply
Handle
Fan
Fig. 5-5
Fig. 5-4
Two LEDs on the rear side indicate the status of each power supply module:
5.2.3
LED green
LED amber
Description
off
off
No power
(either power supply units)
off
on
No power
(this power supply module only)
off
on
Power supply module fault (over
temperature, overvoltage,
overcurrent, power supply unit fan
failure)
on
off
Power supply OK, normal
operating state
on
on
Fan fault
Fan module
The DAS-300 E is equipped with a fan module for monitoring and controlling the temperature
in the DAS-300 E.
Fig. 5-6
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The LED on the rear side indicates the status of the
fan module.
LED amber
Description
off
Fan OK
on
Fan module fail
NOTE
The fans within the fan module are not replaceable. The entire
fan module must be replaced in case of a defective fan.
5.2.4
Disk I/O module
The DAS-300 E storage expansion is
designed to be equipped with one Disk I/O
module. DAS-303 and DAS-300 E are
connected together via SAS cables.
Fig. 5-8
4
3
1
6
2
5
Fig. 5-9
1 RS-323
4 Factory Use Only
2 Host IN Port
5 Host OUT Port
3 Host IN Port LEDs
6 Host OUT Port LEDs
The LEDs on the rear side indicate the status of the Disk I/O module:
Port
LED green
Description
Host IN
on
ready
blink
active
off
not ready
on
ready
blink
active
off
not ready
Host OUT
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Mounting
The DAS-300 E is designed to be installed and operated in a standard 19" rack in a dustcontrolled server room.
NOTE
The guide rails and chassis slides included in delivery fit into
many but not all 19" racks.
If necessary, contact the rack manufacturer to obtain suitable
rails or load-bearing shelves.
6.1
Safety requirements
Observe the following safety requirements when installing a DAS-300 E:
6.2
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The rack must be secured against tipping over during installation and in normal use.
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The rack must be filled from the bottom up and emptied from the top down.
z
The rack must have a safe electrical distribution system and an overcurrent protection
for all integrated units. The rack must not be overloaded by the total number of units
installed. Pay attention to the nameplates of each unit.
z
The electrical distribution system must provide a reliable earth for each unit and the
rack.
z
Each power supply in each unit has an earth leakage current of 1.5 mA maximum at 264
V AC. The design of the electrical distribution system must take into consideration the
total earth leakage current from all the power supplies in all the units. The rack will
require labelling with “HIGH LEAKAGE CURRENT. Earth connection essential before
connecting supply“.
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The rack when configured with the units must meet the safety requirements of UL 60950
and IEC 60950.
Installation requirements
Observe the following installation requirements when installing a DAS-300 E:
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The system must be operated with low pressure rear exhaust installation (back pressure
not to exceed 5 pascals, 0.5 mm water gauge).
z
The maximum allowable ambient temperature of 40 °C (104 °F) with two power supply
modules installed must not be exceeded.
z
The rack must have a minimum load-carrying capacity of „number of DAS-303/DAS300E x 32kg).
z
Minimum installation depth of 70 cm (excludes rear cabling).
z
Minimum gap of 25 mm (1 inch) clearance between the DAS-300 E front side and rack
front door.
z
Minimum gap of 50 mm (2 inches) clearance between the DAS-300 E rear side and rack
rear door.
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Attaching the chassis slides
1. Attach the chassis slides to the DAS-300 E sides using 3 M3x4 screws for each side.
2. Assemble the left and right chassis latches using the special chassis latch screws.
Ensure the latches are correctly orientated. Both spring arms must be located against its
stop.
On the right hand the shorter arm must be at the top, on the left it must be at the bottom.
Chassis Latch Stop
Chassis Latch
Chassis Slide
6.4
Fig. 6-1
Attaching the guide rails
1. If necessary, loosen both clamping screws to change the length of the guide rails before
attaching them.
2. Fit the guide rails into the rack.
3. Attach the guide rails to both front and rear side of the rack using two washers and
screws for each side. The screws should be left loose enough to allow for sideways
movement of the rails.
4. Tighten the two clamping screws.
Rear Rack Post
Clamping Screws
Guide Rail
Slide Washer (x4)
Slide Screw (x4)
Front Rack Post
Fig. 6-2: Installation of the left guide rail
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Mounting into the rack
IMPORTANT
Danger of injury and damage to the DAS-300 E!
A DAS-300 E can weigh up to 32 kg. It must always be lifted
with adequate lifting facilities or by at least 2 persons.
Do not lift the DAS-300 E by the handles of the plug-in modules.
1. Lift the DAS-300 E and insert the chassis slides into the guide rails.
2. Completely slide the DAS-300 E into the rack.
IMPORTANT
Possible damage to the DAS-300 E and / or rack!
Ensure that you slide it straight. Do not use any force.
3. Tighten the rear screws.
4. Withdraw the DAS-300 E until it reaches the hard stops (approx. 40 cm).
5. Tighten the front screws.
6. Completely slide the DAS-300 E into the rack.
7. Secure the DAS-300 E to the rack using the captive fasteners on the front flanges.
Captive fastener
Fig. 6-3
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Connection
A DAS-303 allows the connection of up to 4 DAS-300E storage expansions units.
DAS-300 E connection
Always pay attention to the following procedure when connecting a DAS-300E:
1. Shut down the recorder.
2. Turn off the recorder.
3. Disconnect the recorder from the power supply (pull out the power plug).
4. Disconnect the DAS-303 from the power supply.
5. Connect the DAS-300 E to the DAS-303 using a SAS patch cable as shown below.
Connection of four DAS-300 E to the DAS-303
The DAS 303 is connected to one recorder.
DAS-300 E
DAS-300 E
DAS-300 E
DAS-300 E
DAS-303
Recorder
Fig. 7-1
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Connection of four DAS-300 E to the DAS-303
The DAS 303 is connected to two recorders.
DAS-300 E
DAS-300 E
DAS-300 E
DAS-300 E
DAS-303
Recorder 1
Recorder 2
Fig. 7-2
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Commissioning and reboot
Observe before commissioning the DAS-300 E:
8.1
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Unused bays must be fitted with dummy modules to maintain balanced airflow and
cooling.
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The DAS-300 E must always be operated with two power supply modules and one fan
module.
z
Safe grounding must be provides for all power supply cables. Check the grounding of
the DAS-300 E before applying power.
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Always operate the DAS-300 E using a UPS (uninterruptible power supply).
z
The power source must be protected against electrical overload.
Commissioning
The DAS-300 E is commissioned as part of a storage system. Thereby the following starting
order must be observed:
NOTE
Supply the storage system using a programmable socket strip
in order to ensure the starting order.
1. Connect both power supply module to the power supply.
The DAS-300E starts automatically.
The power on LED is lit green.
2. Start the commissioning of the DAS-303.
3. Start the commissioning of the recorder.
The recorder’s boot and initialization process extends for approximately 2 minutes because
of the controller initialization. After completing the whole system is ready for operation.
8.2
Reboot
When rebooting the system, the starting order described above must be observed absolutely.
There will be no recording if the recorder is commissioned before the DAS-303 / DAS-300 E.
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Module replacement
Except for the I/O module, all other DAS-300 E modules are hot-pluggable and redundant.
A module can be replaced whilst the DAS-300 E is running.
The following safety requirements must be observed when replacing a plug-in module:
9.1
z
Ensure that you have a replacement module of the same type before removing the
faulty plug-in module.
z
The DAS-300 E must never be operated with one or more unfitted bays for more than a
few minutes, since this may cause overheating of the DAS-300 E and thus power failure,
data loss and loss of warranty.
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Ensure that you are electrostatically discharged (earthed) before you touch a plug-in
module. Wear suitable ESD shoes or a ground strap.
Replacing an HDD module
The bays for the HDD modules are located at the front of the unit. Greatest usability is
therefore guaranteed when replacing an HDD.
However, the following conditions must be paid attention to due to unit and data safety
reasons.
CAUTION
The following conditions must always be taken into account
when changing an HDD.
Failure to do so results in loss of warranty.
9.1.1
Conditions
Case of service
A case of service is defined as replacement of a faulty or defective HDD. Please bear in
mind that the replacement may only be carried out by professionals authorized by Dallmeier
electronic. Please contact the Dallmeier support team, if necessary.
Furthermore, it must be taken into account that the bays of the DAS-300 E are not intended
for cyclical HDD replacement (external long-time archiving).
Approved HDDs
Only use HDDs that have been tested and approved by Dallmeier electronic when
replacing a faulty or defective HDD.
The following malfunctions and damages to the unit may arise if non-approved HDDs are
used:
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Loss of recorded data due to incompatibility
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Power supply unit failure due to excessive power consumption
z
Overheating of the unit due to excessive heat generation
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Capacity of the new HDD
For technical reasons, a new HDD must always have a larger (or equal) capacity than the
old one. The decisive point is not the normally specified gross capacity (GB) but the number
of sectors.
Correct bay
Make sure to insert the new HDD module into the bay from which you removed the old
HDD. Inserting the HDD into another bay may result in loss of all data and images and
require the software to be newly installed.
NOTE
Contact the Dallmeier Support Team if you are in any doubt.
9.1.2
Removing the HDD module
IMPORTANT
Possible damage to the RAID system and thus loss of data.
Never remove more than one HDD module in the case of
service.
IMPORTANT
Possible damage to the HDD and thus loss of data.
Ensure that the host does not access the drive whilst the HDD
module has been removed.
1. Unlock the HDD module using the supplied key.
2. Press the latch in the handle towards right. Pull
the handle outward.
Fig. 9-1
3. Carefully withdraw the HDD module approxi-mately
1 inch (25 mm).
4. Wait at least 30 seconds to ensure that the drive
is not spinning anymore.
5. Completely remove the HDD module.
Fig. 9-2
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IMPORTANT
Possible damage to the HDD module and / or sub-rack!
Ensure that you slide it straight. Do not use any force.
WARNING
The sub-rack is live. Danger of death from electric shock!
Do not reach into the open housing of the sub-rack. Do not
insert any objects.
9.1.3
Installing the HDD module
1. Ensure that the HDD module is correctly aligned.
The plug strip must be at the bottom.
2. Ensure that the module handle is released and
insert the HDD module into the bay.
3. Carefully slide the module into the bay until you
encounter resistance.
Fig. 9-3
IMPORTANT
Possible damage to the HDD module and / or sub-rack!
Ensure that you slide it straight. Do not use any force.
4. Push down on the handle of the HDD module.
A click should be heard as the latch engages.
5. Lock the module using the key.
Fig. 9-4
The re-establishment of the RAID system is started after the new HDD module has been
installed. This process may take several days. The re-establishment progress is shown in
the StorView-Management Software.
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Fig. 9-5
IMPORTANT
Possible damage to the RAID system and thus loss of data.
Do not remove any other HDD module during the reestablishment of the RAID system.
The HDD module is ready for access when only the green LED is lit at the HDD module.
9.2
Replacing a power supply module
The DAS-300 E must always be operated with 2 power supply modules installed.
A faulty power supply module must be replaced within 24 hours.
NOTE
Do not mix power supply modules of different types or makes.
9.2.1
Removing the power supply module
NOTE
The power supply module replacement must be performed
within 10 minutes from removal of the failed module.
1. Disconnect the power supply module from the power supply by removing the non-heating
appliance cable. The green LED will no longer be lit.
WARNING
Danger of death from electric shock!
It is imperative to remove the non-heating appliance cable
before pulling the power supply module out of the sub-rack.
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2. Push the latch to the right. Grip the handle and
carefully pull the power supply module out of the
bay.
Fig. 9-6
IMPORTANT
Possible damage to the power supply module and / or sub-rack!
Ensure that you slide it straight. Do not use any force.
WARNING
The sub-rack is live. Danger of death from electric shock!
Do not reach into the open housing of the sub-rack.
Do not insert any objects.
9.2.2
Installing the power supply module
WARNING
Danger of death from electric shock!
Only connect the non-heating appliance cable to the power
supply module after sliding the module in.
1. Ensure that the power supply module is correctly
aligned. The plug strip must be at the right.
2. Carefully slide the power supply module into the
bay. A click should be heard as the latch engages.
Fig. 9-7
IMPORTANT
Possible damage to the power supply module and / or sub-rack!
Ensure that you slide it straight. Do not use any force.
3. Connect the power supply module to the power supply.
The power supply module works correctly as soon as the acoustic warning signal
becomes silent.
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9.3
Replacing the fan module
9.3.1
Removing the fan module
1. Grasp handle between thumb and forefinger.
Squeeze thumb and fore-finger together to release
the handle.
2. Pull the handle outward.
3. Pull the fan module care-fully out of the bay.
Fig. 9-8
IMPORTANT
Possible damage to the fan module and / or sub-rack.
Ensure that you slide it straight. Do not use any force.
WARNING
The sub-rack is live. Danger of death from electric shock!
Do not reach into the open housing of the sub-rack. Do not
insert any objects.
9.3.2
Installing the fan module
1. Ensure that the fan module is correctly aligned. The plug strip must be at the bottom
right.
2. With the handle in the open position, carefully slide the fan module into the bay until the
handle engages automatically.
IMPORTANT
Possible damage to the fan module and / or sub-rack.
Ensure that you slide it straight. Do not use any force.
3. Push down on the handle of the fan module. A click
should be heard as the handle engages.
The fans in the fan module will start to rotate. The
fan module is operational again.
Fig. 9-9
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9.4
Replacing the I/O module
The I/O module is not hot-pluggable. Turn off the recorder and the DAS-300 E before
replacing the I/O module.
9.4.1
Removing the I/O module
1. Turn off the recorder.
2. Disconnect both power packs of the DAS-300 E
from the power supply.
3. Using two hands, grasp each handle between the
thumb and forefinger of each hand. Squeeze
thumb and forefinger together to release the
handles. Pull the handles outward.
Fig. 9-10
4. Carefully remove the I/O module using two hands.
Fig. 9-11
IMPORTANT
Possible damage to the I/O module and / or sub-rack!
Ensure that you slide it straight. Do not use any force.
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9.4.2
Installing the I/O module
1. Ensure that the I/O module is correctly aligned. The plug strip must be at the bottom left.
2. With the handles in the open position, carefully
slide the I/O module into the bay until the handles
engage automatically.
Fig. 9-12
IMPORTANT
Possible damage to the I/O module and / or sub-rack!
Ensure that you slide it straight. Do not use any force.
3. Push down on both handles of the I/O module.
A click should be heard as the handles engage.
Fig. 9-13
9.4.3
Restart after I/O module replacement
1. Connect both power packs to the power supply.
The Power on LED will be lit green.
2. Start the recorder. The recorder will start the boot and initialization process.
NOTE
The boot and initialization process is extended by two minutes
due to the controller initialization.
After the initialization and boot process of the recorder has been completed the DAS-300 E
is ready for use.
9.5
Dummy module
A dummy module can be removed from and inserted into the sub-rack at any time.
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10 Maintenance and cleaning
10.1
Maintenance
Normally, no maintenance of any kind is required if the DAS-300 E is used as specified.
10.2
Cleaning
If the housing of the DAS-300 E is soiled, use a dry cleaning cloth to clean it.
IMPORTANT
Possible damage caused by cleansing agents.
Do not use any kind of cleansing agents or detergents, since
the contained solvents could damage the DAS-300 E.
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11 Technical data
Technical specifications
Compatible hosts
Extension for DAS-303
Max. Number of hosts
1x
Gross storage capacity
9 TB
Type of the HDD units
3,5“ SATA
Max. nr. of HDD units
12x
Storage capacity per HDD unit
250GB/ 500GB/ 750GB
Extension
Max. 3x DAS-300 E
Functions
Management Software
StorView, StorView Global
Compatible operating systems
LINUX, Windows 2000/ XP/ 2003
RAID controller
-
RAID Levels
0/ 1/ 5/ 10/ 50
RAID Controller Hot-plug
-
Power supply Hot-plug
Yes (redundant)
HDDs Hot-plug
Yes
Ventilator Hot-plug
Yes (redundant)
Further specifications
Interfaces
2 x 3Gb/s SAS in
Suitable for 19" rack
Yes
Voltage supply
100 - 240 V AC (50/60 Hz), 5,0 A max.
USV
Yes (RAID Cache)
1 x 3Gb/s SAS out
Power consumption
Max. 250 W
Heat power
1211 BTU/h (with 12 HDD)
Temperature
5 °C - 40 °C (41°F - 104 °F)
Humidity
10 % - 80 % (non condensing)
Dimensions
W 443,7 x H 87,9 x D 550 mm
Weight
Approx. 18 Kg (with 12 HDD)
Certifications
CCC, BSMI, CE, UL, cUL, RoHS (R5), Microsoft WHQL,
Microsoft RAID System Submission - w/MPIO (Single Host)
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DAS-300 E
Declaration of Conformity
This declaration is valid for following product
Equipment:
Model name:
Storage System
DAS-300 E
Hereby the equipment is confirmed to comply with the requirements set out in the Council
Directive on the Approximation of the Laws of the Member States relating to Electromagnetic
Compatibility (89/336/EWG) and the Council Directive relating to Low Voltage 73/23/EWG.
The following company is responsible for this declaration
Dallmeier electronic GmbH & Co.KG
Cranachweg 1
D - 93051 Regensburg
The measurements were carried out in accredited laboratories.
For the evaluation of above mentioned Council Directives for Electromagnetic Compatibility and
for Low Voltage following standards were consulted:
DIN EN 55022: 1998 Class A
DIN EN 555024: 1998
DIN EN 61000-3-2: 2001-12
DIN EN 61000-3-3: 2002-05
DIN EN 60950-1: 2002
Regensburg, 2007/10/01
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President & CEO
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