FS: SC826A to SC826B Conversion "Kit" (HDD Kit + LP Rear Window + Unsold HDD Cage Frame)

svtkobra7

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Offered for sale (or trade) is everything needed to properly convert a SC826A to SC826B model, i.e. supports rear drive kit (more info = Older Supermicro Chassis: Converting Rear-window to Support 2x2.5 Drive Cages?) and includes the following parts:
  • MCP-220–82609–0N: 2 x 2.5" HDD Kit for 826B Servers
    • 1 x BPN-SAS826-2PT - SAS2/SATA3 Backplane for 2.5" Drives
    • 1 x 01-SC82632-XX00C10 - Metal cage
    • 2 x 01-SB16105-XX00C102 - 2.5-Inch Hot Swap SAS/SATA Drive Caddy Tray
    • 1 x CBL-SAST-0556 - Supermicro Internal MiniSAS HD (SFF-8643) to 4 SATA with Sideband 90/90/75/75/75cm Cable
    • 4-pin power supply cable
  • MCP-240–82608–0N: SC216B / SC826B Chassis LP rear window
  • No Part #: Frame which secures MCP-220–82609–0N (connects PSU cage and rear window)
SC826A to SC826B "Conversion Kit" (all Parts)


MCP-220–82609–0N - 2 x 2.5" HDD Kit for 826B Servers



MCP-240–82608–0N - SC216B / SC826B Chassis LP Rear Window


No Part # - Frame for MCP-220–82609–0N



>> See post #4 with plenty of additional images & install instructions. <<

EDIT: 01/08/19 07:45 AM PT - Pics of all items grouped, LP Rear Window, and "No Part # Cage Frame Added"
 
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Can you post a picture of the "No Part # Frame"? Price seems about fair considering what I paid for my rear windows and drive cages for my conversions.
 

svtkobra7

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Can you post a picture of the "No Part # Frame"? Price seems about fair considering what I paid for my rear windows and drive cages for my conversions.
NOTE: Will update with some pics when I get home tonight.
  • with a smile and not being snarky (I know I'm long winded) ;)
  • However, if just looking for understanding of what that part is, here you go (borrowed from external site referenced in the conversion thread I mentioned)
EDIT: 01/08/19 07:456AM PT - "Borrowed" Images removed ...

>> See post #4 with plenty of additional images & install instructions. <<
 
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svtkobra7

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Can you post a picture of the "No Part # Frame"? Price seems about fair considering what I paid for my rear windows and drive cages for my conversions.
  • Apologies for the delay, I didn't have time to get to this over the weekend, but maybe what I lack in speed I can make up for with quality / quantity? ;)
  • Also, removing the images from my last reply as I've replaced them with images of the actual parts and they were "borrowed" in the first place.
  • A bit of an install tutorial follows (although I suspect anyone installing this conversion doesn't need instruction). It is far from difficult of course.
Install tutorial follows ...

1. Prior to installing 2 x 2.5" HDD Cage, but with Rear Window in place, fasten Cage Frame to Rear Window with 2 screws

Note: These two screws will be covered by the 2 x 2.5" HDD Cage once it is inserted.

2a.Insert 2 x 2.5" HDD Cage into Cage Frame.
2b. F
asten 2 x 2.5" HDD Cage to Chassis with 1 screw and fasten 2 x 2.5" HDD Cage to Cage Frame with two screws.


3. Fasten 2 x 2.5" HDD Cage to Cage Frame with 1 screw (which also fastens it to the Rear Window).
Note: The screws mentioned earlier are now covered by the 2 x 2.5" HDD Cage.

4a. Attach included MiniSAS HD (SFF-8643) to 4 SATA Cable.
4b. Attach included 4-pin Power Supply Cable.


5a. Populate 2.5-Inch Hot Swap SAS/SATA Drive Caddy Trays with Drives.
5b. Insert Populated 2.5-Inch Hot Swap SAS/SATA Drive Caddy Trays into 2 x 2.5" HDD Cage.
Note: Drives not included. ;)

6. Open a beer and admire your work ...
Rear View w/o included 2.5-Inch Hot Swap SAS/SATA Drive Caddy Trays


Top View of 2 x 2.5" HDD Cage

After I was done snapping pics for this post, I had to drill out 5 rivets (which I've marked with small arrows of Frog Tape for your reference).
Note: The other bits of Frog Tape are either holding screws in place / confirming mount points where two parts are fastened with the included screws (OK, so I also wanted to ensure I included all the screws and that helped me). :)

Just confirming I didn't mess up removal of the rivets.

Note: Binder clips are holding the Cage Frame in place. You will want to go with something different to fasten. ;)

Rear View after Rivet Removal

View of 2 x 2.5" HDD Cage in Cage Frame after Rivet Removal

View of Cage Frame after Rivet Removal