Supermicro SuperChassis SC836E26-R1200B


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Supermicro’s SC836 storage chassis supports up to 16 hot-swappable 3.5″ SAS/SATA hard drive bays, the industry’s highest storage density for a 3U system. With 100% cooling redundancy and high efficiency (1+1) redundant 800W or 1200W (93%) Gold Level power supplies with PM BUS functionality for enhanced power management, the SC836 is optimized for the next-generation dual-processor Intel� Xeon� (5500 series) and AMD Opteron� platforms. Direct attached HDD backplane (TQ version), multilane backplane (A version) and expanders’ backplane (E1, E2 versions) are available for application specific solution optimization. Heavy duty palletized packaging is available to ensure secure system reliability during shipping and tool-less, roller rail designs for easy installation and maintenance are standard with each system.


High Performance SAS2/6Gbs Expander

High Efficiency PS and Storage Capacity

  • 1200W high-efficiency (1+1) redundant power supply (Gold Level 93%)
  • 16x 3.5″ Hot-swappable SAS / SATA Drive Bays
  • 1 x Slim DVD-ROM Drive (optional)
  • Dual 6Gb/s SAS2 Expanders
  • Mini-I-Pass (SFF 8087) connectivity
  • 3x 8cm Hot-swap 4-pin PWM Fans
  • 2x 8cm Rear-exhaust 4-pin PWM Fans
  • Palletized package for secure transportation
  • Optional 3x slim 2.5″ Internal Fixed HDD

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Additional information

Weight 130.00 lbs
Form Factor

3U chassis support for max. motherboard size – 13.68" x 13", E-ATX and ATX

Power Supply

Redundant 1200W high-efficiency power supply with PMBus, 80Plus Gold Certified

Expansion Slots

7x Full-height, Full-length expansion slots

Front Cooling

3x 80mm Hot-swap 4-pin PWM Fans, 2x 80mm Rear-exhaust 4-pin PWM Fans


Power On/Off button, System Reset button

Front Panel LED

Power LED, Hard drive activity LED, 2x Network activity LEDs, System Overheat LED, Power Fail LED

Internal Bay

16x 3.5" SAS / SATA Hot-swap drive trays, SAS or enterprise SATA HDD only recommended


SAS2 dual Expander Backplane, features: Scalability through cascading, 6Gb SAS2/SATA3 HDD support, Inband SES-2 Enclosure Management Support, Redundancy support through SAS drive only, Single input/output SFF 8087 connectors

Panel color


Storage temp.

-40�-70�C (-40�-158�F)

Operating temp.

10�-35�C (50�-95�F)

Dimension (D x W x H)

25.5" x 17.2" x 5.2"


Supports dual, single Intel� / AMD processors

CD/DVD Drive

Slim DVD-ROM drive (optional)

Hard Drive

Slim 1.44MB Floppy Drive (Optional)