Chassis Plans Announces D5Chassis 3U Enclosure

Chassis Plans, The Original Industrial Computer Source(R), today released the D5Chassis Series high performance 3U Server Chassis.

Designed to satisfy a wide range of military, industrial, commercial, and broadcast requirements, the D5Chassis provides twelve hot swap SATA, IDE or SCSI drive carriers allowing up to 8+ Terabytes on on-line data storage using current drive technology. This is extremely high data density for a 3U enclosure system. In addition to the massive storage capability, the D5Chassis provides a slim CD/DVD and floppy drives plus two internal hard drives for the operating system.

Behind the drive area is room and cooling for a full size EATX 12×13-inch server class motherboard. Chassis Plans offers systems with dual Xeon, dual duo-Xeon and quad Opteron systems for unsurpassed performance in a processor and data intensive environment. Power supply options include redundant N+1 and DC operation for fail-safe operation. Cooling is provided by four hot swap fans.

The D5Chassis is constructed of heavy gage steel for ruggedness and reliability. Custom front panels, paint and customer logo application are available.

Key features of the F6 include:

  • Short 3U Rack Space
  • Twelve Hot Swap 3-1/2″ Hard Drives – SATA, IDE or SCSI
  • One Front Accessible Slim CD/DVD Drive
  • One Front Accessible Slim Floppy Drive
  • Two Internal 2-1/2″ Drive Bays
  • Accommodates EATX 12×13″ Server Class Motherboard – Intel Xeon and AMD Opteron
  • Exceptional 4 Hot Swap Fan System Cooling with Air Filter
  • Redundant N+1 and DC Power Supply Options
  • Solid 18Ga Steel Construction
  • Fully Defined and Integrated Systems Available to Customer Specification

A front door provides protection for the drives and an improved appearance. Custom doors, in conjunction with custom paint and customer logo, can be supplied to give the system a unique appearance to enhance a customer’s image and brand. Other modifications are available per customer requirement.

Chassis Plans specializes in high quality turn key integrated systems and can provide single to thousands piece quantities. Sales Engineers work with clients to specify appropriate installed components to provide a stable state of the art system exactly tailored to the application and environment. All systems are integrated in a static free work space by highly experienced technicians to provide exceptional out of the box reliability. Forward Path Engineering and long life motherboards, power supplies and components assure long system availability and support.

The D5Chassis is currently shipping. For pricing and availability, contact Chassis Plans at 858-571-4330.

About Chassis Plans
Chassis Plans is a specialized designer and manufacturer of award-winning custom and COTS rack mount computer systems and LCDs for critical industrial and embedded applications such as Homeland Defense, mobile vehicle, telephony, imaging, instrumentation, control and other environments which require performance, ruggedness and reliability.

Chassis Plans products are manufactured to CE and UL standards, satisfying the industry’s increasing demands for features and performance. All Chassis Plans products are backed by a full two-year warranty and Chassis Plans’ engineer-oriented technical support. E-mail: