Cable routing for 2.5-inch drives
Follow the instructions in this section to learn how to do cable routing for 2.5-inch drives.
Go through the following list to acquire necessary information before starting cable routing for 2.5-inch drives.
Preliminary parts removal and installation
Make sure to install all the drive backplanes that you plan to installed (see Install a drive backplane).
Connect power cables to drive backplanes as illustrated.
|1 Drive backplane 1 to connector 1
|3 Drive backplane 3 to connector 3
|2 Drive backplane 2 to connector 2
SAS/SATA cables for Gen3 and Gen4 RAID adapters
- Gen3 RAID adapters (430-8i, 930-8i, 430-16i, 530-16i, 930-16i): MiniSAS to Slimline cable
- Gen4 RAID adapters (940-8i, 940-16i): Slimline cable
Backplane and PCIe slot reference
- Connecting backplane 1 to RAID adapter that is installed in slot 1
- Connecting backplane 4 to RAID adapter that is installed in slot 8