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looking for a quality redundant ATX sized power supply.Nothing too crazy with wattage as the server will be single socket and its main function will be a NAS. Wondering if anyone had any recommendations, as most I'm seeing are extraordinarily expensive compared to the 1u and 2u options.
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Sounds like a UPS would be a better idea.
APU what?
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They don't make a single PSU that is redundent. What you would need is 2 power supplies running in tandom. There is some special trickery that goes on here for them to work at the same time.


I got 2 servers (2U) and 4 FAS shelves in my basement right now. Each have redundent PSUs. Each of them have a backplane for the PSU that allows for power to be dynamically and simultaneously switched and load balanced if a PSU fails. I can literally yank a PSU while with the machine is on and plug it back in without issues. >.>

I don't think you are going to get this into a home brew server.
Edited by Lord Xeb - 3/21/13 at 10:07pm
 
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post #4 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cavi Mike View Post

Sounds like a UPS would be a better idea.
 
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post #5 of 7
Actually, I stand corrected:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817338090

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817338091
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817338098
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817338062

Here is just a few. They are all what you are looking for. Look around on newegg in the server power supply section. I think you will find what you are looking for there.
 
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post #6 of 7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post

They don't make a single PSU that is redundent. What you would need is 2 power supplies running in tandom. There is some special trickery that goes on here for them to work at the same time.


I got 2 servers (2U) and 4 FAS shelves in my basement right now. Each have redundent PSUs. Each of them have a backplane for the PSU that allows for power to be dynamically and simultaneously switched and load balanced if a PSU fails. I can literally yank a PSU while with the machine is on and plug it back in without issues. >.>

I don't think you are going to get this into a home brew server.

I should have specified more on what I'm doing. This is going into a Colo I'm renting and their will be a UPS already in place. I'l be using a Norco 4220 for a NAS appliance, but this takes standard ATX sized Power Supplies.

I'm trying to acomplish
A. I'm trying to take advantage of the two separate power grid that are on my 24u of rack-space I'm renting.
B. I'd like to have a little fault tolerances with power.


I know they MAKE standard ATX dual redundant PSU's, Its just I'm looking for something less expensive that someone has experience with.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817147018
post #7 of 7
Check my other post. I found some rendundent PSUs for ya. biggrin.gif

The bad news is that you are not going to find anything less expensive than that, unless you get one out of an old server similar to what you are doing... Server parts are expensive
 
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