Remove a hot-swap power supply

Use this information to replace a hot-swap power supply.

shock hazard

Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has this label attached.

Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician.

disconnect all power
The power control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current that is supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.
shock hazard
Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous.

To avoid a shock hazard:

  • Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm.
  • Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical outlet.
  • Connect to properly wired outlets any equipment that will be attached to this product.
  • When possible, use one hand only to connect or disconnect signal cables.
  • Never turn on any equipment when there is evidence of fire, water, or structural damage.
  • Disconnect the attached power cords, telecommunications systems, networks, and modems before you open the device covers, unless instructed otherwise in the installation and configuration procedures.
  • Connect and disconnect cables as described in the following table when installing, moving, or opening covers on this product or attached devices.
To Connect: To Disconnect:
  1. Turn everything OFF.
  2. First, attach all cables to devices.
  3. Attach signal cables to connectors.
  4. Attach power cords to outlet.
  5. Turn device ON.
  1. Turn everything OFF.
  2. First, remove power cords from outlet.
  3. Remove signal cables from connectors.
  4. Remove all cables from devices.

Procedure performed by: customer or field service

  • To ensure proper cooling during normal storage operation, both of the power supply bays must be occupied. Each bay must have a power supply installed.

  • If you are replacing two power supplies, replace the power supplies one by one to ensure that the power supply to the storage is not interrupted. Do not disconnect the power cord from the second-replaced power supply until the power output LED for the first-replaced power supply is lit.

To remove a hot-swap power supply, complete the following steps:

  1. Disconnect the power cord from the hot-swap power supply.
  2. Open the handle.
    Figure 1. Hot-swap power supply removal (1/2)
    Image showing the location of the power supply handle
  3. Press the release tab down, and pull the handle at the same time to slide the hot-swap power supply out of the enclosure.
    Figure 2. Hot-swap power supply removal (2/2)
    Image showing the power supply removal

The removal of the hot-swap power supply is now complete.

After removing the hot-swap drive: