Remove a power adapter

Use this information to remove a power adapter.

Before you remove a power adapter, complete the following steps:

  1. Read the following sections to ensure that you work safely.
  2. Turn off the server. Disconnect the power cords and all external cables (see Power off the server).

  3. Remove the enclosure from the rack if necessary.

To remove a power adapter, complete the following steps:

Watch the procedure. A video of the process is available:
Remove the power adapter.
  • If you are removing a power adapter while a node is installed in an enclosure, complete the following steps.

    1. Remove the two screws.

    2. Slightly push the bracket frontward and remove it from the enclosure.

      • 1U 2-node

        Figure 1. Bracket removal
        Bracket removal
    3. Carefully tilt the power adapter up and remove it from the cage.

      • 1U 2-node

        Figure 2. Power adapter removal
        Power adapter removal
  • If you are removing a power adapter installed in a power adapter bracket, complete the following steps.

    1. Loosen the thumbscrew.

    2. Remove the tab from the power adapter bracket.

    3. Slide the power adapter out of the power adapter bracket.

      Note: See Configuration Installation Guide for the DIN rail configuration and wall-mounted configuration installation details if necessary.
      Figure 3. Power adapter removal
      Power adapter removal

If you are instructed to return the defective component, please package the part to prevent any shipping damage. Reuse the packaging the new part arrived in and follow all packaging instructions.