Dell PowerEdge R330 Owner's Manual

Installing a cabled hard drive into a hard drive carrier

Prerequisites

CAUTION: Many repairs may only be done by a certified service technician. You should only perform troubleshooting and simple repairs as authorized in your product documentation, or as directed by the online or telephone service and support team. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Read and follow the safety instructions that are shipped with your product.

  1. Ensure that you follow the Safety instructions.
  2. Follow the procedure listed in Before working inside your system.
  3. Remove the hard drive carrier.
  4. Keep the Phillips #2 screwdriver ready.

Steps

  1. Insert the hard drive into the hard drive carrier with the connector end of the hard drive toward the back of the hard drive carrier.
  2. Align the screw holes on the hard drive with the screw holes on the hard drive carrier.
    When aligned correctly, the back of the hard drive is flush with the back of the hard drive carrier.
  3. Install the screws to secure the hard drive to the hard drive carrier.
    Figure 1. Installing a cabled hard drive to a cabled hard drive carrier
    This figure shows installing a cabled hard drive to a cabled hard drive carrier.
    1. screw (4)
    2. cabled hard drive
    3. cabled hard drive carrier

Next steps

  1. Install the cabled hard drive carrier.
  2. Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system.

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