Dell PowerEdge R330 Owner's Manual

Removing the power interposer board

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.

NOTE: The power interposer board is present only in systems that support redundant power supplies.

  1. Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions section.
  2. Follow the procedure listed in the Before working inside your system section.
  3. Remove the power supply units from the system.

Steps

  1. Disconnect the power distribution cables from the system board.
  2. Remove the two screws securing the power interposer board (PIB) to the chassis.
  3. Holding the PIB, lift it slightly to disengage it from the screw holes.
  4. Slide the PIB toward the back of the chassis and lift it out of the chassis.
    Figure 1. Removing the power interposer board
    This figure shows removing the power interposer board.
    1. standoffs (2)
    2. 10 pin cable to hard drive backplane
    3. power interposer board
    4. screw (2)
    5. 28 pin cable to system board
    6. 4 pin cable to system board
    7. 8 pin cable to system board

    NOTE: For systems without a hard drive backplane, do not connect the 10 pin cable.

Next steps

  1. Install the power interposer board.
  2. Follow the procedure listed in the After working inside your system section.

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