Dell Storage Center SCv2000 and SCv2020 Storage System Getting Started Guide

Technical Specifications

The technical specifications for the SCv2000/SCv2020 storage systems are shown in the following tables.

SAS hard drives SCv2000 : Up to 12 3.5-inch SAS hot-swappable hard drives (6.0 Gbps), six drive minimum

SCv2020 : Up to 24 2.5-inch SAS hot-swappable hard drives (6.0 Gbps), six drive minimum

Storage Controllers
Storage controllers Up to two hot-swappable storage controllers with the following IO options:
  • Two 16 Gbps Fibre Channel ports
  • Four 8 Gbps Fibre Channel ports
  • Two 10 Gbps iSCSI ports
  • Four 1 Gbps iSCSI ports
  • Four 12 Gbps SAS ports
Storage Connectivity
Configurations Storage Center supports up to 168 drives in one redundant-path SAS chain
  • The SCv2000 supports up to 13 SC100 expansion enclosures or 6 SC120 expansion enclosures.
  • The SCv2020 supports up to 12 SC100 expansion enclosures or 6 SC120 expansion enclosures.
Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID)
Controller Two hot-swappable storage controllers
Management RAID management using Dell Storage Manager Client 2016 R2
Back-Panel Port Connectors (per Storage Controller )
Fibre Channel, iSCSI, or SAS connectors Connection to a Fibre Channel fabric, iSCSI network, or a direct connection to servers with SAS HBAs
Ethernet connectors MGMT: 1 Gbps or 10 Gbps embedded Ethernet/iSCSI port used for Storage Center management

REPL: 1 Gbps or 10 Gbps embedded iSCSI port used for replication to another Storage Center

SAS connectors 6 Gbps SAS connectors for SAS port redundancy and additional expansion enclosures
  • NOTE: SAS connectors are SFF-8086/SFF-8088 compliant.
USB connector

One USB 3.0 connector used for Storage Center updates

Serial connector
  • NOTE: Not for customer use.
LED Indicators
Front panel
  • One two-color LED indicator for system status
  • One single-color LED indicator for power status
  • Two-digit, seven-segment display indicating the storage system ID number
  • ID button with a single-color LED indicating startup and pressed states
Hard drive carrier
  • One single-color activity LED
  • One single-color LED status indicator per drive
Storage controller
  • Two single-color LEDs per Ethernet port indicating activity and link speed
  • Four dual-color LEDs per SAS connector indicating port activity and status
  • One single-color LED indicating status
  • One single-color LED indicating fault
  • One single-color LED for identification
  • Eight single-color LEDs for diagnostics
Power supply/cooling fan Four LED status indicators for Power Supply status, AC Fail status, DC Fail status, and Fan Fail status
Power Supplies
AC power supply (per power supply)
Wattage 580 W (maximum wattage: 584 W)
Voltage 100–240 VAC (7.6–3.0 A)
Heat dissipation SCv2000 : 65 W at 230 VAC and 99 W at 115 VAC

SCv2020 : 65 W at 230 VAC and 99 W at 115 VAC

Maximum inrush current Under typical line conditions and over the entire system ambient operating range, the inrush current could reach 45 A per power supply for 40 ms or less
Available Hard Drive Power (per Slot)
Supported hard drive power consumption (continuous) Up to 1.2 A at +5 V

Up to 0.5 A at +12 V

Height 8.79 cm (3.46 in.)
Width 48.2 cm (18.98 in.)
Depth SCv2000 : 57.6 cm (22.67 in.)

SCv2020 : 52.3 cm (20.59 in.)

Weight (maximum configuration) SCv2000 : 28.9 kg (63.9 lb)

SCv2020 : 24 kg (53 lb)

Weight without drives SCv2000 : 20.6 kg (45.4 lb)

SCv2020 : 18.7 kg (41 lb)

For additional information about environmental measurements for specific storage system configurations, see
Operating 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F) with a maximum temperature gradation of 20°C per hour
  • NOTE: Maximum temperature of 35°C is reduced by 1°C per 300 meter (1°F per 547 feet) above 950 meters (3,117 feet)
Storage –40°C to 65°C (–40°F to 149°F) at a maximum altitude of 12,000 m (39,370 ft)
Relative humidity
Operating 10% to 80% (noncondensing) with 29°C (84.2°F) maximum dew point
Storage 5% to 95% (noncondensing) with 33°C (91°F) maximum dew point
Maximum vibration
Operating 0.21 G at 5–500 Hz for 15 min
Storage 1.04 G at 2–200 Hz for 15 min
Maximum shock
Operating Half-sine shock 5 G +/- 5% with a pulse duration of 10 ms +/- 10% (in operational orientations only)
Storage Half-sine shock 30 G +/- 5% with a pulse duration of 10 ms +/- 10% (all sides)
Operating 0 m to 3,048 m (0 ft to 10,000 ft)
Storage –300 m to 12,000 m (–1000 ft to 39,370ft)
Airborne Contaminant Level
Class G1 or lower as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985

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