Click for Data Doubler kits!
Click for Data Doubler kits!


Keep this site growing - Please visit my Sponsors

Accelerate Your Mac!  - the source for performance news and reviews
The Source for Mac Performance News and Reviews
Don't forget to check out all the other site features
RAID!

4-Drive RAID inside  a 8600


Step 2: Assembling the Array

Attaching the Brackets:
Now that the drives have been jumpered, we can start the assembly of the brackets to the drives. (For a b&w photo of the ProLine Kit contents click here). Select the drive for the lower left position in the array and attach one of the Fan plates on the left side (viewed with drive connectors facing you) and a plain plate on the other. See the photo below.

Bottom Left Drive Backets installed
Lower Left Drive Brackets Installed

Next attach the upper left drive on top of this one using the upper mounting holes on the plates.

Left Side drives complete
Left Side Drives Completed

Now that the left side drives are complete, assemble the right side drives using the same procedure, but note that the fan plate will be on the right side of the drives. Make sure you use the terminated drive for the lower right position!

The photo below shows the final 4 drive array completed, ready to install on the 8600 baseplate.

4 Drive Kit completed
4 Drive Kit Completed

Now that we have the array completed, it's time to mount the assembly to the 8600's brown plastic baseplate.


The next page walks you through the process of mounting the completed array onto the 8600 mounting plate.

OK! Show me!

Back to XLR8YOURMAC.COM

Your Source for the best in CPU/SCSI/VIDEO card reviews, daily news, and more! 


Copyright © 1998.

No part of this site's content is to be reproduced in any form without permission. All brand or product names mentioned here are properties of their respective companies.

Disclaimer: Users must read and are bound by the Site Terms & Conditions of Use.