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Sun Enterprise[tm]3500 Server

Sun E3500

Processors | Main Memory | Standard Interfaces | Internal Mass Storage | Power Supplies
Environment | Regulations | Dimensions and Weight | Clearance and Service Access | Rack Mounting


Number: One to eight

Architecture: 167 MHz UltraSPARC[tm]; 250 MHz, 336 MHz, 400 MHz, or 464 MHz UltraSPARC II
X2580A - 400MHz / 8MB Cache Processor
X2590A - 466MHz / 464MHz / 8MB Cache Processor
X2500A - 167MHz .5MB Cache Processor
X2510A - 167MHz 1MB Cache Processor
X2530A - 250MHz / 1MB Cache Processor
X2550A - 250MHz / 4MB Cache Processor
X2560A - 336MHz / 4MB Cache Processor
X2570A - 400MHz / 4MB Cache Processor

Cache per processor: Primary: 16-KB instruction, and 16-KB data on chip
Secondary: Up to 8-MB external cache

CPU Interface: One to eight, 128-bit Ultra Port Architecture (UPA) slots

System Interconnect: Gigaplane[tm], 2.68 GB/sec (at 84 MHz), 3.2 GB/sec (at 100 MHz)


System Boards

Number of boards: Maximum of five boards per system (four CPU/Memory boards and one I/O board)

Minimum configuration requires one CPU/Memory board and one I/O board

CPU/Memory board : Holds up to two processors and 16 memory SIMMs

SBus I/O board : Offers two SBus channels, three SBus slots, SunFastEthernet[tm], fast/wide SCSI-2, two FC-AL sockets

Graphics I/O board: Offers one SBus channel, two SBus slots, one UPA slot for Creator and Creator3D graphics, SunFastEthernet, fast/wide SCSI-2, two FC-AL sockets

PCI I/O board: Offers four PCI channels, two (short) PCI slots, SunFastEthernet, fast/wide SCSI-2

Main Memory

64-MB to 4-GB memory capacity per CPU/Memory board

Up to 2-GB memory expansion options (each a group of 8 SIMMs)
X7023A - 1GB Memory kit EXX00 (8 x 128MB)
X6738A - 32MB Fast Write Cache
X7021A - 64 MB (8 × 8MB DIMMs)
X7022A - 256MB Memory kit EXX00 (8 x 32MB)
X7026A - 2GB Memory kit EXX00 (8 x 256MB)


Standard Interfaces

Ethernet: I One ethernet/fast ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-T) twisted-pair standard connector ( RJ-45)
One MII for external transceiver connection (available only on SBus and Graphics I/O boards) .
- Sun FastEthernet PCI Adapter (FE/P) 2.0
X1042A - Sun Quad FastEthernet SBus (SQFE/S) 1.0
X1044A - Gigabit Ethernet PCI (GBE/P) 1.0
X1045A - Gigabit Ethernet SBus (GBE/S) 1.0
X1049A - Sun Quad FastEthernet SBus (SQFE/S) 2.0
X1056A - SunFastEthernet 1.0 Adapter
X1058A - SBus Quad Ethernet Controller (SQEC/S)
X1059A - SunFastEthernet Adapter 2.0 (Colossus Lite)
X1140A - Gigabit Ethernet SBus (GBE/S) 2.0
- Quad GigaSwift Ethernet UTP (QGE)
X1033A - Sun FastEthernet PCI Adapter (FE/P) 2.0
X1034A - Quad FastEthernet PCI (QFE/P)
X1141A - Gigabit Ethernet PCI (GBE/P) 2.0
X1150A - Sun GigaSwift Ethernet UTP (Copper)
X1151A - Sun GigaSwift Ethernet MMF (Fiber)
X3150A - Sun GigaSwift Ethernet UTP (Copper)
X3151A - Sun GigaSwift Ethernet MMF (Fiber)
X4150A - GigaSwift Ethernet UTP (GCS)
X4151A - GigaSwift Ethernet MMF (GFS)
X2069A - Gigabit Ethernet FC-AL/P

FC-AL: Two on-board sockets for GBIC modules (100 MB/sec, full duplex) supporting Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL) (available only on SBus and Graphics I/O boards)

Keyboard and mouse: One standard keyboard/mouse port ( mini DIN-8) on clock board

PCI: Two PCI short slots per PCI I/O board operating at 33- or 66-MHz, 32- or 64-bit data bus width, 3.3 or 5 volts (Note: Install appropriate voltage riser card in slot before installing PCI card.)

SBus: Three slots operating at 25-MHz, 64-bit data bus width

Serial: Two RS-232C/RS423 serial ports ( DB25) on clock board

SCSI: One 20-MB/sec, 68-pin, fast/wide SCSI-2 (synchronous) per I/O board

Internal Mass Storage

Internal Disk: Maximum eight 3.5-in. hot-swappable FC-AL disk drives with dual connections
X6709A - 9.1GB FC-AL 7200 RPM
X6710A - 9.1GB FC-AL 10000 RPM
X6711A - 18.2GB FC-AL 7200 RPM
X6720A - 18.2GB FC-AL 10000 RPM
X6724A - 36.4GB FC-AL 10000 RPM
X6728A - 18.2GB FC-AL 10000 RPM

Internal Tape: 8mm, 4mm, and 1/4" tape options available.
X6213A -
7 - 14GB 8MM
X6259A -
4 - 8GB 4MM
X6283A -
12 - 24GB 4MM
X6296A -
20 - 40GB 4MM

CD-ROM/DVD-ROM: SunCD[tm] 32 drive standard (last order December 2000).
X6167A - 32x CD ROM

X6168 -10X DVD-ROM drive standard (capable of reading CD-ROM media only)

Power Supplies

300-1400-A - Power Supplies for E3500
300-1307 - Sun Microsystems E3500 power supply & E3000 power supply 184 Watts
X9689A - FDK PEX750-30 195 Watt Peripheral Power Supply (Type A129) Front Unit

One 184-watt AC Inlet/Peripheral Power Supply standard.
Optional, 195-watt Second Peripheral Power Supply available.
Up to three hot swappable 300-watt Power Cooling Modules (PCM) with redundant, dual-speed fans. One PCM required per two systems boards. Fully-redundant power and cooling available on this system


AC input : 100 - 240 VAC, 47 - 63 Hz, 9.5 A(max)

Input power: 875 W

Heat output: 3000 BTU/hr

Temperature*: Operating: 5° C to 40° C (41° F to 104° F)
Nonoperating: -20° C to 60° C (-4° F to 140° F)

Humidity: Operating: 20% to 80% relative humidity, noncondensing
Nonoperating: 5% to 93% relative humidity, noncondensing

Altitude: Operating: 3000 m (10,000 ft.)
Nonoperating: 12,000 m (40,000 ft.)

Number of Cords: 1

Plug Type-U.S.: NEMA 5-15P

Plug type - International: IEC 320, 10 A, C14

* Maximum operating temperature is 35°C (95°F) when using tape media

Regulations(meets or exceeds the following requirements)

Safety : UL 1950, CSA 950, TUV EN60950, CB Scheme (Nordic Deviation)

RFI/EMI: FCC Class A, DOC Class A, EN55022 Class A, VCCI Class 1

Immunity: EN50082-1

Harmonics: EN61000-3-2


Dimensions and Weights

Height: 64.5 cm (25.5 in.)
86 cm (34 in.) shipping

Width: 43.2 cm (17 in.)
74 cm (29 in.) shipping

Depth: 59.7 cm (23.5 in.)
57 cm (22.5 in.) shipping

Weight: 84 kg (185 lb.) approximate
100 kg (220 lb.) approximate shipping

Power Cord: 1.83 m (6 ft.)

Clearance and Service Access

Front: 45.7 cm (18 in.)

Rear: 45.7 cm (18 in.)

Right: 15.2 cm (6 in.)

Left: 15.2 cm (6 in.)

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