Housing equipment with side to side airflow creates many challenges for IT and facility managers, particularly in regards to cooling. As most enclosures are designed for a front to back airflow pattern, it is difficult to maintain ideal operating temperatures on side to side airflow equipment. The APC Rack Side Air Distribution Unit is a 2U rack mountable air distribution product for networking equipment or servers with side to side airflow. It pulls in conditioned air from the front of the rack and distributes it to the side air intake of the networking equipment. Air can be directed up or down the rack using the air turning vanes.
Dual fans provide fault tolerance in the event of an unlikely fan failure
Fan control switches so users can turn one or both fans on and off depending on the heat load
Mounting rails with adjustable depth allows the unit to fit APC NetShelter enclosures or other 19″ EIA-310-D enclosures
Resettable circuit breakers enables a quick recovery from overload events.