Efficiency and Other Benefits of 208 Volt Over 120 Volt Input for IT Equipment

  • Document Number

    SPD_SADE-5TNQZ7_EN

  • Type

    White paper

  • Languages

    English

  • Date

    05/25/2012

  • Version

    V3

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  • Document Number

    SPD_SADE-5TNQZ7_EN

  • Type

    White paper

  • Languages

    English

  • Date

    05/25/2012

  • Version

    V3

Description:

Decisions made regarding the distribution of 208V or 120V power to IT equipment can significantly impact overall efficiency of the data center. This paper explores the voltage connection options of 208 volt (V) and 120V for servers in North America and considers the efficiency implications of these choices. This same discussion applies to the use of 200V vs. 100V in Japan.

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Description:

Decisions made regarding the distribution of 208V or 120V power to IT equipment can significantly impact overall efficiency of the data center. This paper explores the voltage connection options of 208 volt (V) and 120V for servers in North America and considers the efficiency implications of these choices. This same discussion applies to the use of 200V vs. 100V in Japan.

Product Ranges:

NetShelter Switched Rack PDUs, NetShelter Metered Rack PDUs, NetShelter Basic Rack PDUs

Files for Download

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