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Physical interface

Front panel

The following items are located at the front of a RECS®|Box Deneb and Durin:

  • Power button
  • Graphical display
  • Joystick with push function
  • Two USB ports that can be switched to every module via KVM
  • One HDMI port that can be switched to every module via KVM

Control panel

The display on the front panel of the RECS®|Box shows the status of the unit on multiple screens that automatically change every couple of seconds and are updated live.

Status LEDs

Each carrier has a row of RGB status LEDs on it's front panel.

High Performance carrier

Name Color Description
STAT Off Baseboard not powered or early boot problem
Green Booting (first stage)
Red Booting (second stage)
Blue Ready
ETH Off Backplane link untested
Blue Successfully connected to backplane
HSLL Off PCIe switching not ready
Green PCIe switching initializing
Blue PCIe switching ready
Red PCIe switching initialization error
1, 2, 3 Off Node hard off
Red Node in standby
Blue Node on
ACT Blue Network activity
Red SATA activity

Low Power carrier

Power connectors

Deneb

The Deneb has four male C14 jacks on the back that can be connected to an 230V power outlet using a standard C13 cable.
The exhaust air openings in the back must be kept free. Keep that in mind when installing cables behind the Deneb.

Durin

The Durin has two male C14 jacks on the back that can be connected to an 230V power outlet using a standard C13 cable.
The exhaust air openings in the back must be kept free. Keep that in mind when installing cables behind the Deneb.