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What is Part Number 43432-03 (looks like an empty disk drive chassis)?

Have at a customer found a number of what looks like empty disk drive chassis (photos attached).

Looking "inside" one of these thingies, is found a label stating e.g.:

P/N 43432-03

S/N CAJ43432B0C67A8

Being curious about what the things are, I searched in Parts Finder and elsewhere, unfortunately with no luck.

Do you know what it is and eventually where I can find it documented/described (e.g. on NOW)?

Kind regards,

Soren

Re: What is Part Number 43432-03 (looks like an empty disk drive chassis)?

The part number doesn't turn up anything specific in our internal catalog..

However, I can tell you by looking at it that it IS an empty disk drive chassis, most likely for an ATA shelf (PATA, SATA), and that it appears to be missing a converter board at the end of the chassis.

If the plastic bezel on front is Black, it's for an ATA chassis.

If it's dark gray, it's for an FC chassis.

I'm afraid the chassis won't be of much use to you - we don't sell them individually, only as part of the entire disk assembly.

Re: What is Part Number 43432-03 (looks like an empty disk drive chassis)?

What I can find on this is that 43432-03 is an "ATA Carrier" which was superceded by PN 74672-03

As Giuliano has mentioned this is an empty carrier which doesn't do you much good other than acting as an agent in air-flow for the shelf.

Christopher

Re: What is Part Number 43432-03 (looks like an empty disk drive chassis)?

Thanks for the answer!

Re: What is Part Number 43432-03 (looks like an empty disk drive chassis)?

Thanks for the additional information!