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OceanStor Dorado18000 V3 V300R002

This document describes the division of responsibilities between Huawei and customers during the deployment of the Dorado18000 V3 storage system and the tasks that need to be completed before the installation.
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Power Requirements

Power Requirements

Before installing the storage system, ensure that the power supply system of an equipment room can support the storage system correctly working at maximum power consumption.

Table 2-11 list the electrical specifications and power consumption of a system bay.

Table 2-11 Electrical specifications


Dorado18000 V3

Dorado18000 V3 (NVMe)a

Power consumption of system bay 0 (fully loaded with disks and interface modules)

  • Max: 7713 W
  • Typical: 4983 W
  • Min: 3691 W
  • Max: 6404 W
  • Typical: 4093 W
  • Min: 3275 W

Power consumption of system bay 1 (fully loaded with disks and interface modules)

  • Max: 7926 W
  • Typical: 5175 W
  • Min: 3691 W
  • Max: 6617 W
  • Typical: 4285 W
  • Min: 3435 W

Power consumption of a controller enclosure (with four controllers)

  • Max: 2668 W
  • Typical: 1761 W
  • Min: 1163 W

Power consumption of a 2 U SAS disk enclosure

  • Max: 320 W
  • Typical: 240 W
  • Min: 150 W


Power consumption of a 2 U NVMe disk enclosure (only supported in V300R002C10 and later)

  • Max: 440 W
  • Typical: 291.5 W
  • Min: 264 W

Power consumption of a PCIe switch

  • Max: 106.5 W
  • Typical: 96 W
  • Min: 80 W

PDU power voltage, rated current, and socket type

  • 220 V single-phase AC: 200 V to 240 V, AC±10%, IEC60309 32A-6h (2P+G)
  • 380 V three-phase AC: 346 V to 415 V, AC±10%, IEC60309 32A-6h (3W+N+PE)
  • 240 V high voltage DC: 240 V, DC±20%, IEC60309 32A-6h (2P+G)
  • 208 V North America three-phase AC: 200 V to 240 V, AC±10%, CS8365C (3W+PE)

BBU capacity

32 Wh

a: Dorado18000 V3 (NVMe) is available in V300R002C10 and later versions.


All power consumption values in the preceding table are calculated based on a fully-configured system bay. For power consumption values of system bays in other configurations, contact Huawei technical support.

Updated: 2019-07-17

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