DELL R240 EMC PowerEdge User Guide

Dell EMC PowerEdge R240Getting Started Guide

Before you begin

WARNING: Before setting up your system, follow the safety instructions included in the Safety, Environmental, and Regulatory Information document shipped with the system.

CAUTION: Use Extended Power Performance (EPP) compliant power supply unit(PSUs), indicated by the EPP label, on your system. For more information about EPP, see the Installation and Service Manual at

NOTE: The documentation set for your system is available at Ensure that you always check this documentation set for all the latest updates.

NOTE: Ensure that the operating system is installed before installing hardware or software not purchased with the system. For more information about supported operating systems, see

Setting up your system

NOTE: Ensure that the system is installed and secured. For more information about installing and securing the system into a rack, see the rack documentation included with your rack solution.

  1. Connect the network cable and the optional I/O devices
  2. Connect the system to a power source
  3. Secure the power cable in the power cable retention clip
  4. Turn on the system

Technical specifications

The following specifications are only those required by law to ship with your system. For a complete and current listing of the specifications for your system,see

Power supply Wattage at 100–240 V Derated Wattage at 100–120 V – Low Line
250 W Bronze AC 50/60 Hz, 4 A–2 A450 W Platinum AC 50/60 Hz, 6.5 A–3.5 A 250 W450 W NANA

System battery: 3 V CR2032 lithium coin cell

Temperature: Maximum ambient temperature for continuous operation: 35°C/95°F

NOTE: Certain system configurations may require a reduction in the maximum ambient temperature limit. The performance of the system may be impacted when operating above the maximum ambient temperature limit or with a faulty fan.

For information about Dell Fresh Air and supported expanded operating temperature range, see the Installation and Service Manual at

Dell End User License AgreementBefore using your system, read the Dell Software License Agreement that shipped with your system. If you do not accept the terms of the agreement, see

Save all software media that shipped with your system. These media are backup copies of the software installed on your system.

WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.

CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem.

NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your product.

Regulatory model/type E57S Series/E57S001


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