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Registered: ‎05-19-2009

Can the FC8-32e blade be used in the DCX not the DCX-8510?

Does anyone know if the FC8-32e is downwardly compatible to be used in the DCX-4s or the DCX backbone not just the 8510's.

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Registered: ‎12-30-2009

Re: Can the FC8-32e blade be used in the DCX not the DCX-8510?

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I don't know I have a hard time finding both specsheets for the FC8-32e.

Externally the look different as the FC8-32e seems to similar to the FC16-32 (port groups on both edges with a diagram in the middle).

 

Internally to look to be different to, but I don't think the connector wiring is different.

So mechanically it will fit and electrically chances are good it will work, however the blade could bave been coded to only work in 8510's.

 

Given the choice I would play it save (so FC8-32e = not compatible with the 8Gb DCX'ses) until proven otherwise.

Ask your vendor for confirmation.

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