Sun Fire 280R Server

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Sun Fire 280R Server

Sun Fire 280R Server Overview


Processor Options

1.2 GHz UltraSPARC® III
Superscalar SPARC® v9
Memory management
MMU with 64 I-TLB entries and 64 D-TLB entries, 8192 hardware-supported contexts
64-KB data and 32-KB instruction on chip Secondary: 8-MB external
Main memory
Total of 8 DIMM memory slots available 256- or 512MB; or 1-GB expansion (8 GB maximum) Note: Install DIMMs in groups of four.

Standard Interfaces

Ethernet/Fast Ethernet, twisted pair standard (10-BaseT and 100-BaseT)
40MB/sec UltraSCSI (SCSI-3)(synchronous)
Two RS-232C/RS-423 serial ports (DB25)
Centronics-compatible parallel port-(DB25) (ECP mode capable)
Expansion bus
Four full-size PCI slots, three at 33 MHz, one at 33 or 66 MHz; USB and HSSDC copper FC-AL connector

Mass Storage and Media

Host Adapters
Internal SCSI (Fast/Narrow) to support DVD
Internal DVD
Internal CD
Optional SunCD32, 32X-speed, Photo CD compatible
Internal tape
Optional 12- to 24-GB DDS-3 4-mm, 20- to 40-GB DDS-4 4-mm
Internal disk
Up to two 3.5- x 1.0-in. fibre-channel disks (73GB formatted), 10,000 rpm
External disk
Supports Sun StorEdge D2, S1, A1000, D1000, T3, A5200 disk arrays; Sun StorEdge 3900/6900/9900 series storage systems; Sun StorEdge D240 Media Tray
External tape
SCSI tape device from external onboard SCSI Supports up to four SCSI tape devices (total 8-mm, 4-mm DDS-2, DDS-3, DLT. QIC)

Dimensions and Weights

17.6cm (6.95 in.)
43.8cm (17.25 in.)
Depth (excluding bezel)
69.2 cm (27.25 in.)
Fits into a standard commercial 19-inch wide, 36-inch deep rack


One or two N+1 redundant, hot-swap universal input (one supply standard); individual power cords
Maximum DC output
560 W
Power bus
Common, load-sharing


Express Computer Systems state-of-the-art engineering lab and certified technicians will make sure that your Sun Fire 280R Server is tested rigorously and in perfect working condition. To back it up, we carry a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on all of our used and refurbished gear, in addition to one of the industries best warranties.

Shipping Policy

We stock all of our products. Items are fully tested and professionally packaged to ensure functionality on arrival.

The Sun Fire 280R Server will ship the same day if the order is received with sufficient testing and packaging time.

*Alaska and Hawaii customers, please contact us for a shipping quote.

Shipping Methods

We ship via Fedex. Next Day and expedited shipping services are available. Please contact us for a quote to upgrade shipping.

We can also ship via UPS or FedEx on your account number. Other freight and carrier services are available, please contact us at to make arrangements.

Pickup & Delivery

Local customers may also arrange for pickup or delivery of items.

Net Terms

Approved Educational, Government, and Corporate customers may submit a purchase order to purchase the Sun Fire 280R Server.

Please contact us and we will FAX or Email you a credit application.

Finance & Leasing Options

We have solutions to help you finance your purchase. Please contact us at to learn more about our finance and leasing options.

Credit Card

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Wire Transfer

International buyers must pay via Wire Transfer.

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Business and Personal Checks must clear prior to shipment.