RS378P Rugged 3U Carbon Fiber Server

Field tested, failsafe and long life performance in extreme conditions. As processing performance continues to improve, Crystal Group is dedicated to minimize the SWaP envelope of the RS378P. High-end computing performance in a light weight 3U chassis with a depth of 20” (50.8cm) fits most any rack space.


RS378P 3U Rugged Carbon Fiber Server

• Ultra light weight carbon fiber chassis – 22-36 lbs.
• Up to 512 GB of memory
• Easily mounted – Delrin glides or Jonathan® rails
• Rugged 3U, rack mounted 20” depth
• Versatility with sixteen (16) removable 2.5” drives or eight (8) removable 3.5” drive bays
• Expandable with multiple slot configurations
• Leading edge Intel® Sandy Bridge, Ivy Bridge, Haswell or Broadwell CPU options


Environmental Standards
MIL-STD-810, Operational Temperature, Method 501, Procedure I/II

-15°C to +55°C, capable of -40°C to +71°C with select processors

MIL-STD-810, Storage, Method 501, Procedure I/II

-55°C to +85°C

MIL-STD-810, Humidity, Method 507, Procedure II

240 hours with humidity kit

MIL-STD-810, Altitude, Method 500

12,500 ft operation, 40,000 ft transport

MIL-STD-810, Vibration, Method 514, Procedure 13

4.63 GRMS, 5-2000Hz, 60 min/axis with solid state drives + vibration kits

MIL-S-901, Grade B
MIL-S-901, Grade A

With solid state drives + shock kits

Electromagnetic Compatibility Standards
Some standards may require an internal kit
MIL-STD-461, EMC, CE102 (conducted) & RE102 (radiated) emissions, CS101, RS103, CS114, CS115, and CS116, RTCA DO-160 Sections 20 and 21
AC, FCC compliant
AC, MIL-STD-461, RE102, CE102 compliant
DC, MIL-STD-461, RE102, CE102 compliant
RTCA DO-160 Section 21, Category M
14 CFR 25 - Airworthiness Standards
Flammability Airworthiness Test 14 CFR Part 25

Amendment 25-83 and 25-116, Appendix F, Part I, Para a(1), subparagraphs i, ii, and iv

Form Factor
5.25" (13.34cm)
17.5" (44.45cm) [accepts Crystal Slides and Jonathan Rails] EIA-310 Rack Compliant
20" (50.8cm)
22 - 36 lbs ( 9.98 - 16.33 kgs )
Intel® CPU architecture options from Intel embedded long-life roadmap; Up to 18 cores per socket.
Option 1

Sandy Bridge or Ivy Bridge LGA1155, X9SAE-V

Option 2

Haswell LGA 2011, X10SRL-F or X10DRL-I

Up to 18 cores per socket

Expansion Slots
Seven (7) full height, 3/4 length PCIe or PCI slot
External Bays
Option 1

Up to sixteen (16) removable SATA or SAS 2.5″ SSDs

Option 2

Up to eight (8) removable SATA or SAS 2.5″ or 3.5″HDDs

Option 3 (can be combined with HDD option)

One (1) CD/DVD/BD (R/W)

16 GB - 512 GB

High speed, high volume fans (6) CPU temperature controlled

Option 1

Ultra light mounts on Delrin glides

Option 2

Jonathan rails, 128QD

Power Supply
Option 1

600W 120/240VAC, 50/60HZ w/PFC, 115VAC 400Hz

Option 2

1200W 1+1 120/240VAC 50/60Hz w/PFC, 115VAC 400Hz

Option 3

1005W 18-36VDC

System Board
Option 1

X9SAE-V, LGA1155, Xeon® & i3/5/7, ATX, 2LAN1000, VGA, 2XHDMI, AUDIO, 1 PCI 5V, 2 PCI-E X1, 1 PCI-E X8, 2 PCI-E X16, SATAX4, SATA3X2

Option 2

X10SRL-F, Single LGA2011 R3 Xeon®, ATX, 2LAN1000, VGA, 2 PCI-E X16, 5 PCI-E X8, IPMI, IPKVM, SATA3X10

Option 3


Software Compatibility
Accepts Windows 10®, VMware®, Linux® or Windows Server 2016®
Kit Options
Option 1- Shock/Vibe

Power supply mods, card stabilization (as required), and DIMM retention, SSD only

Option 2 - EMI

Input filtering and additional shielding/grounding. Excludes 1200W 1+1

Option 3 - Humidity

Conformal coatings and sealing of unused contacts and connectors

Export Compliance
ECCN: 5A992 | Classification is dependent on configuration and is subject to change. Please contact your Business Development Manager to receive the classification of your product.

Reports, Guides & Drawings

RS378P 3U Carbon Fiber Server - Outline Installation Drawing
TST-00090 RS378P June 2013 Environmental Test Report
TST-00210 RS378P September 2014 Vibration Test Report