After the power supplies are removed the power cage can be lifted. Two holes are for power supply locking latches
System X 3500 Fan Cage Removal Upper release button for fan cage Be sure to press firmly and release top and bottom one at a time. You may need to slightly lift cage after depressing. When installing make sure clicks on top and bottom
System X 3500 Fan Cage Removal Top release Bottom release
System X 3500 Fan Cage Removal Latch will not lift until both power supplies are removed. Full insertion of one or both power supplies lock the latch into position.
System X 3500 Fan Cage Removal Fan Cage removal The x3500 comes standard with 3 hot swap fans. Three more fans are added with the optional second power supply.
System X 3500 Fan Cage Removal Fan cage must be fully seated or power connectors may not have good connection. Possible cause of fans ramping after BMC Version v1.33, SPBT33A update.
System X 3500 Fan Cage Removal These slides are the main fastening structure for the fan cage to the chassis. They bend very easily.