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MaxCube 8250 Compact Mobile Super-Server – the most feature rich, highest computing density, ruggedized mobile server available in the industry. The MaxCube is a compact transportable computer with unparalled processing power and storage capabilities in the volume of close to 1 cubic foot.

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The MaxCube 8250 provides the following features and configuration choices:

  • Two Intel Xeon E5-2600v2 processors for up to 24 64-bit CPU 'cores'
  • Supermicro x9DRL motherboard supporting up to 512GB of DDR3 up to 1866MHz main memory.
  • Eight removable 3.5" SATA hard disks, configured in a variety of quick eject magazines. Supports high performance RAID 0, 1, 5 & 6. Supports up to eight 6TB hard disks for a total of 48TB of internal data storage.
  • Supports the following input power: 90 - 264VAC@ 50-400Hz, 90-380VDC, 28VDC
  • Provides an option for integrated UPS, assuring continuous operation at full load for up to 5 minutes.
  • Operates over the full range of 0-50°C
  • 'Desert proven' air filtration eliminates nearly all small particle dust in heavy load environments with nearly no back pressure. Filters all components, even the optical disk
  • Two removable 2.5" SATA system disks configurable as a mirror RAID 1 or two individual drives.
  • Option of either DVD double layer burner (8.5GB) or BluRay (50GB) optical drive. Each is interchangeable and removable.
  • One PCIe 3.0 x8(x16 Mech) used for graphics card
  • Two PCIe 3.0 x8(one used for RAID controller)
  • One PCIe 2.0 x8
  • One PCI 32 bit slots
  • Two GbE network connections
  • Four USB 2.0 plus 4 USB 2.0 internal
  • Optional 13.3" 1280 x 800 resolution LCD
  • Rugged aluminum chassis
  • High capacity air filtration using custom K&N Filter technology

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MaxCube 8250 Spec Sheet

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No other server has the density, processing performance, tolerance to dust and heat, and the rich set of standard features that are integrated into the MaxCube 8250

Designed for service, the MaxCube 8250 can be accessed and serviced with minimal tools, with no tools needed for most tasks.

The HDPac™ removable hard drive magazines are available in 8, 4 and 2 drive configurations. The 2 and 4 drive configurations can be mixed and matched in the removable drive backplane. This allows for one 8 drive HDPac™ magazine, two 4 drive HDPac™ magazines, four 2 drive HDPac™ magazines or a mix of two 2 drive and one 4 drive magazines, allowing the maximum flexibility in managing your high performance, high capacity RAID storage requirements. The LSI 9260 series of RAID controllers provides the highest performance, maximum flexibility SATA RAID processing available. The entire unit can fit into a single waterproof transit roller case that can be pulled effortlessly using the attached handle. It can be shipped as checked luggage or sent via express courier such as FEDEX.

HDPac™ Family is availiable in 3 configurations: 2, 4, and 8 Drive arrays

Suitable for both military and commercial use, the applications vary from military servers, network attached storage, and workstations with detached displays. Commercial applications include Digital Disk Recorders for HD video and cinematography applications and simulations.


MaxCube 8250

No Display

Single 13.3" Display
Customize MaxCube


Dual processor Xeon E5-2600v2 / SuperMicro X9DRL-iF motherboard


Up to 512GB of DDR3 Registered ECC memory, eight memory SIMMs

LCD Display Size


Single 13.3" 1280x800

LCD Monitor Specifications


250nits min luminance, 178°/178° viewing angle, 16ms switching speed, contrast ratio 500:1, 16.7M colors with 72% color saturation , VGA interface.  DVI-I interface available for use with high performance graphics card.

Std I/O Interfaces

Two 1Gbit Ethernet,  four external USB2.0 ports and four internal USB2.0 ports, Onboard VGA, Com RS-232

PCI Expansion slots

3 PCIe 3.0 (x8), 1 PCIe2.0 4 (x8), 1 PCI 32bit-33Mhz,

Removable Hard Drive Magazine

A total of eight 3.5" hard drives using any combination of HDPac2™ or HDPac4™, or a single HDPac8™ magazine allowing removal of all drives without tools in less than 10 seconds. Individual drives are also replaceable without removing the entire HDPac.

Hard Drive

Choice of 3.5" SATA or SAS drives up to 6TB.  Using 2.5" adapter, 2.5" SSD drives can also be loaded.  Special configures for FIPS secure drives available upon request.

Power Supply

700Watt 90-264VAC 50/60Hz 115VAC@400Hz with optional integrated UPS with support for 28VDC power input

Software OS

Windows 2012 Server, Windows 7 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro, Redhat Enterprise Linux standard, Rehat Enterprise Linux Server, CENT OS.

Size Closed

12.6"W x 11.37"H x 13.57"D

12.6"W x 12.78"H x 13.57"D

Size Setup (displays unfolded)


12"W x 26"H x 12"D


0-50°C operating temperature; 10-90% relative humidity non-condensing; exceeds Mil Std 810G Hot Operating Temperature cycle test; -20 to 70°C non operating


FCC Class A, CE

Transit Case

Custom Pelican™ 0340 Cube water-tight roller case stores Keyboard, mouse and cords


38 lbs. without HD magazine or accessory roller pack - 44lbs with HD magazine 54 lbs. with accessory roller pack

Total Weight of Computer with UPS and Transit Case

75 lbs. accessory roller case and HD magazine 68 lbs. without HD magazine
(ADD 5 lbs. for UPS option)

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