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Apricot FT1400
  • Intel Pentium II 350MHz / 400MHz processor
  • 100MHz Bus speed
  • Dual processor support
  • Integrated Dual Ultra SCSI controllers
  • PCI and ISA expansion technology
  • Rack Mountable
  • Integrated Emergency Management port
  • Optional RAID controller
  • SDRAM memory
  • Integral 24 speed CD-ROM drive
  • Lockable fixed and exchangeable media area
  • Integrated server management
  • UK designed & built

Pentium II

Novell Windows 95 Compatible RAID UPS BSI Registered
System Overview
With the introduction of the new Apricot FT1400, Mitsubishi Electric have brought even more power to our award winning entry level server class machine, delivering unrivalled power, performance and scalability.

Designed from the ground up as a real server, this product utilises the power of the latest Intel Pentium II processors, 100MHz Bus speed, SDRAM and Ultra-Wide SCSI disk subsystem to give superb all round performance.

This is balanced with the inclusion of data integrity features, such as an optional RAID controller and UPS, in order to keep your server available and your data intact.

Server Management
This server benefits from an integrated out of bounds emergency management port (EMP), offering total manageability to ensure maximum server availability.


Even in the rare event of a complete system failure, the server can be reset or rebooted remotely, using an external modem* connected to the totally secure management port. Component problems and faults can be diagnosed in the same manner, using the supplied 32-bit client software. This level of control is not normally found in this class of server and proves just how cost effective the Mitsubishi FT1400 is.

* Not supplied

Room for Growth
The Apricot FT1400, unlike other servers in its class, enables growth, not constrains it. A generous 4 internal hard drive bays support up to 36GB of data storage. External Hot Swap Drive options allow up to 90GB of storage, in RAID or non RAID configurations, with support for clustering. With two externally accessible 5.25" drive bays for tape drives, dual integrated Ultra SCSI controllers and integrated 10/100 network card to free up the maximum number of PCI slots, the FT1400 will grow with your applications.

Data Integrity
Using the optional RAID controller, ECC protected memory and Smart-UPS option, the Apricot FT1400 offers protection against the most common causes of data loss, power failure, disk and memory errors.

The case is also protected by two locks, ensuring secure access to the power switch and exchangeable disk areas.

Computers for a Connected World
The Apricot FT series is designed for a connected world. Multiple connectivity options ensure that the business advantages of Internet, Intranet and Extranet technologies can be fully exploited, allowing greater productivity and communications regardless of the size of your organisation. With integrated ethernet, high-speed modem and ISDN options all optimised to give simple, but effective connectivity to your local area network, or even further afield to the World Wide Web, the electronic network that spans the globe.

Standard Features
Mass Storage
  • 4GB or 9GB Ultra-Wide SCSI hard drive
  • 24 x E-IDE CD-ROM
  • 1.44MB Floppy Drive




  • PCI SVGA graphics adaptor
  • 2MB standard
  • Integrated Intel Pro 10/100 card (UTP)


  • 5 Expansion Slots
  • Dual high-speed serial ports
  • Parallel port
  • Three additional 3.5" HDD bays
  • Two 5.25" removable media bays
Supplied Software (Option)
  • Microsoft NT Server 4.0
  • Novell Intranetware for Small Business


  • Intel LANDesk server manager
  • 4GB Ultra-Wide SCSI HDD
  • 9GB Ultra-Wide SCSI HDD
  • 12-24GB DAT DDS-III tape drive
  • AMI RAID controller
  • 56KBPS Modem
  • ISDN Modem
  • UPS


Server Software
  • Novell Netware 3.12 or 4.1x
  • Microsoft BackOffice
    Small Business Server
  • Microsoft NT Server 4.0
Features & Benefits
Pentium II Power
The Apricot FT1400 is fitted with a 350MHz or 400MHz Pentium II CPU, incorporating MMX™ technology, giving superb performance (almost 50% more than the Pentium Pro). The 512K level 2 cache ensures peak performance, and as the motherboard has a second free CPU slot, this allows you to keep your upgrade options open!

100MHz Bus Speed
Always a leader in technology, Mitsubishi Electric has taken advantage of the latest developments to not only boost the processor speed, but also increase the whole motherboard speed by 50%. This enhances network performance far more than ever before.

Ultra SCSI
A SCSI disk subsystem is essential for a true server, so the Apricot makes no compromises on its disk controller. Whilst lesser systems struggle with desktop technology, the FT1400 has dual Ultra SCSI controllers (one wide, one narrow) as standard: PCI based, of course. This gives a SCSI bus capacity of 40MB/s, ideal for fast file serving and demanding applications.

Multiple Drive bays
To cope with the inevitable rise in data volumes, the FT1400 has a class-leading four internal hard disk drive bays. Fit a 9GB in each and you have an impressive 36GB of high performance Ultra-Wide SCSI storage.

External Disk Unit
Supporting both Hot Swap drives and redundant power supplies, the external disk unit offers FT1400 up to 90GB of fault tolerant storage, with support for clustering, virtually eliminating server downtime.

Server Management
The FT1400 is supplied with dedicated server management as standard. This enables your server administrator to remotely monitor the condition of your servers' voltages and temperature, giving early indication of potential problems. The server management controller will also issue warnings in case of unauthorised intrusion and component failure. And, in the rare event of an operating system crash, your server can reboot automatically! All this functionality adds up to less server downtime and increased productivity.

High Capacity, High Speed Hard Drives
To complement the Ultra-Wide SCSI controller and RAID option, the Apricot FT1400 uses high-performance Ultra-Wide SCSI hard disk drives. These high-quality drives have a MTBF rating of 800,000 power on hours.

Smart-UPS Option
As an option, the APC Smart-UPS can be used to protect your Apricot FT1400 from the hazards of fluctuating mains supplies. The Smart-UPS unit protects against temporary brown-outs and keeps your data safe in the event of total power failure.

RAID Option
The PCI based RAID controller provides fault-tolerant operation by allowing data to be spread across a number of hard drives which appear as one logical disk. In the event of a single disk failure, the system continues to operate as data is still available. For the maximum peace of mind, the system can even be configured with a disk designated as a "hot spare" which will automatically take over from the failed disk.

And all this can be managed with an easy to use management utility, run either locally or remotely (exact configuration option depends on operating system).

Rack Mountable
The optional rack mount kit allows the FT1400 to be mounted into a Mitsubishi rack.gif (13817 bytes)industry standard 19" Rack, making it suitable for any environment.

Case locks prevent unauthorised access to the system. This protects the power on/off switch, exchangeable media, fixed disks and electronic components.


Mitsubishi 19" Rack

Technical Specifications . . .
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