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  1. Purchased a new AV rack

    AV Home Theater
    I got this for $209 Cdn on Black Friday. Zline Baltic capable of holding a 72" display
  2. Help Installing a Sanus Rack In-Wall

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I have a Sanus 15u rack (see pic) that I would like to put in-wall at about 3 feet off the floor. The area behind the wall is unfinished. Any ideas on how best to frame out the opening and elevate it in the unfinished space. I've included a picture of the space with a super imposed image of...
  3. DIY Equipment Rack

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Did not know where to put this so I am here. I built this out of Home Depot Hardware and aluminum angle. The shelves are solid 3/4" oak with a natural poly finish. I could not afford to buy a mass produced one.
  4. Behringer DSP, DCX, DEQ Rack Mounting Bracket Ear Trimming

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    If you are interested in having your rack ears on your Behringer products milled down to look like traditional cabinet equipment, our member swatkins can accommodate you. He trimmed back the rack mount ears on my Behringer DEQ2496 and did a really nice job. If you need to keep your rack...
  5. Audio rack vibration analysis

    REW Forum
    Hi all, what is the impact of vibrations from a rack on a DAC, preamp or an amplifier? And if there is an impact, how exactly is it happening? I mean vibration induced by air waves from the speakers and/or floor on the shelves, structure of the rack and not on the equipment itself. I welcome...
  6. Behringer Rack Mounting Ears

    Classifieds - Wanted
    Looking for a pair of rack ears for a Behringer DEQ2496. I believe they will work from a BFD DSP1120, 1124, 2496... or a DCX2496.
  7. How to build a "Bump Out" in exterior wall for AV rack ? with access door ?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I want to install a av rack for theater components in exterior wall so its flush mounted, not sure if i need to have foundation the size would be roughly... 30 in x 30 in and want a access door to get to the rear ... should i frame and drywall as normal room ? what bout floor ... desperate and...
  8. Cheap A/V Rack

    Home Theater Seating and Accessories
    I was searching for a cheaper alternative to building my own rack, and I found something at Walmart, believe it or not!!..It's like one of the rubbermaid shelving units, but smaller and its the perfect size for all my a/v equipment!!..Its 49" tall..22" wide..14.5" deep....It has 4 shelves total...
  9. Rack mounting in a cablinet?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    So I have a tv stand my wife will not give up but I would like better access to equipment as I change out parts and upgrade. Can anyone point me to a good DIY site for adding rack mounting to an existing furniture piece? I've done google searches but keep coming up with prebuilt racks. Has...
  10. Amp rack Hush Box ideas and questions

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I have been searching and searching for an amp rack that I can use to house my amps in a closed environment. I am wanting to have something that can house 4 amps roughly, have the door shut for quiet operation and yet keep the air circulating enough to keep the amps cool. These are my ideas for...
  11. Home theater rack ??

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    So need a little help with this one I saw several rack systems online showing off their ht gear and was wondering how u find specific racks. Some have bolt in casings that you have to buy in order for the gear to bolt sturdy to frame or I have seen some where the gear just seems to "rest" or...
  12. Custom Open A/V Equipment Rack

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I wasn't sure where to post this. I'd like to build a floor to ceiling adjustable A/V rack that is open on all four sides. It will basically be in the middle of a media room surrounded by shelves, so I thought it would be pretty awesome to have full access to the back of the components without...
  13. Audio Design Associates Suite 7.1HD Rack Mounting

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello, I am trying to find out how to mount ADA Suite 7.1 and 8150 Amplifier in a small rack since it has rack mounting tabs built in on the sides. I just think it will look goofy without rack mounting it, only need small rack or rack shelf. Any help would be appreciated.
  14. Equipment placement in rack

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    S there any rule of thumb as to placement of equipment within a rack?
  15. Audio Rack and static electric issues

    Pro Audio
    Hi - i have a issue and its driving me crazy - i have all my gear in a 19 inch metal Rack - my AVR outside the rack on the very top - all rest of my gear is inside rack mounted and some on rack shelf's i notice more during the winter times - i am getting alot of static when i touch it or...
  16. Cabinet to hold rack - weight?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Moving along with my project, and it's time to build the "closet" to hold my Slim5. Considering the weight expected on the Slim5 is 4-500 lbs + safety factors and such... The closet/cabinet is being build in a corner, and it's all from scratch, what i'm scratching my head on is a good shelf...
  17. OT: Quieting a gear rack

    Home Audio Acoustics
    This is slightly off topic, but it does involve Roxul Safe-n-Sound, so I figure this is the best forum for it: I have a computer rack at work that is really close to where people sit. It wasn't a problem until we ran out of space and now people sit next to it and hear fans hiss and whirr all...
  18. Spare a pair of 1U Behringer rack ears?

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    I'm in need of a pair of 1U rack ears to fit a Behringer SRC2496 A/D/A converter. I bought it on Ebay, and I assume the previous owner had used it in a home theater setup, and therefore had discarded the ears. Now I need the ears to mount it in the rack in my studio. I thought someone might...
  19. In wall A/V Rack.... Help

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hello, Thanks in advance for any advice. I have a large lilving room with a fire place in the center. My TV is mounted above the fireplace and my A/V equipment is on the other side of the room. I built corner shelves for it but they are getting crowded and i have to add more shelves. Instead...
  20. Wall mounted A/V rack

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I was looking at this, and it would almost work, but they didn't leave enough space for cables behind any components. http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=108&cp_id=10828&cs_id=1082809&p_id=5715&seq=1&format=2 Does anyone know of anything close to this, but a little deeper? 4...