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Topic # 109238 15-Sep-2012 18:10 Send private message

I have a 100mm deep 19" rack and am trying to find a rack mount network switch that's less than 100mm deep.  Does anyone know of one?

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  Reply # 686512 15-Sep-2012 18:46 Send private message

Is there space for it to jut out in front of the rack?  You can often set up the ears this way especially the cisco "universal" ears.

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  Reply # 686513 15-Sep-2012 18:49 Send private message

Hi, would have to say never seen one. I recommend you never use less than a 300mm deep wall frame or rack, that way you can fit most brands including top end mangaged layer2 GigE models. If you trim it down to 200mm then there are a number of low end unmanaged models about. But you are likely to have to make do with basic (read plastic) desk top models on a shelf or on the cabinet floor if you only have 100mm to deal with.

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  Reply # 686608 16-Sep-2012 09:31 Send private message

The narrowest that I've seen were Edimax at 120mm. They pop up on trademe for under $10.

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  Reply # 686634 16-Sep-2012 12:11 Send private message

I had a CNET one which probably was less than 100mm. 24 port 100mbps unmanaged. 100mm is crazy short depth. Why so short lol?





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