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# 210317 22-Mar-2017 12:43
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One of the best pieces of advice I have EVER received is to buy a server rack to house my HT gear.

 

They come up on TM every day and some go for a great deal less than the costly dedicated Atlantic Rack HT systems you see on AVS.

 

Anyway..having got one and I now getting ready to put my gear init, I really need to put a screen in there so I can see what settings are or just for music palyback.

 

How do you do it without big cost involved to import dedicated LCD racks.

 

NOTE: I want a 16x9 19" screen not 4:3 as the picture example.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  # 1745734 22-Mar-2017 12:46
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Added a picture of a typical 42U server rack used for HT - 17" width for standard rack mounting of pro and domestic gear.

 

 

 

 

 


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  # 1745743 22-Mar-2017 12:54
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In the past I saw a bracket that let you use the 100mm vesa to recess a screen slightly into the rack, It was crazy overpriced like most things with "rack" in the name.

 

I didnt bother, just put a TV on the wall beside it, bigger, cheaper, actually useful to watch things on.





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  # 1745747 22-Mar-2017 12:56
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Here is the thing on Amazon. Its come down a bit but shipping here would be crazy price and locally they were in the $200 range.

 

 

 

 





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  # 1745749 22-Mar-2017 12:57
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Thanks I started to wonder if you just get one of those standard TV wall mount pieces and 'modify' it to work in a rack - hoping of course an LCD screen will just take the screw hole locations on the back..or maybe modify a piece of wood as the buffer?..




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  # 1745750 22-Mar-2017 12:58
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Yeah that Amazon piece is the one.

 

Friends coming down from the US may have to add something in their case!

 

Thanks that is EXACTLY it!

 


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  # 1745754 22-Mar-2017 13:02
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I put in something like this for my machine ina cupbaord:

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/item

 

 

 

Sorry crappy link.

 

 

 

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  # 1745763 22-Mar-2017 13:15
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davidcole:

 

 

 

Sorry crappy link.

 

 

 

 

use something like this then
https://goo.gl/

 

 


 
 
 
 




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  # 1745803 22-Mar-2017 13:42
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Found this at the usual place..with a bit of modifying it may work. For $8 it's worth a shot!

 

 

 


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