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  Reply # 1982310 23-Mar-2018 17:28
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PhillyG:

 

Here's mine..

 

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Where did you get your rack from may I ask?





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  Reply # 1982318 23-Mar-2018 17:44
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@sonyxperiageek I got it from Computer Dynamics on the North Shore. pretty sure it's Dynamix, it's aslo only 300mm deep so no good for rack mount servers.

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  Reply # 1982611 24-Mar-2018 17:48
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I built mine; both a bit of a project and to fit the dimensions I had available:

 

 

It's made from oak plywood. I covered the visible edges with some nice solid oak to keep Mrs MDF happy (this took forever to rip down on my underpowered table saw). Like most of my projects, I made plenty of mistakes. Fortunately they're mostly hidden unless you know where to look for them. I'm actually pretty stoked at how it turned out.

 

 

Inside, the bottom shelf has an HP microserver running Unraid, and a Cisco managed switch (both courtesy of Geekzone). Next shelf up has the Vodafone "Fibre"X modem, an EdgeRouter Lite (GZ again!), and an unmanaged POE switch driving the WAPs. That shelf is also home (for now) to a Raspberry Pi and Udoo x64 (assorted projects, not properly deployed at the moment). Top shelf has one of the WAPs that is waiting for a ceiling to be replaced before it gets ceiling mounted properly and the cordless phone base. Cabling is slowly being deployed around the house, still 12 ports on the patch panel free!

 

I have to say, suprised at how much neater it looks with an investment in patch cables (a) the same colour and (b) approximately the right length.

 

Drawers underneath are really deep and take a tonne of my computer stuff nice and neatly. I had plenty of height to work with, but not much width. I am also pleased at how well it makes use of the space.

 

@davidcole - I'd be keen to know more about how your fans + raspberry Pi work. I've got some old PC fans that I'm keen to deploy to replace the current passive cooling system (cough, leaving the door open).


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  Reply # 1982614 24-Mar-2018 17:53
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mdf:

 

@davidcole - I'd be keen to know more about how your fans + raspberry Pi work. I've got some old PC fans that I'm keen to deploy to replace the current passive cooling system (cough, leaving the door open).

 

 

https://www.geekzone.co.nz/davidcole/8934

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1983552 26-Mar-2018 15:16
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Not mine, but one I put in a few years ago for family-in-law. Needs another cable management rail, and another rack-mount switch... but they're moving next year so I'm not going to bother. Currently on ADSL, but getting fibre next week (so time to replace the RB2011 and original UAPs with something faster).

 

 

 

2 cat5e and two RG-6 to each room (more in some rooms)

 

5 Unifi APs

 

Gigaset with 6 handsets

 

 

 

UPS is unplugged because they'd rather have no Internet or phones than have beeping..

 

 

 

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  Reply # 2002492 25-Apr-2018 19:57
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Any recommendations for a vertical mounted UPS to install within a wall enclosure cabinet (like the Dynamix FTTH 28" enclosure HWS-2804V2-KITB)??

 

 


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  Reply # 2002512 25-Apr-2018 20:57
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what is it powering? could use something like this: http://www.constantvigil.com/shop,shop,2,1,001.html with a battery of your choice that fits. would give about 6-10 hours.

 

 


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  Reply # 2004889 30-Apr-2018 09:59
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Just powering the ONT, Modem, Airport, MacMini server and a couple of external drives


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  Reply # 2004916 30-Apr-2018 10:29
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you will likely struggle to find something to power all those and fit in a wall mounted cabinet


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  Reply # 2005217 30-Apr-2018 14:42
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Jase2985:

 

you will likely struggle to find something to power all those and fit in a wall mounted cabinet

 

 

Thanks, was wondering that.

 

Had considered something like  PB200 but looks a little large

 

http://www.dynamix.co.nz/PB200


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  Reply # 2005260 30-Apr-2018 15:29
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i think it does fit but it wont be powering your gear for long, would likely power your ONT and router for 2-4 hours. add your other items and you would be lucky to get an hour.


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  Reply # 2012795 9-May-2018 16:46
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Thanks Jase, good to know and may just set it to power ONT and Router - or just to get continuity in short blackouts or if power is cycled or tripped.


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  Reply # 2043770 25-Jun-2018 20:02
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Jase2985:

 

could use something like this: http://www.constantvigil.com/shop,shop,2,1,001.html with a battery of your choice that fits. would give about 6-10 hours.

 

 

 

 

thanks Jase for tip.  Purchased the ConstantVigil unit and works a treat. 

 

Vanilla/basic setup at moment as cabling not in place to come back to garage dist board yet.  

 

Router, switch, airports, Hue, MacMini are downstream and not installed in the faraday cage :)

 

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  Reply # 2043821 25-Jun-2018 21:41
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Are the ONT's Huawei now?





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  Reply # 2043830 25-Jun-2018 21:56
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In Christchurch with Enable they are. The SentryLite UPS also has molex plug for Chorus ONT

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