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    Put computer stuff on rack?

    I want to gain control of all this electonic junk spread around in this corner, arrainge the wiring in a saner fashion... AND have everything on a castored movable rack. My monitor is on an "elbow" swing mount above the desk for free desk space, it's great...

    Where does one learn about sensible layout, assembling "racks" and get the components (I really hate to have to go buy Wally's gray steel shelving for this one!)

    Components:
    PC tower (fairly big HP "media center")
    Cable modem
    Wireless router
    Sound system (rarely used) speakers + sub-woofer
    Rather large external backup drive
    UPC
    All in one printer
    Maybe some extra storage for paper, etc.

    I'm open to any suggestions except "laptop".

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    Put computer stuff on rack?

    How tall is the PC? I have used audio racks for years for computer equipment. Anything that is not rack mount I use rack-trays. A standard audio rack is 19" wide.

    I'll get a pic of one for you tomorrow.
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    Here is one computer rack I'v had.

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    Quote Originally Posted by felixm22 View Post
    Here is one computer rack I'v had.

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    Thanks!! My PC is 15" high and the tallest piece of the entire package. This is going to be a "get it all together and take it apart on a rainy day" (or weekend) project. I'll check out the audio racks.
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    From looking around and reading I see that what I really need is a movable "shelf system" and not a "rack" at all. I want to get rid of this corner space filling angle desk and go "mobile" all on one unit.
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