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Newbie Needs Rack Recommendations

Hi,

I'm looking to purchase a rack. At the moment, I have an amp and turntable (no speakers, unfortunately, but hey I'm working on it), should they be on the same rack or seperate on different racks?

Is height important for the rack?

Ideally, the rack should be within reaching distance.

These may not be the most appropriate set of questions for this particular board. But it seems like the most appropriate place.

Any help will not go unappreciated.

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Re: Newbie Needs Rack Recommendations

www.middleatlantic.com All kinds of great stuff.....PartsExpress has some of it Sweetwater has a lot of em too.

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Re: Newbie Needs Rack Recommendations

For the hyper picky, the turntable should be on its own dedicated isolation rack - but for most of us this is far from necessary.

I personally do not believe height matters as long as the rack is solid and stable.

I doubt DUP's source is going to help you much. This supplier makes racks for rack mounting equipment with "ears" - primarily studio equipment and PA equipment - not the sort of thing most home audio people are listening to. The equipment hangs on to the sides of these racks by the ears. Thus, the lack of shelves in these racks.

For the kind of audio racks you are looking for take a look at Audio Advisor's site. They have quite a selection for your consideration. There are lots of others as well, of course.

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Re: Newbie Needs Rack Recommendations

Build a FleXy Table.
http://www.tnt-audio.com/clinica/flexye.html

The turntable you can isolate with a SandBlaster.
http://www.tnt-audio.com/clinica/sandblaster_e.html

This way you will save hundreds perhaps even thousands of dollars.

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Re: Newbie Needs Rack Recommendations

19" is RACK industry standards. They make shelves that mount into these industry standard chassis. The consumer stuff sold technically are not RACKS, shelves maybe, rack usually implies 19" standard. He did use the term RACK....my bad. He's looking for a SHELF.

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Re: Newbie Needs Rack Recommendations

Thanks all.

Is the IKEA lack a worthy investment?

Glass OR Wood?

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Re: Newbie Needs Rack Recommendations

Here are some of my favorites, if you have the money to spend:

Schroers & Schroers

Bello

Sanus

There are others, but these are my favorites.

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