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custom 6U Hardshell rack-mount / rackmount case by ECM


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6U Hardshell case by Engineered Case Manufacturers in Mississauga.

16 inch inside depth. Removable front and back with indicator arrows to show which way panels go back on.

I've outgrown this case. It's about 7 years old. It's been to a lot of places. There's no damage anywhere but it does have the appropriate scrapes and marks all over it. It has been well used and well loved. I'm sure it will last another 100 years unless you're planning to drop it off a building or something.

This is a "medium" duty case. It doesn't have an isolating system. But it is solidly built. The handles are solid and easy to hold on to.

One type of case that has become a mainstay in the sound, lighting & music business, and the scientific & military communities, is the rack case. Rack mountable equipment is designed with or without an outer casing and has an industry-standard width faceplate designed to be mounted between rails. The purpose of this design is to allow mixing and matching of components to suit virtually any user requirement. For example, you might have a number of amplifiers that you want to house in the same enclosure along with signal processors, power conditioners or other related components. With rackmounts you can combine all of these in one convenient package. When the time comes to upgrade or change your configuration you simply unbolt the old hardware and bolt in the new.

Rack heights are measured in "spaces", a unit of measure equal to 1 3/4". One space is termed "1u". The width of the rack (between the rails) is an industry standard 18 3/8" mounting hole center to mounting hole center. The only other measurement of any consequence is the rackable depth, the necessary distance from the front to the rear of the equipment.

Knowing the rackable depth and the number of spaces required allows you to easily specify the case that most precisely fits your requirements.

At Engineered Case Manufacturers we've taken rack design to new heights. Our ability to fabricate custom parts and components means that we can offer you sophisticated refinements that are unavailable anywhere else.




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