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help with rack mount server rails

post #1 of 4
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hey well i just got a rack mount case in a audio road ready rack so only the front of the case is mounted.

case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ShowIm...Rackmount+Case

but by looking at that picture it looks as if the rails are suppose to help with the support, since holding up all that weight in the front of the case will probably break something. but i don't know what i can do to support the full case on both sides. any help?
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post #2 of 4
if you look at the other pictures, there is a set of brackets that looks to hold up the "rails" themselves.

Most rackmounts for servers and such are front only though, so its not exactly unprecedented. if the case is treally meant for rackmount, itl hold up fine.
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post #3 of 4
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yes that's what im trying to say. there are some kind of hold up rails.

well see im trying to rack mount the server on an audio rack, so it's not as sturdy as a server rack, which is what concerns me.

which is why i was looking for the way to hold up the support rails.
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post #4 of 4
i think the included brackets should help.
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