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19inch Rack and Racking Infomation


19 inch rack mount has become a constant for mounting any form of electronic technology for a wide range of different industries.

The standard 19 inch rack mount arrangement is now widely used in telecommunication, computing, audio, entertainment and other industries.

19 inch rack mounts are used to house professional audio and audio visual equipment. The type of equipment that is often housed within 19 inch racks includes amplifiers, effects units, interfaces, audio mixers, servers, CD, MP3 and DVD players.

19" Racks are used for computer server equipment. Taller racks 43u 46u allow dense hardware configurations to be arranged without occupying excessive floor space.

19" rack unit is a measurement used to describe the usable height in a rack. One rack unit (1U) is equivalent to 1.75" (44.45mm) in height. For example 2U = 3.5".

These U's are referred to when choosing rack equipment, because devices such as rack drawers and rack shelves will be certain U heights e.g. 2U, 3U, 4U etc.

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