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HR-21 Rack Mount


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#1 OFFLINE   emana

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Posted 29 November 2007 - 08:39 PM

I spoke to DirecTV over the weekend and they told me that both the HR-21 and the HR-21 pro are rack mountable.

I asked the rep if he was sure; he said yes.

I then asked to buy the rack mount kit and he told me DirecTV doesn't sell them. He directed me to Best Buy....ugh!

Best Buy had no clue what I was talking about.

Anyone know where I can get the rack mount kit?

Thanks in Advance!
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#2 OFFLINE   Earl Bonovich

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Posted 29 November 2007 - 08:58 PM

The HR21 is not rack mountable.
Is at a width that it "could be" racked... but you would need a shelf or additional components to rack an A/V component that doesn't have rack screw holes.

As for teh HR21-PRO... that particular unit will be RACK MOUNTABLE natively.
However, there is no ETA on when it will be available.
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#3 OFFLINE   hdtvfan0001

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Posted 30 November 2007 - 11:08 AM

I have my HR21-700 "mounted" in my equipment rack in the Home Theater, however, this is accomplished via having it rest on its own shelf in the Mid-Atlantic rack itself.

It is possible to get a custom faceplace as well, but I just haven't found the value in that.

Since all my equipment is now black in color, everything goes quite well via shelfing within the MA rack.
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#4 OFFLINE   doctor j

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Posted 30 November 2007 - 12:06 PM

Just what the "doctor ordered".

I use these "Vented Clamping Rackshelf ".
the 2 U will hold H-10, H-20, or HR-20.
the HR-10-250 requires a 3U mount.

http://www.middleatl.../shelves2.htm#2

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#5 OFFLINE   captainjrl

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Posted 01 December 2007 - 12:57 PM

As for teh HR21-PRO... that particular unit will be RACK MOUNTABLE natively.
However, there is no ETA on when it will be available.


What is the HR21-PRO?

#6 OFFLINE   botcher

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Posted 01 December 2007 - 11:01 PM

Speeking of rack mounted DTV stuff - Anyone looking for a D11-300 with a Middle Atlantic RSH-4A black brushed aluminum rack mount shelf? I have one that looks brand new, and no longer need since I just replaced the D11 with a H21, and had to have a new RSH shelf cut.

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