Submitted October 19, 2004 by a customer from yahoo.com
"Excellent choice for setups not requiring portability"
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If you need a rack for home studio use, this is a good choice. It let's your gear breathe better than an enclosed rack, it's sturdy and stable enough, it gives you side access to your gear which can be helpful depending on your setup. However, two quips: 1. you have to be careful how you organize your gear because of the angle of the rack. If you put your power conditioner on the bottom, the wall warts are not going to fit (too close to the table), you'll have to set the whole rack unit up on books or some other stilts. If you put your deepest item on top, you're going to be top heavy and it doesn't feel really stable that way (didn't fall, though) but if you put it on bottom, it may also have a conflict with the table if it is quite deep (like a synth tone module as opposed to a reverb or patchbay, for example). Now the real killer: I don't care what the ad copy says, this thing is NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT easy to carry around with you. Think about it, where are you going to grip it? No wheels, no handles, no sides... you're going to be grabbing it by your GEAR. Awkward at best, downright panic-inspiring most of the time. And twelve pieces of rack gear is HEAVY, partner. So, what I'm saying here is, buy it because it's cheap, but not because it looks light and portable with that one item stuck in it in the ad photo. This thing is a real BEAST for trying to take places. I'm already shopping more traditional, enclosed racks with wheels & handles... I REFUSE to move this thing around any more, grabbing it tenuously by my gear.
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