Middle Atlantic EGR Series Wastes No Space

Middle Atlantic's new rack system brings features from its other series, but adds new pre-drilled sides with laser knockout mounting holes, new brackets and unique cable-entry doors.

Jason Knott · October 7, 2010

Have you ever marveled at the engineering inside a motorhome? Tables turn into beds, sinks turn into cutting boards, and bathrooms turn into showers. There is no wasted space. The new EGR Series rack enclosures from Middle Atlantic Products are equally judicious.

In addition to the features of Middle Atlantic’s other rack series, EGR Series racks feature the new “V-system” pre-drilled sides with laser knockout mounting holes on a 5 1/4-inch grid. This eliminates field drilling to mount small components by allowing the integrator to simply knock out any of the precut holes and use the company’s stud to provide a mounting point.

There are a variety of new brackets designed for the V-System that can be used to provide mounting points for large and small equipment, cable tie points and power strip mounting, even rear rackrail in full height or partial height sections.

Lastly, there is a unique optional cable-entry door that comes with a brush grommet “arch” that can be installed in the top or bottom of the opening. Because of its design, it can be installed before or after the cables, front or rear.

Also, Middle Atlantic’s rack bay extenders let you add depth to the front or back of an existing rack. These allow the use of existing doors, handles, and similar elements while adding 3 inches to the usable bay depth. Extenders can also be stacked to achieve greater depth — no wasted space!


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Jason Knott is Chief Content Officer for Emerald Expositions Connected Brands. Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990, serving as editor and publisher of Security Sales & Integration. He joined CE Pro in 2000 and serves as Editor-in-Chief of that brand. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He has been a member of the CEDIA Business Working Group since 2010. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Jason at

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