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New Racks from Middle Atlantic Engineered for Fast Assembly

Middle Atlantic's QAR line of rack products offer features such as locking casters, optional leveling feet and bracket provisions for vertical power distribution.

Middle Atlantic says its Quick Assembly Rack product line can save installers up to 30 minutes in assembly time when compared other knock-down racks.
Robert Archer · September 30, 2014

The Fairfield, N.J.-based equipment manufacturer Middle Atlantic is one of the most popular companies in the entire custom electronics category.

Looking for new ways to support its dealer base, the company has just introduced its Quick Assembly Rack (QAR) line of products, which it says is engineered to assemble quickly and easily in the field. Developed for price-conscious installations, the QAR series is designed to save installers as much as 30 minutes when compared to other knock-down rack products. Middle Atlantic says the products provide dealers with a foundation to facilitates the racks’ use as skeleton racks or as fully dressed solutions with sides, doors and power accessories.

The UL-listed line of products are available in a choice of 12 sizes. Dealers can locate the racks in places such as closets, basements and equipment rooms. The line is supported with features and options that include locking casters, leveling feet and mounting brackets for vertical power distribution.

Middle Atlantic adds the QAR line is also part of its Essex collection of products. As one of its three lines of Essex components, the company is supporting the QAR series with optional locking solid and plexi doors, locking side panels, and a choice of Essex power distribution solutions. QAR thermal management options include DC fans capable of 276 CFM to deliver forced airflow to environments that require additional cooling to ensure equipment reliability and performance.

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Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at robert.archer@emeraldexpo.com

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Networking & Cables · AV Racks · Products · Middle Atlantic · All Topics
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