Rack EARS 4 ADC PPI1232RS-MVJT-bk Panel (Make shift)

Discussion in 'Professional Video Production' started by anthony, Nov 17, 2005.

  1. anthony

    anthony Guest

    Rack Ears + ideas needed! Purchased patch panel w/o rack ears. Need make
    shift way or find some rack ears that will work!

    I purchased a ADC patch panel (PPI1232RS-MVJT-BK) via Ebay not knowing
    the rack ears were'nt included. The 'holes' are 1" apart and are 1" from
    the front of the rack. This is a midsize PPI panel. ADC says it looks
    like somebody drilled out the weld points on the rack ear and removed
    it. I need a make shift way to get it to work w/o spending $115 more on
    a new empty panel.


    anthony, Nov 17, 2005
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  2. Can you drill appropriate holes in two pieces of what I call 'angle
    iron' (preferably made of aluminum) and screw them onto the panels
    where the old welds were drilled out?

    Too bad they did that. What a PITA...

    Gene E. Bloch, Nov 17, 2005
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  3. New idea, possibly better than screws: pop rivets.

    BTW - Make sure there's nothing inside close to where the welds were!

    Gene E. Bloch, Nov 17, 2005
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