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How high is one rack space?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by peteroberts, Mar 4, 2003.


  1. I'm trying to figure out if my Crown CE1000 is a 2 or 3 rack space amp. Thanks
     
  2. N itt0

    N itt0

    Oct 5, 2002
    Marietta, GA
    1 Rack Unit = 1.75 inches
     
  3. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    Chicago
    It's a three space amp...
     
  4. thanks
     
  5. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    I'm not sure, but I believe that the Crown CE1000 is 3 rack spaces.
     
  6. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    I see someone answered you while I was posting.
     
  7. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    :)

    Don't you just hate that :)
     
  8. Rockin Mike

    Rockin Mike

    May 27, 2011
    So...
    When you see something like this:

    "The 7 angled top steel rails are 12U rack spaces with extra room in the back for cable connections. The lid provides enough space for cables to stay connected as well as, space for the optional 1SKB-AV8 retractable shelf. The front facing 8U steel rails"

    It means the front is 8 rack spaces (8*1.75=14") tall, and the back, tilted up for the mixer, is 12 rack spaces (12*1.75=21") tall,
    but that doesn't mean there are 12 1U slots in the back, just that it's 7 inches taller than the front to allow for mixer cables.

    Is that right?
     
  9. Rockin Mike

    Rockin Mike

    May 27, 2011
    I thought SKB molded plastic cases were supposed to be lightweight.
     
  10. deeptubes

    deeptubes

    Feb 21, 2011
    Arkham
    A rack space is 1U. :p