[rescue] Small (2U) enclosed racks?

Ethan O'Toole ethan at 757tech.net
Thu May 4 11:36:19 CDT 2006

> Ah!  Good point!  :-(
> Is the noise primarily *fan* noise?  Or, a noisey disk(s)?
> Can you replace the fans with quieter ones, etc.?
> What about wrapping some  3/8" veneered plywood around the server
> as a skin?  Since you are probably sitting it on a flat surface,
> the skin doesn't need much structural integrity.  It can
> essentially be a "veneer" on the server itself (make the
> plywood into a "sleeve" and then just *slide* the server
> into it)

Some time ago I made some cases myself for 5th hope. Got the parts from
Parts express, and the wood from the hardware store:


I used the wrong kind of wood I think, so it's a bit softer than it should
be. But I had no issues and they were deep enough to hold servers :-)

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