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I just built an av cabinet with 4 wood shelves... 2 of them have Equipment on them. I did put holes in the shelves to pass wires through and have 2 exhaust ports on each shelf where equipment is. The cabinet is mounted to studs on a wall. I want to get 2 fans to help with the heat since some of the equipment gets really warm. Do I want to get exhaust or intake or both and how should I mount them?

Which quiet fans with thermostat do you recommend I get that aren't too expensive?

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What's an exhaust port? Does it have a door? What's above and below the cabinet? Recessed cabinet? Pic might help.

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I just built an av cabinet with 4 wood shelves... 2 of them have Equipment on them. I did put holes in the shelves to pass wires through and have 2 exhaust ports on each shelf where equipment is. The cabinet is mounted to studs on a wall. I want to get 2 fans to help with the heat since some of the equipment gets really warm. Do I want to get exhaust or intake or both and how should I mount them?
Which quiet fans with thermostat do you recommend I get that aren't too expensive?
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Is the cabinet open, or does it have a closed door?

I made mistake in cooling my cabinet, just installed one exhaust fan figuring it will pull enough air through the edges of the glass door. Under normal conditions this does the trick, but if you really push the avr, I mean really push it, my avr will go into thermal shutdown. I now must open the glass door if I plan on shaking the house.

If I were doing it again, I would have an intake and exhaust on different sides of the cabinet.

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Its a wood rack with doors..I cut two holes in it and put metal grates in for air vents


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