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Hi all.. I hope I'm in the right forum.

I've recently moved into a new home, and have a great surround set- up. I would like to keep my components in the cabinet to the right of the fireplace (that the tv is above), but I'm having a hard time finding a rack system to install. I really don't want to pile my components on top of each other and woudl like to use the left side of the right side cabinets. I plan on getting a power conditioner as well. So I will neeed to stack a receiver, BD player, DirecTv Genie, power conditioner (probably Panamax), and an Apple Tv which I can just put on the top of the BD.
Below is my situation. Can anyone help?!?!
There are 4 cabinet doors on either side of the fireplace/tv/ I am showing the right side only.





Panasonic 60GT50
Pioneer Elite SC-61
Oppo BDP-93
DirecTv Genie
Apple TV (3rd gen)
Monitor Audio GX50 bookshelf speakers (2)
Monitor Audio CT265-IDC in-ceiling speakers (2)
Monitor Audio GXW15 15" Subwoofer with 650W D2Audio Amplifier

MY GEAR:

-Pioneer Elite SC-61 7.2 Channel Class D3 Amplification AVR*
-Oppo BDP-93 3D Blu ray Player
-Monitor Audio GX50 Piano Ebony Bookshelf Speakers (pair)
-Monitor Audio CT265-IDC Trimless In-Ceiling Speakers (pair)
-Monitor Audio GXW15, 15” C-CAM bass driver 650W D2Audio®* DSP controlled...
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You'd need one of the Middle Atlantic slide-out cabinet racks - the sticker shock on those might change your mind. You really don't have a ton of equipment - using one or two of the pull-out bases might give you enough access without the expense of the rack and shelves. Remember that a rack requires rear-access so you can actually connect stuff - which is why the cabinet racks are pull-out and therefore not cheap.

http://www.middleatlantic.com/enclosure/main.htm

Your cabinet does appear to have good depth, which is a plus. I'd suggest an MA REB roll-out shelf to place the AVR on, which is the key piece that needs a lot of access. Stack the rest of the gear on the other side with the Genie on top so it has the best air circulation - nothing else in your list is a concern heat-wise.

http://www.middleatlantic.com/enclosure/roll/reb.htm

More important will be a cabinet cooling solution with both the AVR and the set-top box in there. Take a look at systems from Coolerguys, ActiveThermal or CoolComponents.


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