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I have an Adcom GFA-535 (on order). Is there any issue with moutning it on its side?

I thinking about strapping it to a desk to give me easy access to it and improve cabling options.

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Since it's convection cooled, with holes in the "top", it may need to have some fans added to keep it cool.


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Do you trust the mounting of heavy transformers and other components to hang vertically permanently?

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I am sure its not ideal, but I had no choice in the matter, I have had a Denon POAT10 THX power amp on its side, it was 8 years old when I got it on EBAY, and it has been working OK on its side for 4 years since.
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