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Old 06-23-2016, 08:14 PM   #15
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I cut a piece of thick foam rubber to put under the satellite receiver and switcher box. They still move around side to side but don't bounce like they used to!
I hope the foam doesn't block the vents in the units! Get them too hot and they fail.
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I used some mesh drawer liner. Leaves plenty of room for air flow and keeps the equipment from moving too much.
I also added a shelf above the stereo receiver with adequate air flow space. Then placed DVD and Sat receiver on top of the shelf.


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GDawgs - Nice work! What/where did you tap into to get the 12V power to the fan?

This is a fan made to ventilate AV equipment and it came with a 110v plug that is adjustable from 3 volts to 12 volts output. This changes the speed of the fan. I closed the vents in the door but left the vents at the bottom of the cabinet and run at 6 volts. With the fan mounted high, it naturally draws cool air from under the cabinet when the door is closed.
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This is a fan made to ventilate AV equipment and it came with a 110v plug that is adjustable from 3 volts to 12 volts output. This changes the speed of the fan. I closed the vents in the door but left the vents at the bottom of the cabinet and run at 6 volts. With the fan mounted high, it naturally draws cool air from under the cabinet when the door is closed.
That looks like a real nice solution to the heat buildup issue! Any change you have a link to the product and/or the vendor you purchased it through?
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Our AV equipment is mounted in a cabinet over the passenger. Inside that cabinet is another cabinet mounted on roller bearing drawer slides. Each AV component is mounted to a piece of " plywood and silicone glued to the plywood which are dadoed into the inner cabinet. The outer cabinet has a thermostat and 12V pancake cooling fan. Then a cutout faceplate is mounted to cover everything but the faces of the AV equipment. That is pretty much the ideal but heavy and expensive
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That looks like a real nice solution to the heat buildup issue! Any change you have a link to the product and/or the vendor you purchased it through?
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I use strips of Velcro under the feet of all equipment. Works well for me.

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There are many strap clamp and strap holding fixtures available.

There are straps like seat belt material but about 1 inch wide with simple buckles like work helmets to ratchet clamps.

You can place hooks into shelf next to equipment and have the strap go over the top to hold them down.

Placing small circles of non slip shelf liner under just the feet allows non slip and air flow.
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I put a roll of paper towels between the top of the electronics and the ceiling of the compartment while underway. It worked .


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I hope the foam doesn't block the vents in the units! Get them too hot and they fail.

You didn't see my last post!
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Thanks for all the great suggestions!! Very much appreciated!!! You guys are a fantastic resource for RVers!
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Lowes sells a 1" cloth belt long enough to go around everything, cinch it up...
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