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Choosing the perfect Rackmount cases

blackbox From the most delicate equipment to slightly more rugged electronics, Pelican-Hardigg has a case with the perfect combination of shock and vibration protection and portability. Use this basic guide to help find the exact configuration of access and stabilizing security suited to your specific needs. If you require a case with a capacity beyond 340 lbs., please contact us for more options or custom solutions. When it comes to transporting and protecting equipment in use, nobody matches Pelican-Hardigg’s experience or dedication.

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classic racks

 Classic Rack

 - The best shock and vibration protection available.
 - Protection for equipment from 20-340 lbs.
 - Equipment typically will have 15-30 G fragility
 - Ideal for rack mountable precision test, electro-mechanical, medical and biological diagnostic equipment, memory storage  devices, meteorological instruments, mobile operations, broadcast and video gear, laboratory equipment, aerospace  instrumentation, servers, military mission planning, command and control equipment, and flight simulators.
CLASSIC RACK Rack Height U Size Rack length Rack Width Lid I.D. Front/Back 1 Length O.D. 2 Width O.D. # Height O.D. 3 Weight Shipping Cube
Part No. U in mm in mm in mm in in mm in mm in mm lbs kg ft3 m3
DE2410-02/24/02 3U 5.25 133 20 508 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 32.0 813 27.0 686 12.3 311 43 19.5 6.1 0.17
DE2410-02/24/05               2.5 / 5.25 34.8 883         44 20.0 6.7 0.19
DE2410-05/24/05               5.25 / 5.25 37.5 953         45 20.4 7.2 0.20
DE2412-02/24/02 4U 7.00 178 20 508 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 32.0 813 27.0 686 14.6 371 50 22.7 7.3 0.21
DE2412-02/24/05               2.5 / 5.25 34.8 883         51 23.1 7.9 0.22
DE2412-05/24/05               5.25 / 5.25 37.5 953         52 23.6 8.6 0.24
DE2414-02/24/02 5U 8.75 222 20 508 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 32.0 813 27.0 686 16.6 422 52 23.6 8.3 0.24
DE2414-02/24/05               2.5 / 5.25 34.8 883         54 24.5 9.0 0.26
DE2414-05/24/05               5.25 / 5.25 37.5 953         56 25.4 9.7 0.28
DE2414-02/27/02 5U 8.75 222 25 635 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 34.9 886 27.0 686 16.6 422 53 24.0 9.1 0.26
DE2414-02/27/05               2.5 / 5.25 37.6 956         55 24.9 9.8 0.28
DE2414-05/27/05               5.25 / 5.25 40.4 1026         57 25.9 10.5 0.30
DE2416-02/24/02 6U 10.50 267 20 508 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 32.0 813 27.0 686 18.6 473 56 25.4 9.3 0.26
DE2416-02/24/05               2.5 / 5.25 34.8 883         57 25.9 10.1 0.29
DE2416-05/24/05               5.25 / 5.25 37.5 953         59 26.8 10.9 0.31
DE2416-02/27/02 6U 10.50 267 25 635 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 34.9 886 27.0 686 18.6 473 57 25.9 10.1 0.29
DE2416-02/27/05               2.5 / 5.25 37.6 956         59 26.8 10.9 0.31
DE2416-05/27/05               5.25 / 5.25 40.4 1026         60 27.2 11.7 0.33
DE2418-02/20/02 7U 12.25 311 18 457 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 27.5 699 27.0 686 20.6 524 59 26.8 8.9 0.25
DE2418-02/20/05               2.5 / 5.25 30.3 768         61 27.7 9.7 0.28
DE2418-05/20/05               5.25 / 5.25 33.0 838         63 28.6 10.6 0.30
DE2418-02/27/02 7U 12.25 311 25 635 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 34.9 886 27.0 686 20.6 524 60 27.2 11.2 0.32
DE2418-02/27/05               2.5 / 5.25 37.6 956         62 28.1 12.1 0.34
DE2418-05/27/05               5.25 / 5.25 40.4 1026         64 29.0 13.0 0.37
DE2421-02/27/02 9U 15.75 400 25 635 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 34.9 886 27.0 686 24.3 616 70 31.8 13.2 0.37
DE2421-02/27/05               2.5 / 5.25 37.6 956         71 32.2 14.3 0.40
DE2421-05/27/05               5.25 / 5.25 40.4 1026         73 33.1 15.3 0.43
* DE2121-02/18/02 10U 17.50 445 17 432 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 25.5 648 24.0 610 24.3 616 47 21.3 8.6 0.24
* DE2121-02/18/05               2.5 / 5.25 28.3 718         49 22.2 9.5 0.27
* DE2121-05/18/05               5.25 / 5.25 31.0 787         51 23.1 10.4 0.30
* DE2121-02/30/02 10U 17.50 445 28 711 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 37.5 953 24.0 610 24.3 616 76 34.5 12.6 0.36
* DE2121-02/30/05               2.5 / 5.25 40.3 1022         78 35.4 13.6 0.38
* DE2121-05/30/05               5.25 / 5.25 43.0 1092         80 36.3 14.5 0.41
DE2425-02/27/02 11U 19.25 489 25 635 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 34.9 886 27.0 686 27.9 709 75 34.0 15.2 0.43
DE2425-02/27/05               2.5 / 5.25 37.6 956         78 35.4 16.4 0.46
DE2425-05/27/05               5.25 / 5.25 40.4 1026         81 36.7 17.6 0.50
DE2430-02/27/02 14U 24.50 622 25 635 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 34.9 886 27.0 686 33.0 838 79 35.8 18.0 0.51
DE2430-02/27/05               2.5 / 5.25 37.6 956         81 36.7 19.4 0.55
DE2430-05/27/05               5.25 / 5.25 40.4 1026         83 37.6 20.8 0.59
DE2442-02/27/02 21U 36.75 933 25 635 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 34.9 886 27.0 686 44.6 1133 103 46.7 24.3 0.69
DE2442-02/27/05               2.5 / 5.25 37.6 956         105 47.6 26.2 0.74
DE2442-05/27/05               5.25 / 5.25 40.4 1026         107 48.5 28.2 0.80
DE2652-02/25/02 26U 45.50 1156 23 584 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 32.5 826 29.0 737 54.6 1387 119 54.0 29.8 0.84
DE2652-02/25/05               2.5 / 5.25 35.3 895         121 54.9 32.3 0.91
DE2652-05/25/05               5.25 / 5.25 38.0 965         123 55.8 34.8 0.99
DE2410-02/35/02 NEW 3U 5.25 133 33 838 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 43.0 1092 27.0 686 12.3 311 50.0 22.7 8.3 0.24
DE2410-02/35/05 NEW 2.5 / 5.25 45.8 1163         51.0 23.1 8.8 0.25
DE2410-05/35/05 NEW 5.25 / 5.25 48.5 1232         52.0 23.6 9.3 0.26
DE2412-02/35/02 NEW 4U 7.00 178 33 838 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 43.0 1092 27.0 686 14.6 371 53.0 24.0 9.8 0.28
DE2412-02/35/05 NEW 2.5 / 5.25 45.8 1163         54.0 24.5 10.5 0.30
DE2412-05/35/05 NEW 5.25 / 5.25 48.5 1232         55.0 25.0 11.1 0.31
DE2414-02/35/02 NEW 5U 8.75 222 33 838 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 43.0 1092 27.0 686 16.6 422 54.0 24.5 11.2 0.32
DE2414-02/35/05 NEW 2.5 / 5.25 45.8 1163         56.0 25.4 11.9 0.37
DE2414-05/35/05 NEW 5.25 / 5.25 48.5 1232         58.0 26.3 12.6 0.36
DE2418-02/35/02 NEW 7U 12.25 311 33 838 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 43.0 1092 27.0 686 20.6 524 63.0 28.6 13.8 0.39
DE2418-02/35/05 NEW 2.5 / 5.25 45.8 1163         65.0 29.5 14.7 0.42
DE2418-05/35/05 NEW 5.25 / 5.25 48.5 1232         67.0 30.4 15.6 0.44
DE2421-02/35/02 NEW 9U 15.75 400 33 838 19 483 2.5 / 2.5 43.0 1092 27.0 686 24.3 616 71.0 32.2 16.3 0.46
DE2421-02/35/05 NEW 2.5 / 5.25 45.8 1163         72.0 32.7 17.4 0.49
DE2421-05/35/05 NEW 5.25 / 5.25 48.5 1232         74.0 33.6 18.4 0.52
super mac  SuperMAC™

 - A space-saving, lightweight case with a removable rack option.
 - Protection for equipment from 20-200 lbs.
 - Equipment typically will have 40-70 G fragility.
 - Ideal for field-deployed equipment and sheltered applications. Typical uses include control consoles and panels, radar and  microwave antennas, solid-state circuit electronics, or radio, TV and communications equipment.
SUPER MAC Rack Height U Size Rack length Rack Width Lid I.D. Front/Back 1 Length O.D. 2 Width O.D. # Height O.D. 3 Weight Shipping Cube
Part No. U in mm in mm in mm in in mm in mm in mm lbs kg ft3 m3
SMAC 2109-02/29/02 3U 5.25 133 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.5 902 23.8 603 11.4 289 48 21.8 5.5 0.16
SMAC 2109-02/29/05W               2.2 / 5.2 38.5 978         50 22.7 6.0 0.17
SMAC 2109-05/29/05W               5.2 / 5.2 41.5 1054         52 23.6 6.5 0.18
SMAC 2111-02/29/02 4U 7.00 178 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.5 902 23.8 603 13.1 333 51 23.1 6.4 0.18
SMAC 2111-02/29/05W               2.2 / 5.2 38.5 978         53 24.0 6.9 0.20
SMAC 2111-05/29/05W               5.2 / 5.2 41.5 1054         55 24.9 7.5 0.21
SMAC 2112-02/29/02 5U 8.75 222 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.5 902 23.8 603 14.9 378 53 24.0 7.3 0.21
SMAC 2112-02/29/05W               2.2 / 5.2 38.5 978         55 24.9 7.9 0.22
SMAC 2112-05/29/05W               5.2 / 5.2 41.5 1054         57 25.9 8.5 0.24
SMAC 2116-02/29/02 7U 12.25 311 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.5 902 23.8 603 18.4 467 57 25.9 9.0 0.25
SMAC 2116-02/29/05W               2.2 / 5.2 38.5 978         60 27.2 9.7 0.28
SMAC 2116-05/29/05W               5.2 / 5.2 41.5 1054         62 28.1 10.5 0.30
SMAC 2119-02/29/02 9U 15.75 400 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.5 902 23.8 603 21.9 556 61 27.7 10.7 0.30
SMAC 2119-02/29/05W               2.2 / 5.2 38.5 978         64 29.0 11.6 0.33
SMAC 2119-05/29/05W               5.2 / 5.2 41.5 1054         66 29.9 12.5 0.35
SMAC 2122-02/29/02 11U 19.25 489 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.5 902 23.8 603 25.4 644 66 29.9 12.4 0.35
SMAC 2122-02/29/05W               2.2 / 5.2 38.5 978         69 31.3 13.4 0.38
SMAC 2122-05/29/05W               5.2 / 5.2 41.5 1054         71 32.2 14.5 0.41
SMAC 2128-02/29/02 14U 24.50 622 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.5 902 23.8 603 30.6 778 71 32.2 14.9 0.42
SMAC 2128-02/29/05W               2.2 / 5.2 38.5 978         74 33.6 16.2 0.46
SMAC 2128-05/29/05W               5.2 / 5.2 41.5 1054         77 34.9 17.5 0.49
mac racks  MAC Rack™ (Mobile, Accessible, Compact)

 - Ideal for semi-ruggedized equipment that requires good shock and vibration protection in a light, compact case. 
 - Protection for equipment from 20-200 lbs.
 - Equipment typically will have 50-80 G fragility.
 - Ideal for field-deployed and sheltered applications. Typical uses include solid-state circuit electronics, radar and microwave  antennas, control consoles and panels, or radio, TV and communications equipment.

MAC RACK Rack Height U Size Rack length Rack Width Lid I.D. Front/Back 1 Length O.D. 2 Width O.D. # Height O.D. 3 Weight Shipping Cube
Part No. U in mm in mm in mm in in mm in mm in mm lbs kg ft3 m3
MR1907-02/25/02 3U 5.25 133 20 508 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 31.1 789 22.0 559 9.6 244 31 13.9 3.8 0.11
MR1907-02/25/05               2.2 / 4.4 33.6 853         32 14.5 4.1 0.12
MR1907-05/25/05               4.4 / 4.4 36.1 917         33 15.1 4.4 0.13
MR1907-02/29/02 3U 5.25 133 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.1 891 22.0 559 9.6 244 32 14.5 4.3 0.12
MR1907-02/29/05               2.2 / 4.4 37.6 955         33 15.0 4.6 0.13
MR1907-05/29/05               4.4 / 4.4 40.1 1019         34 15.4 4.9 0.14
MR1909-02/25/02 4U 7.00 178 20 508 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 31.1 789 22.0 559 11.4 289 33 15.2 4.5 0.13
MR1909-02/25/05               2.2 / 4.4 33.6 853         35 15.8 4.9 0.14
MR1909-05/25/05               4.4 / 4.4 36.1 917         36 16.3 5.2 0.15
MR1909-02/29/02 4U 7.00 178 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.1 891 22.0 559 11.4 289 35 15.6 5.1 0.14
MR1909-02/29/05               2.2 / 4.4 37.6 955         36 16.2 5.4 0.15
MR1909-05/29/05               4.4 / 4.4 40.1 1019         37 16.9 5.8 0.16
MR1910-02/25/02 5U 8.75 222 20 508 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 31.1 789 22.6 575 13.1 333 36 16.5 5.3 0.15
MR1910-02/25/05               2.2 / 4.4 33.6 853         38 17.1 5.8 0.16
MR1910-05/25/05               4.4 / 4.4 36.1 917         39 17.6 6.2 0.18
MR1910-02/29/02 5U 8.75 222 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.1 891 22.6 575 13.1 333 37 17.0 6.0 0.17
MR1910-02/29/05               2.2 / 4.4 37.6 955         39 17.6 6.5 0.18
MR1910-05/29/05               4.4 / 4.4 40.1 1019         40 18.1 6.9 0.20
MR1913-02/25/02 6U 10.50 267 20 508 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 31.1 789 22.6 575 14.9 378 39 17.8 6.1 0.17
MR1913-02/25/05               2.2 / 4.4 33.6 853         41 18.4 6.5 0.19
MR1913-05/25/05               4.4 / 4.4 36.1 917         42 19.0 7.0 0.20
MR1913-02/29/02 6U 10.50 267 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.1 891 22.6 575 14.9 378 40 18.3 6.8 0.19
MR1913-02/29/05               2.2 / 4.4 37.6 955         42 18.9 7.3 0.21
MR1913-05/29/05               4.4 / 4.4 40.1 1019         43 19.5 7.8 0.22
MR1914-02/25/02 7U 12.25 311 20 508 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 31.1 789 22.6 575 16.6 422 42 19.1 6.8 0.19
MR1914-02/25/05               2.2 / 4.4 33.6 853         43 19.5 7.3 0.21
MR1914-05/25/05               4.4 / 4.4 36.1 917         44 20.0 7.9 0.22
MR1914-02/29/02 7U 12.25 311 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.1 891 22.6 575 16.6 422 42 18.8 7.6 0.22
MR1914-02/29/05               2.2 / 4.4 37.6 955         44 20.1 8.2 0.23
MR1914-05/29/05               4.4 / 4.4 40.1 1019         47 21.3 8.7 0.25
MR1917-02/25/02 9U 15.75 400 20 508 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 31.1 789 22.6 575 20.2 512 46 20.9 8.2 0.23
MR1917-02/25/05               2.2 / 4.4 33.6 853         47 21.3 8.9 0.25
MR1917-05/25/05               4.4 / 4.4 36.1 917         48 21.9 9.5 0.27
MR1917-02/29/02 9U 15.75 400 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.1 891 22.6 575 20.2 512 47 21.3 9.3 0.26
MR1917-02/29/05               2.2 / 4.4 37.6 955         48 21.9 9.9 0.28
MR1917-05/29/05               4.4 / 4.4 40.1 1019         49 22.4 10.6 0.30
MR1921-02/25/02 11U 19.25 489 20 508 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 31.1 789 22.6 575 23.6 600 50 22.6 9.6 0.27
MR1921-02/25/05               2.2 / 4.4 33.6 853         51 23.1 10.4 0.29
MR1921-05/25/05               4.4 / 4.4 36.1 917         52 23.6 11.2 0.32
MR1921-02/29/02 11U 19.25 489 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.1 891 22.6 575 23.6 600 51 23.1 10.8 0.31
MR1921-02/29/05               2.2 / 4.4 37.6 955         52 23.6 11.6 0.33
MR1921-05/29/05               4.4 / 4.4 40.1 1019         53 24.1 12.4 0.35
MR1923-02/25/02 12U 21.00 533 20 508 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 31.1 789 22.6 575 25.4 644 52 23.5 10.3 0.29
MR1923-02/25/05               2.2 / 4.4 33.6 853         53 24.0 11.2 0.32
MR1923-05/25/05               4.4 / 4.4 36.1 917         54 24.6 12.0 0.34
MR1923-02/29/02 12U 21.00 533 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.1 891 22.6 575 25.4 644 53 24.0 11.7 0.33
MR1923-02/29/05               2.2 / 4.4 37.6 955         54 24.6 12.5 0.35
MR1923-05/29/05               4.4 / 4.4 40.1 1019         55 25.1 13.3 0.38
MR1926-02/25/02 14U 24.50 622 20 508 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 31.1 789 22.6 575 28.9 734 56 25.4 11.8 0.33
MR1926-02/25/05               2.2 / 4.4 33.6 853         57 25.7 12.7 0.36
MR1926-05/25/05               4.4 / 4.4 36.1 917         57 25.9 13.7 0.39
MR1926-02/29/02 14U 24.50 622 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 2.2 35.1 891 22.6 575 28.9 734 57 25.9 13.3 0.38
MR1926-02/29/05               2.2 / 4.4 37.6 955         58 26.1 14.2 0.40
MR1926-05/29/05               4.4 / 4.4 40.1 1019         58 26.4 15.2 0.43
blackboxes

 Pelican-Hardigg™ BlackBox

 - 24" (61 cm) Rugged steel rack frame with 10-32 threads designed to meet ANSI/EIA 310-C.
 - Rack designed for applications up to 100 lbs. (45 kg) of equipment with a typical fragility rating of 40-80 G.
 - Shock mounts provide 2" (5.1cm) of sway space to isolate equipment - 2" (5.1cm) lid and 5" (12.7cm) lid with edge casters

PELICAN-HARDIGG™ BLACKBOX Rack Height U Size Rack length Rack Width Lid I.D. Front/Back 1 Length O.D. 2 Width O.D. # Height O.D. 3 Weight Shipping Cube
Part No. U in mm in mm in mm in in mm in mm in mm lbs kg ft3 m3
Pelican-Hardigg™ BlackBox 3U 3U 5.25 133 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 5.2 38.5 978 24.6 625 11.4 289 42 19.1 6.2 0.18
Pelican-Hardigg™ BlackBox 4U 4U 7.00 178 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 5.2 38.5 978 24.6 625 13.1 333 47 21.3 7.2 0.20
Pelican-Hardigg™ BlackBox 5U 5U 8.75 222 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 5.2 38.5 978 24.6 625 14.9 378 48 21.8 8.2 0.23
Pelican-Hardigg™ BlackBox 7U 7U 12.25 311 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 5.2 38.5 978 24.6 625 18.4 467 51 23.1 10.1 0.29
Pelican-Hardigg™ BlackBox 9U 9U 15.75 400 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 5.2 38.5 978 24.6 625 21.9 556 56 25.4 12.0 0.34
Pelican-Hardigg™ BlackBox 11U 11U 19.25 489 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 5.2 38.5 978 24.6 625 25.4 644 60 27.2 13.9 0.39
Pelican-Hardigg™ BlackBox 14U 14U 24.50 622 24 610 19 483 2.2 / 5.2 38.5 978 24.6 625 30.6 778 66 29.9 16.8 0.48
pro rack

 ProRack™

 - Lightweight, space-efficient, front and rear opening transport container (not a shock mounted/cushioned rackmount  system) for field ruggedized equipment.
 - Designed for equipment up to 75 lbs.
 - Equipment typically will have 80-120 G fragility.
 - Rugged 18” deep cases with aircraft aluminum frame suspended on plastic fins to protect your gear from direct impact  transmission.
 - Often used for field-deployed amplifiers and electronic, medical or testing equipment components.

PRO RACK Rack Height U Size Rack length Rack Width Lid I.D. Front/Back 1 Length O.D. 2 Width O.D. # Height O.D. 3 Weight Shipping Cube
Part No. U in mm in mm in mm in in mm in mm in mm lbs kg ft3 m3
PR2008-01/18/01 4U 7.00 177.8 18 457 19 483 1.81 22 559 22.4 568 11.3 286 20.9 9.5 3.2 0.09
PR2012-01/18/01 6U 10.50 266.7 18 457 19 483 1.81 22 559 22.4 568 14.8 375 23.9 10.8 4.2 0.12
PR2015-01/18/01 8U 14.00 355.6 18 457 19 483 1.81 22 559 22.4 568 18.3 464 27.3 12.4 5.2 0.15
PR2026-01/18/01 14U 24.50 622.3 18 457 19 483 1.81 22 559 22.4 568 28.0 711 36.3 16.5 8.0 0.23

 

* Reduced Sway Space - Special Shock Mounts Required
New Rack/Midsection Length - Optimized for Rack mountable Server Equipment
1 Lid Outside Dimentions (O.D.) = Lid I.D. plus 1.25" per lid
(Lid Outside Dimension (O.D.) = Lid I.D. plus 1.3" on 4.4" lids and plus 1" on 2.2" lids on MAC Racks)
(Lid I.D. plus 1.3” on 5.2” lids and plus 1.1” on 2.2” lids on SuperMAC/BlackBox)
2 Length Includes Stacking Ribs
3 Height Excludes 1" Stacking Ribs (.44" on MAC/SuperMAC/Pelican-Hardigg™ BlackBox)
# Width of all cases includes attached standard handles
Rack Length only attainable with Rear Rack option. May vary up to .25" due to non-independent Rack frames


For additional customization options call Pelican's South Deerfield office at 1-800-542-7344