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danceredt

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I would like to find plans for building a console/desk for radio equipment and computers. Any help would be appreciated.


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first,,

what are you requirements,,

are you going to eventually expand?..

what are your power needs,

whats your budget?

good idea to go DIY for your setup,,youll enjoy it more in the long run.

And,,it also depends on what tools you have on hand,,you gotta table saw,
miter saw and a router,,you can get busy! & make somthing pimpin!
 

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console plan update

I plan on building it myself. Just didnt want to reinvent the wheel so to speak. wil have 6 bc 996xt 4 flat screen monitors, computer, 6 inch color tv, serurity monitor. The overall size can not be expanded, however equipment my change as requirments change. The area has very outdated communication equipment. This will be changing in next 3 to 5 years. I am looking for a very bacis plan. Equipmet to buiild is availible.

Thanks for the replys.


Pro 2021 X 6BC 895XLT
BC 396XT
BC 996XT X 4
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I would like to find plans for building a console/desk for radio equipment and computers. Any help would be appreciated.


EDT
Buy a computer desk to fit your space and ergonomics.

Buy a console like Jotto or Havvis for vertical mounting on the desk.
Like this: Jotto Desk Expedition SUV Console

Buy the faceplates for your radios to mount into the console.

Buy a "tree" for your LCD monitors like this:
Amazon.com: Quad LCD Monitor stand Fully adjustable New: Office Products

Or you could do a search for" Motorola Console"
and have a cabinet maker custom make a wooden clone to your dimensions:

http://forums.radioreference.com/at...la-centracom-ii-home-shack-setup-im000292.jpg
 
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