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Altra Audio Audio & TV-VCR Rack
8 Reviews
rating  3.5 of 5
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Description: Altra modern "Floating" style rack.


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Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Corey a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: November 29, 2003

Bottom Line:   
I was really excited when I saw this unit. Years ago I bought the Sony XBR100 Square TV set. At the time, I wasn't into audio, or home theater, and bought the Sony Shoji stand but not the matching audio rack. I've regretted that for years.

About a month ago, I saw an ad for this audio stand that pretty closely matched my Shoji stand. Right after I opened that box I became worried about the strength of the shelves to support my receiver. The partical board shelves on this unit are only supported in the back. Because the clearance between shelves isn't high enough for my reciever to breath, I had to put it on the top shelf.

You can actually see the shelf slightly bend from the weight of the unit.

Nowhere in the documentation or website do they tell you how much weight these shelves can support. I called the company and left voice-mail for their engineering department but didn't hear back in over a week. Fortunately, their website listed their corporate e-mail addresses. The engineering guy never got back to me but I bet the president would. Sure enough, the next day after I sent my e-mail, the engineering VP writes back and says that the unit is meant for "standard" components weighing less than 30 lbs. Yeah right.

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2003

Price Paid:    $49.00

Purchased At:   OfficeMax



Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Anna Paula a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: March 1, 2002

Bottom Line:   
Oi!!!

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Used product for:   1 to 3 months

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   1998



Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Josh a

Date Reviewed: August 10, 2001

Bottom Line:   
Seems solid enough, and not bad looks for the price.
Haven't assembled yet. (Got 2 left pieces w/out a right)
Question: new model does NOT include holes in back pieces for routing cables through. Does anyone have this model (2001?) and does this pose a problem? (CSR said I could add holes myself...ha...)

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Product model year:   2000

Price Paid:    $150.00



Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:1
Submitted by manul suares a Casual Listener

Date Reviewed: February 27, 2001

Bottom Line:   
hello

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   Casual Listener

Product model year:   1999



Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Rune Orten a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: December 4, 2000

Bottom Line:   
Not nice enough on the scrren

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   1998




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