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Offline Verta

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Wall mounting SG-3100
« on: November 28, 2017, 09:52:37 am »
Hey all,

Im about to purchase an SG-3100 and was wondering if it has wall mount holes on the bottom? If not, has anyone successfully wall mounted the SG-3100? Id be interested to see how others are achieving this.

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Verta

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Re: Wall mounting SG-3100
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2017, 10:56:14 am »
Sorry, no wall mount options for SG-3100.
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Re: Wall mounting SG-3100
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2017, 12:47:31 pm »
Sorry, no wall mount options for SG-3100.

Thanks for the fast response ivor. If I was to fashion a wall mount (e.g. velcro or 'all round band') would this impair the thermal design of the unit at all, or is it safe to mount vertically with something stuck on the bottom? I ask as I know the old APU units were cooled by the bottom of the case!

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Re: Wall mounting SG-3100
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2017, 01:18:25 pm »
SG-3100's base is actually part of the cooler, similar as with APU's. You could velcro base but I imagine that front plastic cover is better spot for velcro. We may offer SG-3100 wall mount if there's enough interest though. You have been first to ask so far.
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Re: Wall mounting SG-3100
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2017, 01:45:37 pm »
I was actually considering this as well and it may actually be fairly easy to design a wall mount.  The four feet are held on with philips screws.  If you make a plate with bump outs that line up, you could mount to that while maintaining an air gap around the base.  And as a bonus, if your mount plate is also metal it might actually add to the heat sinking capabilities.