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Re: Mobius in a rack unit

To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
Subject: Re: Mobius in a rack unit
From: Art Simon <simart@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2010 07:39:02 -0700
>I've toyed with the idea of building a rack mount music computer. I
>especially like the idea of built-in touchscreen, so you wouldn't need to
>have a keyboard and monitor on stage. Here's an example:
>What's kept me from doing it is that most of the rack mount server cases 
>too deep for the typical musicians 19" flight case, and while it would be
>portable, it would be awkward and heavy to carry. Also, the costs start to
>add up. A laptop seems much more cost effective...  ...The alienware M11x
>is slightly larger than a netbook and costs under $1000. It could make a
>very portable and unobtrusive music laptop.

Good points, thanks for the links,
-- G.