Kaleidescape - Strato C & Terra Compact Rack Mount Hardware

Streamlined rack mount solution for AV components

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Elevate Your Home Theater Experience

Imagine stepping into your home theater where every piece of equipment aligns with precision, exuding a sense of sophistication and order. The Kaleidescape - Strato C & Terra Compact Rack Mount Hardware is the cornerstone of such an environment, meticulously crafted to house your high-end Kaleidescape Strato C and Terra Compact models. This is not just a piece of hardware; it's the foundation of a cinematic journey that begins even before the lights dim and the movie starts.

Streamlined Installation

  • Rack Mount Type: 1U high rack mount, perfect for a standard 19" equipment rack.
  • Mounting Options: Flexibility to center one Strato C or pair it with a Compact Terra Server side by side.
  • Faceplate Options: Two faceplates included, offering diverse configuration possibilities.
  • Space Requirement: Efficiently utilizes one rack unit of space for the Terra Compact.
  • Storage Capacity: Terra Compact offers a massive 12 TB of storage for your movie library.
  • Connectivity: Features HDMI output, Ethernet, and USB ports for comprehensive connectivity.

Unmatched Performance and Media Management

The Strato C movie player within this system is not just a device; it's a gateway to unparalleled cinematic quality. Revel in 4K Ultra HD movies with HDR10 and Dolby Vision, as if stepping through a portal to the worlds you're watching. With lossless audio formats like Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, your home theater becomes an auditorium of crystal-clear sound.

  • Movie Player: High-performance 4K Ultra HD with HDR10 and Dolby Vision.
  • Audio Support: Immerse yourself in lossless audio formats for a complete sensory experience.
  • Media Management: Kaleidescape’s movie management system seamlessly organizes your content.

Intuitive and Smart Control

Navigating through your vast collection of films and shows is a breeze with the user-friendly interface. Whether you're tech-savvy or prefer simplicity, managing your media library is intuitive and enjoyable.

  • User Interface: Easy navigation and control for an enjoyable user experience.
  • Smart Home Integration: Effortlessly integrate with smart home systems for unified control.

Design and Aesthetics

The rack mount hardware isn't just about functionality; it's a statement piece that speaks to the quality of your home theater setup. The sleek faceplate complements your Strato C Player or Compact Terra combo, showcasing an attention to detail that won't go unnoticed by your guests.

  • Aesthetic Appeal: A clean, organized look that enhances the visual appeal of your setup.
  • Versatile Configuration Options: Accommodate different installation needs with single and double-hole faceplate options.

Optimal Space Utilization

Say goodbye to cluttered spaces and hello to efficient organization. The 1U high design of the rack mount hardware allows for optimal use of space within your 19" equipment rack, ensuring that every inch is used effectively.

  • Space-saving Design: The compact 1U height optimizes rack space utilization.
  • Simplified Organization: A neat and organized setup reduces clutter and cable management challenges.

Build-a-Bundle Program

Part of the joy in crafting your home theater is personalizing it to your taste. With Kaleidescape's Build-a-Bundle program, this rack mount hardware is just the beginning. Expand your system with additional components that are as easy to install and aesthetically cohesive as the Strato C and Terra Compact models.

  • Customization: Eligible for Kaleidescape's Build-a-Bundle program for a tailored home theater system.

Flexibility and Compatibility

The rack mount hardware provides multiple screw hole locations, allowing you to adjust the protrusion to your liking. Flush mount or slightly extended, the choice is yours for a personalized and polished look.

  • Adjustable Mounting: Personalize the protrusion from flush mount to about 3/4" out of the faceplate.

The Dreamedia Advantage

At Dreamedia, we understand that a home theater is more than just electronics; it's an experience. That's why we're here to assist you in designing a system that not only meets your technical needs but also your aspirations for a dream entertainment space. Our expertise in home theater technology ensures that you'll get the most out of your Kaleidescape system.

Key Features at a Glance

  • Compatibility with Kaleidescape Strato C and Terra Compact models
  • 1U high rack mount for standard 19" equipment racks
  • Center one Strato C or combine with a Compact Terra Server side by side
  • Two faceplates for versatile configuration
  • Terra Compact provides up to 12 TB of storage
  • Strato C plays 4K Ultra HD movies with support for HDR10 and Dolby Vision
  • Lossless audio support with Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Seamless integration with Kaleidescape's movie management system
  • HDMI, Ethernet, and USB connectivity
  • Intuitive user interface for easy navigation and control
  • Eligibility for Kaleidescape's Build-a-Bundle program
  • Five different screwing hole locations for adjustable protrusion
  • Provides a tidy and organized appearance for your equipment

Dreamedia – Your Home Theater Partner

Choosing the Kaleidescape - Strato C & Terra Compact Rack Mount Hardware is just the start. Let Dreamedia take the reins in designing and perfecting your home theater system. Our passion for technology and dedication to customer satisfaction means we're with you every step of the way. From selecting the perfect components to achieving the ultimate aesthetic, we're here to make your cinematic dreams a reality.

With the Kaleidescape - Strato C & Terra Compact Rack Mount Hardware, your home theater will be a beacon of technological excellence and seamless design. Embrace the future of home entertainment with a setup that's as visually stunning as it is technologically advanced.

Overview

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The Strato C rack mount comes with two faceplates, allowing you to attach one Strato C centered in the rack, or a Strato C and Compact Terra Server side by side. This mount is 1 rack unit high ( 1U ) and fits in a 19” equipment rack.

Kaleidescape - Strato C & Terra Compact Rack Mount Hardware Review

Introduction

The Kaleidescape Strato C & Terra Compact Rack Mount Hardware is designed to provide a tidy and organized appearance for your Kaleidescape equipment in a rack setup. It is specifically designed for use with the Kaleidescape Strato C Player or Compact Terra combo, ensuring a seamless integration of these components into your home theater system. In this review, we will explore the key features, benefits, and limitations of the Kaleidescape Strato C & Terra Compact Rack Mount Hardware to help you make an informed decision about its suitability for your setup.

Key Features and Specifications

The Kaleidescape Strato C & Terra Compact Rack Mount Hardware offers several features and specifications that contribute to its functionality and versatility. It is compatible with the Kaleidescape Strato C Player and Compact Terra combo, ensuring a seamless integration of these components into your rack setup.

One notable feature is the adjustable protrusion option, which allows you to personalize the mounting of the Strato C Player or Compact Terra combo. With five different screwing hole locations, you can adjust the protrusion from a flush mount to about 3/4" out of the faceplate, depending on your preference and setup requirements.

The rack mount hardware includes a nice faceplate that complements the Strato C Player or Compact Terra combo, showcasing attention to detail in displaying the equipment within the rack. This not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of your rack setup but also provides a clean and organized look, reducing clutter and cable management challenges.

The design of the rack mount hardware allows for versatile configuration options. It can accommodate one Strato C Player centered in the rack or a Strato C Player and Compact Terra Server side by side, catering to different setup requirements and providing flexibility in configuring your rack.

With its 1U height design, the rack mount hardware efficiently utilizes rack space, making it an ideal choice for space-saving installation in a standard 19" equipment rack. The availability of both single and double-hole faceplate options further adds to the versatility of the configuration, accommodating different installation needs and ensuring a streamlined setup process.

Benefits

The Kaleidescape Strato C & Terra Compact Rack Mount Hardware offers several benefits that enhance the user experience and contribute to the overall functionality of your home theater system.

First and foremost, it ensures a secure and organized installation of the Strato C Player and Compact Terra Server in an equipment rack. This streamlines the setup process and minimizes the risk of accidental damage or disconnection of the components.

Additionally, the rack mount hardware enhances the aesthetic appeal of your rack setup. The attention to detail in the design and the complementing faceplate contribute to a visually appealing and professional-looking installation. This is particularly important for users who value the aesthetics of their home theater setup and want to showcase their equipment in an organized and visually pleasing manner.

Furthermore, the rack mount hardware provides a clean and organized look by reducing clutter and cable management challenges. By keeping the components neatly organized and securely mounted in the rack, it helps create a streamlined and professional appearance. This not only improves the visual appeal of your setup but also makes it easier to manage and maintain your equipment.

The 1U height design of the rack mount hardware is particularly advantageous for users looking to optimize rack space utilization. By occupying only a single rack unit, it allows for efficient use of valuable rack space, especially in setups where space is limited.

Moreover, the compatibility of the rack mount hardware with standard 19" equipment racks commonly used in professional AV setups ensures its versatility and ease of integration. Users can confidently incorporate the Kaleidescape Strato C Player and Compact Terra Server into their existing rack setups without the need for additional modifications or specialized equipment.

In terms of performance, the Kaleidescape components offer high-quality video and audio, ensuring an immersive and enjoyable viewing experience. The extensive library of movies available for download further enhances the entertainment options, allowing users to access a wide range of content to suit their preferences. Additionally, the permanent ownership of downloaded movies provides added convenience and flexibility, allowing users to enjoy their favorite titles at any time.

The intuitive browser interface and mobile app offered by Kaleidescape make it easy to control and navigate the system. Users can effortlessly browse and select movies, create playlists, and manage their content library from the convenience of their mobile devices or web browsers. This user-friendly interface adds to the overall convenience and enjoyment of using the Kaleidescape system.

Lastly, the integration with smart home control systems adds an extra layer of convenience and automation to your home theater setup. Users can seamlessly integrate their Kaleidescape system with their existing smart home ecosystem, allowing for centralized control and automation of their entertainment experience.

Limitations

While the Kaleidescape Strato C & Terra Compact Rack Mount Hardware offers numerous benefits, there are some limitations to consider before making a purchase.

Firstly, it is important to note that the rack mount hardware is limited in compatibility to the Kaleidescape Strato C Player and Compact Terra Server. This means that if you have other non-Kaleidescape components in your setup, this rack mount hardware may not be suitable for mounting those devices. It is specifically designed for use with the specified Kaleidescape models, so compatibility with other equipment should be taken into consideration.

Additionally, the rack mount hardware is specific to rack-mount installation and may not be suitable for other mounting options or configurations. If you prefer alternative mounting methods or have specific requirements for your setup, this rack mount hardware may not be the most suitable choice.

Another limitation to consider is the price point. The Kaleidescape Strato C & Terra Compact Rack Mount Hardware, like the Kaleidescape components themselves, can be quite expensive. This may limit its affordability for some users, particularly those on a tighter budget.

Furthermore, the absence of built-in Wi-Fi in the Strato C Movie Player is worth noting. To connect to the network, a nearby router or switch is required, adding an additional step to the setup process. While this may not be a significant inconvenience for most users, it is an important consideration when planning your installation.

The availability of titles on the Kaleidescape Movie Store is another limitation to be aware of. The selection of movies and TV shows on the store is dependent on licensing agreements, so it may not include all the titles you may be interested in. It is recommended to check the availability of your preferred titles before making a purchase.

Additionally, the system relies on a hardwired Ethernet connection, which may require additional setup and cabling. While this ensures a stable and reliable connection, it can be less convenient for users who prefer wireless connectivity or have limitations in running Ethernet cables to their equipment rack.

Lastly, some users may find that certain key titles are missing from the library. While the Kaleidescape Movie Store offers an extensive selection, it is possible that some specific movies or TV shows may not be available. It is important to consider your content preferences and check the availability of your desired titles before making a purchase.

Conclusion

The Kaleidescape Strato C & Terra Compact Rack Mount Hardware offers a range of features and benefits that contribute to a well-organized and professional-looking rack setup. With its compatibility with the Kaleidescape Strato C Player and Compact Terra Server, adjustable mounting options, and attention to detail in design, it provides a tidy and organized appearance for your Kaleidescape equipment.

The rack mount hardware offers numerous advantages, including streamlined installation, enhanced aesthetic appeal, a clean and organized look, and optimized rack space utilization. Its compatibility with standard 19" equipment racks and integration with smart home control systems further add to its versatility and convenience.

However, it is important to consider the limitations of the rack mount hardware, including its limited compatibility, specific rack-mount installation requirements, and the potential price point. The absence of built-in Wi-Fi in the Strato C Movie Player, availability of titles on the Kaleidescape Movie Store, reliance on a hardwired Ethernet connection, and potential limitations in the library should also be taken into account.

Overall, the Kaleidescape Strato C & Terra Compact Rack Mount Hardware is a suitable choice for users seeking a well-organized and professional-looking rack setup for their Kaleidescape components. Its features, benefits, and limitations should be carefully evaluated to determine its suitability for your specific home theater setup and requirements.

Specs

  • Rack Mount Specifications
  • Rack Mount Type: 1U
  • Compatibility: Fits in a 19” equipment rack
  • Faceplates: Comes with two faceplates
  • Configuration Options: Allows for attaching one Strato C centered in the rack or a Strato C and Compact Terra Server side by side
  • Features
  • Rack Mount Design: Specifically designed for easy integration into standard 19” equipment racks
  • Flexibility: Two faceplates provide flexibility in installation configurations
  • Space-saving: Compact design allows for efficient use of rack space
  • Authorized Dealer: Available through authorized online dealers of Kaleidescape products
  • Mounting Configuration
  • Mounting: Rack mountable
  • Face Plate: Provides a clean look for the Kaleidescape Strato C Player or the Compact Terra combination
  • Adjustability: Offers approximately 5 different screw hole locations for flexible mounting options
  • Protrusion: Variable protrusion options from flush mount to approximately 3/4" out of the face plate
  • Attention to Detail: Features attention to detail to showcase the equipment in the rack


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