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CR Series

The New Standard in Ceiling Rack Technology

Space Saving • Conceal Equipment • Integrated Power Pack •
Ambidextrous Shelf System • Optional Projector Adapter

CR Series In the Ceiling
Out of Sight Design

These innovative racks allow electronic equipment to be conveniently installed out of sight, in the ceiling plenum.

The CR Series provides a space-saving solution while also being aesthetically discrete, blending in with common drop-ceiling tile designs. They permit equipment to be securely mounted above the ceiling in an UL plenum-rated cabinet with an easy access door.

The door assembly has an open frame design so the installer can place a ceiling tile into the frame and better conceal the entire ceiling rack.

Two Width Options

The first choice provides 2RU with a 9.25” half-width to accommodate compact half-rack equipment. The enclosure is 1’ x 2’ to fit a half space of a standard reflected ceiling tile grid.

The second choice provides 2RU with a 19” standard-width. The enclosures are 2’ x 2’ to fit a standard reflected ceiling tile grid.

Two Width Options

AmbiTILT™ Shelf System
AmbiTILT™ Shelf System - Easily Load And Service Equipment

The exclusive AtlasIED feature provides three loading methods: front-load, back-load, and complete release

For the first method, the shelf system has quick-release cane bolts. You can release the two-(2) front cane bolts and the entire shelf will tilt down towards the front. The shelf assembly is held in place by two retaining cables and the two rear cane bolts.

As an ambidextrous design, you can reattach the two front cane bolts and release the two-(2) rear cane bolts and the rear section of the shelf will tilt downward for quick access to the equipment’s rear connectors.

The third option allows you to completely remove the entire shelf system by releasing the front and rear cane bolts followed by releasing the two retaining cables via the quick-release locking pins.

Shelf Has Universal Mounting Holes and Optional Adjustable Rack Ears

The shelf system has universal mounting holes to easily bolt or tie down electronic devices.

As an option, a rack rail kit can be purchased for installing rack mount capable electronic equipment. The rack rail provides two rack units (2RU)

• CR212RR – For use in the CR212 Series cabinets

• CR222RR – For use in the CR222 Series cabinets

CR Series Sliding Rail

Precision Pole Adapter
Models with Projector Pole Adapter

CR Series provides rack versions with projector pole adapters for easily mounting a data projector underneath the rack.

The installer can choose which Precision™ knockout best aligns the projector to the center of the projection screen. There are three (3) positions available in 1’ x 2’ models and five (5) in 2’ x 2’ enclosures.

The provided pole plate adapter is inserted once the hole has been knocked out. To ensure the pole is safely secured in place, the CR Series incorporates a locking screw mechanism.

(Note: The standard threaded pole is not included and is sold separately from electrical supply houses.)

Integrated AC Power Pack with SmartAWAKE Technology or Standard Switched

The CR Series incorporates an integrated UL-listed power pack for powering the installed electronic devices. There are five-(5) electrical outlets provided with standard 15 Amp Edison-style plugs. Four-(4) electrical outlets are located inside the cabinet and one-(1) outlet faces down and remains exposed when the door is shut. This provides easy access to power a projector.

AtlasIED provides two power pack choices. Our SmartAWAKE pack incorporates a sensing circuit that automatically turns power on or off to devices inside the cabinet. This extends their life span and can effortlessly save electricity. The CR’s exposed outlet is constantly on and incorporates a sensing circuit. When a data projector is plugged into this outlet, and powered on by a user with a remote, the SmartAWAKE circuit will detect the electrical current draw and automatically turn on the other outlets and the fan assembly. Now all devices are powered on or off by the projector remote. In the SmartAWAKE pack, the exposed outlet and the first inside outlet always stay on and contain the sensing circuits. The remaining three outlets are toggled automatically by the SmartAWAKE circuit.

The second power pack option (designated by –NR) does not include SmartAWAKE technology. All the outlets are turned on or off by the exposed on/off switch.

CR Series Power Packs

Multiple knockouts for easy cabling
Multipurpose Punch-Outs

The CR Series is built "Texas Tough" in our Texas-based manufacturing facility. Proudly made in America and built to last, we use 18AWG powder coated metal providing a strong and rigid assembly for decades of operational use.

Another AtlasIED advantage; each side has two (2) four-inch (4”) square standard cover plates (4 total). Each side has one cover plate with a single 1-½” knockout and the other plate with two double knockouts for ½” or ¾” conduit connection.

Easily Add Source Connectors

The CR Series provided cover plates can be replaced with an installer-provided custom plate with connectors such as an Ethernet jack, HDMI jack, NL4, XLR, RCA connectors, and much more.

Add custom connector plates

Multiple installation methods
Multiple Installation Mounting Options

AtlasIED provides three mounting methods.

The first method is by suspension from threaded rod via AtlasIED’s optional threaded rod rail kit. The kit includes two mounting bars and hardware for attachment to the enclosure. The bars provide holes to threaded rods with bolts supplied by a qualified installer. This is the preferred method and provides the most stability for the whole assembly. (Please note: The threaded rod, bolts, and clamps are not included in the kit – sold separately.)

• CR212TRK – For use in the CR212 Series cabinets

• CR222TRK – For use in the CR222 Series cabinets

The second method is by suspension cables via AtlasIED’s optional cable mounting kit. The kit includes four-(4) aircraft cables, thimbles, and crimp sleeves. The kit also includes four-(4) quick adjustment cable locks allowing quick cable length adjustments and cabinet leveling.

• CR2CK – Works for all models

The last method is using third party mounting accessories. The cabinet comes with extruded mounting ears for attachment points.