rack-mount version of SG-5100 please :-)
I have a 7100 and it's great, but I much prefer the traditional interfaces on the 5100 and the passive cooling is a much better situation for our dusty environments.
The passive cooling is precisely why it won't be offered in a rack mount solution. Most racks would cause it to overheat. A rack mount version would require radically different cooling design.
If your rack stays cool enough you could place it on a shelf in a rack, but keep a close eye on its temperature.
Could I add traditional interfaces to my 7100 after purchase? I don't see the option for additional interfaces anymore when ordering the 7100.
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Can I ask- how hot do these 5100's really get? Mine's going in a closet that sometimes has its door closed. Reading this makes me a little worried. Have a 4860 in there now that gets pretty warm but not HOT and it's been fine.