Step-by-step Instructions

How To Insert Rackstuds™

Click "Play Video" above. 1: LOCATE
Ensure you locate the first Rackstuds™ at the beginning of the ‘RU’ space indicated by the thin section above the hole. More info about the ‘RU’ spacing can be found here. It is important you DO NOT randomly insert the Rackstuds in any hole. Seee the detailed video explanation above. 2: INSERT Insert the Rackstuds™ sideways (spring section towards the centre of the rack) at 45°. 3: PUSH Push the Rackstuds™ in allowing the spring clip to latch on to the vertical rail. Listen for the ‘click’. 4: CONNECT Press the the yellow washer on. These must be fitted, as they create the opposing force required to lock your equipment in place. NB. The washer will only go on one-way. If the stud was inserted correctly (on its side), the washer will also remain in a sideways position. 5: HANG Hang your gear on the top studs. Apply pressure to the front face of your equipment while securing the nuts (bottom ones first). If your equipment weighs more than 10kgs/22lbs, turn the nut up ½ turn with a #2 pozi screwdriver or with a 10mm socket/nut driver. N.B The Series II nuts have a dimple printed on the end cap to assist with knowing how far ½ a turn aye. You can buy a driver kit on Amazon here. 6: SUPPORT If possible, you should also support your equipment from the rear, especially if it is deeper than 400mm/15″.

How To Remove Rackstuds™

Click "All Videos" above and locate the remove Rackstuds™ videos. 1: SUPPORT
Support your equipment and then remove the top black lock nuts first followed by the bottom ones and remove your gear. 2: REMOVE
Remove the yellow lock washers. 3: RELEASE
Squeeze the rear spring section to release the clip. 4: COMPRESS
While compressing the spring section, pull the Rackstud from the front and at 45°. 4: SAVE
Pop the parts back in your Zip Lock bag for use in another installation. Ensure you remove the TOP studs first. Never leave your gear hanging on the top two studs. Note: Ensure you remove the TOP studs first. Never leave your gear hanging on the top two studs.

How To Insert The New Series II Rackstuds™ DUO

  • Orientate up using the arrow printed on the rear of the DUO.
  • Locate the top stud at the beginning of the 'RU' space indicated by the 'thin' section of the rail.
  • This will allow the DUO spring clip to be compressed and lock into the centre hole of the 1RU section.
  • Compresss the spring section and insert the DUO from the rear in the centre hole.
  • Push all the way in until the spring clip latches onto the vertical rail.

  • Carefully slide your equipment over the studs and tighten the nuts (bottom ones first).
  • You can let go as so as you have one nut tightened.
  • If you like, you can tighten the nuts a half turn using either your fingers, a PZ2 screwdriver or a M10 nut driver.
  • To REMOVE, simply reverse the procedure removing the top nuts first while supporting your gear.
  • The NEW and IMPROVED DUO 1RU rack mounting solution.
  • Quick and easy to install.
  • Installs in under 30 seconds.
  • Safe and strong.