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Don't throw away your old card catalog cabinet with drawers - it makes a perfect storage and charging cabinet for your eReaders!
I took a few pics of our conversion and I posted them on a simple web page:
Best idea I've seen yet! My husband took some drawers and gave them a new face and a new cabinet to make them holders for CDs and DVDs. But this is just great. Less work and so nice looking.
How cute! I just refurbished one of mine to hold office supplies, but I still have two more. Only six Kindles, but maybe I can get more and fill another one of my card catalogs.
Thanks for sharing this.
Although this setup is an inexpensive solution, I have a couple of concerns.
You have six 6 outlet AC strips piggy backed and then secured onto the rear of the case. These are all potential shock hazards.
Commercial carts and cabinets enclose and lock their AC connections for safety concerns. They may be expensive, but safety is a major factor in their development.
There are excellent storage and charging carts that will accomodate all handheld readers. They may be expensive (around $12000, for a 20-30 unit cart, but they are worth the money.
John J Caprice / Visualedtech
Just concerned over the AC hookup. It appears that you are using the standard kindle, and they just fit.
I'm woking on some less expesive alternative staorage and charging solutions.
Thanks for the reassuring response!