ACE BACKSTAGE CO., INC. medium-sized Stage Pocket, the Half Stage Pocket, is a standard general use vertical slant panel flush stage pocket. The Half Stage Pocket is made of heavy duty steel and may be used to conceal audio, communications, control, data, electric AC power, switches, video, and voice connections etc. below the floor surface for easy access and to prevent connector damage. The Half Stage Pocket has a medium capacity inter-changeable panel system which permits easy custom connector/panel configurations.
The Half Stage Pocket has the panel capacity for either:
• (1) #PNL-100 Series CONNECTRIX Panels or
• (1) #PSW-100 Series Switchcraft® Panels or
• (1) #PE Series Single Gang Electric Duplex Switch Box Panels
The Half Stage Pocket has the connector capacity for either:
• (6) CONNECTRIX Connectors or
• (6) Neutrik® Connectors or
• (6) Switchcraft® Connectors or
• (1) #PE Single Gang Electric Duplex Switch Box Panel
Utilizing ACE’s CONNECTRIX System will allow mounting of up to 6 CONNECTRIX, Neutrik®, Switchcraft®, and/or Custom Connectors in the Half Stage Pocket. All ACE Half Stage Pockets are welded steel construction, with a 1/8″ (nominally 11 ga. (.120″)) thick CRS steel Lid and Mounting Flange and a 16 ga. (.062″) thick Pocket Body. The Half Stage Pocket resists bending under even the most severe stage loads.
Removable spring loaded hinge pins permits easy exchange of lids for carpet lids, locking lids, standard lids, and other custom application lids. A generous cable way slot of 3/8″ x 4″ permits easy cable exit from the stage pocket, even for large gauge cables. A cableway slot closure channel closes the slot when not in use. The Half Stage Pocket has an easy installation into 4.75″ x 8.5″ cutout in the stage floor. Open easy access from top or back of the Half Stage Pocket to connector panels makes for easy installation.
A scratch/wear resistant finish, oven cured powder coat is electro-staticly applied inside and outside the entire Stage Pocket. Decorator neutral Antique Copper Vein or Textured Black finishes are standard. A Solid Brass Lid and Mounting Flange as well as Solid Stainless Steel Lid and Mounting Flange are also available by special order. The Half Stage Pocket’s solid rubber Lid Stops cradle the lid to prevent lid rattle.
ACE’s Standard Vertical Slant Panel Stage Pocket Systems offer CONNECTIVITY Solutions with a flexible, reliable, and simplistic design. The flexible design of the Standard Vertical Slant Panel Stage Pocket Lid, Mounting Flange and Pocket Body along with Custom and Prefabricated Aluminum CONNECTRIX (Neutrik®/Switchcraft® combo cutout) Panels, Switchcraft® Panels, and our large selection of CONNECTRIX (Neutrik®/Switchcraft® combo cutout), Switchcraft®, and Custom Connectors allow the Stage Pockets to be installed in many different applications. These applications include educational, institutional, and liturgical settings. Within these applications various audio, communications, control, data, electric AC power, video, and voice terminations are possible, allowing for a complete Stage Pocket System.
ACE’s Standard Vertical Slant Panel Stage Pockets are available in a variety of sizes (Mini, Half, Full, and Double Wide) making them flexible in both form and function and able to meet your individual requirements. All Standard Vertical Slant Panel Stage Pockets are UL Listed except for the Mini Pocket.