PS5: Ikea disaster solved – This is how the console fits into the Kallax shelf

PS5: Ikea disaster solved – This is how the console fits into the Kallax shelf
PS5: Ikea disaster solved – This is how the console fits into the Kallax shelf

With the release of the PS5, owners of the Kallax shelf from IKEA are facing a problem. We show a trick how the Sony console fits on the shelf.

  • The Release the PS5 will take place on November 19, 2020 in Germany.
  • The Dimensions the PS5 far exceed that Dimensions of their predecessors.
  • KallaxFans could therefore run into problems now.

Update from November 18, 2020: It was a hard blow for everyone Kallax-Owner and PlayStation Fans. Because the new one PS5 exceeds with theirs Dimensions any previous Consoles and therefore does not fit into the square compartments of the IKEAShelves. But before you throw your shelf out of the window in frustration or even the one PS5 canceled, there is reason to breathe a sigh of relief: A young company that is on IKEA-Hacks, show yourselves now how your your Kallax for the PlayStation 5 can remodel.

Console name PlayStation 5 (PS5)
Manufacturer Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE)
Type Stationary game console
Generation 09. Console generation
Storage medium Blu-Ray
Release 19. November 2020

PS5: IKEA hack shows the possibility of conversion for Kallax – how your PS5 fits on the shelf

The Kallax-Shelf is one of the best-selling shelves by gamers. No wonder, after all, the open shelf offers enough space for Consoles, Games and televisions – and enough ventilation for that Consoles is also available. Everything would be perfect, everyone Consoles gets its own small, square compartment and the gaming setup looks neat. If it weren’t for a tiny problem for everyone Sony-Fans: because the PS5 is much larger than all of its predecessors and does not fit into the Kallax-Subjects. But don’t worry. The company New Swedish Design has developed a hack how you can have enough space in yours with a little manual skill Kallax for the PlayStation 5 can create.

Because with its specially designed TRYK sliding door, two adjacent compartments can be easily removed Kallax connect with each other. Depending on how yours Kallax is positioned and where you have the PS5 want to accommodate, you can either simply remove a shelf or saw out a small partition from the shelf. Now you can PlayStation 5 problem-free in Kallax accommodate. If you want to afford the sliding door, you can make your shelf look a little bit more beautiful and the PS5 if necessary protect from prying eyes. At New Swedish Design you can read exactly how the conversion works.

This is how the PS5 fits on your Kallax shelf

© New Swedish Design

First report from November 12, 2020: Hamburg, Germany – Seldom has something been expected like that Release the PS5 from Sony. The demand for the next-genConsoles is so high that even two waves of pre-orders were not enough to fill them all Fans with a Consoles to supply. Even on ReleaseDay on November 19, 2020 will not be enough PS5 consoles give. Many well-known streamers, stars and critics already have one in advance PS5 to test them extensively. They noticed a serious problem while testing.

PS5: Gigantic console – Kallax owners need to be strong now

The Swedish furniture giant IKEA is known for its modular, practical and efficient pieces of furniture of all kinds. A very special one is particularly popular Regal-Model: the Kallax. Kallax are available in different versions, but the square shelves remain the same for each variant. There you can find everything under – vinyl records, games, DVDs, books, boxes to hide bits and pieces and much more. Since you can Regal can be used both vertically and horizontally, many have used it as a TV board to have everything they need ready right under the television. There Kallax has no back wall Consoles of all kinds enough space and air to be able to cool sufficiently. But Sony power Kallax-Owners with their PS5 now a line through the bill.

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Because with the PS5 hat Sony her biggest yet Game console released. The PS5 Designer Yujin Morisawa wanted that Consoles initially even larger, but then had to shrink it a bit at the request of the engineers, as he revealed in an interview with the Washington Post. Ultimately, that includes PS5 now the following Dimensions:

  • PS5 with drive: Approx. 390mm x 104mm x 260mm (width x height x depth)
  • PS5 Digital Edition: Approx. 390mm x 92mm x 260mm (width x height x depth)

PS5: Kallax disaster – the whole Ikea generation now has to rethink

© Twitter: @hasrock36 / IKEA

PS5: Kallax loses – PS5 owners have to switch

So that is PS5 the largest to date Consoles from Sony. And there is a very simple reason: Because the PlayStation 5 Produces a lot of heat, of course it also needs a lot of air to be able to cool down. Kallax-Owners, however, have a hard time finding the sizes Kallax– Compartment is only 33.6 inches high and wide. So the PS5 almost six centimeters too big and doesn’t even fit across the square compartments. So who one Kallax-Regal as a TV board, either a new TVRegal get or the PlayStation Place next to the television – provided there is still enough space. Most recently, Sony shocked its fans because the PS5 doesn’t support native 1440p output.

Well now what? Tinkerers and hobbyists can come up with individual alternatives Kallax-Regal best to rebuild to provide enough space for the PS5 to offer. Some Twitter users have already shared innovative ideas for the renovation. Alternatively, it might just be time to get a new TVRegal to get. So you, at least with the Swedish furniture giant IKEA, don’t have to look far, the guys from Teknikveckan in Malmö tested which one royal the PS5 fits. However, many went Fans When pre-ordering it has been empty anyway, so that the space problem may not yet arise for many. Now an online retailer has announced a third wave of pre-orders for the PS5.

How does it look for you? Do you have a Kallax-Regal and now have to reschedule or does it fit PS5 in your existing setup?

Header list image: © Twitter: @ hasrock36 / IKEA

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