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Ceiling bracket for sony 12xx

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by BobbyBlaze, Aug 25, 2005.

  1. BobbyBlaze

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    Hi Chaps! :hiya:
    Anyone know of a good place to try and find one of these? (ooh, spacers too whilst your being all helpful). Cheers :thumbsup:
     
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    Cheers K,
    I've sent them an email and eagerly await a reply. If anyone else has any ideas or suggestions, feel free to chip in at any time.

    Thanks again K, :clap:

    Rob
     
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    Well I could sell you a ceilingmount for £2900 inc shipping.

    Oh it comes with a mint Sony VPH-1292Q with less than 800 hours on the tubes and chassis. ;)
     
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    Ceiling mounts are incredibly expensive and don't give you any freedom of adjustments.

    A lot of us here across the pond (Canada/USA) use something called Unistrut that really gives you a lot of freedom in all directions to really tweak that projector to be perfectly square with the screen.

    Try as you might with a fixed mount, it's very difficult to get the original install 100% perfect.

    I know that in my case I measured and re-measured 2-3 times before installing with unistrut and still ended up shifting the PJ to the side a couple of inches and then forward (closer) to the screen 4-5" to optimize phosphor usage.

    I put a page together with sample drawings and instructions. See here:

    http://www.curtpalme.com/MountingMethods.htm

    The best part is that unistrut (and similar stuff) is incredibly cheap!

    Kal
     
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    KalW, you the Man!

    That's exactly what I was looking for ie. cheap, readily available and more flexible than the ever-so-unfriendly fixed brackets (impossible to get exactly right and pretty darn unfriendly all round).

    Thanks again, 'cos I was looking at a bracket on ebay that's in Australia and a drop thingy from the states that was looking like an awfully expensive (and, as you say, darn hard to get right) option.

    Thanks again :thumbsup:
     
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    No problems! Good luck!

    Kal
     
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    Thanks Dude!
    Yeah, I was looking at that and a drop kit from the States too but sending all that junk half way across the world with Shipping, Import Duty & VAT sure adds up. (Bought a pair of M&K s85's for $216 on AudioGon but by the time they had arrived the price had gone up by nearly £200. Still they're mine now and no way was I ever going to look at them for the £800 they cost over here :devil: ).

    I've got a drop kit for the Seleco I'm using now and as KalW states, it's damn near impossible to get the positioning spot on with them and that means learning to live with imperfections :suicide: so the method described on the web page KW mentions looks grrrreeeaaat! (mods: Shouldn't a useful page like that be placed in a sticky??)
     

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