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help mounting a Philips bClever to the ceiling

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by cdrman, Nov 7, 2005.

  1. cdrman

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    Trying to find the best way to mount the Philips bClever to the ceiling or wall ,i have looked at the universal mounts but they dont seem to fit.
    any advice welcome.
    many thx
     
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    I haven't seen the projector so I don't know how a mounting bracket should fix to it, but it should be possible to use some MDF to make a mounting plate and then use a mounting kit such as something designed for speakers or a mount like that found on Ebay for Infocus 4805. I did a similar thing with my Optoma as there were no ceiling mounts that would take an anamorphic lens so the MDF/speaker bracket route was my only choice (pics on my website if youre interested).

    There are various tv brackets that people have utilised to fix projectors to rear walls as well as ceilings so try the search and see what you find.

    Gary.
     
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    thx m8 some good ideas on your site,
    cheers for the reply
     
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    If I remember right the Bclever sits in a cradle, has been a long time since I have seen 1 so dont quote me on it.
    That would explain why you cant fit a universal to it. Best way to tell is to look on the bottom of the PJ and see if there are some M4 brass screw holes, if not its a cradle job....sorry
     
  5. cdrman

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    thx m8 it looks like a cradle jobbe then
     
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    I think the bClever is the same case as my Bogart?
    No holes underneath that I remember seeing. Mine is sitting upside down on an Argos Speaker bracket (which grips on the side) attached to the wall.
     
  7. cdrman

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    right all sorted now i used a tv stand from argos
     

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    Looks good - I went for the speaker stand so I had some tilt and pan but my room is an odd shape and my screen isn't permanent.
    Glad you got sorted!
     
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    cdrman,

    I'm thinking about the similar solution...are there any drawbacks with using TV swivel stand that I cannot think of at the moment...can it be secured from rotating of its own accorrd? Also, I am considering hanging the PJ above a heating grille - about 27 inches from the top of it actually...I reckon this is a bad idea but I'd like you knowledgable guys say what you think...
     
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    Kalos Geros mine has not moved yet,solid when all locked up tight.
    but 1 thing i did forget about when mounting it was to put the pj upside down,now i have done that the pictures is square and in focus,
    also watching a sixfoot pictures makes my 43"rptv look like a portable lol, to scared to put the 14"portable on now i'll be needing binoculars
     
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    The speaker mount does sometimes get moved when you remove the dust cap but as it's all aligned properly when it's central it's no issue to line it up again- just push it back until the picture and screen line up. There's been no sagging even though I do have a bit of tilt adjustment available.
     

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