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Hiding light switches

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Building DIY' started by DigiTALGuy, Oct 5, 2005.

  1. DigiTALGuy

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    My plan for a home cinema seems to be working, I've decided to paint a screen using matt white onto the wall instead of forking out for a screen - the only problem is that there's a light switch in the way and i'd have to project over it.

    Are there any clever solutions to disguise it?

    Thanks
     
  2. shahedz

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    i dont think you can, because the switch will stick out of the wall, and you will be able to see it when you project an image
     
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    I'd agree with the above, if you want a cheap screen how about the DIY route, you could even paint a sheet of mdf and put that onto the wall.

    You could change the light switch to a remote control one, not sure if this would work through mdf or fabric though, does anybody else know?
     
  4. stoner

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    you could move the switch, if its upstairs in a house then its easy.
    also forber and lomax do a clear glass switch, but you'd still see the actual switch , just the place is see through. Moviing the switch is the best option IMO
     
  5. corvettez06

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    If the switch was for the room that you are in, you could find a way of getting a remote control light switch system from somewhere and just take that switch and stick it into the way and plaster over it to make the wall smooth, then you'd have a remote control to control the lights! I'd prefer to do that even! (as long as the remote control is radio frequency and NOT IR)

    Ryan
     
  6. timdawe

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    This would be ideal, but it doesn't look like it is available in exactly this form any more.

    Might be possible to do something with a sensor switch module?
     

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