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My new ceiling mount and AV Rack

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Jeff, Nov 16, 2001.

  1. Jeff

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    Since I'm useless with my hands (the wife nods behind me), I got a chippy in to build me a Ceiling mount and an AV rack. The ceiling mount is for my Plus U3-1080 DLP projector and ISCO II anamorphic lens, the idea of the design is that I can attach perspex sides and turn it into a hush box. Here is a pic

    http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/yerkess/...dir=/My+Photos&.dnm=Ceiling+mount.jpg&.src=ph

    The other thing I got him to make is an AV rack, I'm using the meter cupboard with a hole into the main room this way I have very easy access to the front and back of the equipment.

    http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/yerkess/...oKzV&.dir=/My+Photos&.dnm=AV+Rack.jpg&.src=ph



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    That's a big mount for your projector. To allow for bigger projectro perhaps, but definately not a bigger lens, that is a mother...
     
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    The Ceiling mount is big, but the picture probably makes it look bigger than it really is. It's basically a 50CM cube. The lens is a bit of a monster isn't it. :)

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    What other projectors can the lens fit onto?

    I may be lucky to get a new projector (fixed panel) over xmas.
     
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    It should work with pretty much any fixed panel projector, but the longer the throw the better (less distortion). They are normally used with 4:3 projectors but they can be used with 16:9 projectors to turn them into 2.35:1 ratio.

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    Nice box, I'm thinking of doing somthing similar for my newly installed PLV-30. What are you planning to do for ventilation ?
     
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    I'll probably use a couple of low noise Papst fans (RS sell them), I'll leave the electrics to someone else though, too many close encounters. :)

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