Posted Tue Mar 16, 2010 at 07:00 AM PDT by Mike Attebery
If you need a simple projector mount that’s as versatile as it is effective, look no further.
Matt Burns had a problem. He was auditioning and reviewing a wide range of different projectors, but he didn’t just want them sitting on his table. “I also wanted some truly universal, allowing me to review projectors of all sizes and shapes without worrying about their weight,” he writes. “It would also need to come down when not in use.”
The solution was a trip to the hardware store. It’s not the prettiest ceiling mount, but it’s cheap, easy, and best of all it can fit most projectors easily without a worry about size or weight. Using some eye screws, eye bolts and a nice solid board, Burns was able to create a universal projector mount that serves his purpose.
This isn’t for everyone, obviously. It’s not too attractive, and it doesn’t really have a place in the living room. As a temporary mount though, or as a way to get the projector up in the basement where aesthetics aren’t as much of a concern, it’s a great way to go.
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