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Replace Light Fixture with outlet

I have a projector I plan on mounting to the ceiling in my basement. It just so happens that I have an unused light fixture receptacle which had been covered with a plate, right next to where I am ...
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Attach projector screen to a ceiling… but the width does not match the studs. Ideas?

The roll-out screen has holes at the ends of the metal casing, but these don't match the distance between the studs. The screen is ~80" wide. Also, I am looking for a portable solution where I can ...
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Can I mount a projector shelf to drywall?

I need to mount a projector shelf, however finding a stud is proving impossible. Is it a terrible idea to put this shelf up on drywall and then the projector which probably weighs at least 15lbs?:
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Projector mounting location to reduce noise

With my desired screen size, the placement of my desired projector (Optome HD141X) is right above my head (approx. 1m far as the seating is elevated in the room). I am a projector novice and thus I ...
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How to tell that projector needs bulb replacement? [closed]

I have an NEC projector which I estimate to have been used pretty close to the 2000-2500 hours, which is approximately the lifetime of a bulb. As of late, light dots are beginning to appear on the ...
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How to wire an in-celing recessed projection screen

So, I have a in-ceiling recessed projection screen. This sits flush to the ceiling so all projection screen box lives permanently inside the ceiling. However, odly, it ships with a 3 prong electrical ...
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How can I finish a hole in the wall?

Considering a home theater "upgrade" for the house. When I was thinking about placement for the projector, I realized that the back wall of my living room is actually the wall to the Kitchen Pantry. ...
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Projector ceiling mounting using 2 screws instead of 4: risky?

I want to ceiling mount my projector using this projector ceiling mount. However I realize my ceiling beams are too thin to receive the 4 screws necessary to attach it. The only way would be, not to ...