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Install Ultra Short-Throw Projector Mounted Onto Ceiling in Residential Home

I want to install a short-throw projector onto the ceiling of a residential home and whiteboard onto a wall to hold the projected image. How do I do this myself or are there companies out there who ...
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Hang 20lb projector screen on Hardieplank

The siding on my house is Hardieplank cement fiber board. I have a 20lb manual pull down projector screen that I would like to hang onto the side of my house to create an outdoor theater. The studs ...
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Projector arm on drywall (possible stud available)

I am planning to hang a projector which weighs 8lbs (~3.5kg), on a wall arm. The arm weighs 4lbs (~1.8kg) and has a load capacity of 44lbs (~19.9kg), and I'll be hanging the projector at the arm's ...
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Why Projector Keep Re-syncing?

I bought an HDMI booster to help my 5 meter HDMI to get signal boost without any Audio or Video Dropout. I joined two different HDMI cable to use it on my projector but my projector keep re syncing ...
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What type of screws would work best for hanging a projector from the ceiling?

I installed a projector and a screen a few days using toggle bolts in my drywall ceiling. One of the anchors didn't open all the way up, and the screen fell. So, I searched here, and quickly came to a ...
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Drywall finish for projector arm

I'm working on a projector theater project. I have the drywall up and have a projector mount drilled into the stud/joist. Problem I'm running into is "how can I finish the hole in the drywall where ...
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Projector mount with 2 or 3 screws

so I just brought a new projector mount but the screw spacing on it is too wide for our studs. I’m just wondering What the best way to mount this is. The mount will hold a 8kg projector btw. Thanks ...
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PVC pipe projector screen frame 18x10. How to support top heavy? [closed]

I built a frame for my projector screen outta PVC Pipe. It's roughly 18 feet long and 10 feet high. I did 2 5 foot sections vertically and 3 6 foot sections horizontally. I have a base at each section ...
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Is my Optoma HD20 projector repairable?

I've just come home from a trip and found that my Optoma HD20 appears to be broken. When I turned it on, I don't get the usual Optoma logo, but instead unmoving static broken by a black bar. ...
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Why are there no tv projectors with optical out? [closed]

I must be missing something obvious here. I'm looking at TV projector for a home theater setup and non of them seem to have optical out. I initially thought it was because I was just looking at the ...
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How to hang a projector screen (cloth) with a few inches away from the wall?

I have some odd fixture/design on the dry wall I want to hang the projector screen against, but if I were to fasten the screen on that wall, the crooked things on the wall will bulge through the ...
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How to Hang Projector Screen from ceiling against wall?

Let me start off with a diagram This is the projector screen in front of the wall. The vertical bars are the studs. There are probably 4 or 5 more studs between the edges of the screen). The frame ...
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“Clip” projector directly to ceiling without “arm-mount” [closed]

I would like to install a projector to my living room ceiling. As the ceiling is relatively low, however, I'd like 1) to have the projector "standing" there upside down (in contrast to a mount that ...
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Best way to create a reversible projector screen?

I'd like to build a reversible projector screen like this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMRYCJCZ3Fc and I'm wondering how you might build the rotating trolley/rail setup. My first guess is ...
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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 ...