Expired

Attach a projector screen to a sloped ceiling

9
Found 11th Oct 2013
We’re looking to install a projector screen in our upstairs spare room but I’m not sure how I would go about mounting the screen on a sloped ceiling. All the screens I’ve seen are designed to attach to straight wall or ceiling, not a sloped one.

Are there any screens designed for this in mind or brackets I could buy to attach to the screen?

9 Comments

http://www.tlc-direct.co.uk/Products/SK129082.html?source=adwords&kw=&gclid=CJPnrc7YjroCFVMdtAodkEwAuw

270 degree tilt and 360 degree swivel. Should do the trick. Took 3 seconds to google that BTW ;-)

thelaine

http://www.tlc-direct.co.uk/Products/SK129082.html?source=adwords&kw=&gclid=CJPnrc7YjroCFVMdtAodkEwAuw270 degree tilt and 360 degree swivel. Should do the trick. Took 3 seconds to google that BTW ;-)


That's very kind of you but that's a projector mount. OP wants to mount the SCREEN to the ceiling.

Original Poster

Yup thanks, I have been looking on Google but all I find is projector mounts.

The top should work ok the bottom I would try Pipe Clips (make sure they r the same size as ur projectors bottom pipe), like these http://www.screwfix.com/p/floplast-pipe-clip-40mm-pack-of-10/18926?kpid=18926&cm_mmc=Google-_-Product%20Listing%20Ads-_-Sales%20Tracking-_-sales%20tracking%20url&gclid=CM3JvduWj7oCFVMdtAodkEwAuw

But u may get sagging in the middle which would make it look ****! or you could just buy a cheap mdf board & glue i screen to it, then put it up!

Original Poster

philireland1

The top should work ok the bottom I would try Pipe Clips (make sure they … The top should work ok the bottom I would try Pipe Clips (make sure they r the same size as ur projectors bottom pipe), like these http://www.screwfix.com/p/floplast-pipe-clip-40mm-pack-of-10/18926?kpid=18926&cm_mmc=Google-_-Product%20Listing%20Ads-_-Sales%20Tracking-_-sales%20tracking%20url&gclid=CM3JvduWj7oCFVMdtAodkEwAuwBut u may get sagging in the middle which would make it look ****! or you could just buy a cheap mdf board & glue i screen to it, then put it up!



Thanks, but that wouldn't work. It's something like this I'm wanting to attach to the wall:

amazon.co.uk/Dur…6+9

i had the same problem

this is what i did

i brought two 5 inch hooked screws then screwed them into the joists then got a foot of steel cord and some metal jubilee clips one end through the back on the screen mounts and then secured with a metal jubilee clip and then looped the other end and hooked on the hooked screw secured with a jubilee clip

probably not the best looking job but does the job for now
http://i371.photobucket.com/albums/oo158/mjfaderway/20131013_135057_zps32a8780e.jpg
http://i371.photobucket.com/albums/oo158/mjfaderway/20131013_135126_zps31bd62e3.jpg

csiman

surely the slope is irrelevant as it will still hang vertically but just … surely the slope is irrelevant as it will still hang vertically but just be mounted in the angleor just fix a triangular wood mount to the ceiling



don't understand why this comment got a negative vote, its exactly what I would do, and I have done it before in a few places, I spent a year installing projectors, with smartboards and motorised screens in schools.

Original Poster

csiman

surely the slope is irrelevant as it will still hang vertically but just … surely the slope is irrelevant as it will still hang vertically but just be mounted in the angleor just fix a triangular wood mount to the ceiling



Wouldn't the mean every time you pull the screen down it would be rubbing against the casing in a way it hasn't been designed?

Original Poster

csiman

i would imagine the designers would have foreseen this scenario and … i would imagine the designers would have foreseen this scenario and designed a flared opening so this wouldnt happenIf not then a triangular piece of wood will create a horizontal surface to affix the screen toFar cleaner than hooks and wire



OK thanks. When looking for a screen I will see if they offer a flared opening and if not I can easily as you say just put a triangular piece of wood behind the mount points.
Post a comment
Avatar
@
    Text

    Top Discussions