Given how expensive properties are in Singapore, we all know how precious it is to maximize space in our homes and work environments. An easy space-saving hack to instantly make a room feel bigger would be to opt for a ceiling mount for your TV and projectors. As suggested by the name, ceiling mounts are brackets fixed with bolts and screws, used to hang your media equipment from the ceiling. Installing a ceiling mount provides the benefits of decluttering a room visually from messy cables, as well as protecting your equipment in the long run as they are out of reach from people.
Whether you’re a business owner looking to keep your customers entertained in a shop, or a homeowner seeking a seamless AV theatre setup, continue reading for a list of things to consider when choosing a ceiling mount.
The technical specifications of your television or projector would influence the installation setup of your ceiling mount. To determine them, you’ll need to know:
Size and weight of your TV/Projector: Check your TV or projector model’s specification online or from the accompanying manual, as this affects your choice of mounts.
Optimal viewing distance & eye-level height for the TV/Projector: You’ll want to make sure that everyone in the room, no matter how big or small, would be able to view the projected content without straining their eyes from where they are seated or standing. A rule of thumb is to sit between 1.5 to 2.5 times the diagonal screen measurement away at an estimate of 30-degree viewing angle. Be sure to factor in the furniture that you may intend to place beneath your mounted TV/projector – always ensure that there is sufficient space!
Depending on your needs, there are a variety of ceiling mounts for TV/Projectors that are suitable for different purposes. Here are some variations:
Rotating ceiling mounts: For TVs, rotating ceiling mounts allow you to swivel the TV in any direction — some up to 360 degrees – so you can watch from anywhere in the room; therefore, giving you greater flexibility.
Extendable ceiling mounts: For projectors, some ceiling mounts allow you to lift and lower the equipment either manually or with a remote, such that the height of the ceiling won’t be an issue. An instance where this would be useful could be if the layout of your room changes on a regular basis/
Multiple ceiling mounts: Some mounts can fix two or more TVs side by side to create a bigger viewing surface area. However, for mounting multiple devices, you’d have to ensure that the structural integrity of your walls is suitable for the overall weight of the mount and the TV(s)/projector(s).
Structural Integrity: We cannot stress the importance of checking the structural integrity of your walls before mounting any device or equipment. You’ll need to know if your walls are load-bearing or non-load bearing – whether they’ll be able to withstand the added weight and pressure from your TV/Projector Mount. Though some brackets or mounts may be more pricey, they will ensure the additional strength capabilities to protect your equipment from accidentally falling off the wall.
Tiger Mount’s Ceiling Mounts
At Tiger Mount, we offer ceiling mounts for TV and Projector purposes:
Universal TV Ceiling Mount takes most 32″ – 70″ Flat Panel LED, LCD TVs of up to 68.2kg. It has certain adjustable features, such as a tilt of -5°~ +15° and a roll of -30°~+30°.
Universal Projector Ceiling Mount has a load capacity of 13.6kg and a universal mounting pattern appropriate for an array of projector models. Not only does it feature a special release mechanism to quickly install and remove the projector, but an internal cable management system also to neaten your setup.
Installing a ceiling mount for your TV or projector doesn’t have to be a daunting experience for you. If you’d like to find out more about ceiling mounts, or tv brackets in general, speak to our professional consultants at 9424 6649 or drop us an email at email@example.com!