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post #1921 of 1936 Unread 05-21-2015, 08:42 AM
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Hi guys

Is there any good ceiling mount I can get for vpl 55es from amazon?
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The Chief RPA020 or RPMA020 mount is my choice.
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The Chief RPA020 or RPMA020 mount is my choice.
Does Amazon stock these?
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Does Amazon stock these?
Go check on Amazon - they should. We do at AV Science.

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Go check on Amazon - they should. We do at AV Science.
They only seem to have this one.

http://www.amazon.com/Chief-RPAU-Uni...s=chief+mounts

will it work?
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They only seem to have this one.

http://www.amazon.com/Chief-RPAU-Uni...s=chief+mounts

will it work?
Yes, that will work !

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Yes, that will work !
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I just installed a 120" black diamond zero edge 1.4 gain! But I need your help.. The bottom right of the picture curves down. The top is perfectly straight and aligned. Left side, right side.. But the bottom picture curves from the left to right towards the bottom.

So I can't perfectly fill the screen otherwise I get bleed in the bottom right of the screen. See attached.

I can't figure out how to straighten this. Is it a problem with the projector?
Would love some help on this?.. pretty please?
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Would love some help on this?.. pretty please?

Your projector is not perfectly aligned with the screen. It needs to be level and square with the screen. And your screen should be level ( and hopefully the wall is plumb ). Play with the mount.

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I have a stupid question.....I maxed out the zoom on the 55es at the lens but the picture is not big enough. Is there anything else I can do or do I need to move my projector back?
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I have a stupid question.....I maxed out the zoom on the 55es at the lens but the picture is not big enough. Is there anything else I can do or do I need to move my projector back?
There are other things that you can do, but the simplest and cheapest is to move the projector. The other options are to buy a conversion lens or set up a first surface mirror to increase your throw distance.

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There are other things that you can do, but the simplest and cheapest is to move the projector. The other options are to buy a conversion lens or set up a first surface mirror to increase your throw distance.
thank you for the quick reply.
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I'm interested in this projector but don't know if it will work in my set up. I want to sit it on a shelf 16.5 feet from a 106" screen. Is that within the throw distance of the projector?
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Does Amazon stock these?
I ordered my Chief RPA020 ceiling mount from B&H Photo...

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...Projector.html



Click on the compatability tab on this page to make sure it fits your projector:
http://www.chiefmfg.com/Products/RPA020
You can't order directly from Chief so that's why you have to go through B&H Photo. It may take them a week or more to get it from Chief before they ship it on to you but one time I ordered one for an older projector and they drop-shipped it directly from Chief.

It includes the standard Chief ceiling mount and a custom plate that fits the Sony 55ES. It's not that much more expensive than a universal mount and is a custom fit. I've never understood why someone would buy a two, three or four thousand dollar projector and then mount it using a piece of plywood. lol


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I'm interested in this projector but don't know if it will work in my set up. I want to sit it on a shelf 16.5 feet from a 106" screen. Is that within the throw distance of the projector?
Should be. I have a 118" screen with a throw distance of 16 feet. Perfect.
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I ordered my Chief RPA020 ceiling mount from B&H Photo...

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...Projector.html



Click on the compatability tab on this page to make sure it fits your projector:
http://www.chiefmfg.com/Products/RPA020
You can't order directly from Chief so that's why you have to go through B&H Photo. It may take them a week or more to get it from Chief before they ship it on to you but one time I ordered one for an older projector and they drop-shipped it directly from Chief.

It includes the standard Chief ceiling mount and a custom plate that fits the Sony 55ES. It's not that much more expensive than a universal mount and is a custom fit. I've never understood why someone would buy a two, three or four thousand dollar projector and then mount it using a piece of plywood. lol

Or you could call someone that keeps this as a stock item.

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