Thanks for the patience and the questions. Never set up a projector before.
Room height is 9', but there is some duct work, so let's say about 94" usable height. Depends on if the projector if flat on the ceiling or hangs down a bit whether angle to the duct work impacts more I suppose.
Width of room is about 183". This would be the wall the screen (undetermined size) would go on.
Bar seating is about 174" back from the wall. I'd prefer the projector wasn't any further back than that, but there is an open dance floor behind the bar seating that extends another 140" further back if needed. Obviously the further back, the harder it is to clear everyone standing or sitting in front of it (especially sitting at the first bar) but the second bar is about 315" back from the wall just for reference.
I would like to have one row of seating in front of the bar seating that is 174" back from the wall, possibly one row of theater seats in my dreams.
No windows in the room. Lighter carpet, but very dark brown walls and ceiling.
I don't plan to do any gaming on it, other than the occasional guys night, let's hook he wii up and try some Mario Kart on it type of situation. General tv, and sports mostly. It would be nice to have people over with the game on and people eating and drinking back at the second bar with some downward spots on. 4k movies once in a while and probably netflix and amazon prime if there is a way to stream them (not sure what hardware that is done on now).
I have an old 5.1 def tech setup with integrated 10" woofers in the tower speakers that I'd like to move up to a 7.1 some day if I can figure out how to do the wiring. It's a finished basement, so I've never actually put up the surrounds since I moved in and have used it as a 3.1 because I'm not sure how to wire the surrounds through the finished basement. Old marantz receiver that I bought when I bought the speakers.
Plan is to ceiling mount it, however I'm not sure how weight etc. goes with these type of beams in the ceiling. I think they are pretty common, but I know they are meant to hold a lot of weight on he top, but very, very little hanging from the bottom. Maybe there is a strategy to installing ceiling mounts with these type of i-beam joints?
No restrictions with the ceiling mount until about half way through the dance floor where the stripper pole installs into the ceiling.