I'm building a concealed/stealth home theater in the great room of the home I'm building. As part of this, I'd like to build a spot for my projector in/behind the back wall (with access through a cabinet in the kitchen on the other side of the wall). I'm looking for ideas on how to conceal the projector in the great room. One idea I had was to get one of those pictures frames with a motorized picture that rolls up when activated, but the ones I've seen are quite pricey. Another thing I considered was hanging a one-way mirror in front of it, but that takes away too much brightness (the one I tested with, anyways).
You could just: Project the image through glass, and have a nail above the glass. When it is time to put the projecor away, just hang a picture over it, and rest it on the floor when not in use. Presto! A cheap, manual picture hider!
Thanks for the thought, lmunz, but I'm looking for a bit more of a push a button type solution Here's something I found that looks perfect, though I'm not sure what the cost is: http://www.auton.com/index.html (the vertical IN-VIS-O-TRAK). I think something like this could be made with a linear actuator ... has anyone attempted such a project?
Oooh ... here's something that looks promising: click here . This design is for a plasma tv lift, but I'm thinking the concept could be pretty easily applied to my needs. If nothing else, it will be a fun/interesting project
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