Originally Posted by Pinjas /forum/post/18187850
I don't know about the dust cover/protection for either a projector or a screen. However, I do have a few thoughts/ideas that you may find interesting in this regard.
I have seen countless pictures of individuals home theater setup and I often cringe when I see a picture of a projector. It has nothing to do with the style of the projector, it has everything to do with the lack of secondary support for the projector. I almost never see a projector resting on a very secure surface, and I don't really feel that a ceiling mount is ever the most secure (but that is a matter of opinion). If you need to protect your projector from something, I recommend protecting it from the floor.
On any projector I have seen, there is a spot that you can tie something to the projector. I find a good stud in a wall or ceiling and screw in a closed hook. I use 50 lb test fishing wire. If you feel like you have an exceptionally heavy projector, something like rope would do the trick.
Personally, if I wanted to cover up my projector and/or screen I would make something myself. A large piece of cloth draped over your screen would do the trick, you could probably find something like this for dollars at a large box store.
I would use a clean dry towel for the projector, but before doing so I would put the cap on the lens.