Mounting AV Equipment
In this chapter, you will learn about
• Preparing for mounting
• Mounting types
• Mounting equipment
• Mounting malfunctions
Mounting audiovisual (AV) and networking devices is a critical aspect of an installation job. Typically, projectors and projection screens are mounted to the ceiling or wall, and flat-panel displays are mounted to the ceiling, wall, or floor. Some components are mounted on AV racks.
Secure and safe mounting is a major concern in mounting AV gear. Components such as projectors can weigh more than 100 kilograms (220 pounds) and are often mounted above an audience, creating a potential safety issue. Flat-panel displays that are improperly mounted to the floor have resulted in fatal accidents. ...