CHAPTER 7

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. ...

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