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Chief RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black)

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An inverted ceiling mount with the exclusive All-Points security system, the Chief RPAU is the top-selling projector mount in the industry. Ideal for use offices, schools and homes, it is supplied with everything needed for quick installation, a low-profile look and easy projector maintenance.

It features a solid steel design, integrated cable management, and independent roll, pitch and yaw. It offers easy projector maintenance, quick projector connect/disconnect, and adjustable mounting legs and feet. The patented All-Points is an integrated security system that uses security hardware at all key connection points to protect projectors from theft. Steel-into-steel construction makes All-Points more effective than other integrated security systems.

The RPAU includes a universal interface bracket, making it compatible with 95% of inverted projectors on the market. This makes it perfect for installers who are uncertain of a customer's projector type. However, if you want to confirm the compatibility of this mount with your projector, visit Chief's MountFinder Pro.

Easy Installation

Independent Roll (+/-4°), Pitch (+/-25°) and Yaw (360°) adjustments make it easy to quickly and precisely register the projector.
Three ceiling mounting methods: Flush mount, optional 1/4" threaded rod, or with an optional 1.5" NPT Threaded Extension Column.
Compatible with a large assortment of accessories to easily overcome a variety of installation challenges.
Allows lateral shift when using the optional LSB-100 Lateral Shift Accessory. The LSB-100 allows the projector to be shifted 3" right or left of the installation spot (5.75" on projectors under 15 lb). The LSB-100 is also used to accommodate different lens placement when projectors are replaced in existing installations. Maintains quick disconnect feature and includes All-Points Security System hardware.


Security and Reliability

Heavy gauge solid steel design for secure mounting.
UL-listed for proven strength, supports projector systems up to 50 lbs.
Includes the All-Points Security System - exclusive locking hardware to protect against theft. Optional to use, the system locks the projector and mount with security hardware at all key connection points: Roll, Pitch and Yaw adjustments; bracket-to-projector; and mount-to-bracket.
Compatible with Chief's PG-1A and PG-2A Projector Guard security cages.
Backed by a 10-year warranty to ensure that you are receiving the best quality product.


Conveniences

Low-profile design allows the RPAU to be flush mounted without additional accessories.
Ships fully assembled with everything you need for installation in one box.
Custom designed brackets allow quick projector disconnect without loss of registration, doesn't affect pre-set adjustments.
Quick projector reconnect with convenient lamp and filter access.
Integrated cable management allows cables to be routed through the top of the mount without additional accessories.
Easy to maintain, it allows easy replacement of filter or bulb; offers proper ventilation; and lets you adjust the contour of the mount for the lowest profile possible.
Mount
Depth From Mounting Source Not Specified by Manufacturer; The RPAU adds approximately 2.5" (64mm) to the installation
Max Equipment Size 50 lbs (22.7kg)
Adjustments
  • Roll Adjustment: +/- 4° adjustment up or down
  • Loosen screw, adjust mount and tighten screw to hold adjustment
  • Pitch Adjustment: +/- 25° adjustment on each side of the mount. Loosen screw, adjust mount and tighten screw to hold adjustment. Full range of pitch in a flush mount installation.
  • Yaw Adjustment: 360° by turning the mount on the threaded column and securing in place with set screw. 12° yaw possible on flush mount using slots in top of RPAU.
  • General Attributes
    Construction Steel, Black
    Dimensions 6.25 x 1.75 x 5.5" (159 x 44 x 140mm) 1
    Please Note:

    Height does not include interface bracket

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    Weight Capacity 50 lbs (22.7kg) 2
    Please Note:

    Each mount is designed to support the weight of the projector model(s) specified; However, your ceiling must hold at least five times the weight of your installation

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    Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Chief RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black)
  • Ceiling Bracket
  • Joint Bracket
  • Plate, Adjustment
  • Self-Tapping, Pan Head, 10-24 x 1/2" Screws with Washer (12)
  • 5/16" Screw Set
  • 10-Year Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    ChiefRPAUW Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (White)
     
    4.7

    (based on 29 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (21)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    96%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to set up (17)
    • Secure (10)
    • Durable (9)
    • Lightweight (7)
    • Easy to use (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Office (5)
      • Business user (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (10), Power user (7), Casual user (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (9)
        • Primary use:
        • Business (6)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Perfect match for my projector...

      This unit was recommended to me when I ordered my Epson 8700 UB projector as a universal mount that I could use for mounting it to the ceiling. I have a sloped ceiling to...Read complete review

      This unit was recommended to me when I ordered my Epson 8700 UB projector as a universal mount that I could use for mounting it to the ceiling. I have a sloped ceiling to deal with so I also had to order a separate mount for that part of the install, along with a piece of threaded pipe that matched the drop distance from the ceiling to this projector mount. This thing worked exactly as advertised for the Epson. It is solid, relatively easy to work with and provides excellent leveling capability once you loosen the screws that were way too tight as shipped. I was very concerned I might strip them just trying to loosen them enough to perform the adjustment. But it worked as advertised and I am very pleased with the results.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Difficult locking mechanism

      The SLBU/SLMU legs have a locking and unlocking mechanism which is how the entire mount is connected to the projector. The locking buttons are very difficult to push in and release - almost...Read complete review

      The SLBU/SLMU legs have a locking and unlocking mechanism which is how the entire mount is connected to the projector. The locking buttons are very difficult to push in and release - almost impossible. Not even sure I can keep this product at this point. Otherwise, the design of the mount is solid and sturdy.

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      5.0

      Problem Solved!!!

      By John The Freeman ES Rep

      from Austin, TX

      About Me Power User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Good Padding
      • Lightweight
      • Secure

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Exhibit Booths
        • Movies
        • Office

        Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

        I needed to hang a projector in a exhibit booth at SXSW in Austin TX and needed to use a special, short, throw projector, ceiling mounted. NEC manufactured the projector and they no longer carried the ceiling mounts, and suggested I go to an indepdent re-seller. I contacted the reseller and he suggested I try B & H. Of Course!!!! I shouldv'e known. It almost seemed to go to be true. Everything I needed was self contained in the mount. I even called customer service and the gentleman in the video department went as far as to go get the ceiling mount, open one up and double check. Thank you, Thank You very much.

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        5.0

        Works Great

        By cbcc1119

        from Indianapolis, IN

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Secure

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Movies

          Comments about RPAUW Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (White):

          We installed and had no issues with this connector on my Epson 5030

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          5.0

          Great Projector Mount

          By ckennedy

          from Cumming, GA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about RPAUW Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (White):

                I use the mount without an extension pole for a BenQ projector and love it. It was very easy to assemble and fix to the ceiling. Once in place, it was very easy to level and position the projector. I'm not sure why anyone would spend more money on a different mount.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                A little more tweaking than normal

                By truaudiophile

                from grand rapids

                Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                Good solid mount that requires a bit more tweaking than others to lock it in level. packaged well with well made parts.

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                5.0

                Super simple installation

                By stupidhead512

                from Austin, TX

                About Me Hobbyist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Versatile

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Mounting A Projector

                Comments about RPAUW Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (White):

                Trying to locate an appropriate ADJUSTABLE ceiling mount solution for my Optoma HD25e projector was a very long process. I looked at everything from the super cheap to the super expensive.

                At the end of the day, the Chief ceiling mounts were the highest quality, best price, and easiest to adjust for my current and future projectors. Installation of the ceiling plate, the adjustable column, and RPAUW mount could not have been easier. The total cost out of pocket may seem high compared to the "cheap" mounts, but don't let that scare you away. Buy this and don't look back.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Great experience!

                By Anabanana

                from NewYorkCity

                About Me Business Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Long Talks

                  Comments about RPAUW Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (White):

                  Great service, fast delivery. Love to order from here. Fits perfect with suggested projector, easy installed.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Over built and under priced.

                  By archer1lash

                  from Georgia

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Built Like A Tank
                  • Built To Last
                  • Lightweight
                  • Secure

                  Cons

                  • Tedious Adjustments

                  Best Uses

                  • Mounting A Heavy Projecto

                  Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                  This ceiling projector mount supports an epson 6020ub pro home cinema unit 14 ft above my head...and it (the projector) weighs 23 lbs. The Chief Rpau mount is well built from heavy gauge steel...there are no plastic parts. It mates with the projector securely via steel bolts which look and feel very ridgid. The base plates have numerous mount holes which allow flexibility when attaching to ceiling. All pieces are painted black. It mounts your projector very solidly to the ceiling. Adjusting the angle and pitch are tedious but solid...once it is set it will not move...overall a very good mount that is a one time purchase...built to last!

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                  5.0

                  Solid and secure way to stack projectors

                  By Big Impact on a Budget

                  from San Mateo, CA

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Secure

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Projector Securing
                    • Projector Stacking

                    Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                    You can effectively double the brightness of your presentations by stacking two projectors often at less cost than a single projector with double the brightness. Using this table top (not a ceiling mount) projector stacker, you can secure and align two projectors effectively. Although the parts are relatively heavy, they are all nicely made to ensure stability and durability. As there are so many projectors with different mounting requirements, instructions can be a little confusing, but patients will deliver perfection in the ultimate result.

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                    5.0

                    Just what we needed

                    By Office A/V guy

                    from New York, NY

                    About Me Power User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Secure

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Office

                      Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                      A great universal ceiling mount. It was easy to install and seems quite adjustable and stable.

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                      5.0

                      Amazing Mount!

                      By timato

                      from Vancouver, WA

                      About Me Consultant, Power User

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                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Secure
                      • Well Though Out

                      Cons

                      • One Diagram Was Wrong

                      Best Uses

                      • Churches
                      • Conference Rooms
                      • Low-ceilings

                      Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                      I have two of these units in a dual ceiling projection system. I got these particular units because of the All-Points Security system and they aren't kidding! You'd have to really know your stuff to get a projector mounted with this system! Every conceivable way short of cutting the pipe and cables has been covered!

                      Will definitely be purchasing again for future clients!

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                      5.0

                      Great Mount

                      By Bart

                      from New York, New York

                      About Me High-end Shopper

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Lightweight
                      • Long Lasting

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Professional

                        Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                        I use these mounts for some lightweight short throw projectors. They make it very easy to mount projectors to schedule 40 pipe. The mount is designed in a way that makes it very easy to slip the projector on. The mount allows for lots of finite pan and tilt angling.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business

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                        5.0

                        Worth the money, very nice

                        By Jim

                        from Freedom IN

                        About Me Midrange Shopper

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Flexible Mounting
                        • Heavy Duty

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Professional

                          Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                          Although it was a little difficult to assemble, it didn't take too long and I figured it out. All Points Security is a great feature. Very flexible configuration of mount should fit almost any projector. Solid construction!

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business

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                          5.0

                          Simple as one two three four

                          By JE

                          from Minneapolis MN

                          About Me Power User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Set Up
                          • Secure

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                              Easy to install and adjust. I've used this product many times. It's easy to attach. The plate will attach to the projector and then the mount will attach to that. It's adjustments for up/down and horizontal and vertical are easy to use.

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                              3.0

                              Difficult locking mechanism

                              By EJ video

                              from Los Angeles, CA

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                • Difficult To Set Up

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                                  The SLBU/SLMU legs have a locking and unlocking mechanism which is how the entire mount is connected to the projector. The locking buttons are very difficult to push in and release - almost impossible. Not even sure I can keep this product at this point. Otherwise, the design of the mount is solid and sturdy.

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                                  5.0

                                  Very sturdy product

                                  By Stan the Man

                                  from West Monroe, LA

                                  About Me Casual User

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Sturdy

                                  Cons

                                  • Difficult To Understand

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Ceiling Projector Mount

                                  Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                                  I'm using this to mount a video projector in my church auditorium. It is sturdy, with lots of metal. The design makes it very easy to hang the projector while standing on top of a tall ladder. Assembly instructions are a bit hard to follow.

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                                  5.0

                                  Nice mount

                                  By seaside

                                  from Ann Arbor MI

                                  About Me Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Set Up
                                  • Secure

                                  Cons

                                  • Manual somewhat confusing

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                                    Very flexible positioning. Can probably mount to any ceiling projector of reasonable size. Easy install and comes with everything that you need to hook up to your projector.

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                                    4.0

                                    Ceiling Mount

                                    By preacherman

                                    from Stanford, Ky

                                    About Me Casual User

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Secure

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                                        Easy to install, could have used a bit better instructions. But parts are pretty self explanatory, had it installed and working in a very resonable time.

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                                        4.0

                                        Good product but requires more hardware

                                        By WP47399

                                        from Newfoundland, Canada

                                        About Me Enthusiast

                                        Verified Reviewer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Set Up
                                        • Secure

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                                            This is a great mounting bracket for my new Panasonic projector and I would have given it 5 stars if the necessary 1/4" lag bolts were included so I could complete installation without having to make a visit to the local hardware store.

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                                            4.0

                                            Universal bracket a hit

                                            By Andreas the squint

                                            from Nashville, TN

                                            About Me Enthusiast

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Durable
                                            • Easy To Set Up
                                            • Good Focus

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Home
                                              • Office
                                              • Smaller Rooms

                                              Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                                              I found this bracket just what I needed to hang a small NEC projector. It did take a minute to configure the arms to get the projector's center of gravity under the pipe mount, but once arranged, I had a level instal in no time flat. I loved the tools needed came with except for one phillips screw driver.

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                                              • No

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                                              4.0

                                              More convenient fixture

                                              By gobaksa

                                              from Anaheim

                                              About Me Power User

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Easy To Set Up
                                              • Lightweight

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Office
                                                • Smaller Rooms

                                                Comments about RPAU Inverted LCD/DLP Projector Ceiling Mount (Black):

                                                It's really flexible to fit the project I want.

                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No

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