A Mounting Offensive



Chief's G1 Rack

Crimson's VersaFit

Spencer Kalker relaunches CWD.

Custom Woodwork & Design's audio/computer credenza

Future Automation's projector hinge ($3,500) folds neatly into the wall when not in use.

Future Automation's PicSplit dramatically opens and closes during CEDIA EXPO.

Tuck the TV away with this under-bed lift from Future Automation.

OmniMount's Erick Valkingburg demonstrates the flexibility of the PLAY40.

Another demo by Valkingburg for the Parkview line to illustrate the speedily installation.

Peerless AV displays its outdoor-friendly mounting options.

Peerless AV's Wireless Projector Mount

The SuperSlim Full Motion mount from Sanus

SurgeX's Shannon Townley with the Eliminator XC series

SurgeX's XU315-DC, an online 1500 VA double conversion UPS/surge eliminator

The mounts, racks, furniture and lifts that powered CEDIA EXPO 2011

We saw lots of nice screens, TVs, projectors and more at CEDIA EXPO 2011. But all of these innovations don’t amount to much without the lifts, mounts, furniture and power protection the following companies provide. Read on to find out more about BDI, Chief, Crimson, CWD, Future Automation, OmniMount, Peerless AV, Sanus and SurgeX


The latest offerings from BDI include the OLA line of TV cabinets that features a more modern look with curved design. The curved profile adds to the contemporary feel and the cabinets feature panels separated by IR-friendly curved grey-tinted glass doors that appear to wrap around the cabinet’s sides. The open compartment includes an adjustable shelf for use with a speaker, media or addition components. Dimensions are 19x69x21.25 in. (HxWxD) and recommened TV size is up to 73″.

There are also ventilation slots in the bottom, shelves and back of OLA for air circulation.

Also on display at BDI was the new NORA line. Shipping in both gloss white and satin black, NORA features two side compartments with soft-close doors and a center cabinet, which includes an open speaker compartment and a flip-down component door that conceals two additional compartments. It also boasts a micro-etched glass top that is fingerprint resistent.

Dimensions are 20.25×76.75×22 in. (HxWxD) and holds up to recommended 82″ TVs. NORA also features IR-friendly glass doors.

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