San Antonio — The Progressive Retailers Organization was at the Westin La Cantera Hill Coun
New mounting products from two suppliers were on display at the Spring 2008 Electronic House Expo (EHX), held here earlier this month.
PDR Mounts introduced what it called the “strongest flush-mounting systems.”
It is also showed a projector-mount system.
The IWB125 and IWB250 in-wall box flush-mounting systems have “unmatched world-class strength capabilities,” said PDR in a release. The IWB125, with a dealer price of $114 and a retail price of $285, has a 125-pound load rating and can reportedly accommodate the company’s articulating AWM125 wall mount in all configurations.
The three-stud IWB250, with a dealer price of $180 and a retail price of $450, has a 250-pound load rating and is designed to accommodate the company’s single-arm 175-pound rated and dual-arm 250-pound rated articulating mounts.
Both come with a single-piece face trim-ring and a “shimless” design. They are currently available.
The PMU50 projector-mount design comes with “EZ-install” features and a 55-pound load rating. Its bayonet quick-connect/disconnect feature is engineered for simple installation.
It will be available in April for a dealer price of $100 and a retail price of $250.
Video Mount Products displayed its VH-005 pipe/ceiling mast electronic component holder at EHX.
The company said the VH-005 works well with all of its ceiling mounts, as well as other manufacturers’ ceiling mounts using masting from 1- to 2-inch outside diameter. It features a mounting U-tray that extends 13 inches from the pipe, and it is designed to house DVD, Blu-ray and CD players; DVRs and VCRs; and HD receivers and other components up to 25 pounds.
It comes with decorative plastic covers and is offered in silver or black powder-coat finishes. Currently shipping, the VH-005 will retail for a suggested $49.95.