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A new security device from Premier Mounts, called PaneLock, is said to prevent the removal of an LCD or plasma television from its mounting plate. The integrated theft-resistant clips latch the mounting bracket arms to the rod on the wall plate, and a security screw then locks the pieces in place.
CSAV (Chief/Sanus Audio Visual) has agreed to be the exclusive U.S. and Canadian distributor of CLO Systems products. CLO Systems' products include X-arm and T-arm motorized wall-mounts for residential and commercial applications.
Three new mounts are being introduced by Chief Manufacturing.
The FHP small flat-panel ceiling mount, which is VESA-compliant and has non-VESA-compliant interface brackets available for custom solutions of ceiling mount applications, provides smooth pivot and tilt adjustments for a variety of viewing positions, as well as cable management for a more attractive appearance.
Chief announced the new RPA Elite series of custom and universal projector mounts that were designed as a first-class upgrade to the company's RPA series.
The Elite series offers the same features as the RPA series — such as independent roll, pitch and yaw, integrated cable management and All-Points Security — packaged in a new design.
Audio/video mount maker Vantage Point is partnering with Sharp and the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team to install mounts for Sharp 45-inch Aquos flat-panel LCD televisions on the walls in luxury seating suites within Dodger Stadium.
At least two mount makers are offering environmentally friendlier product fare at this year's show.
AVF will show a new range of eco-friendly TV wall mounts under its Eco-mount label. Eco-mount is a collection of flat-panel TV wall mounts designed and manufactured with 50 percent smaller packaging sizes.
ProMounts recently introduced the UA-PRO300 articulating wall mounting system.
The UA-PRO300 is engineered as a rugged, versatile and secure solution for mounting flat-panel screens for use on traditional studs, concrete or masonry applications. It is reportedly the first model to use the company's QUAD design, which enables the installer to center the mounting plate on virtually any screen in both the horizontal and vertical planes automatically, and with no measuring required.
OmniMount's interest in the wall furniture category is mounting (bad pun intended).
Hoping to solve such familiar A/V furniture problems as hiding wires and providing ample and stylish shelving, the company has introduced the Tria wall furniture line, which joins the company's Moda line.
The AVF Nexus NXL range has been designed to support LCD and plasma screens of all sizes. The range also includes projector and accessory mounts.
The LCD range is primarily targeted at the 32-inch to 40-inch screen size. All products are designed for easy installation, and a toll-free helpline is available. All products are also covered by the company's lifetime warranty.