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Author Topic: Mounting projector/sound system near pool  (Read 1077 times)
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« on: June 03, 2017, 02:48:55 pm »

At the moment, I have to set up and take down my projector and sound system before and after each use. This is a pain, especially when I have guests over and I have to go through all the work when it is dark enough to adjust size, geometry, and focus. One of the biggest reasons I can't leave it out is I install the projector under my pergola, right above the edge of the swimming pool; it could get splashed. What I need is to buy or build a waterproof case that can be opened from both the front and back when needed to hold everything. My thought was a waterproof 19" rack system (24" cube) that could be attached, but they are way too expensive new (well over $1000). I've thought of building one from wood or plastic but wondering how to make it waterproof. Any ideas?
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« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2017, 03:05:47 am »

A completely watertight cube might be a bad idea because projectors put out a lot of heat and it would need to be vented somewhere. If it's just splashing that you're worried about, you could buy a Plexiglas sheet from a hardware store and mount it in front of the projector. If it needs to be totally shielded from the rain, that is a more difficult problem to solve.

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I toured the U.S. showing outdoor movies in 2010 on Carl's 16x9 screen.
Now I own eight commercial rental screens ranging from 9x5 to 30x17!
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« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2017, 02:44:24 pm »

Electric shock proof is what I worry about
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