A guide to choosing your projector lift

Conference-room-ergomotion

A guide to choosing your projector lift

How many types of business meetings can you think of in 30 seconds? Go!

We came up with: slideshow presentations, video conferences, brainstorming sessions, job interviews, board meetings, pitch sessions, damage control meetings, movie presentations, and client workshops.

They’re just a handful of all the types of business meetings happening every second all over the world.

Think of all the boardrooms and conference rooms who have different groups passing through them and holding various types of meetings every day. Now think about all the different equipment each specific meeting does and doesn’t need. The degree at which meeting settings and requirements change means maybe businesses have the one room that needs to adapt to many different purposes.
projector lift
One aspect of those rooms are projectors. You don’t need them all the time (but you will for that big slideshow presentation next week!), so a projector lift is an ideal mechanisms that can help protect a projector as well as clear space from wires and cables on a conference room table.

Think of all the ways you can rearrange furniture in a room to adapt to a range of settings.

Imagine the frustration if you couldn’t add or remove office chairs, set up a lectern for large-scale meetings, enable video conferencing tools, incorporate microphones and speakers, and utilise visual displays.

Choosing a projector lift

projector lift mechanism

Choosing a projector lift may seem a little trivial – surely it’s just an object that lifts and lowers a projector? Well, yes, that’s exactly what it is! Still, there are a few things you should look out for to ensure you’re getting the best deal. Look for:

Quality craftsmanship
Flexible range of movement
Quick and quiet operation
Easy, unobtrusive installation (that does not damage your existing framework!)
Sleek design
Individual remote operation

Things to ask yourself (before you shop around for projector lifts!)

How large is your projector, and how much does it weigh?
This will, clearly, help you determine the size of the projector lifts you should be looking at.

What distance do you need the projector lowered and raised?
Will a standard mechanism suffice, or will a scissor-lift provide a wider range of motion?

Do you have room in the ceiling for the lift mechanism?
If not, that’s OK – they can be installed into a wall cavity, too!

Where can you use them?motorised projector lift

As we’ve already mentioned, projector lifts are ideal for office spaces that need to reveal and conceal projectors on a regular basis. But they’re also great for the home. If you’re lucky enough to be able to indulge in your own theatre room at home (lucky you!), a projector lift will not only conceal the device when you don’t need it, but will also protect it from damage.

You can also use them when space is confined – think the boat or smaller meeting rooms. The quick mechanical operation means you can seamlessly and rapidly hide the projector from view when it’s not being used.

Ergomotion’s projector lifts

Ergomotion has 10 models of projector lifts guaranteed to suit your needs whether you’re in the office or the home cinema. With a weight support ranging from 12kg to 50kg, you’re sure to find the right solution.

(PS – check out this blog post if you’re after a TV lift, too!)

author avatar
Guy Director
Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Ergomotion Director since 2005.

Google Reviews

Ergomotion

Google Reviews

Josh Oliver 04/02/24

Google
I've had an ergomotion desk for 10 years. It's still as good today as it was brand new. Over the years Guy has always responded promptly to any guidance I've needed (mostly help putting the desk back together after removalists take it apart).

Michael Cheung 18/01/24

Google
Great service from Guy and the team at Ergomotion! Helped with all my queries and was able to source a standing desk part for me when many others weren't able! Highly recommend!

Shao Lei 30/11/23

Google
Decent desk and awesome service. Highly recommend

Rod Hathway 10/11/23

Google
Awesome experience. Great value, super customer experience, ordered, assembled and picked up in 24 hours!

Dom K 06/11/23

Google
Skip the big name brands and buy from Guy instead, 10/10 linak parts with a very well built tabletop.

Chris Wu 06/11/23

Google
I purchased the edesk from Guy at Ergomotion. Guy was a pleasure to deal with and the desk arrived the next day. Guy was highly knowledgeable on the desk and provided very prompt support on the installation. I can highly recommend Ergomotion.

Albert Altit 29/09/23

Google
Excellent quality and superb Customer service. Guy walked us through the options and benefits of each and enabled us to easily decide on which option we wanted.

Installation was a breeze - Guy did a fantastic job !!

Long Hei Tai 15/09/23

Google
Guy is very helpful on my inquiry. The desk is very good in quality and I love it very much.

Thai Nguyen 03/09/23

Google
This is the second desk I have ordered to cater for my growing business. I find the quality of the products excellent and definitely an investment for the future. Great and efficient service and very helpful from the ordering process to the delivery process also. Thank so much to Guy who did a great job with following up and providing updates every step of the way.

GT 01/09/23

Google
Brilliant product, realisable and fast delivery. Thanks guy and the team.
Read more...