Introduction: Mount Projector Without Drilling With IKEA LACK Shelf

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In this instructable, I'll show how I installed a LED projector in my bedroom without using any nails or drilling. It can also be installed in a small living room with a couch or sofa to hold it in place. I use a LACK shelf unit from IKEA and an UPPLEVA cable cover to hide the wires.

Step 1: Projector

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I'm using an LG HW300T LED projector from a few years ago and it has since been discontinued. However, you can get other ones from China really cheap now and they even have Android built-in! Here are a couple of decent projectors for under $200

GP70UP Android 4.4 Mini LED Projector with Google Play

http://amzn.to/2wZBAhU
http://bit.ly/bggp70up

MantisTek MP1 1200 Lumens Android 4.4 Projector
http://bit.ly/bgmtmp1

Step 2: Other Stuff You Need

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IKEA LACK Wall Shelf Unit
http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/6028218...

GP70UP Android 4.4 Mini LED Projector with Google Play
http://bit.ly/bggp70up

MantisTek MP1 1200 Lumens Android 4.4 Projector

http://bit.ly/bgmtmp1

Other Projectors

http://bit.ly/bgprojector

UPPLEVA cable cover strip
http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/802248...

3M Command Picture & Frame Hanging Strips
http://amzn.to/2uMvoZG

Step 3: Shelf

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The IKEA LACK shelf unit can be configured with as many shelves as you need. I usually only keep the top 2 or 3 shelves to hold the projector and other items. You may put them higher or lower depending on where you're projecting the image on the wall.

IKEA LACK Wall Shelf Unit
http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/6028218...

Step 4: Wires

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I use the IKEA UPPLEVA cable cover to run the wires up the wall. I secure the UPPLEVA with 3M command strips.

UPPLEVA cable cover strip
http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/802248....

3M Command Picture & Frame Hanging Strips
http://amzn.to/2uMvoZG

Step 5: Complete

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You don't have to always have complicated mounts or hang your projector from the ceiling sometimes there isn't a lot of room or you don't like drilling into walls. Using the IKEA LACK wall shelf unit is a good alternative to installing a projector in your room.

IKEA LACK Wall Shelf Unit
http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/6028218...

GP70UP Android 4.4 Mini LED Projector with Google Play
http://amzn.to/2wZBAhU
http://bit.ly/bggp70up

MantisTek MP1 1200 Lumens Android 4.4 Projector
http://bit.ly/bggp70up

Other Projectors
http://bit.ly/bggp70up

UPPLEVA cable cover strip
http://bit.ly/bggp70up

3M Command Picture & Frame Hanging Strips
http://bit.ly/bggp70up

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