The 8 Best Projector Mounts to Buy in 2018

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Whether you’re finally decorating your dream home theater, setting up a meeting room at the office for videoconferencing or creating an environment for a special event, a projector mount can be a valuable asset. A good projector mount needs to be sturdy, easy to install and versatile enough to accommodate different types of electronic devices without overcrowding the space. Check the tilt, pan, and swivel options for each mount, too, so you know how you will be able to adjust the image’s angle. Our list below has some great choices to get you started.

Our Top Picks

Best Overall: VIVO Universal Projection Mount

This universal projector mount wins our pick for best overall. Made from solid steel, this sturdy mount holds projectors up to 30 pounds in weight and fits most projectors on the market, so you don’t have to stress about compatibility. The low-profile mounting system keeps your projector a mere six inches from the ceiling surface and it comes in white or black, so it works in any home theater or office setting. With 15-degree tilt, 15-degree swivel and 360-degree rotation, this mount maximizes your projection angle options at a very reasonable cost. Assembly is quick and mounting hardware is included with purchase. 

Easiest to Install: Amer Universal Projection Mount

If you need a super simple installation option for your projector mount, the Amer Universal Projection Mount is the one for you. It boasts a patented design that features a reinforced steel plate and white cast aluminum mounting head that actually replaces a standard two-foot square ceiling tile. This patented design replaces a standard 2' × 2' ceiling tile. This sturdy projector mount can support projectors up to 30 pounds, and the mounting head has a unique design meant to dissipate heat for longer projector lamp life. The steel plate features helpful cutouts and covers for two standard outlets – very handy if you need to mount additional equipment or accessories.

Great for Heavy Projectors: Peerless Precision Gear Universal Projection Mount

The Peerless Precision Gear Universal Projection Mount is your best bet for extra-large or heavy projectors. The heavy-duty universal spider adapter is able to hold projectors up to a whopping 50 pounds in weight. Customers like the pre-assembled design and horizontal wrench access slots that make flush mounting quick and easy. Even better, the patent-pending design features two adjustment knobs to help you get the perfect projector image alignment by simply turning the knobs. An integrated cable management system helps wrangle projector cords, and the mount comes with all the hardware you need for installation as well as a five-year warranty.

Best Extendable Mount: VIVO Universal Extendable Projection Mount

If you need an extendable projector mount for your home or office, check out the VIVO Universal Extendable Projection Mount. The adjustable arms fit most projectors on the market, and thanks to the sturdy steel materials, the mount can hold up to 30 pounds in weight. The easy-to-assemble mount is fully adjustable with a 15-degree tilt, 15-degree swivel and 360-degree rotation, but the real selling point for this mount is the telescoping height adjustment system that extends your projector from 15 inches to 23 inches from a flat ceiling surface. This mount comes in white or black, so you can choose the one that works best with your space’s aesthetic, and mounting hardware is included with purchase.

Best for Small Spaces: Epson Universal Projection Mount Kit

With dimensions of 4.41 x 4.41 x 4.02 inches, this Epson Universal Projection Mount is small but sturdy. Its low-profile design and small size make it a great choice for smaller rooms and the universal interface fits most projectors on the market. Choose from multiple installation options, including flush mount to the ceiling, to best meet the needs of your space. Customers say it is easy to install, gives a clear, crisp picture and provides convenient lamp and filter access for most projectors. The mount allows you to control the roll, pitch and yaw of the mount independently for maximum projector adjustment options.

Best for Tall Ceilings: Monoprice Projector Ceiling Mount

If you need to mount your projector in a room with tall ceilings, the Monoprice Projector Ceiling Mount might be the best pick for you. The adjustable pole on this mount can be extended to 36 inches, can pan and tilt 30 degrees each way and swivels 360 degrees, so you can get a great picture angle even if you have ceilings higher than 12 feet. This heavy-duty mount supports projectors weighing up to 50 pounds and comes with completely labeled mounting hardware for easy installation. The projector bracket is easy to detach from the adjustable pole if you need to use it in other locations too.

Best Wall Mount: Elitech Projector Wall Mount

Perhaps you have a vaulted or decorative ceiling, or maybe you have a big ceiling fan that gets in the way. Whatever the reason, if you would rather mount your projector from a wall instead of a ceiling, the Elitech Projector Wall Mount is a great choice. The solid steel mount holds projectors weighing up to 25 pounds and is compatible with most projectors on the market. The wall mount provides a lot of versatility in positioning; the mount’s telescoping arm can be extended from the wall from 40.8 inches up to 56.5 inches, and the projector can be tilted up or down 30 degrees or swiveled 360 degrees. Better yet, if you’re hesitant about using a wall mount, it comes with a one-year warranty from the purchase date so you can try it out.

Best for Small Projectors: Mount-It! Projector Ceiling Mount

The budget-friendly projector ceiling mount from Mount-It! is our top choice for small projectors. This mount has a universal design that comes with four fully adjustable arms, which are removable if you have a projector that requires less than four mounting points. Even though this mount is on the smaller side, it is made from heavy-gauge cold-rolled steel and can hold up to 44 pounds. It is somewhat less maneuverable than others on this list, but it still has a 15-degree tilt function and allows for 8 degrees of roll adjustment as well. With a ceiling mounting plate measuring only 4 x 4 inches, and the mount itself only measuring 5.1 inches in height, this mount barely takes up any space at all.