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Chief CMA101 5" ceiling plate

Item # 051CMA101

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Item # 051CMA101

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About the Chief CMA101

Ralph Graves

For simple installations

The Chief CMA101 is a simple ceiling plate for a basic projector mount installation. It accepts a standard 1-1/2" NPT threaded column (not included) and comes with a security set screw to lock the attached column in place. You can mount the CMA101 to wooden ceiling joists, concrete, or Unistrut® ceiling channels (mounting hardware not included).

Product highlights:

  • compatible with Chief projector mount columns and other threaded 1-1/2" NPT columns
  • 4" x 4" mounting pattern
  • includes security set screw
  • weight capacity: 500 lbs.
  • 5"W x 7"H x 5"H
  • weight: 0.9 lbs
  • warranty: 10 years
  • MFR # CMA101

What's in the box:

  • Ceiling plate
  • 5/16"-18 x 3/8" threaded stud
  • 5/16-18 x 5/16" threaded stud
  • Hex-key
  • Installation Instructions

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More details on the Chief CMA101

Stacey B.

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5" Ceiling Plate: The Chief CMA101 is a 5" ceiling plate with a 4" x 4" mounting pattern. It accommodates a 1-1/2" NPT column (sold separately) and can support up to 500 lbs.

Installation: The CMA101 mount is designed to be mounted to a wood stud or concrete ceiling, or suspended from a ceiling.

  • It can be mounted to double 2" x 4" wood stud cross bracing between two 2" x 4" ceiling joists using 5/16" x 3-1/2" Grade 2 lag bolts (not included).
  • It can also be mounted to a concrete ceiling with a minimum thickness of 8" and a maximum drywall covering of 5/8" using 5/16" x 3-1/2" Grade-2 lag bolts (not included) with UX10 or AF8 anchors (not included).
  • In addition, it can be suspended from four 5/16"-18 Grade ASTM A307 or better threaded rods (not included) which are secured
    to Unistrut (with a maximum span of 48") by 5/16" Grade-2 or better nuts (not included). Threaded rods must have 18 threads per square inch.


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Can someone please share pictures of an installed ceiling plate CMA101? Thanks.
sudhir  Apr 15, 2021
1 answer
I just posted a review that includes a picture of the ceiling plate (painted white).
brian c.  Apr 16, 2021

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