Chief Cinematic™ Automated Speaker Adapter Now Shipping!

The Space-Saving CM4 Speaker Accessory Provides Ideal Audio Separation for Terrific Sound.

Minneapolis, MN, USA - - (August 9, 2007) - www.chiefmfg.com - Chief® Manufacturing, the leader in mounting solutions, announces shipment of the new CM4 Automated Speaker Adapter. This addition to Chief's line of Cinematic Automated Mounting Solutions integrates beautifully into high -end commercial and residential installations where aesthetics are important.


The CM4 is a space -saving accessory that replaces speaker stands, hides speaker wire and eliminates the need to cut into walls. Perfect for living rooms, family rooms or bedrooms, the CM4 extends speakers out to 105" for an amazing surround sound effect. When not in use, it keeps speakers tucked in close to the TV for the ultimate in space savings. The CM4 includes a center channel bracket for placement on the top of bottom of the TV and has a weight capacity of 18 lbs (8.2 kg) per speaker.

Cinematic Mounts offer programmable viewing angles and fast, fine -tuned viewing adjustments for an exciting product offering. Solid steel construction and carefully engineered electronics make for mounting solutions that are truly state -of -the -art. Other Cinematic Mounts include:

CM1™ Automated Swing Arm Mount
(Model: CM1W18)
The CM1 Automated Swing Arm Mount is the ultimate automated mounting solution. With the press of a button, your screen will extend from the wall and rotate to the desired angle, all without you having to get out of your chair! Designed for flat panel TVs up to 61" and 170 lbs, the CM1 features three programmable pre -set viewing positions and multiple mounting options on or recessed between 16" center studs. The mount extends 18" from the wall and swivels +/ -50º. Chief's exclusive Q -Latch™ Mounting System provides increased security, and fast and easy installation.

CM2™ Automated Pop -Up Lift
(Model: CM2L40)
Raise or lower a flat panel screen with the press of a button with the new CM2 Automated Pop -Up Lift. Designed for flat panel TVs 61" and over or up to 200 lbs, the CM2 provides fast adjustments at over 2" per second! The lift provides up to 40" of travel with a stored height of only 31", and the exclusive Auto Drive™ gliding system provides fast and quiet adjustment. A cable management system makes installation clean and hassle free. Customizable store and show positions allow fine -tuning for any installation, and the unique lift design eliminates flat panel TV width constraints.

CM3™ Automated Swivel Table Stand
(Model: CM3T45)
A stylish tabletop installation for residential, commercial and business applications, Chief's new CM3 Automated Swivel Table Stand provides +/ -45º automated swivel with optional stops at 15º, 25º and 35º. The CM3 has an integrated IR sensor for simplified installation and provides height adjustment of 5" to allow for different screen heights. The free -standing base has bolt -down capability for permanent installation or increased security.

CM5™ Automated Art Accessory
(Model: CM5V42)
Integrate your personal choice of artwork into the CM5V42 Automated Art Accessory to completely hide your flat panel when not in use! With the CM5, you can integrate your flat panel into any room décor by making it into a piece of art. The CM5 provides ultra quite movement and fits 32" or 42" flat panel screens. The accessory provides adjustable depth to fit multiple screen sizes.


About Chief
Chief Manufacturing, a division of CSAV - Chief/Sanus Audio Visual, has more than 29 years of proven product and service excellence. Committed to responding to industry needs in the Pro AV, Residential and Office markets, Chief offers a complete line of mounts, lifts and accessories for flat panel displays and projectors.

Chief continues to design innovative mounting solutions that complement the technology they support. With multiple product awards and patented designs, Chief provides unique mount features, and is recognized for delivering not only quality products, but knowledgeable, helpful customer service.

U.S. and Europe sales offices support a global network spanning the Americas, Europe, the Pacific Rim and beyond. Chief distribution centers are located in Minnesota and the Netherlands. www.chiefmfg.com

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