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Chief Automated Swing Arm Mount Wins Awards at CEDIA 2010
Posted on Tuesday, October 5, 2010

The installer-inspired automated mounts has earned top honors with a CEPro Best Award & Custom Retailer’s Exc!te Award

Minneapolis, MN. USA (OCT 2010) - - Chief, the industry leader in professional AV solutions, announced that its Automated Swing Arm Mount (PXR) received a 2010 Best Electronic Systems Technologies (BEST) Award from CEPro, a leading trade magazine covering the custom electronics business. The mount was chosen by a panel of industry experts, custom electronics integrators and the editors of CEPro as one of the most noteworthy and innovative products of the year in the Mount/Lift product category. The CEPro Best Awards were announced September 23, 2010 at CEDIA Expo in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Exc!te award is given to products that stand out for being innovative, high-performing and solutions-oriented for the custom installation professional by Custom Retailer, a business strategy magazine for the residential AV and automation integration electronic professional.

“We are very honored to receive CEPro’s BEST award and Custom Retailer’s Exc!te award for our new Automated Swing Arm Mount,” said Steve Durkee, Vice President of Commercial Products. “The PXR has many great features for installers and customers that you can’t find in other mounts. It’s a great solution for many commercial and high-end residential installations because it’s a one person install that has an unmatched fluid range of motion, seamless integration and better control and range of motion than anything on the market.”

Key features of the PXR include:

  • Low profile: collapses to 4.46" (113 mm), concealing the mount behind the screen
  • Huge extension. Extends up to 27" (685 mm)
  • Smooth tilt & swivel: 90°of swivel and up to 12° of tilt for optimal viewing
  • Integrated cable management system
  • Programmable IR remote with 4 presets

For more information on Chief’s Automated Swing Arm Mount (PXR) and other AV mount and rack solutions, visit