Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - LG HU85LA - Dreamedia AV
Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - LG HU85LA - Dreamedia AV
Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - LG HU85LA - Dreamedia AV

Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - LG HU85LA

Ultra Short Throw Projector Cabinet

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Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - LG HU85LA

Seamless Integration for the Ultimate Home Theater Experience

Imagine stepping into a room where the line between art and technology blurs, where your home theater equipment is not just an addition to the room but an integral part of your home's aesthetic. The Salamander Designs Chicago 245 is crafted to provide a seamless and sophisticated housing solution for the LG HU85LA 4K UHD Laser Smart Home Theater CineBeam Projector, transforming your living space into a cinematic oasis.

Effortless Elegance

The Salamander Designs Chicago 245 offers a flush top surface with a recessed cavity specifically designed for the LG HU85LA projector. This elegant piece of furniture is not just a cabinet but a statement that complements any decor with its Black Oak finish and Tall Grass Texture & Black Glass top.

  • Customized Design: Tailored to fit the LG HU85LA, ensuring a perfect match for your device.
  • Quality Construction: Built with an extruded aluminum frame, this piece is as sturdy as it is stylish.

Uncomplicated Setup

Setting up your dream home theater shouldn't require a renovation. The Chicago 245 eliminates the need for opening walls or ceilings, thanks to its intelligent design:

  • No Ceiling Mounting: The Ultra Short Throw (UST) projector setup means your LG HU85LA sits comfortably within the cabinet, not on your ceiling.
  • Cable Management: Removable back panels with strategically placed openings allow for easy access and organization of cables, keeping your setup neat.

Immersive Audiovisual Experience

The Chicago 245 is compatible with 4K UHD resolution projectors, providing an unparalleled viewing experience. It supports a speaker system within the cabinet, ensuring that your audio setup is as discreet as it is powerful.

  • 4K UHD Laser Projection: Enjoy crisp, clear images that bring your favorite movies to life.
  • Enclosed Speaker System: House your audio equipment within the cabinet for a clutter-free environment.

Smart Features for a Smart Home

In the age of smart technology, your home theater should be no exception. The Chicago 245 supports the integration of smart features, offering convenience and control at your fingertips.

  • Smart Home Theater Capabilities: Easily connect your home theater system to your smart home devices for seamless operation.

Build-a-Bundle Savings

Dreamedia's Build-a-Bundle program invites you to customize your home theater system while enjoying discounts on the components you love.

  • Discount Structure: Save up to 10% on your purchase when you bundle your cabinet with a projector, screen, A/V receiver, and speakers.
  • Authorized Dealer: Purchase with confidence knowing is an authorized dealer, ensuring full warranty coverage.

Advanced Cooling and Storage

The Chicago 245 is designed to keep your components cool and organized. Built-in louvers promote airflow, and ample storage accommodates up to five components.

  • Cooling System: Maintain optimal performance of your devices with the cabinet's cooling features.
  • Component Storage: With room for multiple components, you can keep your space tidy and your equipment safe.

SpeakerCompare Technology

To ensure that your audio experience matches your visual one, SpeakerCompare technology simulates the sound of home theater speakers through your headphones. This allows for informed decisions when selecting speakers to complement your setup.

  • Equal Power Mode: Hear the natural differences in loudness between speakers with the same amount of power.
  • Equal Volume Mode: Compare the subtle voicing differences between speakers at the same volume level.

Personalized Viewing Experience

With the Chicago 245, your screen size is customizable to your viewing preferences, ensuring that your home theater is as unique as you are.

  • Varied Screen Sizes: Choose the screen size that best fits your space and viewing habits.
  • Seamless Appearance: The cabinet's design allows for a projector setup that is both elegant and inconspicuous.

Additional Features and Benefits

The Chicago 245 is more than a cabinet; it's a comprehensive solution for your home theater needs.

  • Free Ground Shipping: Available for orders within the continental US, making your purchase even more convenient.
  • Seamless Solution: A stealthy setup that integrates beautifully with your home's decor.
  • Simple Installation: Avoid the hassle of wall or ceiling modifications for a straightforward setup process.

Your Home Theater, Redefined

The Salamander Designs Chicago 245 is not just a piece of furniture; it's the foundation of your home theater system. It represents a commitment to quality, design, and functionality, ensuring that your entertainment experience is nothing short of extraordinary.

With the Chicago 245, you're not just watching a movie; you're indulging in a cinematic journey. You're not just listening to sound; you're enveloped in an auditory landscape. And you're not just adding a piece to your room; you're transforming your space into a sanctuary of sight and sound.

Tailored to Your Lifestyle

At Dreamedia, we understand that every home and every homeowner is unique. That's why we're here to help design your home theater system to fit your specific needs. Whether you're looking for the perfect fit for your LG HU85LA projector or aiming to create a fully immersive audiovisual environment, our team is ready to assist in making your vision a reality.

Embrace the future of home theater with the Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - LG HU85LA, and experience entertainment as it was meant to be: personalized, integrated, and utterly breathtaking.


  • Flush top surface, recessed projector cavity design
  • Extruded aluminum frame creates a support skeleton
  • Pinch-out rear panels to permit fast, easy access to components and wiring
  • Built-inLouversforbetterairflowtokeepequipmentcool
  • Allsupportingcomponentsincludingaspeakersystemcanbe enclosed in the credenza to provide a beautiful and simple solution. IR Repeater System required to control projector.
  • Wide variety of bolt-on options and accessories are available

Our Review


The Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - LG HU85LA is a versatile and stylish home theater furniture piece that is specifically designed to accommodate the LG HU85LA 4K UHD laser projector. With its flush top surface and recessed projector cavity design, this unit offers a seamless and stealthy solution for any decor style. It allows for easy integration of the LG HU85LA projector into the furniture, providing a clean and streamlined appearance by hiding cables and components. In this review, we will delve into the design and installation, functionality and features, as well as the pros and cons of the Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - LG HU85LA.

Design and Installation

The Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - LG HU85LA features a sleek and modern design that seamlessly blends with various decor styles. The flush top surface and recessed projector cavity design ensure that the focus remains on the cinematic experience, with no visible cables or clutter. The extruded aluminum frame not only enhances the unit's durability but also adds an elegant touch to its overall aesthetics. The removable back panels with cable openings allow for easy access and management of cables, ensuring a neat and organized setup.

One of the standout features of the Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - LG HU85LA is its simple installation process. Unlike traditional projector setups that require extensive modifications to the wall or ceiling for cable routing, this unit eliminates the need for such modifications. This makes it a convenient option for those who prefer a hassle-free installation experience. Additionally, the built-in louvers provide efficient airflow and component cooling, ensuring optimal performance of the projector and other enclosed components.

Functionality and Features

The Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - LG HU85LA offers ample storage space for up to 5 components. It includes a roomy compartment below the projector cavity and two side compartments, allowing users to neatly store their AV equipment and accessories. This not only adds to the aesthetic appeal of the setup but also helps in keeping the room clutter-free. Furthermore, the unit is designed to enclose supporting components, including a speaker system, providing a clean and streamlined setup.

One of the notable features of the Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - LG HU85LA is its compatibility with custom screen size options. This allows users to personalize their viewing experiences by selecting the screen size that best suits their preferences and room dimensions. Whether it's a small and intimate home theater setup or a larger dedicated theater space, this flexibility ensures that users can enjoy their favorite movies and shows in the most immersive way possible.


  1. Clean and streamlined appearance by hiding cables and components.
  2. Simple installation process without the need for extensive modifications.
  3. Customization and bundling options through the Build-a-Bundle program, providing potential savings on multiple components.
  4. Authorized dealer status ensures manufacturer warranty coverage and suitability for the US market.
  5. High-quality 4K UHD laser projection for a cinematic viewing experience.
  6. Elegant and seamless design that blends with various decor styles.
  7. Enclosed cabinet provides a beautiful and seamless solution.
  8. Build-a-Bundle program offers potential savings on multiple components.
  9. Easy installation without the need for wall or ceiling modifications.
  10. Enclosed speaker system provides a clean and clutter-free setup.
  11. Custom screen size options allow for personalized viewing experiences.
  12. Free ground shipping available for orders within the continental US.
  13. Provides an elegant and innovative setup for Ultra Short Throw projectors.
  14. Eliminates the need for ceiling-mounting the projector or running cables through walls.
  15. Offers storage space for multiple components or accessories.


  1. Limited information available about specific technical specifications, such as brightness or contrast ratio.
  2. The need to purchase additional components to maximize savings through the Build-a-Bundle program.
  3. Potential restrictions on pricing and purchasing due to manufacturer agreements.
  4. Limited compatibility with specific LG projector models (HU85LA and HU915Q).
  5. May have a higher price point compared to other projectors on the market.
  6. Specific performance details, such as brightness and contrast ratios, are not provided in the given information.
  7. Designed specifically for the LG HU85LA projector, may not be compatible with other models.
  8. Limited information available about additional features or specifications beyond the provided details.
  9. Manufacturer's pricing policy may restrict display, pricing, and sales of certain products.
  10. Additional charges apply for expedited shipping, inside delivery, and special arrangements.

In conclusion, the Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - LG HU85LA offers a sleek and practical solution for integrating the LG HU85LA projector into a home theater setup. Its seamless design, easy installation process, and ample storage options make it an attractive choice for those who value both aesthetics and functionality. However, the limited information about specific technical specifications and the potential restrictions on pricing and purchasing should be taken into consideration before making a purchase decision. Overall, the Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - LG HU85LA provides a convenient and elegant solution for creating a cinematic viewing experience in your home.



  • Accommodates LG Projector Models: LG-HU85LA
  • Designed For: 4K UHD Laser Smart Home Theater CineBeam Projector


  • Installation Type: Seamless, stealthy solution without the need to open walls or ceilings
  • Cable Management: Simple installation without the need to run cables through walls or ceilings


  • Top Surface: Flush with recessed projector cavity
  • Aesthetic: Suitable for virtually any decor

Enclosed Cabinet

  • Component Enclosure: Yes, including a speaker system
  • Solution Type: Beautiful and simple for housing supporting devices

Custom Screen Size

  • Compatibility: Compatible with custom size projection screens built to order

Manufacturer's Pricing Policy

  • Authorized Dealer Compliance: Yes, follows agreements with manufacturer partners regarding pricing and sale
  • Pricing Restrictions: Yes, as per manufacturer agreements
  • Warranty Coverage: Valid when purchased from authorized dealers

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