Salamander Designs Chicago 245 - Sony VPL-VZ1000ES

Ultra Short Throw Projector Cabinet with Cooling and Storage


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Elevate Your Home Theater Experience

Imagine the perfect blend of style and functionality in your home theater. The Salamander Designs Chicago 245, meticulously crafted for the Sony VPL-VZ1000ES Ultra-Short Throw 4K HDR Projector, offers just that. This isn't merely a cabinet; it's a statement piece that transforms how you enjoy entertainment at home, providing a luxurious and seamless integration for your projector setup.

Tailored to Perfection

  • Model Compatibility: Designed specifically for the Sony VPL-VZ1000ES projector.
  • Dimensions: Spanning 103.25" x 32.5" x 21.25", it is the perfect stage for your UST projector.
  • Color: A sleek black finish that complements any decor.
  • Ventilation: Intelligent built-in slats ensure your A/V equipment stays cool.
  • Speaker Integration: A dedicated center segment with a removable grille awaits your sound system.
  • Cable Management: With an integrated system, forget the hassle of wall or ceiling drilling.
  • Adjustable Shelves: Tailor the storage space to your needs with ease.
  • Speaker System Enclosure: Enclosed within the cabinet for a clean, uncluttered look.

Exquisite Craftsmanship

  • Customizable Finishes: Make it truly yours with finishes that reflect your style.
  • Weight Capacity: A robust structure that can hold up to 350 lbs.
  • Door Design: Perforated doors ensure your sound is heard crisply and clearly.
  • Access: Components are easily accessible thanks to removable rear panels.
  • Cooling: Louvers are not just for aesthetics; they're part of the cabinet's cooling prowess.
  • Shelf Adjustability: Black interior shelves can be set to any height.
  • Frame Material: The strength of extruded aluminum offers peace of mind.
  • Door Dampeners: The soft-close feature adds a touch of luxury to your experience.

Abundant Storage Options

  • Component Capacity: Room for up to 5 components means all your devices are neatly organized.
  • Additional Compartment: A dedicated space beneath the projector for extra components or accessories.
  • Side Compartments: Two additional spaces for anything else your home theater needs.

Sony VPL-VZ1000ES: A Projector That Fits Like a Glove

  • Projector Type: Ultra-Short Throw 4K HDR for breathtaking visuals.
  • Installation: Designed for a flush fit, it eliminates the need for awkward ceiling mounts.
  • Cooling System: Louvers ensure your projector stays cool for optimal performance.

Expand Your Possibilities

  • Accessories: Choose from optional mounts, media storage drawers, and more to enhance your setup.

Designed for Excellence

The Sony VPL-VZ1000ES laser projector finds its home within the Chicago 245. The cabinet is not just a housing but an extension of this state-of-the-art projector. It is an elegant and innovative solution that removes the cumbersome need for ceiling mounts, allowing you to place your projector directly on top, flush with the cabinet for a sleek and modern look.

Uncompromising Functionality

  • Construction: The durable extruded aluminum frame supports your equipment with reliability.
  • Cooling and Airflow: Built-in louvers ensure your components stay at the ideal operating temperature.
  • Storage: With space for five components, you have the freedom to house all your essential gear.

Pros at a Glance

  • Elegance: A design that's as beautiful as it is practical.
  • Storage: More than enough room for all your home theater components.
  • Cooling: Keep your equipment performing at its best with smart cooling features.
  • Integration: Tailor-made for the Sony VPL-VZ1000ES for a perfect fit.

The Salamander Designs Chicago 245 is more than a cabinet—it's the heart of your home theater system. It's where technology meets design, and where your passion for cinema comes to life. Its purposeful features are designed to enhance your viewing experience, ensuring that each movie night is unforgettable.

The Perfect Home for Your Projector

The Chicago 245 has been engineered to provide the perfect stage for the Sony VPL-VZ1000ES. The ultra-short throw technology of the projector, combined with the flush mount design of the cabinet, creates an aesthetic that is both clean and modern. The synergy between the two is palpable, offering a viewing experience that is unmatched in clarity and convenience.

Intelligent Design for the Enthusiast

Every detail of the Chicago 245 has been thought out with the discerning home theater enthusiast in mind. From the customizable finishes to the soft-close doors, every aspect of this cabinet is aimed at enhancing your enjoyment. The Salamander Designs Chicago 245 doesn't just house your equipment; it showcases it, all while maintaining the highest standards of functionality and style.

A Seamless Integration

The Chicago 245 and the Sony VPL-VZ1000ES are a match made in home theater heaven. This combination is the epitome of technological harmony, where the projector's capabilities are amplified by the cabinet's design. What you get is a seamless, integrated experience that takes your home theater to the next level.

Dreamedia: Your Home Theater Architects

At Dreamedia, we understand the importance of perfecting your home theater setup. That's why we're here to help you design and integrate the Salamander Designs Chicago 245 with your Sony VPL-VZ1000ES projector. Our expertise ensures that your home theater not only meets but exceeds your expectations.

Let's Bring Your Vision to Life

Are you ready to transform your home theater into a bastion of luxury and high-performance entertainment? The Salamander Designs Chicago 245 paired with the Sony VPL-VZ1000ES is the pinnacle of home cinema elegance. Contact Dreamedia today, and let us help you bring your vision to life. Your dream home theater awaits.


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  • 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


  • Cabinet Design
  • Model: Chicago 245
  • Compatibility: Sony VPL-VZ1000ES Ultra-Short Throw 4K HDR Projector
  • Color: Black
  • Ventilation: Built-in ventilation slats for cooling A/V equipment
  • Speaker Integration: Center segment with removable grille for integrated speaker placement
  • Cable Management: Integrated system; no need for wall or ceiling openings
  • Adjustable Shelves: Yes
  • Speaker System Enclosure: Enclosed within the cabinet
  • Cabinet Features
  • Customizable Finishes: Available
  • Dimensions: 103.25" x 32.5" x 21.25" (261.6cm x 82.6cm x 54cm)
  • Weight Capacity: 350 lbs (158.8 kg)
  • Door Design: Perforated for speaker transparency
  • Access: Removable rear panels for component access
  • Cooling: Built-in ventilation louvers
  • Shelf Adjustability: Infinitely adjustable, black interior shelves
  • Frame Material: Extruded aluminum
  • Door Dampeners: Soft-close feature
  • Cabinet Storage
  • Component Capacity: Stores up to 5 components
  • Additional Compartment: Below projector cavity for components or accessories
  • Side Compartments: Two, for additional components or gear
  • Projector Features
  • Projector Type: Ultra-Short Throw 4K HDR
  • Projector Model: Sony VPL-VZ1000ES
  • Installation: Flush with cabinet top; eliminates ceiling-mounting
  • Cooling System: Built-in louvers for optimal airflow
  • Additional Options
  • Accessories: Optional display mount, media storage drawers, and more

Additional Info

Seamless Stealthy Solution For Virtually Any Decor

A simple installation with no need to open the wall or ceiling to run cables. All supporting components can be enclosed in the credenza to provide a beautiful and simple solution.