Many different flat screen TV wall mounts can be found at home appliance stores or on the Internet. Wall mounts are important accessories as they can really increase your TV-viewing experience. If you get an incompatible TV wall mount or you fix one incorrectly, you may not have the best viewing experience and you do not want to risk having your TV fall on the floor and breaking. The following are a few simple tips that can help you to find or repair a wall mount in the best possible way.
Before rushing to the store or clicking on the”add to shopping cart” button, make certain that you understand the wall-mount specifications of your TV. The specifications of this TV wall mount which you buy or have should also be read thoroughly. The wall mount needs to match the display size of the tv.
Normally, a particular bracket is excellent for holding a TV within a predetermined range of display size. Be sure the weight capacity is more than the actual weight of the TV.
Flat TV screens include pre-drilled holes on the trunk. Caps made from plastic or some other material sometimes cover these holes behind the TV. You need to remove these caps before mounting the TV. An important aspect here is that the distance between the holes. These will be found at the corners of a square or a rectangle. The TV wall mount should have mounting holes at the same distance.
You can get an idea about this distance from the VESA (Video Electronics Standard Association) standard. For instance, VESA 75 means the holes are in the corners of a square with a side 75 mm long. VESA 100/200 signifies the holes are at the corners of a rectangle with the sides 100 mm and 200 mm long. Check the VESA evaluation of your flat screen TV and be sure the VESA standard of this wall mount is compatible with that of the TV.
Cosmetic and interior decoration plays a part in finding the ideal place for mounting the flat screen TV. However, one has to give more importance to the viewing angle. You can see the best image once the TV screen is in a direct, head-on angle. A sideways angle often spoils the image clarity.
The height of the mount is also a significant factor. The TV should be placed in a place slightly higher than eye level. You can find an ideal location after some trial and error. Also, when locating a spot on the wall to place the flat wall mounts, you should make certain that it’s devoid of any type of glare. That would be awful.
Take your time and you will make certain to take pride in your work. You will love watching shows, movies and sports very quickly. Good luck with your project!
Monroe has been involved with audio / video system design, sales and installation for customer throughout the U.S.. He now specializes in residential home theater design along with consulting on design of sports pubs/bars.