Installing a TV Wall Mount to hold your plasma or flat-screen TV can be a tough task if you are not technically gifted. Some amount of basic knowledge about measurements and levels are required to get the installation job done perfectly. But that does not mean you cannot do it. In fact, if you follow the installation manuals properly, you will realize that it is none too difficult to get the installation done like a professional.
Using wall mounts with your television is the latest trend that seems to be catching up with every household. Wall cabinets and TV cabinets have become passé as more and more people prefer having this absolutely wonderful piece of furniture for keeping their expensive television sets.
Flat-screen LCD’s have the perfect shape for putting it up on the wall, this preserves space and can be viewed as a piece of art when above the mantle or with other decorations on the wall. The wall mounts for LCD’s have several types that will be discussed in this article. They can be either fixed or variable, of course as the name implies the fixed mount doesn’t move. A fixed mount is a very sleek look since the television is only an inch from the wall, but this is best used where the seating in the viewing room is a fixed place.
When wall mounting an LCD TV to a plaster wall, what I really want to know is how do you get it to look like it does in good pictures; can anyone help me with this?
I’m looking to buy a new TV. What is the difference between LCD and led? I want to mount it on the wall. Can i get a wall mount that can be manoeuvred into different positions for optimal viewing? Thanks in advance!
Does anyone have any ideas, suggestions, stories they’d like to share? We’re thinking about buying a stud finder and going from there but would prefer not to spend the money.
My house is new construction so I had the cables run behind the walls from the TV, which is mounted above the fireplace, to custom-built cabinets, on either side of the fireplace, which hold my dvd player and directv receiver. The cables that I have to work w/ are both being used by the directv receiver. So is there any way I can hook the dvd player up through the receiver?
The first thing to note when considering an LED TV is that in reality, an LED TV is simply an LCD TV with added LED technology. Traditional LCD televisions use fluorescent tubes for lighting. These tubes, while sufficient, decrease the colour quality of “true blacks”. It is this problem that prompted the use of LED technology.
If you are mounting the tv relatively high on the wall, like over a fireplace or something like that, you should get the one that tilts forward a bit. If you have the tv more or less at eye level, the flat one will be just fine. Generally, you will find that the tilting mounts are the ones that leave the tv about 3 inches out and the flat mounts will leave it about one inch out.
A bracket that allows you to pull the TV away from the wall while also providing a swivel function that allows the screen to be rotated left and right. Usually includes a vertical tilt function as well. Our bracket finder tool will generate a list of the best cantilever wall brackets for your TV.