Fitting LCd tv to wall


Postby Bobhig » Mon Dec 28, 2009 12:15 pm

Hi. I want to fit a 40" TV to the wall in my music room/recording studio.

The walls I think are breezeblock or thermalite and give black dust when I drill.

I've looked at various fixings including rawl bolts and chemical anchors.

The bracket extends up to a foot from the wall, so I figure I need strong fixings!

Any suggestions/ideas please? Many thanks!!

Bob
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Postby Tim Bernee » Tue Feb 23, 2010 11:32 am

I have an LG 37 inch LCD TV (37LC2D) and I am wondering if it is wall mountable. There is no documentation of it being wall mountable or not. There are four bolt holes on the back of the TV. Is there a database or other means of figuring out what kind of wall mount to purchase?
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Postby acsimpson » Wed Feb 24, 2010 4:56 pm

assuming the bolt holes are almost square then if you measure the distance between the bolts and head down to the local shops with that information you'll probably find something to fit.

If you're unsure check the shop's return policy first just incase it doesn't fit.
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Postby ha_banos » Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:43 pm

Most modern flat screen TVs conform to standards (vesa?) for hole spacing, and so you can buy mounting brackets to fit the various sizes and weights. The brackets should come with their own mounting screws and bolts etc.

For an example Google "bracketsuk.com/" ask you to select your tv and will list compatible brackets. A search will turn up loads of sites specialising in TV brackets!

Just make sure you have a good solid fixing in your wall...
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Postby Fierce » Fri Mar 05, 2010 12:57 pm

Apologies for not being able to answer any of the other questions on here!

I've got a 22" LCD screen and want to wall mount in the bedroom, which is the top floor of a townhouse, ie converted loft

As far as I can make out, ALL the walls are partition, least the one I really wanted to use is. Its the dormer type, so the extension will most likely be wooden stud based. I think. Because there is a bedroom and bathroom up there the walls are definitely plasterboard with no brick behind

Would it be worth even attempting to mount it on there?
What would be the strongest possible way of fixing it?

I have looked at various different threads but most answers seem to be when brick is available to go through

Cheers
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Postby stoneyboy » Fri Mar 05, 2010 11:41 pm

Fierce,
Go here http://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects/fixing.htm and have a look at the metal hollow wall anchors towards the bottom of the page - short of fitting extra studwork they are the strongest plasterboard fixings I have found.
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Postby morini66 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 12:19 pm

Most modern flat screen TVs are wall mountable, using a dedicated bracket mounting system. There is a mounting standard called VESA, which basically says that the mounting holes built into the TV are at standard spacings, either in a square or rectangle

For example my LG 42SL9500 has VESA 200 x 200 mountings, meaning that there are four holes in a square, 200mm apart, centre-to-centre. These ones are M6 threaded, but smaller sizes are also used.

So measure your mounting holes and spacings, then you can buy a suitable bracket. I bought a universal bracket on ebay for under 20 quid, which came will an array of bolts, washers, spacers (for TVs with curved backs) and all wall fixings. Not bad. Even has 15 degree titl adjustment
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