An LCD TV needs a complete set of installation to perfectly hang it in your home entertainment area. The most impressive feature in LCD TV or Plasma TV is their slimmest design that is not more than 3.5 to 4 in. thick. Due to its flat and slim design, LCD TV gives the option to hang them on the wall by using LCD mount or ceiling mount if you are using it in your bedroom. You can also go for a column floor stand or standard table stand that looks elegant in your room. The option of hanging a flat panel display on the wall is totally dependent on the size of the television. If it is the latest type 50 inch high definition rear projection television, then it takes the floor space of about 13 in by 44 in. Less complicated 50 inch HD LCD TV with LCD mount takes zero floor space, so it is the type of TV that demands perfect installation.
The wall mountable characteristic of an LCD TV becomes an important criteria for people who want to have them in small living area. You need to do a simple planning before you go for an installation of flat panel display. First fix an optimum location for your flat panel TV, then determine if you have enough space to run cables from various sources to your television at very short distance and finally select suitable LCD mount for your LCD HDTV. If you have little experience and possess minimum DIY skill like drilling and using spirit level to find the correct level for TV panel, then go ahead or it may lead to problems in the future. It is not a big deal, you just need to properly specify the measurement and fix a correct level to mount the TV panel.
When you buy a flat panel television, you get the manual that instructs you on how to fix your LCD on the mount and the same is for LCD mount device that also comes with instructions, so you need to plan a little to get the job done.
A LCD HDTV weighs nearly 30% to 40% less than a Plasma TV, so it is easier to handle and a typical 46 inch LCD HDTV weighs over 75 pounds. It is generally advised not to hang your TV facing doors and large windows where the sunlight directly falls on the screen. Though the LCD HDTV has anti-glare technology, you must avoid sunlight falling on the screen. Try to find enough floor space in case of pedestal type LCD mount and wall space with the minimum of twice the screen width for placing speakers.
Wall Mountable HDTV - How Will You Fix it on the Wall?