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Does it matter what TV wall mount you get?
Get a wall mount that is compatible with the exact specifications of your television. Most wall mounts are designed to fit televisions of a specific size and weight. Make sure you check the specifications on the wall mount’s packaging and buy one that can support the height and weight of your television.
Which type of TV wall mount is best?
Our pick. Sanus VMPL50A-B1. The best tilt-only TV wall mount.
How much should you spend on a TV wall mount?
TV Wall Mount Average Costs
- Expect to pay as little as $25 to $50 or as much as $100 to $500 or more for a TV wall mount depending on the television size and the mount’s range of motion.
- An HDMI cable costs $30 to $90.
- Professional TV wall mounting might run $100 to $300.
Can a wall mounted TV fall?
There is a chance that even with a good quality TV mount and fixings correctly secured that the TV could fall off the wall by it not being installed properly. You don’t necessarily have to use someone that mounts TV’s to walls for a living like us, but you should use someone that has good DIY skills.
Do I need an expensive wall mount?
But, now that you’ve dipped a little deeper into your savings account than you originally planned, you’re probably wondering, “Does an expensive TV require an expensive TV mount?” The simple answer is no, you don’t need to spend a fortune on a TV mount or bracket.
Is wall mounting TV bad?
Poor installation could mean that the mount comes loose, and the TV would fall and be damaged as a result. Wall mounting may also make it difficult to access ports at the back of the TV, since most wall mounts are low profile and keep very little gap between the TV and the wall.
What’s the difference between a cheap and expensive TV Mount?
You also don’t want a mount that flexes when a TV is on it, something you find with cheaper mounts. One of the biggest differences in a cheap mount vs expensive mount though, are the available adjustments on three or more axes. A premium mount will have the ability to adjust the position of the TV after it’s on the wall.
How much does it cost to mount a TV to the wall?
This UL-approved EchoGear mount typically costs about $100, in line with the other inexpensive full-motion mounts we saw. The VMPL50A-B1 is easy to install and has a good tilt range, yet it still holds a TV less than 2 inches from the wall.
What’s the difference between tilting and fixed mount TVs?
A tilting mount allows you to get an arm behind the TV to plug in cables, while a fixed mount might require you to take the TV off the wall. Most TVs, especially 50-inch and larger models, have wide enough viewing angles that allow you to clearly see the picture from well off to the side.
How big of a mount do I need for my TV?
With a standard flat mount, typically you have to handle the wiring before you mount the TV to the wall, a restriction that can make installation difficult. Manual full-motion mounts also have their advantages. These mounts can extend the TV off the wall, usually in the range of 15 to 30 inches, and can pivot the screen to either side.