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what height do you wall mount a tv?

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banned6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago
the plasterers are boarding our newbuild house and I intend to screw a sheet of ply to the blockwork before they dry line that wall , cheers

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Also does anyone know how to tie shoe laces?
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- dcx_badass lives in a poxy terrace in Benwell
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banned6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago
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I'd recommend cutting a piece of paper roughly the size of the screen and tape it to the wall, then you can put yourself at roughly sofa-sitting height and work out if it's too high or not.

I messed about with the height of my TV mount for a while and decided that having the middle of the screen just above my eyeline was right, but it depends on the room and where you'll be sitting.

A friend has his TV above the fireplace but I find that makes me tilt my head up too high after a while.

By mocking it up you'll get an idea what's comfy.

While you're at it can you get them to put in a conduit for the cables? Then you can fit HDMI faceplates which will make the whole thing look much neater.
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Aim for having the middle of the screen at eye level when you are sat down...
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Also make sure you screw that sheet of ply in good and tight and that it's thick enough :)

The vertical load from a 40 odd inch plasma is massive. When I fitted mine I had nightmares about it falling off and hitting my daughter.
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The rule of thumb is to mount a display where your eyes are comfortable looking at the center of the screen.

Just sit where you would normally sit, have someone hold up a small picture on the wall and move it around until you feel right. Then mark that location being the center of the screen.

It normally works out to 40-45 inches off the floor
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dcx_badass
1.5984621m is the recognised industry standard.


I'll use an 8 x 4 sheet then to be really accurate ! Oh and I only asked the question to brag about the newbuild house to get your back up mate (thanks to the others)
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Why tie shoelaces when you can pay someone else to tie them for you ;)
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LouO
Why tie shoelaces when you can pay someone else to tie them for you ;)


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