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A brief comparison of flat mount TV brackets and tilting mount TV brackets

January 15, 2010
Posted in General,TV Bracket Advice — Written by Tom

Choosing a TV wall bracket can be a little difficult if you don’t know what to look for. This is because of the overwhelming varieties that are available in the market today. Listed below are a few things that you need to keep in mind when choosing between tilting wall brackets and flat mount brackets.

Flat mounts:

TV Wall Bracket - Flat Mount

TV Wall Bracket - Flat Mount

β€’ Flat mount wall brackets are very economical. They are the cheapest type of brackets you will find in the market.

β€’ They have the limitation of no movement. You can use these brackets to simply fix your TV on the wall. You cannot swivel or tilt your TV to suit your viewing angle.

β€’ These types of brackets are easy to fix. You can fix them with the minimal amount of hassle and only a handful of tools.

β€’ They are not visible from the front of your TV set so provide a great TV viewing experience.

Tilting mounts:

TV Wall Bracket - Tilt Mount

TV Wall Bracket - Tilt Mount

β€’ The uniqueness of tilting mounts lies in the option of movement that they give you. You can choose a tilting mount wall bracket when you have a light source near your TV set that causes reflections on the screen.

β€’ They are slightly higher in price compared to flat mount wall brackets.

β€’ These are ideal to use when you want to position your TV at a high level in your room.

Choosing between tilting wall mounts and swivel wall mounts

January 4, 2010
Posted in General,TV Bracket Advice — Written by John

Making the distinction between a swivel wall mount and a tilting wall mount is very important. You should choose your TV wall bracket based on your needs and the needs of your home. Listed below are a few things you should know about both these varieties of TV wall brackets.

Tilting wall mounts:

tilting TV wall bracket

tilting TV wall bracket

Price: In terms of price, tilting wall mounts are the most moderately priced brackets in the TV wall bracket sector. They are cheaper than swivel brackets.

Features: The features of a tilting wall bracket are limited when compared to a swivel wall mount.

Limitation: Tilting wall mounts have limitations when it comes to movement. They are capable of moving only 15 degrees either up or down.

Type of home: This variety of wall brackets is suitable for households that have problems with light reflecting on the TV screen.

Swivel wall mounts:

swivel tv wall bracket

swivel tv wall bracket

Price: In terms of pricing, these are more expensive than tilting brackets.

Features: Swivel wall mounts are the best option in terms of features. You can use them to tilt and swivel your TV to any given angle you like.

Limitations: In terms of what is available in the TV wall bracket market; there are very few limitations as far as swivel wall mounts are concerned.

Type of home: This variety of wall bracket is suited for homes where you want to mount the bracket in the corner of the room.

Keep this brief comparison of brackets in mind before you choose a wall bracket for your home.

An LCD TV bracket is beneficial for you and the television

July 26, 2009
Posted in General,TV Bracket Advice — Written by Tom

Watching movies on your newly purchased LCD TV can be quite exciting. It offers an excellent quality picture which will make your TV viewing a lot more pleasurable. It is however, important that you also purchase an LCD TV bracket for your LCD TV. Buying a TV bracket for your LCD television can have a number of benefits for both you and the television.

In a normal situation, a newly bought LCD TV will be placed on a table or another furniture item. This can be slightly dangerous. LCD televisions are made to be quite slim, but wide. This means that they can be easily damaged if they are not positioned correctly. To avoid this, an LCD TV bracket will be able to hold your television securely in its place.

Mounting your LCD TV on to a TV bracket will also enable you to save on a lot of floor space. This free space can then be used for any other purposes. Moreover, an LCD television mounted onto a TV bracket will also provide you with the best viewing experience. This is because you will be able to adjust the television depending upon your needs. As a result, you will be able to avoid glares and tilt the LCD TV to a position from where you are most comfortable.

Mounting your LCD TV onto a TV bracket is an excellent idea.

Here is a wall mount TV bracket with swivel & tilt (cantilever) movement:

TV brackets enhance the viewing experience

June 20, 2009
Posted in TV Bracket Advice — Written by Ian

Aside from just saving space in your environment, using TV brackets offers a number of advantages. The angle of the TV can be changed and manipulated with ease, thus increasing the flexibility of viewing and quality TV brackets are sure to enhance the overall dΓ©cor of your room. There are a variety of TV brackets available in order to suit different requirements. Although all of them have their own advantages, it is important to choose the TV bracket that is ideal for you.

Flush TV brackets are a great choice for people who want to mount their TV on the wall permanently or for a relatively long period of time. This is also the easiest way to mount a TV without much trouble. Most Flush TV brackets hold the TV firmly, less than one inch away from the wall. One major advantage of Flush TV brackets is that they can hold a TV of any size.

Tilting TV brackets are ideal for individuals who want limited flexibility in the movement of the TV. Tilting brackets are thicker than Flush TV brackets and are commonly used in home environments where TV’s are situated at a higher level.

Swivel and Tilt TV brackets can be tilted to about 15 degrees vertically and horizontally. This TV bracket provides maximum viewing flexibility. With such flexibility, the user can watch TV from any angle in the room.

Your guide to LCD TV wall brackets

May 21, 2009
Posted in TV Bracket Advice — Written by Alex

LCD TVs have changed the entertainment world forever. One can view high resolution images on LCD TVs from almost all angles. It is a good idea to mount your LCD TV on wall brackets to save space and protect them from damage and TV wall brackets are excellent space savers.

There are various types of TV brackets that are available in the market. You can mount your LCD TV with special LCD wall brackets. These TV brackets are made to support your Plasma or LCD TV.

Some TV brackets have additional features, such as being able to adjust the TV through various rotational angles. Thus, you can turn the TV in any direction to suit your needs. These TV wall brackets have hinge joints on their arms, which you can either pull or push as per your convenience. You can also rotate the TV around a horizontal axis with swivel arm TV brackets.

While purchasing TV wall brackets, check for sturdiness and toughness. Make sure that LCD TV wall brackets can bear the weight of your specific Plasma or LCD TV, getting an unsuitable bracket can be disastrous for your TV. If the LCD TV wall brackets can be twisted or rotated, then check whether the joints are strong enough to bear the movements.

LCD TVs are expensive and fragile pieces of equipment, which is why you do not want them to come crashing down. This is why you must purchase good quality TV brackets that will be sure to support and protect your Plasma or LCD TV at all times.

Select your TV bracket with care and attention

May 11, 2009
Posted in TV Bracket Advice — Written by Ian

LCD TVs are growing thinner every year. To display the sleekness of an LCD TV it is therefore important to install it correctly. If you place your thin and expensive LCD TV on a cabinet, its stylish feel is marred. To get the most out of your LCD TV, you must mount it to the wall using a TV bracket.

LCD TVs look best when hung on the wall like a picture frame as it shows off the special features of the TV perfectly. It is therefore very important to select your TV bracket with as much care and attention as you took in selecting the TV.

TV brackets are available in many types, colours and designs. The first thing you must make sure of when selecting your TV bracket is whether it is compatible with the size and weight of your TV. Selecting a poor quality TV bracket can result in accidents which might damage the TV or hurt a family member.

Next, you must select the type of TV bracket depending on the function it performs. If you are placing the TV in a small room which does not offer many TV viewing positions, then you must opt for a basic TV bracket that allows the TV screen to slide or tilt in any direction. It is better not to opt for a fixed TV bracket as it offers no movement at all. For larger rooms you can select a cantilever arm swivelling TV bracket which offers a large number of possible TV viewing positions.

Arm Mount For Small LCD TV Explained

May 10, 2008
Posted in TV Bracket Advice — Written by Tom

Wall mounting small LCD TVs can be a great solution for people with limited space in the home, rooms such as kitchens and bedrooms can be restricted with size – with an LCD TV and wall mount you can have the TV you require in these smaller rooms in the home.

The wall mounts will give you a close fit to the wall, however sometimes wall space is restricted so you can use an arm mount tv bracket which is ideal for corner mounting – maximising an unsed corner of the room. Arm wall mounts are excellent for kitchens and bedrooms due to the movement they provide, pull out, left and right movement giving the option of flexible position for the best viewing angle.

View the images and specifiactions of arm mounts for small LCD TV (14″, 15″, 17″, 19″, 20″ and 22″)