Being able to hang a hdtv on the wall will entice many to buy this type of tv. A plasma tv wall mount will allow you to build it into the wall due to its slim profile. This will free up floor space and make for a better viewing area. Most manufacturers include stands to hold the televisions upright on a flat surface and sell a plasma TV wall mount separately as an option. There can be a few complications with mounting the tv to the wall and many will just use the standard mounting accessories.
Additional cables will be required with most plasma and lcd televisions. The power cord is will come with each set and all the digital devices such as the dvd , vcr, video games systems, and sound systems will need to be plugged into the tv. Most of these wire can be run through the wall behind the plasma TV wall mount, but they will still show below the television set unless hidden by another piece of furniture or a tall plant.
A lot of these devices come with wireless ports, however to replace all of them could run into some dollars and be hard to set up. Recessing your plasma tv wall mount will keep the installation as clean and neat as possible allowing you to hide the associated wiring.
Making Sure Mount Is Right For The Television
It is best to buy the plasma TV wall mount from the television manufacturer to make sure it holds that specific model firmly on the wall. To get the most from your tv it is always better to purchase the mounting brackets from the tv maker howerver many 3rd party products will work.
The mounting brackets for the television must be placed so they can be fastened directly to the studs to elimate the chance of coming loose. Most plasma tvs are relatively light they are still heavier than pictures and need to be securely fastened to the wall. Proper mounting hardware should be used so that the screws will firmly grip to the studs and will keep the tv from falling.
The viewing angle on plasma tvs can be adjusted for depth allowing the tv to be slightly away from the wall making the viewing angle more suitable.