Credit: Bryant Moore



ElectronicHouse.com's DIY Step-by-Step series shows you the basics on hanging a flat-panel TV on the wall.
Open and Pre-Wire
Wire Selection - Up Close
Locate, or Add, Electrical Outlet
Determine Height, Attach Rails to TV
Locate, Level and Place Mount
Lift TV onto Mount
Connect and Enjoy
  
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Open and Pre-Wire

Cut open a space in the wall and pull the appropriate pre-wire for your application. In these examples (see Picture 1, Picture 2) we have pulled three (3) RG59 serial digital (coax) cables for component video and two (2) for analog audio. We have also pulled a Cat 5 cable for any type of control we might want in the future.

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