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Old 05-23-2015, 07:49 PM   #1
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Finally finished the TV upgrade

I finally finished my front TV upgrade (posted ther rear in an earlier post). I had to change a couple of things but everything worked out in the end. Here are a few pics showing the process. I made the bottom so it would swing down to access the rear of the TV. I installed a small release button for the 12VDC latches in the upper left hand cabinet. If you have any questions just ask.
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Old 05-23-2015, 08:03 PM   #2
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Great result.

I like the drop down idea.
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Old 05-23-2015, 08:27 PM   #3
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Nice looking installation. How did you secure the new TV?
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Old 05-24-2015, 08:38 PM   #4
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I attached it directly to the plywood and the plywood is attached to the frame I built. Here is a picture of the plywood. The small cutout on the left is for the power and the L-shaped cutout is for the video cables. I was a little worried about heat but I ran 2 blu-rays (2 hr) back to back and no heat problem.
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Is that a 32inch TV. Very similar layout like our MH (05 FW Storm).
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Different Mounting

I tackled the same project, but used a different mounting technique. After removing the old CRT TV I fabricated a support frame then attached a articulating wall-mount to hold the TV. I like your method better, but the boss wanted flexibility of being able to adjust the viewing angle.
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Nice installation. Do you make house calls?
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Very nice - I like it...
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Is that a 32inch TV. Very similar layout like our MH (05 FW Storm).
Yes, it is a 32" Vizio
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I tackled the same project, but used a different mounting technique. After removing the old CRT TV I fabricated a support frame then attached a articulating wall-mount to hold the TV. I like your method better, but the boss wanted flexibility of being able to adjust the viewing angle.
Thanks, your instllation looks great too.

I decided to go with the 32" because it was almost as wide as the old cabinet and didn't interfere with the other cabinet doors. If I decide to go with a bigger TV I will do what you did and add the articulating mount.
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Where did you find the electric release latches?
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Where did you find the electric release latches?
I found them on Amazon. Here is the part info.

1240L-12E07 DC 12V 20.6W 1kg Holding Solenoid for Electric Door Lock
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