For more help and advice visit masters.com.au 1 How to install a flat screen TV bracket Tools & MaTerials What’s great about having a wall-mounted flat screen TV is how Bracket kit much space it can free up in your living room and how good it Drill Tape measure looks when it’s up. This guide gives you step-by-step Spirit level instructions to getting your screen on the wall with minimal fuss, Stud finder Screwdriver set while achieving maximum style. Spanner kit Drill bit set Pencil selecT THe spoT & cHoose THe brackeT step 2 – Mounting the wall brackets Firstly, you’ll need to think about your space and Mark on the wall where you want your TV Important- Please read: All the type of bracket you’ll need. There are three positioned. If you’ve got a stud wall, use your information and tips in this main types of wall mounts to choose from: stud finder to locate the studs. publication are of a general nature only and Masters does not warrant Fixed low profile – for maximum space efficiency. Centre the mount in position and check that it’s the accuracy or completeness of level. Mark your drill holes with a pencil and then the information and tips in this Tilt & Turn – adjusts to prevent reflections and drill the hole with the correct drill piece for your publication. This publication is improve viewing angle. bolts. not intended to be a substitute for expert advice. Masters Full motion – for flexible viewing from a variety Put your mount back up and thread all your advises you to always consult of angles in the one room. bolts in. Tighten each one, a turn at a time, until an experienced and qualified they’re all done. person when undertaking jobs GeTTinG sTarTed of this kind (including consulting step 3 – Wiring up a qualified tradesperson such as Open your bracket kit, lay it out, check that all an electrician or plumber where Now’s the time to get all your media and power the pieces are there, and get all your equipment relevant expert services are connections in place and check that they work, required). You should also consider sorted. This is a simple job but there are a few as it can become tricky once the TV’s on the wall. any safety precautions that may be fiddly bits, so you’ll need to be organized from necessary when undertaking the the start. If you have a stud wall you may want to conceal work described in this publication all your cabling in the cavity by making a hole (including wearing any necessary step 1 – Fitting the back of your TV behind where the TV will be and one down at safety equipment such as safety On the back of your TV you’ll find 4 mounting floor level. glasses, goggles or ear protectors holes with protective screws in them. They or hard hats). The information Always remember to check for power cables or should be pretty easy to find but if you’re not and tips in this publication are plumbing! provided on the basis that Masters sure, check your manual. excludes all liability for any loss step 4 – placing the TV into position Remove the protective screws and secure the or damage which is suffered or mounting bars to the back of the TV with the Flat screens may be slim but they can weigh a incurred (including, but not limited to, indirect and consequential loss screws from your kit. lot, so get a friend or two over to give you a hand or damage and whether or not lifting it up and placing it into position. such loss or damage could have Tip: step 5 – sit back and enjoy been foreseen) for any personal Never use a drill or powered screwdriver injury or damage to property Don’t forget that you’ve earned the remote when you’re dealing with brittle materials whatsoever resulting from the use control rights from now on! of the information and tips in this like plastics. Thread the screw with your publication. Masters also notes fingers and tighten with a screwdriver. that there may be laws, regulations or by-laws with which you must comply when undertaking the work described in this publication. You should obtain all necessary permissions and permits from council and/or any other relevant statutory body or authority before carrying out any work. Masters Home Improvement Australia Pty Ltd ABN 21 066 891 307.