Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3


589 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 103
Inactive user


  Reply # 1937599 12-Jan-2018 11:27
Send private message

Brunzy: That’s an older model, a standard wall mount will do.
Just be aware of the optical and Ethernet plugs, you either need 90 * adaptors or a bracket that sits out more from the wall

 

 

 

I can loose the Ethernet but I need the optical 


657 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 56

Trusted

  Reply # 1937602 12-Jan-2018 11:28
Send private message

http://sony-eur-eu-en-web--eur.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/28858/~/wall-mounting---what-are-the-vesa-dimensions-of-my-tv
FYI anyone else with a Sony , here is a list of models and their compatibility, you will see that some 2013 2014 are not suitable for standard brackets without adaptors etc.
The bottom holes are not on the same surface as the top holes , so you cant use a normal mount.

657 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 56

Trusted

  Reply # 1937604 12-Jan-2018 11:30
Send private message

Starscream122:

Brunzy: That’s an older model, a standard wall mount will do.
Just be aware of the optical and Ethernet plugs, you either need 90 * adaptors or a bracket that sits out more from the wall


 


I can loose the Ethernet but I need the optical 



Then get an adaptor;-)



589 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 103
Inactive user


  Reply # 1937605 12-Jan-2018 11:33
Send private message

Brunzy: http://sony-eur-eu-en-web--eur.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/28858/~/wall-mounting---what-are-the-vesa-dimensions-of-my-tv
FYI anyone else with a Sony , here is a list of models and their compatibility, you will see that some 2013 2014 are not suitable for standard brackets without adaptors etc.
The bottom holes are not on the same surface as the top holes , so you cant use a normal mount.

 

 

 

Lol my model isn't listed in there at all!

 

Time for a new telly?


Banana?
4357 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1029

Subscriber

  Reply # 1937617 12-Jan-2018 12:01
Send private message

Yours will work fine with a generic bracket. Just get one that says it is for TVs 32-55". It will have screws in it that will fit the screw holes on the back of your TV.

 

If you cannot find a right angled optical cord (here is one at AliExpress or one in NZ here), you may just need to use the spacers that will be included with the bracket to make the arms of the bracket that attach to the back of the TV stand off the TV (as opposed to being directly on the back of the TV).


7684 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2531

Subscriber

  Reply # 1937624 12-Jan-2018 12:09
One person supports this post
Send private message

just buy a wall mount that suits a 200x300mm VESA configuration.

 

the mount will likely give you plenty of room for your cables in the back unless you go for the slimmest one available.

 

Most you are able to move the TV round on a little to make the cables fit.


1770 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 642

Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1937629 12-Jan-2018 12:19
Send private message

When I put my 46 bravos on wall in new house 1918 Villa, discovered previous owner hadn't drilled into any of the studs only 100 year old plaster board!

Use a tape measure to find out the vesa hole distances then head off to mitre10 or Noel lemings or similar.

Buy a stud finder.



589 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 103
Inactive user


  Reply # 1937631 12-Jan-2018 12:22
Send private message

afe66: When I put my 46 bravos on wall in new house 1918 Villa, discovered previous owner hadn't drilled into any of the studs only 100 year old plaster board!

Use a tape measure to find out the vesa hole distances then head off to mitre10 or Noel lemings or similar.

Buy a stud finder.
  Stud finder vs the old knocking trick?


1770 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 642

Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1937636 12-Jan-2018 12:28
Send private message

I got combined stud finder and electric power finder.

Old houses may have atypical power cord placement. Was also useful when I started drilling holes and opening walls to lay Ethernet cable.

3354 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 647

Trusted

  Reply # 1937638 12-Jan-2018 12:36
Send private message

this is the wall mount I use on all my tvs (2x 2017 sonys  55" and 65", lg, samsung, veon).  I get them because

 

  • theyre cheap $19.90
  • they are very close to the wall but not too close I cant plug in a power plug
  • they are small, only requiring 2 holes in the wall
  • very easy to level
  • very easy to put the tv on and take it off (ive wall mounted 55" tvs by myself with this one)
  • very secure
  • since only a single bar easy to place around power sockets etc (the big bulky ones can be a PITA).
  • using these on 40" all the way up to 65" (have a smaller version for my sons 32")

 

 

Ive gone through a few different wall mounts (I have about 5 in boxes here of different brands) and now always just get this one.

 

your tv has standard VESA screw holes in it, take 5 minutes to mount.  

 

 




589 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 103
Inactive user


  Reply # 1937641 12-Jan-2018 12:47
Send private message

I found this 

 

 

 

https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/home-theatre/auction-1515118555.htm


299 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 94


  Reply # 1937644 12-Jan-2018 12:52
Send private message

As I mentioned earlier a standard wall mount will work, I had this TV mounted in guest room and I have the KDL-60W600B mounted in its place now. Both used standard wall mounts.

The stand it comes with is not a wall mount.

Both TVs I purchased brand new from JB Hifi a few years ago and neither had wall mounts inside

7684 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2531

Subscriber

  Reply # 1937645 12-Jan-2018 12:53
Send private message

why not mount the TV and see if you actually NEED the right angle adapter?


299 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 94


  Reply # 1937646 12-Jan-2018 12:53
Send private message

Jase2985:

just buy a wall mount that suits a 200x300mm VESA configuration.


the mount will likely give you plenty of room for your cables in the back unless you go for the slimmest one available.


Most you are able to move the TV round on a little to make the cables fit.



This



589 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 103
Inactive user


  Reply # 1937651 12-Jan-2018 12:54
Send private message

Jase2985:

 

why not mount the TV and see if you actually NEED the right angle adapter?

 

 

Yeah that's a better idea. 


1 | 2 | 3
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Targus set sights on enterprise and consumer growth in New Zealand
Posted 13-Aug-2018 13:47


Huawei to distribute nova 3i in New Zealand
Posted 9-Aug-2018 16:23


Home robot Vector to be available in New Zealand stores
Posted 9-Aug-2018 14:47


Panasonic announces new 2018 OLED TV line up
Posted 7-Aug-2018 16:38


Kordia completes first live 4K TV broadcast
Posted 1-Aug-2018 13:00


Schools get safer and smarter internet with Managed Network Upgrade
Posted 30-Jul-2018 20:01


DNC wants a safer .nz in the coming year
Posted 26-Jul-2018 16:08


Auldhouse becomes an AWS Authorised Training Delivery Partner in New Zealand
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:55


Rakuten Kobo launches Kobo Clara HD entry level reader
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:44


Kiwi team reaches semi-finals at the Microsoft Imagine Cup
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:38


KidsCan App to Help Kiwi Children in Need
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:32


FUJIFILM announces new high-performance lenses
Posted 24-Jul-2018 14:57


New FUJIFILM XF10 introduces square mode for Instagram sharing
Posted 24-Jul-2018 14:44


OPPO brings advanced technology to the smartphone market with new device
Posted 24-Jul-2018 09:20


Hawaiki Transpacific cable ready-for-service
Posted 20-Jul-2018 11:29



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.