We understand that mounting your 65-inch TV on your own sounds intimidating. However, it doesn’t have to be.
We have compiled this complete guide with all the necessary information, instructions, FAQs, to make the process as quick and easy as possible for you.
Read this guide carefully to prevent any mishaps.
This guide Include all the necessary information about
- How to mount your 65-inch TV?
- Things to consider before you mount.
- A detailed FAQs section.
How to Successfully Mount A 65-Inch TV on a TV Wall Mount - In-depth Installation Guide
In this complete step-by-step guide, we will help you understand how you can install your 65-inch TV without getting into any unwanted trouble.
Be sure to follow the guidelines correctly.
Things You Need to Know Before You Install Your 65-InchTV on Your Wall Mount
These are some basic but very important things to know about your TV and TV mount before you start the installation process.
- Choose the TV mount according to the size compatibility mentioned on the TV size and weight.
- Do not exceed the maximum weight capacity of your TV mount.
Tools You Will Need to Install Your 65-Inch TV on a Wall Mount
Here is a complete list of the tools you will need to install your TV:
- Screw Driver: All the hardware provided with the Pipishell TV mount is compatible with a standard screwdriver.
- Hammer: For some walls, anchors are used, so a hammer might help you.
- Wooden Drill Bits: They are needed to drive the mounting screws into them later in the installation process.
- Stud finder: It helps to find the framing studs under the final wall framing.
- Tape measure: It is necessary to have a measuring tape for accuracy.
- Pencil: It helps you mark the places for the installation of wall studs.
- Drill: A drill is handier than any other tool for making perfect pilot holes.
- Socket Wrench (two to three different types): They help tighten the nuts and bolts.
Step-by-Step Guide on How to Install Your 65-Inch TV on a Wall Mount
This section is the most important part of the guide, it will help you prevent any possible damage if you read this thoroughly.
Make sure you follow all the steps carefully.
Without any delay, let’s get into it.
Step 1: Measure the VESA
VESA is the international standard established by TV manufacturers that helps determine whether your TV is compatible with your TV mount or not.
In the first step, you have to measure the distance between the holes located at the back of your TV and check them with the VESA standard, this will help you determine its VESA measurement.
Step 2: Select the Hardware Compatible with TV
It is important to carefully select the hardware suitable for your TV to prevent any damage.
Bolt diameter: Check the different bolts (M4, M6, M8) in the threaded inserts at the back of the TV and choose the correct bolt diameter.
Bolt length: 5 turns in the thread engagement will help you choose the correct bolt length. If bolts are too short, they will not hold the TV, and long bolts can damage the TV.
Bolts with the right spacers: For safer installation, bolts with spacers combination are preferred.
Step 3: Install Your Wall Plate
Depending on the wall type, the installation of your wall plate may vary. If the wall is concrete or brick then anchors are used to install the wall plate.
However, for drywall or wood, studs are used instead of anchors.
Step 3A: For Concrete or Brick Walls
Securely fasten your wall plate at the preferred height, level it, and mark the pilot hole locations.
Moreover, drill the pilot holes making sure the required depth.
Lastly, install your TV mount using the bolts, washers, and anchors, tighten them until they are firmly adjusted to the wall.
Step 3B: For Drywall or Wood Studs
Securely position your wall plate at the desired height and line up the stud center with the holes.
Use a stud finder to locate the studs and mark the edge and center locations.
After this, drill the pilot holes and install your TV mount using the bolts and washers, tighten them until they are firmly adjusted to the wall.
Step 4: Tighten the TV to your Wall Mount
Adjust the TV bracket according to your desired viewing angle with a socket wrench.
Make sure you tightened the nuts firmly.
Step 5: Do the Adjustments
Adjust the tilting and viewing angle according to your liking.
Make sure you tighten the tilting wires after you adjust them as it can fix your TV in one place.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
We have also added some FAQs to make ensure that you do not have any confusion left.
How can I hide the TV wires?
You can purchase a TV wire cover kit to achieve a cleaner look. Moreover, you can also go for a wire access plate that will route all the wires at the back of your wall.
Why should I mount my TV?
Mounting your TV can free up a lot of space. This will help you make your TV the focal point of your living space.
Moreover, this will give an elegant and decent look.
We understand that mounting a 65-Inch TV on your own can be difficult, which is why we have compiled this guide to assist you.
Make sure you follow the guidelines carefully as it includes all the necessary steps, instructions, and tips to make the process easy for you.
If you have further queries, feel free to contact us anytime.