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What is VESA? - Wall Mounting my TV

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What is Vesa? If you are looking to mount your TV on the Wall you will no doubt have come across the term VESA or VESA compatible or VESA compliant VESA 100 x 100, 75 x 75, 200 x 100 and 200 x 200 etc - but what does this mean?


VESA is a term used to describe the standard used to ensure that TV's and TV Wall Brackets are compatible. The number after the VESA indicates the distance between the fixing holes on the rear of your TV


VESA is a standard pattern of threaded mounting holes on the back of a TV which allows many standard Wall Brackets and Wall Mounts to be easily fitted to your LED, LCD or Plasma TV.


Almost all of the major LED, Plasma and LCD TV manufacturers such as LG, Samsung, Sony, Philips and Panasonic make Plasma and LCD TV's which are VESA compatible meaning that you have a wide choice of Wall Brackets and Wall Mounts from many suppliers which will be compatible with your TV


So how do you tell if your Plasma or LCD screen is VESA compatible?

Well its not as difficult as it may seem simply look on the back of your TV and measure the spacing of the mounting holes.

There are several possible holes patterns which are VESA compatible

75 x 75mm, 100 x 100mm, 200 x 100mm, 200 x 200mm, 300 x 300mm, 400 x 400mm, 600 x 400mm


What does universal mean?

Many TV brackets may be listed on our website as being Universal. This means that they offer compatibility with several of the VESA standards listed above as well as non-vesa sizes. All TV brackets that are listed as universal will have dimensional images or text that tells you the maximum horizontal or vertical fixing distances that the can handle.


I am still not sure if my TV is compatible

No problem, please give us a call, give us the model number of your TV and our professional team will let you know the best TV Wall Bracket for you.