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Good, but could have been a lot better. Not for the inexperienced DIYer
on February 6, 2017
This is very hard to review. Because it is excellent! And it is awful!
Its excellent because its simple to install (notwithstanding the issues below) its very small, it mounts on sheet rock, bricks and/or studs.
I mounted mine to sheet rock, and its solid - my 55" screen is no problem for it, and its solid.
So what could be wrong? Really only a few things:
1. The manual. The documentation certainly took an interesting journey from the language of origin to the American language. Along the way it got confused, lost and seemed to have enjoyed a few beers too. It got there in the end, but there were some casualties in transit. In the interests of keeping the price low the paper is wafer thin, and each language is crammed around each image so the images do not need reprinting. for the small increase in price, and the huge increase in usability, putting in a bigger manual would be well worth it.
2. The spirit level (see attachment) I carefully measured and marked, but as I was mounting this, I thought "that's not quite straight, is it?" It was not! the image shows the built in spirit level compared to my spirit level. Its quite off, but close enough so you may not notice it!
3. the holes on the back. I have a mainstream LG TV. When I put the wall side of the mount on the wall, it was perfectly centered above the fireplace - down to 1/32nd of an inch - it was perfect! I then attached the other half of the mount to the back of the TV. Only, the holes didnt quite match - so, yes, it fitted, but no, it was not centered. Which meant the TV would not center on the wall. Which was hugely frustrating. Had I known ahead of time, I could have compensated - so mount the TV side of the bracket before you mount the wall side.