What Size Screws Do I Need For A TCL TV Wall Mount?
By Trae Jacobs,
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Many people tend to wall mount their TVs when organizing the living room. This provides more open space in the room and gives a sophisticated aesthetic to the overall design. Wall-mounted TVs also tend to have less glare and provide a better viewing angle. When mounting your TCL TV, you may wonder, what size screws do you need for a TCL TV wall mount?
Each TCL TV comes equipped with a different type of VESA bracket pattern. The pattern is determined by the size and model of the TCL TV you are purchasing. You can find the VESA specifications in each handbook or owner’s manual that comes with the TV. If you have lost this information, you can also go onto the TCL website and search for your model.
VESA Wall Mount: A Universal Solution
TCL TVs are mounted with VESA brackets compatible with its brand of wall mount, which determines the size of the screws required. Different screws are required for each bracket depending on the size of the television.
The VESA mounting system is a standardized system that makes it easier for televisions and monitors to hang from walls. It shows the distance between the holes on the back of the TV.
This system is used by many wall mounts to standardize the size and location of the screws. The screw size you need will depend on the type of VESA mount you have on your new TCL TV. If you are shopping for a wall mount online, ensure that it is considered to be a VESA wall mount to ensure ease of installation.
TCL Screws to Choose
Each TCL comes with a specific VESA pattern on the back of the TV to make it wall mountable. This is convenient because it is the standardized pattern accepted by the electronics market. This means that depending on the size of the TV, you will need different screws. Here is a chart to help you determine which screws you will need.
|Screw Size||TCL Compatible Models|
|M4||28S305, 32D100, 32S301, 32S305, 32S331, 32S335, 40D100, 40S303, 40S305, 43S303, 43S305, 43S403, 43S405|
|M6||43S425, 43S515, 43S517, 43S525, 49D100, 49S303, 49S305, 49S403, 49S405, 49S425, 49S515, 49S517, 50S425, 50S525, 55C803, 55C807, 55P605, 55P607, 55R613, 55R615, 55R617, 55R625, 55S401, 55S403, 55S405, 55S421, 55S425, 55S515, 55S517, 65C807, 65Q825, 65R613, 65R615, 65R617, 65R625, 65S401, 65S403, 65S405, 65S425, 65S515, 65S525, 65S517, 65S421, 75C807, 75Q825, 75R613, 75R615, 75R617, 75S423, 75S425|
Selecting the Right Wall Mount
When looking for a wall mount for your TCL TV it is important to select one that has the proper screw size for your TV model, and that will also properly hold the weight of your TV. A wall mount that is sized incorrectly can cause the TV to fall from the wall or become damaged. Here is a list of some of the best universal wall mounts that can be used to mount TCL TVs.
- SANUS Extra-Large TV Mount
- USX Full Motion Mount
- Vogel’s Thin 550 Ultra Strong Full Motion TV Mount
- Aeon Stands and Mounts Full Motion Mount
- Perlergear Full Motion TV Wall, Mount
All of these universal wall mounts are compatible with TCL TVs and come with the hardware to mount them on a wall properly. They also usually come with a piece of paper that can be lined up on the wall to mark it to mount it most efficiently.
You’ll also need to consider your TCL TV’s weight before mounting it onto your wall.
Mount All of Your TVs
You can mount almost any TV with a universal wall mount. It is important to note that there are different types of wall mounts that you can choose from to get the best angle or presentation. There are three main types of wall mounts that can be purchased. Here is the breakdown of each type and how they can benefit you most.
This type of wall mount is perfect for a TV that is going to stay stationary in one location. If you do not need it to move, tilt, or swivel, this is the best wall mount. It is an affordable option that can be utilized in almost any room.
This type of wall mount allows you to mount your TV in one stationary place and also allows you to tilt your TV up and down. This is great when it is placed in a living room or other room in full light. It can help you adjust the screen so that there is less reflection and glare from the sun.
Turn wall mounts, also known as full-motion wall mounts, allow your TV to be moved around. This is great for use in corners in a room, as the TV can be mounted flush to the corner without sticking out dangerously. This is also great if you are in tight living quarters. You can swivel the TV out when you want to watch it and swivel it back in to place it away.
Hanging or mounting a TV to the wall is an easy task. With today’s tools and technology, virtually anyone can successfully mount a TV on their own. If you are less handy, you can always opt to hire a handyperson to help you out. Do not worry about the screws; a good mounting kit will provide you with all you need to get your TV up and to run.