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    Mounting the new TV

    This week we bought a new plasma TV and hung it on the wall above the fireplace. The thing I havent found in other threads is how do you hide the wires? I am going to cut holes where I want the wires to go in and come out, but how have you finished the holes to make them look good?



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    Re: Mounting the new TV

    So put one hole behind the tv, and then who cares. Take the other hole and mount a electrical box inside, cut out the back and put one of those faceplates on it with a square hole. Make the other side look nice also.


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    Re: Mounting the new TV

    Make sure you future proof it. If you're using HDMI maybe run two HDMI cords in case you later decide to add a PS3 or something that requires an additional HDMI cord. It probably wouldn't hurt to also run a little cat5. It's cheap and you never know....



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    Re: Mounting the new TV

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Make sure you future proof it. If you're using HDMI maybe run two HDMI cords in case you later decide to add a PS3 or something that requires an additional HDMI cord. It probably wouldn't hurt to also run a little cat5. It's cheap and you never know....
    VERY VERY Good advice here. I have had several setup where I didn't plan for the future at all and it came back to bite me several times.



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    Re: Mounting the new TV

    Or just toss a conduit in there between the two holes if you can. Make it simple to run new cables.


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