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|Subject: Re: Need ideas||Date: 11/9/2012 3:52 PM|
|Author: 1poorguy||Number: 9912 of 10534|
One thing that jumped out at me...
...from where the TV will be mounted on the wall above the fireplace...
Unless things have changed a lot over the past few years, this is a serious no-no. It's convenient, it looks good, and it is HORRIBLE for the TV. Also, that's usually regarded as a bit too high for a TV. The bottom of the TV should be 3-4' off the ground (roughly eye-height while you're seated).
If you can change that somehow, I would.
If you have access to the wall cavities from the attic, it shouldn't be a big deal.
You might try a different plate for the HDMI. You wouldn't have to worry about connecting to the keystone plate if you used this:
I have one, and it's fine.
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