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DIY Touchscreen Mount

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Building DIY' started by JSW, Apr 9, 2003.

  1. JSW

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    DIY Touchscreen mount

    After purchasing a 3m Chassis mount 17" Touchscreen LCD off the for sale section of these very forums I had to decide how to mount it ???

    I didn't want to go through the hassle of fitting this 17" Touchscreen in the wall and chasing the cables in and re-plastering etc., so I bought a 5 x 2 ft sheet of mdf to use as a false wall and mount the screen in that and then add a frame to the screen.

    Pics:
    http://images.photobox.co.uk/public/images/48/15/2694815.s.jpg
    http://images.photobox.co.uk/public/images/48/16/2694816.s.jpg
    http://images.photobox.co.uk/public/images/48/17/2694817.s.jpg
    http://images.photobox.co.uk/public/images/48/18/2694818.s.jpg
    http://images.photobox.co.uk/public/images/48/19/2694819.s.jpg
    http://images.photobox.co.uk/public/images/84/89/2708489.s.jpg
    http://images.photobox.co.uk/public/images/84/90/2708490.s.jpg
    http://images.photobox.co.uk/public/images/84/91/2708491.s.jpg

    All that remains is to mount the whole thing to the wall and then paint it. The main sheet of mdf will be painted the same colour as the wall but as yet i'm undecided on what colour to paint the frame around the screen ???

    Cheers
    Bry
     
  2. sheggsl

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    Interesting setup. Do you plan to control your equipment with the Touchcreen. I have been looking for a reasonably priced 17" touchscreen for a while. Can you please provide information on where you got yours from the cost and whether there are still any left.
     
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    Looks pretty cool Bry.

    I don't think you need any other colour other than the wall colour for the board. Just needs mounting up.

    Post up some pics when it's done.:smashin:
     
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    That looks fantastic,

    You have the best missus in the world, me and Karl could never get away with that (although he says he can)

    :rolleyes:
     
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    that's superb!

    i really like that!

    where did you get the screen?
     
  6. JSW

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    From the Hardware for sale section of these very forums for £350 :D :D :D
     
  7. JSW

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    You know you allways let Karl get his own way ;) :D :rotfl: :hiya:
     
  8. JSW

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    This is it mounted to wall
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    Think I will leave the frame round the screen plain as it looks OK

    Missus is pleased with the screensaver of arty pics (monet etc) so she is happy :smashin:
    I have had to resize them all to 1280 x 1024 to match the screen so I don't get the little black borders top and bottom.

    Karl missus said I can't have the sort of screensaver you suggested :thumbsdow
     
  9. Respectamonkeee

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    just for the record sofaboy doesnt live with me tho his post may suggest he does.....


    MY wife lets me buy wot ever i like......cuz i drink 10 pints of strong lager andTell her wot to do!!!!!! ..


    nice screen btw Bry
     
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    Oi monkey boy, u can tell ally dont come on the forum !!!

    The only time you drink 10 pints of strong lager is when I BRING IT ROUND !!!!! :laugh:

    So when you getting your screen Monkey???? :rotfl: :rotfl:
     

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