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Wall mounting my Samsung LE32R41BDX

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Building DIY' started by GB_WGC_2005, Sep 29, 2005.

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    Can anyone advise whether I should do this myself.
    Basically I have a solid brick wall with an understairs cupboard behind it. I have a cabinet built in to the same wall (below where the TV is to go) which will house my DVD player and video. What I was planning to do was feed the cables through the wall into the cupboard and then into the back of the devices in the cabinet. Is this a good idea or should I be chasing the cables in? I haven't got a clue whether to get the professionals in!

    If anyone can offer advice on how to route the cables, what materials to use, etc, that would be very helpful.
     
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    No, sounds like a grand plan to me, much simpler than chasing cables in and much easier to change anything. If you want to be perfectionist you could line the hole(s) with a polythene pipe to prevent cable chaffing but I don't think it's strictly necessary.

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    cheers Dave, maybe I'll post some photos of my handywork - it might make a good case study :eek:
     
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    A guy at work was mentioning using phono to SCART converter / cables rather than going SCART to SCART from my VCR to TV and DVD to TV. He says it will mean not having to make such a big hole in the wall for fat SCART cables. Does anyone know what exactly I'd need to achieve this, or am I better off going SCART to SCART for both devices?? It's all Greek to me..
    Do I need a converter and a cable? If anyone has any good links, those would be appreciated..

    Thanks again
     
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    It depends what picture you're looking at Composite, s-video or RGB, going to phonos and scart convertors means you can only use composite unless you use an s-video lead. If you want to retain SCART (and I would advise you to, unless you know you are watching a composite picture), find a SCART lead where you can easily remove the outer casing. This will decrease the size of hole to cut but retain maximum connectivity.

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