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Unpacking an LCD TV

October 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

One  would think getting a TV out of the box would be no big thing, but a large screen LCD TV is kind of unwieldy. While not very heavy, thethe LCD TV panel is wide and [...]

Sony 46″ Bravia LCD Repair

September 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

When  our Sony Bravia LCD TV developed a permanent case of “double-vision“, we realized that we had nothing to lose by taking a peek at the guts to see if we [...]

Sony Bravia 46″ LCD TV Teardown

September 20, 2011 // 0 Comments

Many of you purchased an LCD TV when the US switched over to digital broadcast. You may have purchased a large-screen unit thinking that it was something you would own for [...]

Sony Bravia 46″ LCD TV Display Problems

September 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

Twenty years ago, if you spent a $1000 on a TV, you would expect it to last twenty years. To the TV manufacturer’s credit, many of them lasted even longer. Eventually, [...]

OmniMount Power55 Installation

July 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

When we started looking at  wall mounts for our Sony LCD panel, we thought a low profile one would be best because we wanted the TV to be close to the wall. The more we [...]

OmniMount Power55 FirstLook

July 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

The RainyDayInterns have done a lot of research over the past three months on the different types of LCD TV mounts. They have looked at basic mounts, low profile mounts, [...]

Articulated LCD Mount FirstLook

June 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

We used to have a huge projection TV screen in our office. While it was great to watch movies on it, it weighed over 200 lbs and took up an entire corner of the room. When [...]

LCD TV Hunting

May 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

Last month we purchased a broken 46″ Samsung LCD TV for a DIY repair project. When we realized that fixing the screen was cost prohibitive (i.e., way, way too [...]

LCD TV Repair

April 27, 2010 // 1 Comment

The screens on TV we watched as a child almost never broke. Why? They were thick, heavy, and things were almost never thrown at them. The new LCD screens are thin, light, [...]

LCD Wall Mounts

April 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

LCD televisions that are 50 inches and larger have become affordable in recent years. Televisions 40 inches and smaller are now available for under $500. Unlike projection [...]