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  1. UNIVERSAL OR DEDICATED? WHY WE OFFER BOTH

    UNIVERSAL OR DEDICATED? WHY WE OFFER BOTH

    We take a look at why UNICOL offer both Universal and Dedicated options within their ranges and how that benefits you.

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  2. 5 STEPS TO CHOOSING THE BEST MOUNT FOR YOUR SCREEN

    5 STEPS TO CHOOSING THE BEST MOUNT FOR YOUR SCREEN

    In a previous blog, we spoke about the universal VESA fixing standard that is a standard feature of all modern TV screens. In this blog, we look at the other aspects that need to be taken into consideration in order to ensure the mount you purchase will support your screen both safely and aesthetically.

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  3. GYROLOCK | THE GUIDE TO PROJECTOR SUSPENSION

    GYROLOCK | THE GUIDE TO PROJECTOR SUSPENSION

    The Gyrolock solution is a complete mounting system for projectors up to 20kg when ceiling suspended and 12 kg when wall mounted. The Gyrolock projector mount was first designed approx. 17 years ago in response to projector manufacturers producing cheaper and lighter projectors many of which were targeted at the education sector. 

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  4. VESA FIXINGS | FOR THOSE WHO DON'T KNOW

    VESA FIXINGS | FOR THOSE WHO DON'T KNOW

    So how do you know what your screens fixing pattern is? It will either tell you in the screens user manual or you can measure the width (1) and height (2) of the fixing holes on the rear of your screen. Most mount manufacturers make universal mounts, which are designed to cover the VESA range and these mounts are categorised by screen size and VESA fixing array they are most suited for. We mention the minimum and maximum VESA size each of our products is suited for on the website and within the catalogue - but if you're still stuck and want to double check, please call 01865 767676 where our experts will be able to provide a helping hand!

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  5. TV MOUNTS - THE BASICS

    TV MOUNTS - THE BASICS

    A TV Mount generally refers to a bracket made of metal that fixes to the rear of a TV flat display or screen.  Nearly every TV screen manufacturer arranges the screen fixing points in accordance with fixing hole patterns approved by the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA), a US-based technical standards organisation.  These fixing orientations are arranged in a square or rectangle and are based on cardinal metric numbers, for instance, 100 x 100mm and 1000 x 600mm.  This means that TV Mounts can be designed to cover a number of VESA arrangements and thus become universal.

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  6. 3 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A TV DISPLAY STAND

    3 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A TV DISPLAY STAND

    It should be mentioned at the outset that all the equipment in this article refers to the Audio Visual professional market and not consumer TV Display stands.  There are a variety of professional TV Display Stands and some are free-standing, some fixed or bolt-down and others on wheels.  The deciding factor in choosing the right one for you starts with the size and weight of the screen or TV Display you are going to use with the stand.  Nowadays modern TV Displays are light in weight until you reach sizes of over 70” or those with touch capabilities so below these sizes, the weight will not have a bearing on the choice of stand.

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