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04.10.2020 23:54 #1
Hey guys,

Been browsing the forum and see that you guys really know your stuff.

Currently getting prepared to move into our new house and the main living room is going to have a false chimney breast on which we are hoping to mount a TV. We are being told the breast will be 180cm wide. What size of a TV would you recommend to mount? Would a 65/70" be too big?

Also depending on size suggestion from above what would you recommend for a budget in and around 1000?


Thanks,

Coff66
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05.10.2020 16:09 #2
Originally posted by coff66
Hey guys,

Been browsing the forum and see that you guys really know your stuff.

Currently getting prepared to move into our new house and the main living room is going to have a false chimney breast on which we are hoping to mount a TV. We are being told the breast will be 180cm wide. What size of a TV would you recommend to mount? Would a 65/70" be too big?

Also depending on size suggestion from above what would you recommend for a budget in and around 1000?


Thanks,

Coff66

Hi Coff66,

Thanks for the post!

I think you would get away with a 65" but anything bigger might be too big for that width of chimney breast!

The one I'd recommend around that budget would be the Sony KD65XG8505 at 1049 euro! It's 1450mm wide but has a great panel with an Android operating system and very good motion processing as well!

https://euro.richersou...roid-tv-youview.aspx

Let me know what you think of this option!

Kind regards

David
05.10.2020 19:08 #3
Originally posted by Richersounds.ie: DavidS
Hi Coff66,

Thanks for the post!

I think you would get away with a 65" but anything bigger might be too big for that width of chimney breast!

The one I'd recommend around that budget would be the Sony KD65XG8505 at 1049 euro! It's 1450mm wide but has a great panel with an Android operating system and very good motion processing as well!

https://euro.richersou...roid-tv-youview.aspx

Let me know what you think of this option!

Kind regards

David


Hi David,

Thanks for getting back to me.

I'm glad to hear I wasn't being too over optimistic with the sizes. A 65" sounds like it would be ideal, and that Sony looks fantastic.

This leads on to further questions I suppose around mounting. Hoping to have the TV recessed into the breast to be flush with the breast when not in use but have the option to extend and change the viewing angle depending on numbers in the room. I think it's a cantilever mount I'd be looking for? I hope I'm making sense in what I'm describing? Could you recommend the best option for this?

Thanks,

Coff66
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05.10.2020 19:33 #4
65 inch TV is about 1440mm (nice mix of metric and imperial there). I have a 55 inch TV in a chimney breast of 1600mm which gives about 200mm on either side and it looks good with that allowance on either side. A 65 in your chimney breast will have about the same allowance and would look fine

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05.10.2020 20:15 #5
Originally posted by Heres Johnny
65 inch TV is about 1440mm (nice mix of metric and imperial there). I have a 55 inch TV in a chimney breast of 1600mm which gives about 200mm on either side and it looks good with that allowance on either side. A 65 in your chimney breast will have about the same allowance and would look fine


Thanks Here's Johnny,

That looks really impressive. Is that recessed into the breast or flat on the wall?
06.10.2020 14:16 #6
Verified representative
Originally posted by coff66
Originally posted by Richersounds.ie: DavidS
Hi Coff66,

Thanks for the post!

I think you would get away with a 65" but anything bigger might be too big for that width of chimney breast!

The one I'd recommend around that budget would be the Sony KD65XG8505 at 1049 euro! It's 1450mm wide but has a great panel with an Android operating system and very good motion processing as well!

https://euro.richersounds.ie/p-203982-sony-bravia-kd65xg8505bu-65-inch-4k-ultra-hd-hdr-smart-led-android-tv-youview.aspx

Let me know what you think of this option!

Kind regards

David


Hi David,

Thanks for getting back to me.

I'm glad to hear I wasn't being too over optimistic with the sizes. A 65" sounds like it would be ideal, and that Sony looks fantastic.

This leads on to further questions I suppose around mounting. Hoping to have the TV recessed into the breast to be flush with the breast when not in use but have the option to extend and change the viewing angle depending on numbers in the room. I think it's a cantilever mount I'd be looking for? I hope I'm making sense in what I'm describing? Could you recommend the best option for this?

Thanks,

Coff66

Hey Coff66.

For a full motion bracket you could check out the Sanus BLF213 which is coming in at 199 euro
https://euro.richersounds.ie/p-202745-sanus-blf213-b1-cantilever-40-84-inch-cantilever-tv-bracket.aspx?swapstore=1


Let me know your thoughts.
06.10.2020 17:35 #7
Originally posted by Richersounds.ie: Kenny
Hey Coff66.

For a full motion bracket you could check out the Sanus BLF213 which is coming in at 199 euro
https://euro.richersounds.ie/p-202745-sanus-blf213-b1-cantilever-40-84-inch-cantilever-tv-bracket.aspx?swapstore=1


Let me know your thoughts.


Hi Kenny,

Thanks again for the information. Would that be slimmest profile mount available? Want make the recess depth as small as possible to facilitate TV and mount.

Also she who must be obeyed has questioned whether the 65" TV would be too big for the room, so could you suggest something in a 60" again with a budget of a max 1000 preferably below.

Thanks,

Coff66
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07.10.2020 11:00 #8
Originally posted by coff66
Originally posted by Richersounds.ie: Kenny
Hey Coff66.

For a full motion bracket you could check out the Sanus BLF213 which is coming in at 199 euro
https://euro.richersounds.ie/p-202745-sanus-blf213-b1-cantilever-40-84-inch-cantilever-tv-bracket.aspx?swapstore=1


Let me know your thoughts.


Hi Kenny,

Thanks again for the information. Would that be slimmest profile mount available? Want make the recess depth as small as possible to facilitate TV and mount.

Also she who must be obeyed has questioned whether the 65" TV would be too big for the room, so could you suggest something in a 60" again with a budget of a max 1000 preferably below.

Thanks,

Coff66

Hey Coff66.

There aren't really any 60" on the market.
It normally goes 55" and then up to 65"

Panasonic do have a 58" the 58HX800 priced at 899 Euro
https://euro.richersou...v-freeview-play.aspx

The Sanus full motion mentioned above is pretty neat when folded in against the wall and also when extended.
We use on of these in our demo room.

There is another version available but it is more expensive.
The Sanus VLF728 pried at 269 Euro - I could drop this to 225 Euro
https://euro.richersou...ever-tv-bracket.aspx

Let me know your thoughts.

Kenny.
21.10.2020 23:47 #9
Originally posted by Richersounds.ie: DavidS
Hey Coff66.

There aren't really any 60" on the market.
It normally goes 55" and then up to 65"

Panasonic do have a 58" the 58HX800 priced at 899 Euro
https://euro.richersou...v-freeview-play.aspx

The Sanus full motion mentioned above is pretty neat when folded in against the wall and also when extended.
We use on of these in our demo room.

There is another version available but it is more expensive.
The Sanus VLF728 pried at 269 Euro - I could drop this to 225 Euro
https://euro.richersou...ever-tv-bracket.aspx

Let me know your thoughts.

Kenny.


Hi Kenny,

I am back again and back looking at 65" inch TV's. The sony you recommended above seems to not be listed anymore. What would you be suggesting as next best, price range 800-900 preferably.

Thanks,

Coff66
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22.10.2020 16:54 #10
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Coff66,

thanks for the post and apologies for the delay getting back to you - yep that SONY was part of the 'XG' series and was fantastic value - it has been replaced by the XH series and unfortunately all the 65" 'XH' will bust your piggy bank wide open then reverse over poor piggy as they start at circa £999 :(

If you wanted an alternative the LG 65UN81006 is a super TV and comes in ( this is a first for me!) under budget at  £699 / 799€:
https://www.richersounds.ie/p-204664-lg-65un81006lb-65-inch-4k-ultra-hd-hdr-smart-led-tv-freeview-play-freesat-hd.aspx

or from Philips - possibly the VERY best TV you will buy within your budget - the Philips 65PUS8555 is really superb ( currently out of stock but hopefully some stock arriving in the next couple of weeks) - and we could just about squeeze it into budget..
https://www.richersounds.ie/p-204830-philips-65pus8555-65-inch-4k-ultra-hd-hdr-smart-led-tv-freeview-play.aspx

Hope that's helpful but as ever drop us a line and we will do our best to assist,

ATVB,

John Mc & Crew
22.10.2020 22:24 #11
Originally posted by Richersounds.ie: John
Coff66,

thanks for the post and apologies for the delay getting back to you - yep that SONY was part of the 'XG' series and was fantastic value - it has been replaced by the XH series and unfortunately all the 65" 'XH' will bust your piggy bank wide open then reverse over poor piggy as they start at circa £999 :(

If you wanted an alternative the LG 65UN81006 is a super TV and comes in ( this is a first for me!) under budget at  £699 / 799€:
https://www.richersounds.ie/p-204664-lg-65un81006lb-65-inch-4k-ultra-hd-hdr-smart-led-tv-freeview-play-freesat-hd.aspx

or from Philips - possibly the VERY best TV you will buy within your budget - the Philips 65PUS8555 is really superb ( currently out of stock but hopefully some stock arriving in the next couple of weeks) - and we could just about squeeze it into budget..
https://www.richersounds.ie/p-204830-philips-65pus8555-65-inch-4k-ultra-hd-hdr-smart-led-tv-freeview-play.aspx

Hope that's helpful but as ever drop us a line and we will do our best to assist,

ATVB,

John Mc & Crew


Hey John,

Really appreciate the replies.

I take it if it was your money, it's going on the Philips!? Are you expecting many in when the stock arrives or will it be a case of taking a chance to wait and hoping to get one!?

Kind regards,

Coff66
22.10.2020 22:34 #12
Originally posted by coff66
Thanks Here's Johnny,

That looks really impressive. Is that recessed into the breast or flat on the wall?


Sorry, never replied. It's recessed into the breast but flush with the front of it. It's about 300mm deep, loads of room behind TV for cables, connections, plugs, sockets etc
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23.10.2020 16:43 #13
Originally posted by Heres Johnny
Originally posted by coff66
Thanks Here's Johnny,

That looks really impressive. Is that recessed into the breast or flat on the wall?


Sorry, never replied. It's recessed into the breast but flush with the front of it. It's about 300mm deep, loads of room behind TV  for cables, connections, plugs, sockets etc

Thanks for the photos Here's Johnny! Looks great!
23.10.2020 19:32 #14
Originally posted by Richersounds.ie: DavidS
Thanks for the photos Here's Johnny! Looks great!


Thanks Here's Johnny,

That's exactly what we will be looking to do also.

Hopefully the guys here will have an update on the Philips that Kenny mentioned above and I'll be able to pull the trigger in the near future.
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24.10.2020 10:42 #15
Originally posted by coff66
Originally posted by Richersounds.ie: DavidS
Thanks for the photos Here's Johnny! Looks great!


Thanks Here's Johnny,

That's exactly what we will be looking to do also.

Hopefully the guys here will have an update on the Philips that Kenny mentioned above and I'll be able to pull the trigger in the near future.

Hi coff66,

We'll keep an eye out for stock arriving!

Kind regards

David
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