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Old 06-19-2020, 07:47 PM   #1
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Need to replace exterior TV

Our outside TV somehow got a chip on the screen and needs to be replaced. It's an el cheapo Seiki SE32HY.

Can I just put in any 32" TV? Or are there TVs made specifically for the shaking that they'll have to endure?

Also - it's held onto the mounting panel with 4 screws as shown in the picture. I don't recall seeing these holes on any other TVs.

Perhaps a trip to Best Buy is in order?
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Old 06-19-2020, 07:54 PM   #2
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screw holes don't match

I've looked at a couple of TVs online. The 4 screw holes on my Seiki are in a 8" by 4" rectangle. The ones on the backs of the TVs online look to be in a square rather than a rectangle.

Anyone have a model that has 8" by 4" configuration?
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Old 06-19-2020, 08:29 PM   #3
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we replaced our toshiba BIG asssz 43 with a vizio 40. rear mount holes are standardized, some of the bigger ones have the wider hole pattern. easy to modify your mount to accept the difference. we also added a few swim noodles in the outer back side to limit wiggle as we roll down the road



iirc we got the vizio at wally world. but i looked online at all the manufacturers to get accurate measurements, then shopped around until i found the model that worked
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Old 06-20-2020, 12:54 AM   #4
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The mounting plate for my outside TV has a “shitton” of holes for different tv mounting. The important thing is the height and width of the TV. But I went with an Insignia Fire ready smart TV. If I can’t pick up WiFi my phones hotspot works great for Sling, Netflix, Disney+ and Prime. That 32” was about $139 at BestBuy
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Old 06-20-2020, 02:00 AM   #5
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Consider it a blessing in disguise. Agree with the smart TV and noodle padding. You won't miss the Sucky TV.
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Old 06-20-2020, 02:54 PM   #6
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TCL. ROKU TV 32”

Bolted right in. So much better!
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Old 06-20-2020, 03:10 PM   #7
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Our outside TV somehow got a chip on the screen and needs to be replaced. It's an el cheapo Seiki SE32HY.

Can I just put in any 32" TV? Or are there TVs made specifically for the shaking that they'll have to endure?

Also - it's held onto the mounting panel with 4 screws as shown in the picture. I don't recall seeing these holes on any other TVs.

Perhaps a trip to Best Buy is in order?

Our outside TV crapped out and I just bought amazon ready tv and replaced. Was Real easy and cheap. Worked for 1.5 years while we owned that rig.
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