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#358527 - 11/11/11 04:08 PM Re: VP150 + Speaker Shelf + Plasma = Good/Bad Idea? [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Originally Posted By: MarkSJohnson
Zero, I'm pressed for time at the moment, but if you have the wherewithal, you can make your own as I did:









Look! There are safety glasses on the worktable (bush league)and only 11 woodchips on the floor (woodworker OCD).
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#358529 - 11/11/11 04:12 PM Re: VP150 + Speaker Shelf + Plasma = Good/Bad Idea? [Re: BobKay]
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#358530 - 11/11/11 04:15 PM Re: VP150 + Speaker Shelf + Plasma = Good/Bad Idea? [Re: Adrian]
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There were 12, Bob. One was just out of the frame.

And, you guys know I'm not from Boston, right? Wasn't born anywhere near here; don't have that accent... smile
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#358537 - 11/11/11 07:08 PM Re: VP150 + Speaker Shelf + Plasma = Good/Bad Idea? [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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The articulating wall mount isn't going to work. I checked the height yesterday night and there isn't enough space to make it happen.

I haven't been successful in finding any quality VESA mounts that will screw into the back of the TV either, but I'm still looking. Hopefully I will find something.
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#358541 - 11/11/11 07:49 PM Re: VP150 + Speaker Shelf + Plasma = Good/Bad Idea? [Re: zero002021]
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E-mail OmniMount, they might have something.
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#361402 - 12/20/11 08:59 AM Re: VP150 + Speaker Shelf + Plasma = Good/Bad Idea? [Re: SBrown]
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Not sure if this will help, but when I had to place my VP150 below the tv, I turned it upside down from previous installation (flipped the front grill to look right side up) and this angle up seems to be working fine. Just a thought and not sure if that is how you installed it or if you just moved it from above to below as it was.

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#361627 - 12/22/11 12:55 PM Re: VP150 + Speaker Shelf + Plasma = Good/Bad Idea? [Re: chapin99]
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I like the idea of using a little stand to raise the TV up a bit and then place the speaker on the top of the TV stand.
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#366761 - 02/15/12 05:42 PM Re: VP150 + Speaker Shelf + Plasma = Good/Bad Idea? [Re: chapin99]
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Originally Posted By: chapin99
Not sure if this will help, but when I had to place my VP150 below the tv, I turned it upside down from previous installation (flipped the front grill to look right side up) and this angle up seems to be working fine. Just a thought and not sure if that is how you installed it or if you just moved it from above to below as it was.


I just saw your comment and the Axiom Center Speaker Placement video.

I think this will work for me, but I have one question. After flipping the speaker, the women in the video says the tweeter will be upside down. She then proceeds to remove the tweeter, turn it over and reinstall. Is this necessary?


Edited by zero002021 (02/15/12 05:43 PM)
Edit Reason: Corrected a typo
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#366764 - 02/15/12 05:47 PM Re: VP150 + Speaker Shelf + Plasma = Good/Bad Idea? [Re: zero002021]
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No, the tweeter flipping is purely cosmetic for the Axiom logo to be right side up should you want to remove the grill. Axiom confirmed this in another thread which I am too lazy to link to right now.
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#366766 - 02/15/12 05:51 PM Re: VP150 + Speaker Shelf + Plasma = Good/Bad Idea? [Re: zero002021]
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Perfect, thanks. I'll flip the VP150 upside down tonight and see if it sounds any better.
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