INSTALLATION MANUAL
SFM3
Sony Electronics, Inc.
16540 West Bernardo Drive
San Diego, CA 92127
www.sony.com
IN-SFM3.R0
SFM3
Table of Contents
WARNING STATEMENTS .............................................................................................................................- 3 PARTS LIST ......................................................................................................................................................- 4 INSTALLATION TOOLS ................................................................................................................................- 4 FLAT PANEL MOUNT LOCATION ..............................................................................................................- 5 MOUNTING BRACKET POSITIONING ........................................................................................................- 6 GRIPLATE™ ....................................................................................................................................................- 7 WOOD STUD LOCATION ..............................................................................................................................- 8 SECURING THE WALL PLATE TO THE WOODEN STUDS .....................................................................- 9 SECURING THE WALL PLATE TO A CONCRETE WALL ......................................................................- 10 SECURING THE FLAT PANEL TO THE WALL MOUNT ........................................................................- 11 LATERAL SHIFT ADJUSTMENT ................................................................................................................- 11 CSL1 SECURITY CABLE .............................................................................................................................- 12 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS ..................................................................................................................- 13 WARRANTY ..................................................................................................................................................- 14 CUSTOMER SUPPORT .................................................................................................................................- 14 NOTES .............................................................................................................................................................- 14 -
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Warning Statements
WARNING:
THE WALL STRUCTURE MUST BE CAPABLE OF SUPPORTING AT LEAST FIVE (5)
TIMES THE WEIGHT OF THE DISPLAY. IF NOT, THE WALL STRUCTURE MUST BE
REINFORCED. PROPER INSTALLATION PROCEDURE BY A QUALIFIED SERVICE
TECHNICIAN, AS OUTLINED IN THE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS, MUST BE
ADHERED TO. FAILURE TO DO SO COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS PERSONAL
INJURY, OR EVEN DEATH.
WARNING:
SAFETY MEASURES MUST BE PRACTICED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE
INSTALLATION OF THIS PRODUCT. USE PROPER SAFETY GEAR AND TOOLS FOR
THE INSTALLATION PROCEDURE TO PREVENT PERSONAL INJURY.
WARNING:
PRIOR TO THE INSTALLATION OF THIS PRODUCT, THE INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS SHOULD BE READ AND COMPLETELY UNDERSTOOD. THE
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS MUST BE READ TO PREVENT PERSONAL INJURY
AND PROPERTY DAMAGE. KEEP THESE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS IN AN
EASILY ACCESSIBLE LOCATION FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
Indicates that the power plug is to be
disconnected from the power outlet.
Contact Sony Electronics with any
questions.
Safety precautions must be taken at all
times.
Warning and Caution statements.
Do not install on a structure that is prone to vibration, movement or chance of impact. Failure to do
so could result in damage to the display and/or damage to the mounting surface.
Do not install near heater, fireplace, direct sunlight, air conditioning or any other source of direct heat
energy. Failure to do so may result in damage to the display and could increase the risk of fire.
At least two qualified people should perform the installation procedure. Injury and/or damage can
result from dropping or mishandling the plasma display.
Recommended mounting surfaces: wooden studs and solid-flat concrete. If the mount is to be
installed on any surface other than wooden studs, use suitable hardware (which is commercially
available).
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Parts List
NOTE:
This wall mount is shipped with all proper installation hardware and components. Make sure
that none of these parts are missing and/or damaged before beginning installation. If there are
parts missing and/or damaged, please stop the installation and contact Sony Electronics
(877) 350-3477.
Wall Plate
(Qty 1)
Mounting
Brackets (Qty 2)
Griplate™
(Qty 4)
5/16” x 3” Lag
Bolts (Qty 4)
(Wooden studs
only)
M6 x 16mm
Phillips Pan
Head Screws
(Qty 4)
5/16” Flat
Washers-Metal
(Qty 4)
M5 x 16mm
Phillips Pan
Head Screws
(Qty 4)
PCB-CSL1
Security Cable
(Qty 1)
Installation Tools
Phillips Head Screw Driver
Soft Material/ Blanket
Socket
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Portable Drill
Pencil
¼” Drill Bit
Tape Measure
Level (Supplied)
Wrench with ½” Drive
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Flat Panel Mount Location
WARNING: INVERT THE FLAT PANEL. PLACE IT ON A SOFT, FLAT SUFRACE TO PREVENT
DAMAGE TO THE FLAT PANEL. USE A BLANKET, FOAM, ETC. FAILURE TO DO SO
WILL RESULT IN DAMAGING THE FLAT PANEL. DO NOT LAY THE FLAT PANEL ON
THE FLOOR WITHOUT ANY PROTECTION TO THE GLASS. THE FLAT PANEL IS
HEAVY AND FRAGILE. AT LEAST (2) QUALIFIED PERSONNEL ARE STRONGLY
RECOMMENDED FOR INSTALLATION OF THIS PRODUCT. FAILURE TO DO SO
COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY AND POSSIBLE DAMAGE TO THE FLAT
PANEL.
1.
Once the flat panel is inverted, use a measuring tape to find the center of your flat panel measuring from
outside to outside of the chassis (Figure 1).
2.
Using a pencil lightly mark the center of your flat panel (Figure 2).
Top of Display
Inverted Display
Inverted Display
CL
CL
Bottom of Display
Figure 1. Flat Panel Mount Location
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Figure 2. Marking the Display
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Mounting Bracket Positioning
1.
Lay the left and right mounting brackets (stamped arrows facing out) (Figure 3).
Mounting Brackets
Arrows Facing OUT
Bottom of Flat Panel
Figure 3. Mounting Bracket Installation
NOTE:
The mounting guides are designed with a center viewing guide on the side of them. There will be a
“notch” cut on the side of the bracket (Figure 4).
Mounting Bracket
Bottom of Flat
Panel
Center of Flat
Panel
Center of
Viewing Guide
Figure 4. Locating the Center of the Flat Panel
2.
Match the center of the viewing guide with the centerline you marked in Step 1 (Figure 4).
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Griplate™
1.
The Griplate™ have M4, M5, M6 and M8 hole patterns to fit the hardware that the flat panel requires.
Example:
If your display uses M8 x 20 Phillips head screws. Use the M8 mounting points (Figure 5).
Dimples
M8
M6
M5
M4
Figure 5. Griplate™ Orientation
2.
Once the mounting brackets are aligned, secure the Griplate™ to the flat panel.
NOTE: The dimples of the top plates have to be facing up and the bottom dimples must be facing down. Use
(1) Griplate™ per mounting point (Figure 6).
CAUTION: Do not over tighten the mounting hardware.
DIMPLES
FACING UP
Phillips Screw
Driver
DIMPLES
FACING UP
DIMPLES
FACING DOWN
Bottom Flat Panel
DIMPLES
FACING DOWN
3/4"
Figure 6. Griplate™ Attachment
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Wood Stud Location
1.
2.
Using a stud finder, locate the 16” or 24” stud centers behind the wall.
Once found, make a pencil mark on the center of the wood studs (Figure 7).
Stud Finder
Mark
16"
Wooden Studs
3.
Figure 7. Locating the Wooden Stud
Measure from the floor to the desired viewing height and mark the wall (Figure 8).
NOTE: This marking will reference the center of your flat panel display once mounted to the wall.
16"
Measure and
Mark the Desired
Viewing Height
on the Wall
Figure 8. Measuring the Height
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Installation Instructions
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4.
Use the information below when mounting to the following surfaces (Figure 10):
Wood Studs: Drill four (4) ¼” pilot holes to the marked wall.
Concrete Wall: Drill four (4) 3/8” pilot holes to the marked wall
Drill Gun
Pilot Holes
16"
Figure 10. Mounting Surfaces
Securing the Wall Plate to the Wooden Studs
1.
Level and secure the plate to the wall with the reference arrow facing up to ceiling.
2.
Secure the plate using four (4) 5/16” lag bolts and flat washers (Figure 11).
CAUTION: Do not over tighten the lag bolts.
NOTE: The wall plates have three 16” and 12” mounting slot positions.
Level
5/16” x 3” lag bolt
and flat washer
Wall Plate
Figure 11. Securing the Wall Plate
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Securing the Wall Plate to a Concrete Wall
1.
Level and secure the plate to the wall with the reference arrow facing up to the ceiling.
2.
Use a minimum diameter of 5/16” x 2 ¼” wedge anchors – commercially available (Figure 12).
CAUTION: Do not over tighten the wedge anchor bolts.
NOTE: Use a minimum diameter of 5/16” x 2 ¼” long wedge anchors.
5/16” x 2 ¼”
Wedge Anchors
Wall Plate
Figure 12. Concrete Installation
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Securing the Flat Panel to the Wall Mount
WARNING: At least (2) qualified personnel are strongly recommended for installation of this product.
Failure to do so could result in serious injury and possible damage to the flat panel.
1.
Raise the flat panel with the mounting brackets secured to the flat panel and insert the top hooks from each
bracket to the rod on the wall plate (Figure 13).
Wall Plate
TOP
BOTTOM
Figure 13. Securing The Flat Panel
Lateral Shift Adjustment
1.
Make any lateral shift adjustment and lock it by tightening the two (2) ¼”-20 Phillips screws found on the
bottom of the mounting brackets (Figure 14).
2.
Use the foot leveler to adjust your plasma.
CAUTION: Do not over tighten the ¼”-20 screws to the rods.
Leveling Foot
¼ - 20” Screw
Figure 14. Lateral Shift Adjustment
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CSL1 Security Cable
1
3
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4
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Technical Specifications
All measurements are in inches(mm).
28.000
(171.2)
16.000
(406.4)
1.245
(31.75)
A
CL
B
5.000 3.500
(127) (88.9)
21.790
(553.4)
CL
H
C
16.000
(406.4)
16.000
16.000 (406.4)
(406.4)
24.290
(616.97)
G
E
D
F
1.943
(49.3)
B
H
A
5.000
(127)
21.790
(553.4)
F
A. Wall plate
B. Mounting brackets
C. Griplate™
D. Mounting hardware
E. Safety screws
F. Leveling feet
G. Wood stud
H. 5/16” x 3” Lag screws and flat washers
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Warranty
Limited Lifetime Warranty
This product carries a limited lifetime warranty from ship date against defects in materials and workmanship.
Sony Electronics is not liable for improper installation that results in damage to mounts, adapters, display
equipment or personal injury.
Customer Support
In the event of missing and/or damage equipment, or technical questions, the following information can help in
the completion of the installation.
Customer Service 877-350-3477
Notes
Sony Electronics, Inc.
16540 West Bernardo Drive
San Diego, CA 92127
(800) 222-7669
www.sony.com
©Sony 2006
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