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Title says it all, pics say it better...


Is it likely to snap? Should i take it off instantly??? Cheers.





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post #3 of 8
Gotta give more than an hour and a half for a response!

First things first, take the monitor off and make sure any nuts and bolts at those bending points are snug. Though where its bending are swivel points so there shouldn't be. I would keep the monitor off of the stand until you get this sorted, no sense in risking it falling

Is the bracket rated for a 27" monitor? Also, what brand is it? Does it have a warranty? if the mount is rated for the size and weight, I would contact the manufacturer.

When it comes to articulating mounts, I wouldn't cheap out on one. I usually buy one of the name brands over the generics from monoprice or the like.
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by identitycrisis View Post

Gotta give more than an hour and a half for a response!

First things first, take the monitor off and make sure any nuts and bolts at those bending points are snug. Though where its bending are swivel points so there shouldn't be. I would keep the monitor off of the stand until you get this sorted, no sense in risking it falling

Is the bracket rated for a 27" monitor? Also, what brand is it? Does it have a warranty? if the mount is rated for the size and weight, I would contact the manufacturer.

When it comes to articulating mounts, I wouldn't cheap out on one. I usually buy one of the name brands over the generics from monoprice or the like.


This is it here, it's a brateck, i read different things about it some saying it was for 13-23 inch monitors others saying 27 inch. It's rated for 15kg, my monitor is only 7kg tops. So i called up the store and they said it was for 27 inch monitors upto 15kg, checked the box at the store and it says 27 inch upto 15kg.. Not happy.

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post #5 of 8
I would return it. maybe try getting one for up to a 32, or up to a 40" if they make one in the style you are looking for. Or buy a Peerless brand.

I have had very good luck with them over the years. They certainly aren't the only brand, but are one I trust:

Try one of these maybe? http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?O=&sku=839486&Q=&is=REG&A=details
     
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post #6 of 8
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Cheers man, just been packing it up now. The place I bought it from refuses returns generally, but if I show em the photos there's not much they can say.. I hope.
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post #7 of 8
Overill is always good for this type of application; especially since the cable can pull at the monitor.
post #8 of 8
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So i returned the vesa desk mount i bought and picked up this stand.. http://www.usa.philips.com/c/tv-and-monitor-accessories/sb1s22w_27/prd/en/


Works great except the monitor slides to the bottom, looks like it can't handle the weight??? Still going to keep using it with the monitor at the lowest height tho.
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