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post #1 of 27
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Guys, I need some suggestions in wall mounting my Z5500. What screw size do I need? Distance between holes? What else can you suggest? I'm asking since I'm not yet home and my Z5500 is still boxed. I just want to prepare the stuff to be used.
Edited by squall325 - 3/20/11 at 10:50am
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post #2 of 27
You need a Drill bit, a wall plug that will corrospond to the drill bit's size and then finally a screw that fits though the speaker legs and fits in the wall plug.

SO first get wall plugs with fitting screws then find a drill bit that is one mm smaller than the wall plug in the diameter because when your drilling into a wall you will never drill the same size hole as the drill bit it will go a bit bigger so.
If you are using 8mm wallplugs then use a 7mm drill bit.

What kind of wall is it? solid or plaster board?

If its plasterboard then you might want to use special metal self driving plasterboard screws. For added security.

Hope this helps
post #3 of 27
I live in an apartment on my college campus and can't drill holes in the wall. But I used 4 of the 3M command strips and they've stayed put for 2 years.

Just another method...


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Quote:
Originally Posted by hokeyplyr48 View Post
I live in an apartment on my college campus and can't drill holes in the wall. But I used 4 of the 3M command strips and they've stayed put for 2 years.

Just another method...


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Could of you just not drilled holes and when it comes to the time of moving out fill the holes in with filler?
post #5 of 27
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Mounting it on a brick wall. Thanks! Anyone know the size of the screws that fits in the holes of the speaker stand? I don't want to open the box.
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post #6 of 27
Well since your mounting them on a brick wall i would use these and some cheap speaker mounts. You can buy them at just about any hardware store.

Edit: Use these instead. Other ones are completely overkill.
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post #7 of 27
Yes they are 7/32 or 5.56mm.
Edited by KILLER_K - 3/20/11 at 12:43pm
post #8 of 27
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@gotasavage: what do I hammer? The wall mounts? Then screw the speaker base on the mounts?

@KillerK: thanks! I think 7/32 is 4.5 not 5.5.
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post #9 of 27
I edited my post, i would use tapcon screws to secure the speaker mounts into the brick wall and then regular screws for the speakers. They will usually say what size hole to drill on the packaging.
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post #10 of 27
i would use some plastic anchors and some 1 1/2" 12's
http://fasteners.hardwarestore.com/1...ws-209775.aspx
http://fasteners.hardwarestore.com/1...or-655338.aspx

Find these at the hardware store. Just go in and as for some sheetmetal screws and when he asks what size ask for 1 1/2" 12's then ask for anchors to match.

As far as hole spacing take a piece of paper and put it on the back of the mounting bracket then take a pencil and turn it on its side and shade over the paper until outline of the screw holes appears then use that as a template.
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