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would like sugestions for building height adjusting stand w/ tilt mnt

would like sugestions for building height adjusting stand w/ tilt mnt

would like sugestions for building height adjusting stand w/ tilt mnt

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Please pardon my lack of technical knowledge here, but I'm interested getting suggestions on making a large flat screen monitor mount that would need to do the following:

via a remote control (1) raise the monitor up or down by about 10" as well as (2) tilt the monitor forward or backwards by 30degrees.  This would be indoors and in a normal temp environment.

For the aspects of what it will need to do:

(1) consist of a tube that's not more than 3-5" in diameter as the base and have a slightly larger tube that will fit over the top.  This larger tube will need to raise / lower about 10" via a remote controlled motor lift.  It will need to support about 100LB while being raised.

(2) have a mounting plate attached to one side of the upper tube (that a flat screen monitor can attach to) this plate will need to be able to tilt by about 30 degrees either up or down

I'm basically trying to decide if I should go with a belt driven lift, or a "threaded screw" type lift for part (1).

As far as the tilting assembly, I'm not sure.

This is for a hobby project, so I unfortunately don't have any funds to pay for engineering.

Any thoughts & suggestions would be appreciated.

RE: would like sugestions for building height adjusting stand w/ tilt mnt

Since hobby topics are strictly proscribed here don't expect this thread to last very long.

You need to look at, and learn about, "linear actuators".  Google them and you will see what I mean.

You would want one running the stand the FPanel sits on and the second mounted for the tipping aspect.

Keith Cress
kcress - http://www.flaminsystems.com

RE: would like sugestions for building height adjusting stand w/ tilt mnt

(OP)
Dear Itsmoked, thanks for the help.  I'll check into linear actuators.  I appreciate it.  Steve

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