LCD TV Wall Mount
Fits TVs 13"- 27"
Maximum Load Capacity – 40 lbs. (18 kg)
Thank you for choosing the RCA MAF30BK Universal Flat
Panel TV Wall Mount. This mount can be used for all
major brands of 13" - 27" flat panel TVs, 40 lbs (18 kg) or
under. The MAF30BK features a 0-15-degree tilt, 180-degree
pan and swivel, and single swing arm extension for easy
viewing. Before attempting to mount your television set,
please remove all parts from this package and read the
installation instructions carefully.
WARNING: Use of this mount with a TV weighing
over 40 lbs. or with a screen larger than 27" could cause
the mount to fail causing property damage and/or
Limited Lifetime Warranty
Audiovox Electronics Corporation (the "Company") warrants to you the
original retail purchaser of this product that should it, under normal use
and conditions, be proven defective in material or workmanship during
its lifetime while you own it, such defect(s) will be repaired or replaced (at
the Company's option) without charge for parts and repair labor.
To obtain repair or replacement within the terms of this Warranty, the
product is to be delivered with proof of warranty coverage (e.g. dated bill
of sale), specification of defect(s), transportation prepaid, to the Company
at the address shown below. Do not return this product to the Retailer.
This Warranty does not cover product purchased, serviced or used
outside the United States or Canada.
This Warranty is not transferable and does not extend to costs incurred for
installation, removal or reinstallation of the product. This Warranty does
not apply if in the Company's opinion, the product has been damaged
through alteration, improper installation, mishandling, misuse, neglect,
THE EXTENT OF THE COMPANY'S LIABILITY UNDER THIS
WARRANTY IS LIMITED TO THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT
PROVIDED ABOVE AND, IN NO EVENT, SHALL THE COMPANY'S
LIABILITY EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY PURCHASER
FOR THE PRODUCT.
This Warranty is in lieu of all other express warranties or liabilities. ANY
IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY
OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
SHALL BE LIMITED TO DURATION OF THIS WARRANTY. IN NO CASE
SHALL THE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL OR
INCIDENTAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER. No person or representative is
authorized to assume for the Company any liability other than expressed
herein in connection with the sale of this product.
Some states/provinces do not allow limitations on how long an implied
warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential
damage so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This
Warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other
rights which vary from state/province to state/province.
U.S.A.: Audiovox Electronics Corporation, 150 Marcus Blvd.,
Hauppauge, New York 11788
CANADA: Audiovox Return Center, c/o Genco, 6685 Kennedy Road,
Unit 3, Door 16, Mississauga, Ontario L5T 3A5
Trademark(s) Registered, Marques Deposee, Marcas Registradas.
All other brands and product names are trademarks or registered
trademarks of their respective owners.
© 2008 Audiovox Accessories Corporation
111 Congressional Blvd., Suite 350
Carmel, IN 46032
Preparing to install
Before beginning the installation process, verify that you
have all the necessary tools on hand. The following tools
are required for proper installation:
#3 bit Phillips screwdriver
Drill bit (included)
5/16" (8mm) masonry drill bit for concrete/
Level (integrated level on product)
Allen Wrench (included)
Hammer (for concrete installations)
Make sure all the hardware has been included with
(1) Drill Bit
(3) 1-7/8" Drywall Screws
(3) Concrete Anchors
(2) Allen Wrenches
(4) M4x12mm Bolts
(4) M4x30mm Bolts
(4) 1/2" Spacers
(1) Security Bolt
(1) Phillips-Head Driver
Follow these precautions to ensure safe installation and
mounting of your flat panel TV.
Be sure you have purchased the correct wall mount
for your TV. Recheck the size and weight constraints.
Gather all necessary tools before you begin installation.
You will need a #3 bit Phillips screwdriver, electric
drill, drill bit (included), level (integrated level on
product), stud finder, and hammer (for brick and
It is essential for the wall mount plate to be attached
to wall studs. (Use a stud finder.)
Use the included hardware for mounting purposes.
This hardware has been provided to ensure a safe and
Hire a licensed electrician to relocate an electrical
outlet, if needed.
Be sure to purchase wires long enough to connect
the TV to the audio and video components in your
We recommend you hire a professional installer,
if you have any concerns about installing the TV
wall mount yourself.
Keep your sales receipt to obtain warranty parts and
service and for proof of purchase. Attach it here and record
the model number. This number is located on the product.
Model No. __________________________________________
Purchase Date: ______________________________________
TV Mount Plate
Single Swing-Arm Extension
Integrated Bubble Level
Security Bolt Position
Cord Management Channel
Two-piece, low-profile design
RCA Universal Flat Panel TV Wall
Mount with Swing Arm Extension
TV Size Range:
13" – 27"
40 lbs. (18kg)
2.6" (6.6 cm)
Maximum Extension: 6.2" (15.7 cm)
Integrated Bubble Level
Attaching wall mount plate
Use a stud finder to locate a wood stud where you want
to install the mount.
attached to wall studs.
Locate center of stud.
Place the wall mount plate against the wall, with the
cord management channel towards the bottom. Level it
using the bubble guide. Mark the locations on the wall
where the mount is to be installed.
Drill holes at each marked location using the enclosed
wood drill bit.
Secure the wall mount plate to the wall, using one
drywall screw, but do not completely tighten it yet.
. Using the integrated bubble level, carefully adjust the
wall mount plate until it is level.
Insert the remaining screws and tighten all three
Place the wall mount plate against the wall with the
cord management channel towards the bottom.
Using the integrated bubble level, mark off the position
of the holes that will be used for securing the mount.
Place the wall mount plate aside.
Using an electric drill and a 5/16" (8mm) masonry bit,
drill holes in the marked locations.
Remove any excess dust from the holes.
Insert a concrete anchor into each hole. If necessary,
use a hammer to lightly tap each anchor into place so
they are flush with the wall.
Once all anchors are in place, place the wall mount
plate back into position.
Attach the wall mount plate, using the drywall screws
Make sure all screws are tightened and secure.
Attaching the TV mount plate
Unplug your flat panel TV before starting this step of
may cause damage to the viewing surface.
Before attaching the TV mount plate to the TV,
determine which hardware to use. Examine the back of
your TV. If the back is flat, use the M4x12mm bolts. If
Wall Mount Plate
your TV has a recessed back, use the longer M4x30mm
bolts and 1/2" spacers.
After you have determined which bolts to use, attach
the TV mount plate to the back of your TV.
Attaching the TV mount plate
to the wall mount plate
To complete the installation, slide the TV mount plate
with your TV attached into the wall mount plate.
The retainer clip on the top of the wall mount plate
should click, indicating that the mount is secure.
To remove the TV, push in on the clip and slide the TV
mount plate up.
For additional security and stability, insert the security
bolt into the hole located at the base of the unit.
Tighten, using the Allen Wrench provided.
Operation and adjustment
Your RCA Flat Panel TV Wall Mount features an adjustable
15-degree tilt and 180-degree pan and swivel action for
To adjust the tilt:
Locate the adjustment knob directly behind the TV
Loosen the knob by turning it counter-clockwise.
Adjust the tilt to the desired level and re-tighten the
knob to lock the adjustment in place.
To adjust the swivel:
Simply move the extension arm into the desired
If the joint is too tight or too loose, adjust the tightness
of the joint.
Locate the knob closest to the wall.
Turn the knob counter-clockwise to loosen and
clockwise to tighten.
It is required that the wall mount plate be
NEVER lay the TV face down as this
Be careful not to over-tighten the bolts.