Can you transport a LED TV laying down?

The most important takeaways when moving your TV:

Always make sure it is in an upright position. NEVER lay it flat or on its side. Keep the television away from moisture and extreme temperatures.

Can you lay a TV flat in a car?

So long as the television is not a Plasma, they’re safe to travel lying down. The whole ‘can’t lay the TV down while shipping’ thing came about because of PLASMA televisions, which don’t exist anymore. Plasma’s had gas encased within a large GLASS enclosure (I.e. the panel).

How do you transport a flat screen LED TV?

  1. Pack your TV in an appropriate box. If you have the TV’s original box with protective covering and foam, you can reuse all of that.
  2. Cover the TV. If you have the original dust cover that came with your TV, slide it over your TV.
  3. Keep the TV upright.
  4. Label and secure the box.

Will it hurt a LCD TV to lay flat?

That being said, even though laying your TV down flat won’t cause internal damage, it could be a recipe for external damage. There’s a complex balancing act going on in the way that flat screen TVs are constructed. Weight is distributed around the edges, to keep pressure off the delicate surface of the screen.

Can you lay a TV flat if its in the box?

Yes, you can lay a LED TV flat in its box for storage or transport. However, there are a few things you need to keep in mind in order to do so safely. First, make sure that the box is big enough to accommodate the TV. If the box is too small, the TV could be at risk of being crushed.

What happens if you lay a smart TV flat?

Never Lay it Flat

If you ever move your TV, keep it upright at all times. They’re designed so the weight is evenly distributed when they’re standing up. If laid down, they’re no longer balanced, so gravity can pull the edges down. Then, potentially, the screen will crack.