Frequently Asked Questions Before Indoor LED Display Installation


With the continuous development of technology, LED display screens have become an important tool for indoor display. Its high-definition picture quality, high brightness, and diverse functions make LED displays widely used in indoor advertising, conference displays, event live broadcasts, and other fields.

But at the same time, there are also some problems when installing indoor LED displays, so this article will answer some of the more frequently asked questions one by one.

1. How do you choose a suitable installation location?

For indoor LED display installation location selection, the following are some specific considerations:

1). Determine usage scenarios and purposes

  • Commercial display: If it is used for display in shopping malls, shops, and other commercial places, the display screen should be installed in a location with high customer traffic and easy viewing, such as the entrance to the store, the center of the corridor, etc.

  • Conferences and exhibitions: In conference rooms or exhibition halls, the display screen should be installed in the center of the audience’s line of sight to ensure that every audience member can see clear content.

  • Information announcements: For announcements or notifications within the company, the display screen can be installed in areas where employees frequently visit, such as halls, corridors or rest areas.

2). Consider sight lines and lighting conditions.

  • Line of sight: Ensure that the installation position of the display matches the eye level of the audience so that the audience does not need to look up or down to see the content of the display.

  • Light: Avoid installing the display in an area exposed to direct sunlight or strong lighting, which may make it difficult for viewers to see the screen content. At the same time, it is also necessary to avoid the reflected light from the display screen interfering with the audience’s sight.

3). Security and stability

  • Structurally sound: Make sure the installation location is structurally sound and can withstand the weight of the display and possible vibrations.

  • Fire protection and heat dissipation: Consider the heat dissipation of the display and ensure there is enough space around the installation location for air circulation. At the same time, materials and installation methods that meet fire protection requirements must be chosen.

4). Easy maintenance and repair

  • Easy access: Choose an easily accessible installation location to facilitate subsequent maintenance and repair work.

  • Leave space: If the display requires regular cleaning or maintenance, make sure there is enough space around the installation location to do so.

5). Aesthetics and coordination

  • Design style: Consider the coordination between the appearance and design style of the display and the surrounding environment, and ensure that the installation location is consistent with the overall design style.

  • Color matching: If possible, choose a display frame color that matches or coordinates with the color of the surrounding environment.

  • 6). Comply with rules and regulations

Make sure the chosen installation location complies with local building codes and fire safety regulations.

2. How do we determine the size of the LED display based on the size of the installation location?

1). Multiple factors need to be considered to determine the size of the LED display based on the installation location. Here are some recommended steps:

  • Measure the installation space:

First, accurately measure the length, width, and height of the installation location. Pay attention to consider any obstacles or restrictions that may exist around you, such as walls, pillars, doors, windows, etc.

  • Determine viewing distance and viewing angle: 

Consider the viewing distance and viewing angle between your audience and the display. Generally speaking, the closer the viewing distance, the larger the display screen size; when the viewing distance is farther, a larger display screen may be needed to ensure the viewing effect.

  • Determine the screen ratio:

Common screen ratios are 4:3, 16:9, etc. Choose an appropriate screen ratio based on your usage needs and the format of the playback content. For example, if it will be used primarily to play movies or videos, a 16:9 ratio may be more appropriate.

2). Calculate the maximum and minimum dimensions:

  • Maximum size: 

Calculate the maximum display size that can be installed based on the length, width, and height of the installation space. Be careful to consider additional space, such as display bezels and mounting brackets.

  • Minimum size: 

Based on viewing distance and viewing angle, calculate the minimum display size that can maintain clarity and viewing effect.

  • Choose the right size: 

Between the largest and smallest sizes, choose the most appropriate display size based on budget, usage needs, and other factors. If you need a more precise calculation, you can use a professional display size calculation tool or software.

  • Consider future scalability:

If there is a need to expand or upgrade the display in the future, you can reserve a certain space when selecting the size or consider modular design so that the number or area of the display can be easily increased in the future.

  • Consult a professional: 

If you are not sure how to choose the right display size, you can consult a professional LED display supplier or installation company. They can provide professional suggestions and solutions based on your specific needs and installation environment.

3. How should the structure of indoor LED display be selected?

When choosing the structure of an indoor LED display, multiple factors need to be considered to ensure the stability, safety, aesthetics, and usage needs of the display. Here are some suggestions on how to choose the structure of an indoor LED display:

  • Installation method and load-bearing:

First, determine the installation method of the display screen, such as wall hanging, bracket installation, etc. Based on the installation method, evaluate the load-bearing capacity of the installation location to ensure that the structure can safely bear the weight of the display.

If the load-bearing capacity of the installation location is limited, you can choose to use lightweight display structural materials, such as aluminum alloy.

  • Structural stability:

Choose a structure with good stability to ensure that the display will not shake or tilt during use.

Consider the wind and earthquake resistance of the structure to ensure it remains stable even in harsh environments.

  • Heat dissipation performance:

The LED display screen will generate a certain amount of heat during operation, so the structure needs to have good heat dissipation performance to ensure that the display screen can operate stably.

You can choose a structural design with heat-dissipation holes or cooling fans to improve heat-dissipation efficiency.

  • Aesthetics:

Consider the appearance and overall design style of the display screen, and choose a beautiful and elegant structure that is coordinated with the indoor environment.

Pay attention to the width and color of the display frame, as well as how it matches the background wall or other decorations.

  • Maintainability:

Choose an easy-to-maintain structural design to facilitate subsequent cleaning and repair of the display.

Consider the detachability and modular design of the structure to facilitate the replacement of faulty parts or upgrade of the display.

  • Safety:

Ensure that the structure complies with relevant safety standards and regulations, such as fire protection, lightning protection, etc.

Choose to use high-quality materials and manufacturing processes to ensure the stability and safety of the structure.

  • Cost-effectiveness:

On the premise of meeting the usage needs and safety requirements, consider the cost-effectiveness of the structure and select a design with a higher cost performance.

Be careful not to blindly pursue low cost and ignore structural stability and safety.

  • Professional advice:

If you don’t know much about the structural selection of LED display screens, you can consult a professional LED display screen supplier or installation company. They can provide professional suggestions and solutions based on your specific needs and installation environment.

4. How do you reserve sufficient visual conditions when installing indoor LED displays?

When installing indoor LED displays, in order to reserve sufficient visual conditions to ensure that viewers can view the content comfortably and clearly, the following are some key steps and considerations:

  • Determine optimal viewing distance and viewing angle:

Calculate the optimal viewing distance based on the size and resolution of the LED display. This is usually determined based on pixel density and visual comfort.

Make sure that both the vertical and horizontal viewing angles of the display cover the viewing position of the audience, especially the main audience area.

  • Choose an unobstructed location:

The installation location should avoid any objects that may block the viewer’s view, such as pillars, walls, or other equipment.

If occlusion cannot be avoided, consider adjusting the angle or position of the display to minimize occlusion.

  • Consider light conditions:

Indoor LED displays should be installed in a location with moderate lighting and avoid strong direct light or reflected light.

If the ambient light is too strong, you may need to install a light-blocking device or adjust the display’s brightness to suit the environment.

  • Adjust the display brightness and contrast:

Adjust the display’s brightness and contrast based on ambient light and viewing distance to ensure content is clearly visible.

Avoid displays that are too bright or too dark to reduce visual fatigue and improve viewing comfort.

  • Consider color and resolution:

Choose a high-resolution LED display to present clearer and more detailed images.

Ensure the display’s color reproduction is accurate for realistic, vivid images.

  • Reserve space for installation and maintenance:

During installation, reserve sufficient space for installation, commissioning, and maintenance.

Consider possible future upgrades or expansion needs and reserve additional space.

  • Consider your audience’s visual habits:

Adjust the height, angle, and position of the display screen according to the viewing habits and needs of the audience.

For example, in a conference room or exhibition hall, the display should be installed in the center of the audience’s line of sight so that everyone can see the content.

  • Use professional software to simulate visual effects:

Before installation, professional software can be used to simulate the visual effects of the display in different positions, lights, and angles.

This helps to more accurately select the best mounting location and adjust parameters.

5. What are the installation steps for indoor LED displays?

The installation steps of indoor LED display mainly include the following stages:

  • Preliminary preparation:

Choose a suitable installation location and ensure that the installation location meets the size and load-bearing requirements of the LED display.

Evaluate the wall structure and support capabilities to ensure it can support the weight of the display.

Conduct safety inspections to ensure all cables and power cords comply with national and local safety standards.

  • Assemble the bracket:

Correctly assemble the bracket or hanging system of the LED display according to the installation manual provided by the manufacturer.

Make sure the bracket can securely hold the LED display and has sufficient stability and load-bearing capacity.

  • Install the display:

Connect the LED display modules in the correct order.

Make sure the cable connections are correct and avoid reverse connections and poor contacts.

Check whether the connections are tight to ensure the stability of signal transmission.

  • Install the power supply and control card:

Fix the LED power supply and receiving card system to the steel structure of the bracket.

Connect the power supply cable, receiving card, and network cable so that the display can receive signals and display content normally.

  • Debugging and testing:

After the connection is completed, perform a power test and turn on the LED display.

Check whether there are bright spots, dark spots, or other display abnormalities, and check and resolve them in time.

Conduct comprehensive tests to ensure the normal operation and display effect of the LED display.

  • Fixing and beautifying:

Fix the display as needed to ensure its stability and safety.

If necessary, the borders can be beautified or decorated to harmonize with the surrounding environment.

It should be noted that each specific installation environment may be different, so in actual operation, appropriate adjustments may be required based on specific circumstances.

At the same time, in order to ensure the safety and smoothness of the installation process, it is recommended that a professional installation team perform the installation.

6. How do indoor LED displays be maintained?

Maintenance and maintenance of indoor LED displays are important measures to ensure their long-term stable operation and extend their service life. Here are some key maintenance and care steps:

  • Daily cleaning:

Regularly clean the display surface with an anti-static soft brush or special cleaning cloth to remove dust and dirt.

Be careful not to use chemical cleaners or cloths that contain too much moisture to avoid damaging the display surface.

  • Environmental inspection:

Check every day whether the ambient temperature and humidity around the display meet the working conditions.

Avoid using the display in environments with excessively high or low temperatures and humidity to avoid affecting its performance and lifespan.

  • Usage habit:

Use the display screen and supporting equipment at least twice a week for 2 hours each time to maintain their normal operation.

If the display is not used for 14 consecutive days, please preheat it before using it again to prevent damage caused by direct startup.

  • Regular inspection:

For small indoor screens, it is recommended to inspect them once a month; for semi-outdoor, outdoor, and large indoor and outdoor screens, it is necessary to inspect them once a week.

Check whether the power and signal lines of the display are in good contact and whether they are loose or damaged.

  • Fastening work:

Since the LED screen is a high-power-consuming device, components may become loose due to the combination of heat and cold after being used for a long time.

Therefore, the components and connections of the display screen need to be tightened regularly to ensure its stability and safety.

  • Waterproof and moisture-proof:

Keep the display dry and ventilated, and avoid using or storing the display in humid conditions.

If the display screen is flooded or damp, please cut off the power immediately and contact a professional for repair.

  • Software updates and backups:

Regularly update the display’s control system software for better performance and functionality.

Back up important display content and settings to prevent accidental loss or damage.

  • Troubleshooting:

Once any malfunction or abnormality is found on the display, you should immediately cut off the power supply and contact professionals for repairs.

Never disassemble or repair the display by yourself to avoid causing greater damage or safety hazards.

Through the implementation of the above measures, the indoor LED display screen can be effectively maintained to ensure its long-term stable operation and extend its service life.


The installation of LED indoor display screens is a comprehensive project that requires full preparation before installation to ensure accuracy and safety during the installation process. Through reasonable installation steps and precautions, you can ensure that the LED display screen operates stably and reliably in the indoor environment, providing a high-quality visual experience for various display activities.

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