Step 5: Insert The Cables

inserting cables for hanging a flat-screen tv
Photo: Ryan Benyi
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Back at the upper receptacle, fish the HDMI cable and any other cables through the box's rubber gasket. Leave enough slack to reach the TV at it's maximum extension and then some. Pull the cables through the hole near the base of the wall and through the lower receptacle's rubber gasket. Then attach the wall plate to the drywall, as in Step 4.
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