I am trying to find out what type of hinge or mechanism is used in fold down car TV's. I need to buy one for a project I'm working on but dont know the name. See picture above.
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These are not usually simple hinges - they are often designed with cams etc to give a specific movement - so are usually specific to the item.
Think of kitchen cupboard hinges - the simple ones are easy to replace, but some have extending movements so doors can move out to clear other doors...
You may find a hinge that does the movement you require and then you will need to re-manufacture it to cope with the load you will be applying...
The hinge will be similar to the one for the laptop monitor.
You can search "hinge for LCD monitors" such as this page.