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TV Stands Buying Guide
What Type of Stand Should I Select?
- Plasma TV stands provide
display and shelving
options designed specifically for heavier plasma TVs or other types of
screen televisions. Combining strength with stability, extra-wide TV
accommodate larger direct view TVs and plasma screens. For lighter
screens and a more modern look you could also use a plasma screen mount.
- LCD TV stands accommodate
the less weighty LCD
televisions. LCD televisions are so light that you may not even need a
instead opting for a wall, ceiling, or swivel arm mounting solution.
be placed nearly anywhere, though they look best on a dedicated stand
or CRT TV stands are intended to
house a conventional solid tube television. They are generally more
to accommodate the greater weight, and can be used for nearly any TV
type be it
plasma, LCD, or CRT. It is also possible to use a CRT mount, but
- TV stands and
cabinets, including TV consoles, are pieces of entertainment
furniture designed to give
you access to your components, while providing storage for any items
to keep out of sight. Since components will be enclosed, select a
permits optimum ventilation and accessibility to power sources.
corner TV stand fits into a
corner of a
room. Ideal for a small room or an awkward-shaped space, a corner TV
be a great space-saver. They do tend to be more compact than a standard
television stand, but many corner TV stands will easily accommodate the
swivel TV stand is designed so
viewing angle of the television can be adjusted as needed. It can have
top shelf or bottom base that is capable of movement, from limited to a
degree swivel. A swivel TV stand is also a good choice for a room that
glare issues or is prone to too much sunlight at a certain time of day.