A new twist on an old idea is a plasma television stand. Television stands have been around since the inception of floor model televisions. Plasma televisions are usually known for their ability to be mounted to walls. However, plasma television stands are on the market. There are numerous models to select from.
Your plasma television stand can be an important element to your home theatre system. If you are foregoing a wall mount, the stand needs to be on a secure platform that is secure and stable enough to hold up to 50 inches or more. Cabinets with a thin profile and only a few inches deep look very well with a plasma television. You want a stylish stable stand for several reasons. The most important is to protect your expensive investment. The second is because you want your television to be displayed to look its best.
Plasma television stands have a variation of features offered. The features are designed to enhance the overall look and feel of your system and accessibility of use. Stands can include cabinets that are enclosed beneath the plasma television platform of the stand or they can be to the side or even above the unit. Most cabinets are used for storing your media material and components. Things such as DVDs, video players and receivers or speakers are stored within the cabinets. Finding one with access holes that hide your cords is more pleasing to the eye in addition to helping you manage video and electrical cables.
There is an assortment of sizes for plasma television stands. The plasma television size will determine the size of stand needed. Your stand should be wider than the plasma television itself to stabilize the unit. If you would like additional features in your television stand, a larger size will probably be what you’re looking for. The larger the unit, the more extras you will have such as larger cabinet space or more cabinets. If you decide on a basic stand, the unit will be smaller than a unit that contains storage.
One important factor on the size is the room the plasma television and television stand will be located in. your room size may reduce the stand you had in mind. Also consider the room’s décor and add to it with the television stand rather than taking away from it.
Budget always plays a role in determining what to purchase or not purchase. Units range in cost from $100 to $1000.
Take your time when purchasing your plasma television stand. Consider as much information as you did when buying your plasma television. There are many online outlets that provide these stands. Verify that the stand you decide upon can hold your plasma TV as well as your other components you want to include with the stand including your home theatre system.