Published at Sunday, July 28th 2019, 02:16:25 AM. TV Stands. By Conradina Scholz.
With a traditional glass or wooden stand, your TV will often be standing on the top of the unit (unless you have it separately wall mounted). Therefore, this leaves less surface area to place your external hardware.
It is absolutely essential that you ensure a mount TV stand can support the weight of your LED, LCD, OLED or plasma TV.
Another good reason to consider a mount-style stand is the fact that, for models that include the shelves for your equipment underneath, your TV will be fixed above the shelves rather than sitting on the top shelf.
It is important that you buy the right mount stand for the size TV that you have, and as you shop around you will see the specifications that each stand is designed for.
My guide to wood TV stands and furniture gives a more detailed look into the pros and cons of this type of stand and points out the important considerations if you are looking to buy a stand of this type.
As an alternative to a wall mounted television, mount TV stands were also developed. These are essentially a traditional TV stand with an incorporated bracket giving a similar look to a wall mounted TV.
TV stands with an attached mount are a relatively new concept in TV furniture, combining the aesthetics of a wall mounted television with the practicality of a glass or wood TV stand.