Trowbridge Home entertainment enthusiast
- 1/It takes the weight of the Samsung 78" TV & EXTRA purchase of the nylon webbing safety kit £15 easily claps to the top of the back of the stand or you can screw it into the chipboard;This stops the TV falling forward for safety & saves you smashing your TV.The supplied bolts secure the TV at the top wall mounting holes.
2/With the speaker fabric front I was able to hide my 7.1 Front centre speaker(Luckily my Yamaha Surround sound processor had an optical in for the new TV).But if you have or want a Soundbar it is perfect for it-but check internal dimensions-I think the German company make one for this stand?
3/My last TV stand was COMPLETELY open & let all the dust in-this is open at the back(but I may seal it off?) so still lets the dust in BUT you cannot see it with the front door closed.It would be very easy to seal it at the rear with a curtain,fabric or wood.
4/It is the PERFECT height for the Samsung 78" TV -sat in a chair or even when in the reclining position you CANNOT see your feet at the bottom of the screen.
5/Very important =the 78" Tv does not over hang the sides of the stand so less risk of catching the side of the TV & destabilising the TV.
6/Being a short height it is relatively easy to lift a VERY heavy TV with two 'average' adults on to the stand.
7/The assembly is straight forwardish.
8/It looks Fantastic!
9/It's a lot cheaper than others I looked at.Very substantial/solid for the price.
- 1/It took me 7.5 Hours to put it together & even slow & steady I made a couple of mistakes(I put one of the sides on upside down & fitted the first door hinge the wrong way);which were easily corrected.I do admit to NOT being "proficient" at flat packs;so you may find it easy?
2/You need some decent space to unpack & sort the parts out & work.
3/The instructions are pictures only no words.
4/I failed to work out how the extra centre bolt for the middle 'foot' fitted & just left it out.
5/It shows 2 small shelves at either side but the lower shelf is too low to store anything under-maybe it's there for strength?It fits just above were the door hinge is.There are no options on different shelf height.
6/The last piece the glass gave me a headache as I was unsure which side up it went?& I was unsure where to stick the sticky pads.In the end I stuck the sticky pads to the top of the chipboard as this seemed more efficient at stopping the glass sliding & as the glass rests purely by gravity-it also gave the option of shiny black gloss up or matt black up.I opted for matt black uppermost to match the matt black sides of the unit.
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Published on: 15 February 2017