At CANADA HiFi we generally put highly complex audio and video gear to the test. Well, this isn't one of those times. In fact, this time we're looking at a home theatre accessory that's so simple yet so useful - you might ask yourself - why didn't I think of that?
Since flat panel TVs first appeared, placement of the centre channel speaker has posed a challenge to home theatre owners. There was no way to place the speaker on top of the TV, so most of us resorted to placing it just below the TV. The trouble is that this requires a TV stand that offers a large enough top shelf to house the speaker, which takes up valuable space that could be used for other components. Also, often times when the speaker sits below the TV it may be partially blocked by a coffee table, hence compromising the sound.
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Regarding the center speaker bracket CSB-0505-BLK, I just wanted to compliment you all on an excellent product! I just got an Xbox 360 Kinect and the cheesy plastic bracket they want to sell you to attach the camera to the top of a flat screen TV not only costs $40 (US), but it didn't fit the Panasonic Plasma TV I have. I did a search and found your brackets, which seem to be the only ones of this sort available in the world. You really should consider pushing them as brackets for the Xbox since there really isn't anything out there for that purpose other than this expensive plastic thing“ I have several friends now with Kinects that are going to buy the bracket as well. The Xbox camera actually moves and needs a stable platform, and your bracket works perfectly.
Anyway, my compliments _ I purchased the bracket through Crutchfield, but it should be made available through Best Buy or similar stores since it's such a great fit for the Kinect, which will probably be a top seller for the next several years.
Thanks for making such a great product!
- Craig Manhart
I just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with the CSB-1205-BLK bracket I received from you a short time ago. The construction is absolutely top notch and the bracket matches my Sony perfectly. I especially like the padding underneath the bracket (to protect the TV) and the non slip mat that sits under my center channel. The counter sunk screw holes, included Allen wrench and extra screw is also a nice touch.
I will be upgrading my surround system in the near future and have my eye on the 30" bracket so you will be hearing from me again soon. Thanks again and congratulations on a fine product.
- Thierry Longworth
Just wanted to drop you a short e-mail, and let you know that we are very pleased with our purchase. Your shelf was literally the answer to our prayers. I found it to be professionally manufactured and packaged. Thanks again for your assistance! Best of luck in your future endeavors! You've managed to corner the market with a great product!
- Charles Wynn
Your product will be a lifesaver because it's exactly what I'm looking for. I think there are a lot of people looking for this kind of mount. I discovered your site by accident and after trying a lot of search words via google. I'm excited to see and use them.
Take care and have a great weekend!
- Daniel Medrano
Received my "bracket" today (very fast shipping!). Just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with it! Very solid build,looks great and does a great job!Very pleased with my purchase! Thanks!
- Michael Everhart
I have been using the Bracket I purchased from you and I am very happy, will recomend to all my friends what a great product.
- Mike Sennit
Great product was just what I needed for my sound bar.
This little shelf allowed me to put my center speaker on top of my Pioneer plasma TV. It was easy to assemble and set up so that the speaker has a slight downward tilt toward my seating area. The shelf's dimensions are a perfect match for my speaker (Monitor Audio Radius 250). I'm very happy with it.
My problem had been that I needed somewhere to mount a sound bar speaker but had nowhere to do so: my available space is very limited. The Center Stage Speaker Shelf did the trick by allowing me to place the speaker on top of my flat panel TV.
The support legs can be mounted & adjusted to fit pretty well any depth of TV and it did not take me long to get everything centered and straight. A spirit level comes in handy here to get the shelf horizontal front-rear. Make sure you use the supplied non-slip mat to stop the speaker sliding around.
Once in place the shelf is very unobtrusive, when viewed from the front, and it forms a good solid base for the speaker.
Works perfectly to hold up to a large center speaker on thin screen HD televisions!!!!! Awesome, simple to set up!!!!!!! Does what it say's it does!!!!!! Could not ask for more!!! Price is right!!!!
This Center channel shelf is VERY sturdy and well made.. It was just what I was looking for...And it looks great with my TV and speaker system.
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