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  • Organize your TV Room with These Helpful Tips

    After you have bought all of the electronics that you will need and upgraded your television with the latest model, you need to take the steps to get your TV room organized so that you will be able to enjoy viewing your favourite TV shows and movies in a clean and de-cluttered environment. Here are just a few things that you can do to enjoy a nice and well-organized home entertainment setup.

    Cable Management

    No one wants to see all the unsightly wires and cables that are connected to the TV. It can make your expensive home entertainment setup look unkempt and cluttered. If you have every component you can think of connected to your flat screen and you would like to do something with the mess of wires that are exposed in clear sight, then you should look into buying a TV stand that has a built-in cable management system. This type of system will allow you to keep your wires out of sight while also keeping them untangled so that you can easily access each individual cable if needed. Many TV stand with a cable management system also allow for ventilation to get to your components so that you electronics do not overheat while they are in use.

    Storage Space

    Again if you have a lot of electronics such as gaming consoles, media boxes and DVD players attached to your TV you will need a TV stand that offers plenty of shelving for storage. It is a good idea to choose a stand that has multiple, adjustable shelves so that you can customize the height of the storage space if needed. Here at Big AV, you can find a wide range of TV stand available that are designed to hold a large sound bar or other type of speaker system. These stand are available in various styles and sizes to fit in with any type of home interior design.

    Media Storage

    If you have an impressive TV set up then chances are that you also have a large collection of DVDs, CDs and Blu-Ray discs, not to mention a huge collection of video games if you own one or more gaming consoles. You need a place to store all this media and keep it organized so that it is easy to access whenever you want to watch a certain movie or play a particular game. Shelves and bookcases are excellent options and you can find them in every size to accommodate your needs. You can also find TV stands with built-in media storage options that allows you to store everything next to your TV for convenience.

    All-in-One Systems

    If you would like to eliminate the number of components that you have in your system then you may want to consider all-in-one systems or combination devices such as a gaming console that allows you to play Blu-Ray discs or a Smart TV that lets you play games, watch movies or go online all from the comfort of your couch. These convenience items are a great way to de-clutter your TV stand and let you enjoy all of the entertaining things that you love in an instant.

  • How to Buy the Perfect TV Stand

    If you have recently purchased a brand new television or received one as a gift for Christmas, you may be in the market for a brand new TV stand as well. Stands and cabinets have come a long way from the basic styles from years ago. These modernized AV furnishings now include features that correlate with today’s modern electronics and all-in-one entertainment setups. But if you are still partial to the classic styles that go along with all types of home interior, there are still plenty of those to choose from as well. Continue reading

  • What to Look For in Audio Video Technology in 2016

    2015 was a great year for AV enthusiasts. We saw many new trends come and go, some with staying power and others that just didn’t have what it takes to stick around. With advancements in technology helping pave the way for new AV trends, 2016 is sure to be a another excellent year for those of us who want to enhance our home entertainment systems. Here are just a few things that you may want to look out for in the coming months. Continue reading

  • Top AV Must Haves for 2015

    As we come to an end of another year it is time to take a look at the top audio/video trends for 2015 and why these products were so popular among consumers. Continue reading

  • Options for Displaying a Curved TV

    Curved TVs have become very popular over the past several months and are still continuing to grow in popularity. Whether they provide you with a better picture and more intense viewing experience is still up in the air at the moment. But one thing is for certain, this new TV fad is not going anywhere anytime soon. Continue reading

  • The Hottest Trends in Home Entertainment

    With technology changing every day, it can be difficult to keep your home entertainment setup up to date with the latest trends. There is always something brand new and exciting to add to your collection that will help to make your viewing experience better than ever before. And while some of these upgrades may cost a small fortune, there are a wide variety of electronics out there that are affordable enough so that everyone can upgrade their system easily. If you are interested in giving your TV and components an upgrade, you should definitely pay attention to the latest trends. Continue reading

  • Why You Should Add a Sound Bar to your AV Setup

    A sound bar can provide TV viewers with all the benefits of a large surround sound speaker system without taking up all the extra space. These compact, inexpensive speakers have a sleek, futuristic design that pairs well with any flat screen TV and can provide you with exceptional sound that is far superior to anything you will receive from your TV’s original speakers. Before you decide to buy a brand new sound bar, you should understand more about how it works and the features that are available. Continue reading

  • Everything You Should Know About OLED TVs Before You Buy

    There are many different varieties of televisions on the market at the moment. The latest models, the 4K resolution and Curved screen TVs, are currently flying off the shelves while the classic Plasma, LED and LCD screen TVs are still doing well in sales. With the prices dropping on many older model TVs as we approach the holiday season, now is the best time to buy a new TV.  If you are interested in upgrading your current flat screen to something with more features or a much bigger screen, you may want to consider an OLED TV. Continue reading

  • 5 Reasons why A TV Cabinet is better than a Wall Mount

    If you are in the market for a brand new Plasma or LCD TV then you should also be looking for a way to display it. You basically have two different products to choose from, a wall mount and a TV stand. While a wall mount will give you the benefit for a cinema-like experience by placing your flat screen on the wall, there are many reasons why a TV cabinet is a much better choice.               Continue reading

  • A Brief History of Television

    Television has become such a major part of our daily lives, so much in fact that it is hard for many of us to imagine life without it. TV is capable of providing entertainment for people of all ages. It is also a great resource for news, weather, information and advertising purposes. But the traditional television set was not always the multifunctional tool that we have grown so accustomed to. Lets take a look back at how TV sets have changed over the years and how it all began. Continue reading

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