Cantilever TV Stands - The History

A cantilever TV stand is a tall TV stand with a built in bracket, this type of TV stand gives you a similar look to a wall mounted stand yet provides a much more practical and convenient solution.

The first cantilever TV stands to be launched on  the market were the Alphason Apex series, these stands had a beautiful four shelved leaf design and were immensely popular, Alphason had just created a product which would shape the future of the TV furniture market.

Following Alphason's move a new TV stand company off the wall released a range of TV stands all with the cantilever theme. Each of the off the wall products also featured a four way adapter for easy management of AV equipment, off the wall proved to be successful and led to the creation of more cantilever tv stand specialist companies in addition to mainstream companies introducing cantilever TV stands.

Optimum launched the elmob TV stands, these European designed stands were of decent quality yet they significantly reduced the price of this type of TV furniture. Following Optimum's move the then market leaders, S&C releaed afew cantilever models.

Today the cantilever TV stand market is dominated by Stil stands and Aquila TV stands. Alphason and Techlink are large mainstream brands with a strong ranges in the cantilever sector. Additionally high end manufacturers like Spectral and BDI also have a foothold on this market. New cantilever products are being released on a regular basis and the market is set to grow and adapt through the remainder of 2009 and thoroughout the whole of 2010.

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