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How stable are stands?

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs Forum' started by Laura, Oct 5, 2004.

  1. Laura

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    Due to furniture and general room layout restrictions we're planning on mounting a plasma on a stand in a bay window area.

    Problem is , we have 5 cats, and just want to make sure they aren't going to be able to knock the screen over.

    So, the question is , how stable is a plasma stand. would it withstand a cat jumping at it?
     
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    I had my 50" panny on a stand for a while and it was pretty stable but a toddler could easily have pulled it over I guess.

    With the panny stands you have the option of screwing the stand to whatever it's going to stand on either directly through holes in the stand or via supplied straps...not sure if the same applies to the stand provided by AV Sales though.

    I never used them as I wall mounted it in the end as it just looked better in my situation but they should withstand a cat attack...but then it depends on the size of your cat.

    We have two cats - brother and sister - and Zoe is a small petite cat whereas Charlie is a beast weighing in at over 7.5kg :eek:

    Hope that helps a little.

    Cheers, Lee
     
  3. Laura

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    Thanks, will see what the stand options are when i've settled on which screen i want.

    Planning on having it sit on a jali cabinet, so would be quite happy to screw it into it.
     
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    My 42" plasma is on a stand and my cat jumps on top of it all the time without an problems. She's not the biggest of cats though, about 1 year old.
     
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    thanks for that, ours don't normally go on the telly , but you never know.
     

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