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Toshiba 32ZP18

Discussion in 'Televisions' started by shins28, Mar 13, 2002.

  1. shins28

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    Hello all,

    I have just purchased a new TV [Tosh 32ZP18] but in my rush I neglegted to ask the sales guy if you can split the TV from its stand. I've looked at the pictures and it looks like the front AV inputs and speakers are part of the stand.
    I would prefer to mount the set on top of a piece of furniture that was bought just for this purpose, have I made a boob?
    Can anyone enlighten me please?


    TIA...........Tony
     
  2. Spencem

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    With the 36" you can stand the set on it's own, but it would look a bit odd. The inputs and the speakers are not part of the stand, but the stand front comes higher than the shelf at the sides giving the look the the two are linked. If you stand the TV on it's own then you will have a gap either side that will look a bit odd. Also what ever you put it on make sure it can take the weight, these thing are VERY heavy.
     
  3. shins28

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    Thanks, I'll just have to hope it doesn't look too odd or else my wife will kill me........... again!

    Tony
     
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    My 32zp18 is on a corner unit & it looks fine.Just make sure what ever its on is good & strong.

    Graham
     
  5. kenfowler3966

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    Don't forget that the tv is strapped at the rear to it's proper stand with a large slug of lead at the back of the stand to ensure reasonable stability. Sitting on another stand without this strapping and counterweight it could conceivable be toppled forward onto a child (or even an adult) etc with fatal results, as it would be front heavy.
     
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    That's the very reason Loewe make their stands so the TV tilts slightly backwards. The Germans are very safety conscious in this respect. There have actually been a few incidents where the TV did fall on a small child resulting in death. There was one in the UK not that long ago.
     
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    And it is an extremely heavy television set. It seems to weigh half as much again as my previous 32" widescreen set.

    Make sure the stand/cabinet can take that weight.
     
  8. shins28

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    Thanks for all the input, I may have to revise my furniture arrangements.

    Tony
     
  9. Spencem

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    Where should the strap be? There don't remember there being one with my set.:(
     
  10. kenfowler3966

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    Its a metal clip which screws to the rear of the stand, clipping over a lip on the back of the set
     

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