If you are looking for the perfect gift for the technophile in your life then you might want to consider purchasing a TV stand. Such an item makes an ideal present for any flat screen owner who doesn't have their device wall-mounted as there are many advantages to placing the TV up higher on the wall, rather than down lower on a regular stand. The first of these advantages is that it provides extra support for an expensive TV by bracing it against the wall, making it less likely to suffer in the event its bumped into. A Wall mount Television stand is also a great idea if you live in an area that is highly susceptible to earthquakes, as even in minor shakes, some LCD televisions can fall over and end up with a busted screen.
In addition to the utility which LCD mounts provide, they also make a great aesthetic addition to any room. They allow your unit to be hung in places which were previously unavailable such as over the fireplace or on the wall and out of the way of people walking by. This can create a more enjoyable experience as you can once again center the focus of your home around the fireplace and the TV instead of one or the other, and at the same time, have a full view of the television no matter who is getting up and moving around.
There are many different television stands on the market today, but most are designed to fit the more popular brands of LCD television, such as Sony, Visio, Philips, and RCA. While it is not impossible to find a device that will correctly mount another brand of TV, your search could be just a bit longer. However, with more and more new devices conforming to industry standards it is getting easier to find a suitable TV mount for your needs.