7 Great Ways to Mount TVs
By Tom LeBlancWinners of the second annual Mount This! contest announced at CEDIA.
You get points for originality when you enter a flat-panel mounting contest.
Take the winning installation, announced at CEDIA Expo, of the second annual Mount This! contest. It's not often you see a 90-pound flat panel mounted on a log that looks more suited to hold a missing cat flyer.
You get points for saving space. Take the second-place installation, which mounts a TV on the side of a staircase.
You also get points for blending, which is featured in the third-place installation. If you were on a treasure hunt and had to find a TV in that kitchen, it would probably take you at least 30 minutes.
The Gold, Silver and Bronze winners of the Mount This! contest have raised the bar - and the many other submissions made judging difficult. Yes, the contest is sponsored by Chief, but judging was based on inventive installation.Rolling with Logs | Gold Winner
In a unique house like this one built by McGregor, Minn.-based Yellowstone Log Homes you'd expect an out-of-the-ordinary flat panel installation, but not necessarily this. Oddly-shaped logs add to the home's character but pose a challenge for Brainerd, Minn.-based Tom's TV, which was asked to install a Sony 46-inch LCD TV on one.Click here to continue.