Well guys, I was pretty much thinking of going down to Ikea in Houston to get one of the Ikea stands but I just don't have the time to make the 3 hour drive just for that. So I took another look at the stands at Target when I was there shopping for other stuff today. Now I'm back leaning towards this stand:http://www.target.com/gp/detail.html...sin=B00008PC3Y
I had my tape measure and this stand can easily be modified to fit my components. The drawer in the center can be taken out completely. It just slides right out and could be replaced with a shelf. That would provide 3 shelves in the center section, enough for a Sat Receiver, DVD player and either an audio receiver or center speaker. It can't be difficult to find a matching shelf in birch or maple at Home Depot. They have so many shelves available for kitchen cabinets that I should easily be able to find one and cut it down to size.
It is 24.5" high but that could be dropped down about 2" by replacing the legs with low profile furniture casters from Lowes or Home Depot. Or it could be dropped down to about 19" by leaving the legs off completely.
I figure I can use one cabinet doors on one side to hide the UPS and surge protector and the cabinet door on the other side can hide DVDs, manuals, and remotes. I also think the silver color on the doors should match nicely with the silver on the lower part of the DLP.
I guess we'll find out when I get it home this weekend.
I was leaning towards the Ikea Oppli but then I decided I needed some sort of doors to hide the UPS and surge protectors otherwise they'd just be sitting on the living room floor. And none of the Ikea cabinets with doors are any nicer than this one to my eye.
The Salamander triple would be a nice unit but it's a bit out of my budget at the moment as I blew my stand budget on an HD Tivo instead.