Securing a Center Channel to top of TV

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  1. Jason GT

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    I'm not really sure where this sort of question belongs, so...

    Does anybody have a good method of securing a center channel speaker to the top of a television set?

    I have a 27" TV and a center channel that is 17" wide and weighs about 15 lbs. It can sit on the top of the TV by itself but doesn't seem really secure, especially if I prop up the back of the speaker to angle it towards the listening position.

    Two solutions I have heard of:
    1) Tape
    2) velcro

    I'm just suspicious that the eventual heat will degrade the adhesive leaving a rather ugly mess on both the TV and speaker.

    Any other ideas?

    Thanks!

    J
     
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    Hi there

    I use a speaker bracket of the type you can get from most DIY outlets or some HI-FI stores

    They come in different lengths so just choose the one that suits your speaker.

    Most have vertical and lateral adjustment, making the speaker easy to position

    Am I missing something? Because brackets are rarely mentioned and they seem to be the obvious solution
     
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    I have seen the contraption on the Crutchfield site available in stores like Bed Bath and Beyond. They make the same kind of thing for computer monitors.

    I have my center speaker angled downward also, and to prevent any sliding I have some adhesive rubber nubs attached to the bottom of the speaker. This eliminates adhesive goo on one surface at least. I check on tbe speaker every so often but I never see any shift. The most I have it angled though is about 15 degrees, propped up with a plastic video case.
     
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    Thanks for your response guys, I'll know to look for a tvtop stand.

    J
     

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