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BDI Revo

Audio/video cabinet with swivel base (Cherry)

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  • BDI Revo

    Cherry
    (TV and A/V components not included)

  • BDI Revo

    Cherry, with door open
    (TV and A/V components not included)

  • BDI Revo

 

Our take on the BDI Revo

by Ralph Graves
BDI

BDI's REVO cabinet offers stylish storage for your audio/video components in rooms where space is at a premium. Its sleek, modern design blends in well with den, office or bedroom décor. The cabinet supports a flat-panel TV with a screen size of up to 37". It also swivels at its base, so you can easily turn your TV to watch from just about anywhere in the room.

The REVO features a large, open shelf and three additional shelves behind a curved glass door. Wire channels at the back of the shelves let you neatly route your system's cables. The cabinet stays well-ventilated to keep your gear running cool, even with its door closed. A removable back panel gives you easy access to your equipment.

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Highlights:

  • for use with flat-panel TVs up to 37"
  • 4 internal shelves for audio/video components
  • cabinet top:
    • weight capacity: 150 lbs
  • top interior shelf:
    • 19-1/2"W x 14-3/8"D
    • weight capacity: 75 lbs.
  • two interior tempered glass shelves:
    • 20"W x 14"D
    • weight capacity: 50 lbs. each
  • bottom shelf:
    • 20"W x 14"D
    • weight capacity: 100 lbs.
  • cable management
  • ventilation to keep components cool
  • removable back panel
  • rotating base
  • interior shelf dimensions: 14" at maximum interior width; 18-1/2" deep at center
  • 30"W x 34"H x 20-1/2"D
  • warranty: 3 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • assembly required

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Features and Specs
General Features
Stand Type TV
Stand Style Stand
Color Natural cherry
Number of Shelves 4
Number of Adjustable Shelves 2
Number of Drawers None
Assembly Required Yes
Main Materials MDF
Cherry veneer
Wire Management Yes
Built-in Cooling Fan No
Width (inches) 30
Height (inches) 34
Depth (inches) 20-1/2
Stand Weight Limit 355 lbs
TV Shelf Weight Limit 80 lbs
TV Shelf Width 30
TV Shelf Depth 20-1/2
Parts Warranty 3 Years
Labor Warranty 3 Years
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What's in the box?

Download owner's manual

  • Cabinet
  • 2 Glass shelves
  • 8 Shelf-pins
  • 8 Retention clips
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Allen wrench
  • Assembly instructions

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Features

Overview: The BDI Revo 9980 Home Theater Stand will accommodate up to a 37" flat panel television and its enclosed cabinet will hold up to three audio/video components. Model 9980 even features a center-channel shelf between the top TV shelf and enclosed cabinet. Flow-through ventilation keeps equipment cool, a removable back panel facilitates access to equipment, cable management keeps it looking neat, and Revo's rotating base allows you to watch your movie from anywhere in the room. Revo is a perfect fit for small living spaces, bedrooms or a home office.

TV Shelf: The BDI Revo 9980 features a top TV shelf which is able to accommodate up to 37" flat panel television up to 80 lbs. The stand's top TV shelf measures 30" wide x 20.5" deep and places the television 34" from the floor.

Center-Channel Shelf: There is a fixed shelf between the TV shelf and enclosed cabinet of the stand. The shelf can be used for your center-channel speaker or for an extra audio/video component. The shelf measures 20" wide x 8" tall x 14" deep. It will hold up to 75 lbs.

Enclosed Cabinet: The Revo 9980 features an enclosed cabinet which houses two adjustable shelves and one fixed bottom shelf. The interior dimensions of the enclosed cabinet are 20" wide x 20" tall x 14" deep. The enclosed cabinet features a see-through tempered glass door so your components' IR commands will still function.

  • Fixed Shelves: The stand's enclosed cabinet features one fixed bottom shelf with a maximum component depth of 14" and will hold up to 100 lbs.
  • Adjustable Tempered Glass Shelves: The stand's enclosed cabinet features two adjustable tempered-glass shelves with a maximum depth of 14". BDI' glass shelves are virtually shatterproof, allowing you to use them for your bulkier components. The tempered glass shelves will hold up to 50 lbs each.

Swivel Base: The Revo 9980 features a swivel base which allows you to swivel the entire stand left to right so you can view your television and operate your equipment from anywhere in your room.

Corner Friendly: This shape of this stand is specifically designed to make the best possible use of a corner in your room.

Wire Management: The stand features an integrated wire management system to keep your system's wires and cords neat, organized and out of sight.

Ventilation: The stand's lower cabinet feature's floor-through ventilation to promote air flow and to keep your equipment running cool, prolonging your components' life.

Colors: The stand is available in a natural stained cherry and a espresso (black oak) finish.

 
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5 out of 5

Fits Perfect!

Written By David, Kalamazoo, MI on Sunday, September 28, 2014
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After remodeling our living room, we wanted an appropriately scaled TV and a cabinet that housed the components out of site. I was a bit hesitant to purchase because the manufacturer suggests a 37" TV as the maximum, so I called BDI and they explained it was for aesthetic reasons only. Well, let me tell you, 37" TV's are no longer readily available, but don't despaired because most 39" & 40" fit nicely and do not look out of place. This is largely due to tv's loosing their bulky frame. I have a 39" Panasonic and it looks super on top of the Revo. The build quality is superior as is the fit and finish. I chose the darker expresso oak, which is a natural wood veneer exactly as fine furniture. The unit is heavy, which adds to it's stability, yet it rotates with ease. I have not experienced any over heating of components as the back panel is well ventilated. The degree of access of the components is super easy for front and back, allowing for a very tidy installation. The Revo is the perfect solution for those of us who do not want our audio/visual equipment dominating the room.
Pros:
Build quality is superior to that of the big box store brands and cannot be compared to a knock-down cheaper model. The unit arrives extremely well packed in a very sturdy box with lots of cushion.
Cons:
None
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3 out of 5

Cool Looks, But Hot Components

Written By Dale, Gainesville, FL on Wednesday, May 12, 2010
 
Pros: The swivel is smooth, the back comes of easily for full access to your equipment, looks great in the corner of the room.

Cons: Expensive, components run hot - something I was not expecting given the hype surrounding the BDI name.

It is a nice looking cabinet and sturdily built, that requires some assembly when you get it home. It is my first BDI cabinet and I had very high expectations - especially for the price. I am greatly disappointed in the heat build up in the cabinet with the door closed as I am only running two devices - a few watts from the integrated amplifier and an HD radio receiver above it.

R. D.
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3 out of 5

Think Again

Written By SMG, San Francisco Bay Area on Monday, August 25, 2008
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It's a great corner solution. Having only 15-in. depth for components, though, was a little bit of a problem because we have a cd-changer that's too deep. The first delivery had a damaged bottom swivel. The edge was crushed because it's not made of solid wood, it's particle board (?) with a wood laminate. It has nice organizing features to hide cables and ventilation, etc.
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1 question already asked

I have an interest in this unit. The largest component I have is an Cambridge Audio Azur 851A. Will the Revo accommodate? Thanks [ David  Jan 24, 2014 ]
1 answer
  • It looks like the Cambridge Audio Azur 851A will be about 2 inches too deep to fit inside this cabinet. However, I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat to confirm. They can also discuss other options if it does not fit. [ Jeff Staff  Jan 24, 2014 ]

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