Center Stage Bracket CSB-1210-BLK

Large speaker shelf for flat-panel TVs

Item #: 769CSB1210

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Mount your center channel speaker above your flat-panel TV the easy way with the CSB-1210-BLK. This large shelf attaches to the top of your flat-panel TV, so you can place a center channel speaker above it without having to drill mounting holes into your wall. It's also great for getting your components, like a DVD player or satellite box, up off your component rack when you need the space.

This shelf is designed for larger center channel speakers with a maximum depth of 10" and weighing up to 25 lbs. Thick rubber caps at the end of the legs tighten against your TV to keep the shelf securely in place. You can also adjust the mounting screws to angle the speaker down towards your listening position for better sonic performance. The top plate of the shelf is fitted with a foam strip on the bottom to protect the finish on your TV, and comes with a non-slip mat to keep the speaker from sliding around.

Product Highlights:

  • mounts directly to virtually any free-standing or wall-mounted TV
  • holds a speaker or other component up to 10" deep and weighing up to 25 lbs.
  • 6" support legs with rubber caps keep shelf in place
  • foam bottom protects TV finish
  • high-grade aluminum and steel construction
  • includes non-slip mat to keep speaker in place
  • black powder-coated finish
  • shelf measures 12"W x 10"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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speaker shelf

Written By mikal j., pgh,pa on Sunday, June 01, 2014

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this is sturdy and great for mounting a center channel speaker


Written By RBATIS, OKLAHOMA CITY on Thursday, April 03, 2014

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Does what it says

Written By ADDICTEDchris, Van Meter, Ia on Friday, January 31, 2014

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Got the product fast, and it did a great job holding my center channel. Once the center channel is on it. You don't even notice it. Just see the center channel. Works great!

Pros: Great if you don't have many options for your center channel.

Cons: none

What a bracket!

Written By Jaw, New Mexico on Friday, January 24, 2014

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I wanted to move my center channel off of the shelf below the tv, so I found this bracket. It works well and assembly only takes a few minutes. It isn't cheap, but it is worth the price. My center channel is now above the tv and in a better location to be able to enjoy the better sound coming from the center channel.

Pros: Finish, sound, quality of construction

Cons: None yet

Does the jobl

Written By Fergie, Upper Marlboro, MD on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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Easy to assemble.and convenietly sets on top a TV. Provides a reliable, convenient way to install Center Speaker in cases where the TV sits on a stand.Previously, I used a home made one made of wood that bolted to the back of the TV. That worked but this bracke is preferable.

Pros: Easy to assemble. Conveniently sets on TV. Strong and reliable.

Cons: Seeems overpriced.

center mount

Written By CENTER MOUNT, Kansas City on Sunday, January 12, 2014

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good mount. I have a 65 toshiba DLP and it mounted about really well.

Speaker shelf

Written By KeithL, Atlanta, Ga on Tuesday, December 31, 2013

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Great buy. Works as advertised. Allows me to put my center speaker on top of my flat screen TV so it's not blocking the view . The shelf tilts downward which directs the sound toward the listener.

Pros: Great buy. Firmly hold the speaker.

Cons: None

speaker mount

Written By Gordon L, Bellevue NE on Sunday, December 29, 2013

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The mount works great ! I did not think it would work at first but after light assembly and some minor adjustments i was surprised as to how well it does. The speaker fits securely on top of my flat panel a very good speaker placement solution for a home sound system.

Pros: Easy to install, holds securely at least 25 lbs

Cons: can't think of any right now.

center stage bracket

Written By cjd, Florida on Tuesday, December 24, 2013

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I purchased this item for my polk audio cs10 center channel and I saw the review that it didn't fit on an lg 60 plasma and that's what I arrived fast installed super easy and is rock sold.its not going a clean clutter free look.

Pros: Does what it is intended to do and it does it solidly!

Cons: A bit pricey but I can't make one

Speaker Shelf

Written By Stevie B., Easton, PA on Monday, September 23, 2013

Not universal at all -- Did not fit my LG Plasma 60" correctly and LOST $10.00 to boot because Crutchfield ChHARGED ME RETURN SHIPPING for this returned item -- Not happy :o(


Center Stage Bracket - Cable Box Self

Written By AaronZ, SE Wisconsin on Friday, August 16, 2013

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Easily hold cable box with center surround speaker on top of that, glad I spent the money. Easy to install as well!!!

Pros: Love it!!!

Cons: Not a one.

Center stage Bracket CSB-1210-BLK works!

Written By Tarynp, Sarnia, On on Friday, December 28, 2012

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Though it seemed flimsy , the stand really does work! Holding an expensive 21 pound center channel speaker on top of a new Panasonic Plasma tv with a bit of an angle downward towards the listener and it is holding just fine. The cloth keeps the speaker from sliding and the foam on the edge for the tv does not mark the tv up. Works as a really great solution as opposed to wall brackets as the speaker is always centered to the listener even if the tv moves. Easy to assemble. Recommended!

Pros: does what it is supposed to do speaker does not slip Able to angle some down towards listener Easy to assemble

Cons: Could be wider not recommended by tv manufacturer to put things on top of the TV

Space Saver

Written By Glenn, Virginia Beach, VA on Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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During the old days I'd but a cable box, game console, or VCR on directly top of a tube TV. You can't exactly do that with thin LCD TVs. The Center Stage Bracket is exactly what I needed. I use it for a TiVo Premiere, Wii sensor, and Kinect sensor (about 12 lbs total).

Pros: Easy installation overall. The longest part for me was fine-tuning it making it perfectly level. The weight of the devices on top will tilt the TV a bit and have to compensate for that. I did a light wobble test on my TV and the bracket was still safely secured. It has stayed put for months.

Cons: Price. Seeing the problems solved with this, I'd say it's at least money well spent and I could reuse it if I upgrade to a bigger TV.

Love it!

Written By Kevin, Lewisburg, TN on Saturday, October 13, 2012

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There aren't many TV stands or entertainment centers out there that will accommodate for a center speaker so when I found this I was pretty excited. It works well and I am happy with it.

Pros: It places your center speaker right where it needs to be. The mounting is easy to do and I like the non-slip pad.

Cons: Price. Could be less expensive for what it is.

Center stage bracket

Written By Skulls69, Las Cruces nm on Thursday, October 11, 2012

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Great product great idea that works as described i have a huge polk cs2 series ll center channel speaker and it holds it with ease but when you receive it you will see that there is not much to it for what you are paying and that it is definitely over priced

Pros: Works great,sturdy

Cons: Price

Great stand

Written By Anonymous, New York, NY on Friday, August 24, 2012

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Solved a big problem for me in my man room. I have a heavy center channel and this works great!

Pros: Design; space saving

Cons: None


Written By Jason, Colorado on Wednesday, August 08, 2012

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Perfect solution to a space problem, or in my case a toddler problem. Paired with a Polk CS10 center channel. I couldn't be happier to be honest. My tv is an older Sony XBR6, it's quite thick. I ended up using the holes furthest back, and turning the brackets around by threading the feet through the brackets the other way. The build quality is awesome, the box it came in doesn't do this mount justice.

Pros: Looks good, built great, stays solidly in place.

Cons: none, packaging box looks stupid though.

Problem Solved

Written By David, Richmond,VA. on Sunday, August 05, 2012

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I was figuring what materials I neededhot support a hard to locate center speaker. I came across this Center Stage Bracket product offered by Crutchfield and it was the perfect solution! Quality product, does the job exactly as represented and Crutchfields had it delivered to fast. Thank you! Job well done.

Pros: Don't need to do any construction to mount a center speaker. Space saver by safely ustilizing flat panel TV to support speaker or even piece of equipment.

Cons: No e

Sturdy,well-built-- and very adaptable!

Written By HStan, Fort Worth, Texas on Monday, April 02, 2012

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Actually, I have a big Mitsubishi DLP TV -- great picture, requires a big bulb, and the back slopes back 45 degrees... Knowing this, after looking at the specs and photos, I determined that I could modify this shelf to fit my needs -- and it worked perfectly. First I attached underneath an oak strip 1x2" with brass wood screws the exact distance of my TV thickness at the top to lock the shelf in place front to back. Next I drilled new holes for the brackets near the rear edge of the aluminum shelf plate and attached the brackets back there. The rubber bumpers now rest nicely on the 45-degree back slope of the TV very securely. I angled my Klipsch Reference center speaker (20 pounds) downwards using the Klipsch-suppliedelevation bolt. A perfect installation -- and it is adaptable to a number of applications. This was possible due to the excellent build quality of the item.

Pros: Excellent quality and adaptability. Very sturdy. Also Crutchfield service, communication and follow-up was excellent.

Cons: Absolutely none.


Written By rr6966, Cincinnati,OH on Tuesday, March 06, 2012

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I'm using this on a Samsung PN59D7000 plasma TV with a Polk CS2. The CS2 is a pretty large speaker that weighs 17 lbs. I was a little nervous of this stands ability to hold such a large speaker on such a thin tv ( my tv is 1.5"), but it seems to be working fine. I had a similar stand on my previous tv, which was a much thicker Samsung 56" DLP, so this gave me the idea to look for a similar stand for my new plasma tv, and that's how I ended up on Crutchfield. Crutchfield provided top notch service with my order. Thanks!

Pros: Small foot print with large capacity to hold up to 40 lbs.

Cons: None so far.

Works Well... Others Did Not

Written By Eric B, San Diego, CA on Friday, February 10, 2012

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The center stage bracket works well where others failed. I went through two other center shelves that were supposed to line up with the VGA mount holes on my TV. None worked as well and as easily as the Center Stage Bracket offered by Crutchfield. Not much more to say except that it does what its supposed to and does it well.

Pros: Ease of assembly and installation. Adjustable and fits well.

Cons: None

Center Stage Bracket

Written By Rick S., Corpus Christi Texas on Tuesday, February 07, 2012

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Product works great, holds my JBL center speaker which weighs about 12 lbs. on my 55" tv just fine.

Nice Shelf.

Written By GMan, Briarwood, NY on Saturday, February 04, 2012

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This is a nice shelf that's sturdy, attractive, and well designed. It allows the top of my 50" plasma to hold weight without causing the TV any undue stress. Good product.

Pros: Sturdy, Attractive, and easy to assemble.

Cons: Could the print in the instruction manual possibly be any smaller?

Great product!

Written By Steve M, Pensacola, FL on Wednesday, February 01, 2012

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It does exactly what it's supposed to! I have a fairly large center channel speaker, and it works great supporting it.

Pros: easy to use, does the job

Cons: None

CSB-1210..BUY IT!!!!

Written By Jeffrey N, Pittsburgh PA on Thursday, January 19, 2012

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This bracket is the best method I've found for mounting a large center channel speaker above your display. You can adjust tilt angle to fire speaker at listening location with a few turns of the two height knobs available. Best thing since sliced bread. Highly recommended.

Pros: Easy and effective solution.

Cons: NONE

Center Stage Bracket CSB-1210-BLK

Written By Lmiller, King George, VA on Sunday, November 13, 2011

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I found very few solutions to mounting my center channel speaker over my RPTV. This mount, although intended for flat pannels, has enough flexibility to allow installation on the thicker RPTVs. Very well made and becomes almost invisible once installed.

Pros: Solved the problem of how to mount my center channel speaker on top of my RPTV

Cons: None

Center Stage Bracket

Written By Jim, SAT on Saturday, October 29, 2011

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All in all a good purchase- saving 4 hours of work and the cost of the materials was well worth it.

Pros: Bought a new Polk CS20 which is rather large and tall- tall enough to obstruct the bottom portion of the picture when using the standard TV stand for my Samsung 52" plasma. So worked up a scheme to get the TV higher in the air while securing it using wood. It was going to be an all day project, then the small ad for this unit showed up in the CS20 order form. Bingo! Took all of 3 minutes to get the bracket set up.

Cons: I agree with the comments below that it is somewhat pricey for what you get. But I'm sure its made in small quantities and is of good quality. Also agree that it could be a little larger- the CS20 barely fits.

Center Stage Bracket CSB-1210-BLK

Written By BestBuddy, Chicagoland on Wednesday, September 28, 2011

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Purchased the Center Stage Bracket (12" wide by 10" deep) for my NEW 32" Flat 1080p TV for the Bedroom. I'm still using a thirty year old TV Wall Mount with a Shelf base (from those old Heavy Tube TV sets) where the base of the NEW Flat Screen will sit on. Needed something to hold the NEW Comcast Infinity Model RNG110 - HDMI Cable Box. The Center Stage Bracket from Crutchfield fits the bill. Yes, the shelf is a little expensive, but worked PERFECTLY. The shelf sits right in the middle of the Flat Screen on the Top edge. The Infinity RNG110 (9" by 9") Cable box sits in the center of the Flat Screen and the bracket is adjusted and pushed up slightly in the rear and sloped down towards the front. With the New Flat Screen and Bracket, it puts everything inches away from all of my connections. Would HIGHLY recommend the Center Stage Bracket to anyone. The one thing that I would HIGHLY Recommend is Crutchfield's Service. They delivered the Center Stage Bracket in two days as Standard; was Awesome. Great Item, Great Customer Service - Thanks Crutchfield..


Written By Dennis, Utah on Friday, August 26, 2011

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Works perfectly to hold up to a very large center speaker on thin screen HD televisions!!!!! Awesome, simple to set up!!!!!!! Does what it say's it does!!!!!! Could not ask for more!!! Price is right!!!!

Great solution for placement of my Center Channel Speaker

Written By Brad, Memphis,TN on Saturday, August 13, 2011

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This Center channel shelf is VERY sturdy and well made.. It was just what I was looking for...And it looks great with my TV and speaker system

Center Stage Bracket CSB-1210-BLK

Written By Kyle U, St. Louis, MO on Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Perfect! Easy to install, exactly what I was looking for with my new LED TV and larger center speaker. Very smooth process with ordering and speedy delivery. I will be back to your website for all of my home audio/video needs.

Best Product for the Money!

Written By Duane S., Conley, GA. on Thursday, May 05, 2011

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The Center Stage Bracket CSB-1210-BLK
works well with my Polk AudioTSi CS20 center channel speaker. I have a 61'
Samsung DLP TV that has a slight curve along the back but with a slight
modification (slicing an angle in the rubber bracket contact feet) the bracket is
in plane with the TV screen and does not slip. There is a slight downward
angle because of the rear of the TV, but this is exactly at the audience and not
at the wall behind the audience. The bracket does not move forward or
backward and the contact pad securing the speaker to the shelf dosen't allow
the 30 pounds of rumbling fury to move at all. You will have to pick up the
speaker to move it. Thoroughly satisfied!

Center Stage Bracket CSB-1210-BLK

Written By BillR, Wellington, OH on Thursday, April 21, 2011

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Great Product, so pleased I finally found and got what I've been looking for to
solve the what to do with the quite large center channel speaker I have. (JBL
EC35, 22"W, 7"D, 22LBS). The shelf is easy to assemble, just required
screwing the 2 foot assemblies to the shelf. There are two positions to choose
from, the one you choose is dependant upon the depth of your TV. The most
outward position from the back of my Toshiba 46XV645U HDTV best suited my
needs. Once the shelf was placed properly centered on my TV and speaker put
in place on top of shelf it felt very secure, leaving no doubt it's not going
anywhere. You can also adjust the shelf so as the speaker angle will fire
downward towards the listening area if the top of your TV sets quite high. There
is protective foam located where the shelf comes in contact with the TV top and
a protective pad provided for the speaker to rest on. Quality of materials and
workmanship is excellent IMHO.


I feel the unit is a little expensive, despite the excellent quality, I guess
specialized equipment just demands a premium price tag.

on a shelf

Written By sparky, ponce inlet florida on Sunday, February 13, 2011

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this shelf is just what i was looking for it supports the center channel speaker above your flat
screen tv and it gives me a large degree of confidence that it will not fail. so i will give this
product a 5 out of 5 stars rating for quality, for confidence, for value. thank you cructhfield for
carrying high quality products.......sparky.

Nicely made, but wish it were slightly wider

Written By Matt, Forest Hills on Sunday, January 30, 2011

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This shelf mounted nicely on my Samsung LNS-4051. However, I wish Center stage
made a shelf a couple inches wider. The feet on my Boston HS225 just barely grip
the edge of the shelf (actually the outside of each foot is hanging off the
edge). Also, it's a bit pricey (even though it is well made).

good product

Written By Mike, Highland, Ca on Saturday, January 29, 2011

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Excellent product for heavier center speakers...I just upgraded my home theatre to a plasma
tv and it was the perfect fit. Securely fastened and symmetrically located. Very pleased with
it and strongly recommend it to all flat screen tv owners. Easy to install.

Works as advertised

Written By sflora, Peabody, MA on Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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Works just fine. Easy to install and holds a 20 lb center channel with no issues.
Thoughtful design, a rubber strip protects the finish on your TV and a non-skid mat
under the speaker is helpful.

CSB-1210 Bracket

Written By BYJO, Louisville, Ky on Friday, November 05, 2010

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This is an excellent product and solves the problem of mounting center speaker on top
of a flat panel TV. Newer TVs sit too low on their stands to place speaker at the bottom
front as I used to do. I put a large Polk center speaker weighing 20 pounds on this shelf
and it is solid as a rock. The self is well made and not even noticeable with speaker
sitting on it. I highly recommend this product.

Great Product

Written By Jambo, Canada on Monday, October 11, 2010

This Bracket is awesome! I use a 24lb speaker on my Sony LCD and it works so well. The bracket is very well constructed and the paint blends into the finish of my TV perfectly. It is easy to assemble and is very adjustable. There is padding on the underside of the bracket which protects the television and the bracket and speaker is very secure on top of my LCD.

highly recommend!

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What's in the box?

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  • Top plate
  • 2 Support legs (with adjustable short threaded handles and swivel feet)
  • Non-slip mat
  • 5 Machine screws
  • Hex-key
  • Installation Instructions

Product Research


Overview: Center Stage Brackets were developed to meet the growing demand for brackets that would allow consumers to place center channel speakers and other home theater components on top of flat-panel LCD, LED, and Plasma television displays.

High-Grade Aluminum Construction: The Center Stage Bracket is constructed of high-grade aluminum and used adjustable steel hardware. It is available in a power coated gloss-black finish. Each bracket is outfitted with a protective foam strip (which protects the television) and comes with a non-slip mat to keep your center speaker securely in place and free from damage or sliding.

Low-Profile Design: This low-profile model (Large CSB 1210 BLK) is designed to accommodate television installations in nearly any home theater setup which are freestanding. This model is suited for medium and large-sized speakers which have a maximum depth of 10-inches and weigh up to 25 lbs.

Center Channel Application: The Center Stage Bracket is suited for a wide range of speakers and televisions. The Center Stage Bracket allows speakers to be easily and quickly mounted on top of modern flat-panel televisions that are freestanding. The Center Stage Bracket is aesthetically pleasing and allows the center channel speaker to be placed in an optimal position without damage to the television.

Component Application: The Center Stage Bracket is also very effective at holding various audio/video components on top of flat-panel televisions and computer monitors including Blue-ray players, DVD players, satellite receivers, and cable boxes. In addition, the Center Stage Bracket can be used with Web cams for video conferencing rooms or personal computers.

Installation: The Center Stage Bracket features a low-profile design that is easy to install. It universally mounts on top of most flat-panel televisions that are freestanding. The Center Stage Bracket features a top plate with a protective foam strip that rests on the top of your flat-panel television, and two adjustable leg supports which clamp to the back of your flat-panel TV for an easy and secure installation. A non-slip mat is provided to place over the top plate to keep your center-channel speaker from sliding.

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