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Center Stage Bracket CSB-3006-BLK

Sound bar speaker shelf for flat-panel TVs

22 Reviews

Item #: 769CSB3006

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Overview

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If you've got a slender sound bar speaker, here's a great way to mount it neatly and cleanly on top of your flat-panel TV without drilling holes in your wall. The CSB-3006-BLK speaker shelf attaches directly to the top of your TV, and provides a stable spot for your sound bar. You can free up space on your component rack, or wall-mount your TV and do away with the rack entirely.

If you've got a slender sound bar speaker, here's a great way to mount it neatly and cleanly on top of your flat-panel TV without drilling holes in your wall. The CSB-3006-BLK speaker shelf attaches directly to the top of your TV, and provides a stable spot for your sound bar. You can free up space on your component rack, or wall-mount your TV and do away with the rack entirely.

This shelf is designed for sound bar speakers with a maximum depth of 6". 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.

Good prduct...just got a flat screen, and needed a shelf to display A/C models...fits the bill...

Mike B, Miami, FL

What's in the Box:

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

Product Highlights:

  • mounts directly to virtually any free-standing or wall-mounted TV
  • holds a sound bar or three small speakers up to 6" deep
  • supports a total of 30 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(s) in place
  • black powder-coated finish
  • shelf measures 30"W x 6"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Center Stage Bracket CSB-3006-BLK

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(22 Reviews)

Good shelf

Mike B from Miami, FL on 11/3/2013

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Good prduct...just got a flat screen, and needed a shelf to display A/C models...fits the bill...

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Kmiddle from Silver Spring, MD on 9/17/2013

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Excellent product. Would definely recommed to a friend. Works perfectly for a 32 in tv that is mounted in a corner.

Pros: Looks great, sturdy and easy to install.

Cons: Price

Center Stage Bracket CSB-3006-BLK

HenriB from Cary N.C. on 8/23/2013

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This product is excellent for a 55" LCD that I had a surround sound Bose system for but not a place for the center speaker which is where it should be now. Thanks for a fine product.

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high price and low quality

Walt from kerrville TX on 4/7/2013

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If you have a vise and can bend sheet metal you can build one yourself for about $8 of parts at a hardware store. The one I received bolts were cross threaded about half way down their length and I had to run a die over them to get them to adjust. So what should have been a 2 minute install took 30 minutes. If you are going to produce a product that has about $8 dollars of parts and sell it for this much you should really make sure the product doesn't have cross threaded bolts

Pros: it works

Cons: way, way, way over priced , no quality control cheap broken parts

Pricy but gets the job done

DaveH from Louisville, ky on 4/1/2013

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Works great with my wall mounted Samsung TV and Polk Surroundbar 3000 IHT

Pros: Easy setup

Cons: price

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RLB from Grafton, MA on 3/28/2013

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Clever product that is easy to assemble and integrates well with my home theater system. I use it for a SuperSat 60 center channel speaker that sits atop a 46-inch LCD display. Shelf is very thin and virtually disappears once speaker is placed on it. This shelf is not appropriate for large, heavy center channel speakers, but represents an excellent solution for those within the weight limit specified by manufacturer.

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Works well

Anonymous from West Babylon, NY on 3/5/2013

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Does the job. Easy to install

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AS from Sonoma, CA on 11/17/2012

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Very good product that is simple to assemble and provides a clean professional installation. I am using it with a Polk 400 CHT Soundbar.

Pros: Simple to assemble.

Cons: None

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Schunn from Nashville on 10/28/2012

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Used it with the Def Tech Mythos 10 speaker on a 65 inch Panasonic T. V. Works perfectly. Would buy it again

Pros: Easy to install. Idiot proof, really

Cons: None

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Anonymous from moorefield, wv on 9/7/2012

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Easy to set up and holds well. Looks good on the tv. Easily a 5 rating if it was wider.

Pros: Holds and looks good

Cons: not wide enough

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GEORGEH from CARSON, CALIFORNIA on 7/10/2012

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I was somewhat surprised to learn that a bracket existed for my soundbar speaker and questioned its ability to function as a solid support for same. Now that i have completed its installation i became very happy that it functioned as descirbed and sound from my soundbar was no longer distorted. Many thanks to your staff for taking the time to answer my questions before i purchased same.

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Center Stage Sound Bar Speaker Shelf for Flat Panel TV

LWE from Tuftonboro, NH on 3/28/2012

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Easy installation; it only took a few minutes to install and fit well on my 47" LG TV.

Pros: Easy installation

Cons: The could be a little bit narrower; may not work with TV wall brackets that are not able to tilt.

Just what I needed...

SscClt from Charlotte, NC on 3/7/2012

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I recently moved into my lady's house and decided to hang my 40" LED on the wall in her bedroom. For years, I have used a set of BOSE Acoustimas 9's to provide sound in the bedroom (BOSE is complete JUNK, but they were a gift and free is free). Anyway, I purchased this shelf to hold the front 3x BOSE cubes. For this use, the shelf is perfect. We plan to move soon and I didn't want to mess with mounting the cubes to the wall/fishing wires through. This setup allowed me to simply to run the speaker cable through the same hole as the video cables. FYI, on a newer LED panel, I am not sure that I would trust this shelf to hold a large center speaker (like a Boston Acoustics VR12 or VS325C (both of which I own)) even thought it is rated for up to 40 lbs. An older (thicker) LCD or Plasma would likely be a safer bet. Additionally, if you are wall mounting and do not have the tv panel angled downward, the 6" of depth could be an issue. Finally, aesthetically this unit does leave something to be desired. It is functional, but not pretty. If it were a little more slick looking, I would have likely given it 5 stars. If your goal is to hold a sound bar or a set of bose (or other brand of sat speakers), this is a decent low cost solution for you.

Pros: price ease of installation functionality

Cons: Visual design (especially from the side) not ideal for newer LED tv's... Better for older LCD/Plasma rubber mat does not lie completely flat

very good

carl from tampa on 2/7/2012

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Center Stage Bracket CSB-3006-BLK i like very much its save a LOT space

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Well balanced

Pete the Retired from Fenton, MI on 11/13/2011

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Ordering and delivery were great. It only took a few minutes to put the unit together and put it in place. My sound bar is secure and steady. Much better than putting it on the wall.

Pros: It is easy to install and the sound bar is very steady.

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Great product

AA from Golden, CO on 2/4/2011

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This shelf works great on my LCD 48-inch flat screen TV. A bit pricey, but it does the trick so worth the money in the long run.

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Dewayne from Jonesboro, AR on 2/2/2011

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Great product was just what I needed for my sound bar

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Nice Shelf for a Large Center Channel Speaker

Wayne from St. Charles, IL on 1/23/2011

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The overall length of this shelf is great for placing a large (long) center channel speaker above a flat panel TV. All materials are of good quality. One issue with this shelf, however, is that it doesn't fit too well over TVs greater than 3 1/2 to 4 inches thick. To install this shelf on top of a 55" Sony Bravia, I had to remove the rubber tips on each of the three brackets. It barely fit. The manufacturer should have angled the brackets a bit more to accommodate larger panels. Otherwise, the shelf securely supports a center channel speaker above a flat panel TV. Recommended.

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Just what I was looking for

Darrel from Massachusetts on 11/17/2010

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This little shelf allowed me to put my center speaker on top of my Pioneer plasma TV. It was easy to assemble and set up so that the speaker has a slight downward tilt toward my seating area. The shelf's dimensions are a perfect match for my speaker (Monitor Audio Radius 250). I'm very happy with it.

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Awsome

PhyllisF from Minneapolis,MN on 10/23/2010

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Thankyou so much for the fast service for sending the sound bar speaker shelve for flat panel tv's. I really like the shelve. It is really sturdy and matches the tv. I was really impressed with it. It was a little spendy. It was worth the money I spent for it. I will buy from them again. Thankyou CRUTCHFIELD.

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Great overpriced idea

NitaB from Somewhere,VA on 10/18/2010

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Love the concept perfect for my needs. I think it's extremely overpriced. Shipping very expedient. Packaged well.

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Works well - recommended

AndrewC from Atlanta, GA on 9/21/2010

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My problem had been that I needed somewhere to mount a sound bar speaker but had nowhere to do so: my available space is very limited. The Center Stage Speaker Shelf did the trick by allowing me to place the speaker on top of my flat panel TV. The support legs can be mounted & adjusted to fit pretty well any depth of TV and it did not take me long to get everything centered and straight. A spirit level comes in handy here to get the shelf horizontal front-rear. Make sure you use the supplied non-slip mat to stop the speaker sliding around. Once in place the shelf is very unobtrusive, when viewed from the front, and it forms a good solid base for the speaker. Recommended.

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Overview: Center Stage Brackets were developed to meet the growing demand for brackets that would allow consumers to place soundbar speakers and center channel speakers 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 (CSB-300-BLK-Soundbar) is designed to accommodate television installations in nearly any home theater setup which are freestanding or wall-mounted. This model is suited for large-sized speakers (such as soundbars) which have a maximum depth of 6-inches and weigh up to 30 lbs.

Center Channel/Soundbar 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 or soundbar to be placed in an optimal position without damage to the television.

Note: This model can also be used with smaller home theater systems where the left, center and right speakers can all be placed on top of 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 three 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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