Sanus PowerBridge Makes TV Hookups Easier
Cut out cable clutter
image
December 18, 2012 by Grant Clauser

If you’re hoping to get a new flat panel TV as a holiday gift, don’t forget that you need to figure out a plan to get it on the wall.

Hanging a TV on a wall is pretty simple—go to any of the several wall-mount companies, select a compatible mount, and start drilling into your studs. The bigger problem is hiding the HDMI cables and power cord. You can buy conduits to cover the cords outside the wall, but for a professional look, you’ll want the wires nicely tucked inside the wall out of sight.

That task usually involves a professional, or at least a family member who’s comfortable working with electricity. The new Sanus PowerBridge ELM806 makes that task much easier.

Essentially the PowerBridge is an in-wall extension cable with a place to run your AV cords as well. Since you’re not dealing directly with live electrical lines you don’t need an electrician to install it. Simply cut the appropriate holes in the wall, fish your cables though, and then plug everything in.

The $99 ELM806 just started shipping this week, in time for your It’s A Wonderful Life marathon.

Follow Electronic House on Facebook and Twitter.


Grant Clauser - Technology and Web Editor, Electronic House
Grant Clauser has been covering home electronics for more than 10 years with editorial roles in several consumer and trade magazines. He's done ISF-level damage to hundreds of reviewed products and has had training from THX, the Home Acoustics Alliance, Control4 and Sencore. His latest book is Necessary Myths. Follow him on Twitter @geclauser.

FREE Charter Platinum Membership
Claim your FREE Charter Platinum Membership to EH Network and receive 6 FREE issues of EH Magazine.*
First Name
Last Name
Email Address

We understand your email address is private. By granting you access to the EH Network, you agree to receive email communications from us, including our newsletters. You can manage your subscription at any time in the future.
* The new EH Network launches and your free subscription begins December 2014.


Topics

Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.