Top 10 FAQ’s about TV Lifts
Below are the 10 most common asked questions, with answers, about TV lifts
1. What is a TV lift?
A TV lift is a mechanism designed to raise and lower a television set, usually hidden within furniture or cabinetry, to provide a hidden or space-saving solution for displaying and concealing the TV when not in use.
2. How does a TV lift mechanism work?
TV lifts typically consist of a motorized system that raises and lowers the TV using remote control, wall switch, or even automation through smart home systems. The TV is attached to the lift mechanism and can be smoothly lifted out of a cabinet or piece of furniture for viewing and retracted again when not in use.
3. What are the benefits of using a Pop Up TV lift?
TV lifts can save space, protect the TV, enhance the aesthetics of a room by hiding the TV when not in use, prevent clutter, and provide a unique element of surprise when the TV is revealed.
4. Can TV lifts accommodate different TV sizes and weights?
Yes, many TV lifts are designed to handle various TV sizes and weights. It’s important to choose a TV lift that is compatible with the specific dimensions and weight of your television.
5. Where can a motorized TV lifts be installed?
TV lifts can be installed in various locations, including cabinets, walls, ceilings, and even within furniture pieces like footboards of beds or custom entertainment centers. TV lifts can also be used in mobile applications, like boats, caravans and motor homes.
6. Can TV lifts be retrofitted into existing furniture?
Yes, there are retrofit TV lift kits available that can be added to existing furniture. However, the feasibility of retrofitting depends on the design and dimensions of the furniture.
7. Are TV lift mechanisms noisy?
Modern TV lifts are designed to operate quietly using smooth and efficient motor systems. However, the noise level can vary depending on the quality of the lift mechanism.
8. Are there manual TV lifts available?
Yes, there are manual TV lifts that use a hand crank to raise and lower the TV. These are not common anymore. However, motorized TV lifts offer more convenience and ease of use.
9. Do TV lifts require professional installation?
While some TV lifts can be installed by individuals with basic DIY skills, professional installation is recommended to ensure proper setup, safety, and functionality.
10. Are TV lift kits compatible with smart home systems?
Yes, many modern TV lifts can be integrated with smart home systems, allowing you to control the lift using voice commands or smartphone apps, and even incorporating them into automation scenarios.
As technology continues to advance, TV lifts offer versatile solutions for integrating televisions into home environments while maintaining aesthetics and functionality. Always ensure that you choose the right TV lift for your specific needs and consider professional guidance if necessary.
Contact Ergomotion to discuss our range of TV lifts for your environment and application. We only manufacture, supply and specialize in electric TV lifts in Australia and have a range to suit most TV’s up to 65″.