By Lisa Johnston
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Bell'O International has added six models to its wood A/V cabinet line, including an elevator model that reveals and conceals an HDTV at the push of a remote control button.
The ProBell'O WLC-2246 uses remote-controlled elevator system to display and hide a flat panel TV up to 42 inches in a slim-line, Espresso finished wood cabinet. A center compartment holds up to four A/V components and a grille-cloth covered, drop-down door hides a center-channel speaker.
The unit measures 47.75 by 32.625 by 28 inches. It requires a 110v outlet for elevator system operation. It retails for $1,999.
The new lineup also includes the AVSC-2044E and AVSC-2048W, which have floating glass shelves, and the ProBell'O PR-27, PR-36 and PR-37 A/V cabinets.
Each new unit in the line includes an integrated cable management system.
Among the new Bell'O wood units is the PR-27 for flat panels up to 46 inches. Available in a dark walnut finish, it boasts a lattice-framed front design allowing for remote control operation of six or more A/V components, as well as has a center channel speaker pull-down door. An optional PP-59 TV mounting system is also available. It retails for $799.
Also new is the PR-36, a dark espresso finished cabinet for up to 52-inch TVs. A black, tempered safety-glass turntable allows TV rotation up to 20 degrees and adjustable shelves hold up to four or more components and a center-channel speaker. It comes fully assembled for $799. A version in European black cherry (PR-37) is also available.
The AVSC-2048W is a white, wooden cabinet stand with floating, dark tinted, tempered safety-glass shelves. The top shelf holds most flat-panel televisions up to 52 inches, It retails for $799.
Finally, the AVSC-2044E Italian- styled home-theater system is finished in a medium espresso wood veneer with fety glass shelves and polished silver feet and post accents. It holds panels up to 46 inches and retails for $499.
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