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Top Brands in TV Lifts and Mounts – CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

Nexus21 beats out Future Automation this year to take the motorized lift category, while Chief jumps ahead of SnapAV in A/V mounts.

Top Brands in TV Lifts and Mounts – CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

Nexus21 (pictured) is the most popular brand of motorized lifts among CE Pro 100 dealers.

TV mounts might not sound like the most glamorous of audio/video categories, but the products are are fluid, thanks to the ever-changing form factors and use cases of televisions these days. Home-technology integrators have become more inventive over the years in camouflaging displays, and tucking them into tight spaces with innovative mounts and motors.

Among the highest-revenue home-technology integrators, these are the most specified brands of A/V lifts, mounts and furniture. 

Check out all top brands among CE Pro 100 dealers in the 2018 Brand Analysis.

In the category of motorized lifts, Nexus 21 enjoyed a huge surge in popularity over the past year among CE Pro 100 integrators, doubing the number of companies that specify the brand.

% of CE Pro 100 integrators specifying each brand. 

Top 5: 

  1. Nexus 21: 50
  2. Future Automation: 38
  3. Chief: 21
  4. Auton: 18
  5. Inca: 10

Other Brands: 

  • Media Décor: 10
  • Electrokinetics: 8
  • Activated Designs: 4
  • Motivated Designs: 4
  • Vutec: 4
  • Da-Lite: 3
  • TV-Lifts.com: 2
  • Draper: 2
  • Lifttech: 1
  • SVS: 1
  • Touchstone: 1

2018 CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

Check out this years top custom electronic brands across 58 product categories.

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In the TV mount category, Chief jumps ahead of SnapAV’s Strong brand this year — maybe even moreso than represented here. Nineteen percent of CE Pro 100 dealers say they specify “Milestone” mounts, which include the brands Chief and Sanus.

% of CE Pro 100 integrators specifying each brand. 

Top 5: 

  1. Chief: 69
  2. SnapAV/Strong: 66
  3. Sanus: 55
  4. Future Automation: 26
  5. Peerless: 25

Other Brands: 

  • Milestone: 19
  • OmniMount: 14
  • Crimson: 5
  • Zuum: 3
  • Rapid Video Mounts: 3
  • Premier: 2
  • Vantage: 1
  • Kanto: 1
  • Proconnect: 1
  • MstrBrand: 1

CE Pro 100 Lists & Analysis

CE Pro's annual Brand Analysis study surveys the top 100 highest-revenue residential integration firms, otherwise known as the CE Pro 100, to determine their preferred brands in the categories of audio, video, home automation, networking, lighting control, security and more. 

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