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The Firgelli APP for Android and IOS users !!!

By Firgelli Automations Team | | Android, Applications, Firgelli App, Firgelli Automations, IOS, Linear Actuators, TV Lifts | Read more

New Drop Down TV Lift From Firgelli Automations

Check out this sneak peak of Firgelli Automations brand new drop down TV lift that will be selling in the near future.  This new drop down lift offers a smooth and quiet operation along with a simple installation process.  It comes with universal TV mounting brackets and can be operated by remote control.  Drop down TV lifts are the perfect solution when space is at a premium and you still want a TV in the room. 

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By Firgelli Automations Team | | drop down, Drop Down TV, hidden TV, home automation, TV Lifts | Read more

Ikea Hack: Remote Control Slide Out TV Using an Actuator

Looking for an original way to hide your TV? This project modifies an existing TV cabinet where the TV is meant to be mounted on the front and instead has it slide out from the side using a track linear actuator.

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By Firgelli Automations Team | | hidden TV, home automation, How To, Linear Actuator, remote control, track actuator, TV Lifts | Read more

See How Easily You Can Build a Hidden TV Lift and Bar

Looking for an innovative way to hide your TV? Why not create a hidden bar while you are it and have them both operated by remote control!  House Crashers did just that in this custom renovation using Firgelli products.  Check it out!

 

By Firgelli Automations Team | | DIY, hidden storage, hidden TV, linear actuators, pop up drawer, TV Lifts | Read more

Now You Can Hang Your TV Where You Want and Hide it at the Touch of a Button

Looking for a solution to the age-old argument about where to hang the TV?  Take a look at this creative solution that hides the TV inside the wall!   A track linear actuator lifts the painting up and down to reveal a flat screen TV.  Thank you to our customer André for sharing this great project.

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By Firgelli Automations Team | | drop down, hidden TV, home automation, How To, Linear Actuator, track actuator, TV Lifts | Read more

Build a Flip Down TV Lift You Can Be Proud Of

In this post we are going to show you how we built a flip down in ceiling TV lift using a linear actuator, some brackets, a remote control, and a power supply.  Many of our customers have used actuators to create inexpensive TV lifts in homes, offices, cars, and boats. 

 

By Firgelli Automations Team | | actuators, drop down, flip down, hidden TV, home automation, How To, TV Lifts | Read more

Four Steps to Choosing the Right Linear Actuator

This blog post is for those who are new to linear actuators and are looking for some guidance in choosing an actuator for a project.

By Firgelli Automations Team | | actuators, column lift, DIY, Home Automation, How To, Linear Actuator, rod actuator, track actuator, TV Lifts | Read more

TV Lift Project: Using a Track Actuator in an Custom Cabinet

One of our customers wanted to replace their old TV, TV Lift, and counter top on their boat. Check out the videos and pictures of their project where they replaced an old style round TV lift designed for a large CRT style TV. The entire project cost about $11,000 including the Firgelli lift and floor mount stand.
By Jean-Pierre DeClerck | | TV Lifts | Read more

Motorized TV Lift with Home Automation Integration

TV Lift MechanismNew home buyers at some point or another need to make a hard decision: make the TV the focal point of the room, or keep the fireplace or mantel piece the main attraction. For Mike, an avid handyman and IT professional, compromise was not an option either way. 
By 3PL Services | | Actuators, DIY, Drop Down TV, Home Automation, How To, Linear Actuator, TV Lifts | Read more

Home Automation - Drop Down TV Lift over Fireplace

Drop Down TV Lift MechanismEvery so often, we get these great pictures from our customers, revealing the simplicity and elegance that our products can bring if combines with the right creativity and ideas. In this case, the idea came from necessity, as a man's dear wife couldn't stand to have the TV sitting on her beautiful stone lined fireplace. 'Happy wife, happy life' seems to hold true.
By Jean-Pierre DeClerck | | DIY, Drop Down TV, Home Automation, How To, TV Lifts | Read more