When considering the stereo cabinet's size, make a list of the items you want to store insideor on top of it. This can give you an idea of the amount of space you have to fit the cabinet.
The number of electronic devices that need to fit inside the stereo cabinet and their dimensions are essential factors to determine the size of the furniture you can purchase. Stereo cabinets come in a wide range of sizes, but cramped and stacked electronics can quickly become a fire hazard due to overheating. So, you need to get a cabinet that will not only fit comfortably in your room but will also properly fit the belongings you plan to store in it.
The size of the items you plan on storing will directly impact the size of the cabinet you need to purchase. Check the specs of your favorite stereo cabinets to find out the size of the shelves, drawers, and cubbies. Make sure you can reasonably accommodate your digital devices and multimedia items.
Choose a Stereo Cabinet that Coordinates with Your Interior
When considering a stereo cabinet for a compact area, one of the best options to save space is a tall stereo cabinet.
Slimline tall stereo cabinets have a small footprint and generally feature 6-8 shelves for media players, including stereos, DVD players, and VHS players. They aren't only used for electronics; the shelves can also hold books, DVDs, memorabilia, and keepsakes.
Although it may sound counterintuitive, wide or horizontalstereo cabinets can be just as space-saving as their taller counterparts. While wide cabinets can take up more room along the wall, they do free up space by offering more storage. Most contain larger storage compartments and drawers, and a few even have built-in media players. There is generally more space on top of a wide cabinet to set a television or other electronic devices.