A Backyard TV on a Budget with an Outdoor TV Cabinet

Placing a TV outdoors can be the perfectly luxury. We all the love the sunshine and spending time outdoors, and it can be quite annoying to have to go inside when our favorite TV shows are on. However, with a backdoor TV, you can kick back and enjoy the sunshine, without missing any of your favorite TV shows. The only problem with installing a TV outside is that it can be quite expensive. Outdoor TV systems can cost several thousand dollars, and they only have limited lifespan, so it could be short lives and expensive pleasure. However, there is an alternative solution by the use of an outdoor TV cabinet, which is not only more cost expensive, but is also an excellent investment able to provide a platform for outdoor TV use for years to come.

Standard TVs

The big advantage in using an outdoor TV cabinet is that it enables standard TVs to be taken outdoors. Not only does this have cost savings, as conventional indoor TVs cost a lot less than outdoor TVs, but also it gives you the flexibility to use whatever size or make of TV you like.

Outdoor TV cabinets are designed with universal internal mounting systems so almost any type of TV, whether a plasma screen or LCD, can be installed inside. This may be one that you have specifically bought to install outside, or an old indoor system you take outdoors only on occasion.


An outdoor TV cabinet provides all the necessary protection for taking a standard LCD screen outdoors. Firstly, the cabinet defends the TV screen from the weather. Rain, snow, sleet and even windblown dust are kept out of the cabinet and away from the enclosed TV. This means the TV can stay outside even during bad weather, without worry that it will be damaged.

Secondly, the outdoor TV cabinet provides physical protection, ensuring the TV won’t be stolen of broken in an accident. Made from steel, with shatterproof screens and secure locks, once secured to a wall or ceiling, the outdoor TV cabinet enables peace of mind ensuring the TV is completely protected against theft of vandalism.

Finally, the outdoor TV cabinet provides a steady internal temperature. This is important as TVs exposed to high levels of sunlight can easily overheat, but the internal cooling fans inside the outdoor TV cabinet keep the screen cool, so it can operate in the hottest of summer days, and also during the winter when temperatures drop below freezing.

Return on Investment

One of the biggest advantages of outdoor TV cabinets is that the TV can be removed and replaced whenever you want to upgrade. This means, even when the TV finally fails, which all TVs eventually do, you have a permanent outdoor TV cabinet to house the next screen, enabling outdoor TV use for years to come.

Outdoor TV cabinets can last for years, housing generation of outdoor TV screen, providing a permanent platform for watching TV. So when the next generation of TVs are released, you can upgrade your outdoor TV and use the same outdoor TV cabinet.

This post was written by Richard N Williams

Richard N Williams

Richard N Williams is a writer and journalist based in Birmingham, UK. He has many years of experience writing about all aspects of the internet and digital technology. He is the author of several technology related books and his articles have appeared in various publications, trade magazines and online journals.

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