Best Roku Mount for your living room

Hide Yo TV Box with the Best Roku Mounts

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Roku is one of the most popular media players available offering streaming media when connected to your television set. However, installing the media player can be a problem, as it has to be installed close to the television set so that it can be connected easily using a cable.

There are a variety of mounts available for Roku and other media players, however, most of these mounts are only designed for specific models of media players as the dimensions and design of each is different. They also differ in their price ranges. Reviews of some popular mounts for Roku and other media players are listed below for you to find the best Roku mounts for a particular application.

1. TotalMount Roku Mounting System

TotalMount Roku Mounting System (Compatible with Roku 3, Roku 2, Roku 1, and Roku LT)

The Roku mounting system from Totalmount is compatible with the Roku LT, Roku 1, Roku 2 and Roku 3 media players only, not later versions of the Roku player. There are three different mounting options offered, the mount can be fixed to the vents at the back of the television and can be attached to the wall mount of the television, or screwed on to the wall after making holes. The advantage of fixing on the television or using a TV’s wall mount is that there is no wall damage. It can be installed easily, no glue is required and no hole has to be drilled into the wall for the HDMI cable to connect it to the TV set.

Compatible Devices

  • Roku LT
  • Roku 1
  • Roku 2
  • Roku 3

Pros

  • Three different mounting options available, giving the user choices for selecting the best option
  • The Roku media player can be easily installed, no special skills or tools are required

Cons

  • The mount is suitable only for the specified Roku models, it will not fit others

 

2. ReliaMount Roku Mount

ReliaMount Roku Mount (Compatible with Roku 3, Roku 2, Roku 1, and Roku LT)

This Roku mount from ReliaMount is compatible with Roku 1, Roku 2, Roku 3, and Roku LT. It mounts to the back of the television, eliminating the need for drills, holes, or wall damage. It’s also very easy to install. A special adhesive is used to attach the mount to the back of the television, then the Roku simply slides into the mount. No special tools required. The mount features ventilation channels that allow airflow, preventing the Roku from becoming too hot.

The big advantage of this mount is portability. It allows you to use the Roku with more than one television or with older televisions that don’t feature USB ports. There are also openings in the mount to accommodate any power cord, HDMI cable, or ethernet cable.

Compatible Devices

  • Roku 1
  • Roku 2
  • Roku 3
  • Roku LT

Pros

  • Easy for anyone to install
  • No damage or holes behind the television
  • Provides ventilation to prevent overheating
  • Portable

Cons

  • The adhesive is not the best and requires a flat and smooth surface.

 

3. TotalMount Roku Mounting Shelf and Remote Holder

TotalMount Roku Mounting Shelf and Remote Holder (Compatible with Roku 3, Roku 2, and Roku 1)

The Roku Mounting Shelf and Remote Holder from TotalMount is compatible with Roku 1, Roku 2, and Roku 3. It is specifically designed for televisions that are wall-mounted with at least 2.5 inches of clearance behind the TV. The TotalMount Roku Mounting Shelf provides an easier alternative to tunneling cables through the wall or perching the Roku precariously on a ledge by mounting the Roku on the television.

A strong adhesive attaches the mount to the television, so installation is simple. Due to the Roku being on top or bottom of the television, the remote is always in the line of sight and works perfectly every time. A remote holder is included that keeps the remote scratch- and damage-free.

Compatible Devices

  • Roku 1
  • Roku 2
  • Roku 3

Pros

  • No holes in the wall, unnecessary cables, or accidents from units perched on ledges
  • Easy installation
  • Direct line of sight for the remote
  • Doesn’t block USB ports
  • Includes a holder to keep the remote handy at all times

Cons

  • Adhesive is very strong, so it cannot be easily moved to a different position

 

4. Roku Ultra Mount

ReliaMount Roku Ultra Mount

The Roku Ultra Mount from Reliamount is compatible with all Roku Ultra and Premiere versions including the new 2017 Ultra version of Roku. However, it cannot be used with the earlier versions of Roku, like the Roku 1,2,3,4 or Roku Express. The mount is ideal for televisions which are wall mounted, as it can be conveniently installed at the back of the TV using the adhesive which has been provided. It can also be fixed onto the wall, using the screws which have been provided.

The mount is made from high-quality plastic using injection molding process. It is well designed so that the cables can easily be attached and removed as required. The mount has a provision for ventilation, allowing air circulation, so the Roku player can cool and does not get heated when used for a longer period of time.

Compatible Devices

  • Roku Ultra
  • Roku Premiere
  • Roku Premiere+

Pros

  • Conveniently installed behind the TV
  • Well designed using high-quality plastic
  • Well ventilated

Cons

  • Holes have to be modified for installing on wall bracket of TV

 

5. Totalmount Ultra Mounting system

TotalMount Roku Ultra Mounting System

The Totalmount Roku Ultra mounting system is compatible with the Roku Premiere+, Roku Premiere, and Roku Ultra models including the latest 2017 model. There are three mounting options, installing on the back of the television using the adhesive provided, fixing on the TV wall bracket, and fixing on the wall. The Roku device can be securely installed in the mount in less than a minute.

A provision is made for ventilation of the gadget installed in the mount so that the heat produced by the media player is dissipated quickly into the air and it remains cool. The newer versions of the Roku players use radio frequency controls so the mounting system can be placed behind the television without being visible.

Compatible Devices

  • Roku Ultra
  • Roku Permiere
  • Roku Premiere+

Pros

  • Quick and easy to install mounting arrangement
  • Provision for cooling, so the media player can be used for hours without getting overheated

Cons

  • Hooks which are supplied for fixing may break if the user is not careful while installing on the back of the TV

 

6. Totalmount Express

TotalMount for Roku Express and 2018 Roku Premiere (Positions Roku for Remote Reception)

The Totalmount mounting system is designed exclusively for Roku Express, Express+ and it is not compatible with the other versions of Roku which differ in design and other features. This version is specially designed to conform with the Roku Express which uses an Infrared (IR) remote that requires line of sight for controlling the gadget. An adhesive is provided for sticking the mount on any flat surface on the television, which may be on the side of the TV or behind it, depending on the TV model being used. A strong adhesive is provided for the mount so that it is stable and remains securely in place, without falling off.

Compatible Devices

  • Roku Express
  • Roku Express+

Pros

  • Suitable for infrared remote based gadgets
  • Using adhesive which is quick and easy to install

Cons

  • The position of the mount cannot be easily changed as it is glued to a particular position

 

7. Stanley ATS 106

Stanley ATS-106 TV Top Shelf-Small Size, 6-Inch Width

The Stanley ATS 106 small sized shelf is ideal for placing media players like Roku, AppleTV, Amazon Firebox, sound bars and speakers of many popular brands like JBL, Bose, Vizio, Klipsch. The bezel is compact and low profile so it is not conspicuous and blends easily with the television set. The shelf uses a level locking system which is innovative and allows it to be fixed without additional hardware and tools. The surface of the shelf uses non-slip material so that the gadget placed will not slip in case of any vibrations or other disturbances. For greater durability, the shelf is made from steel, is 6 inches wide and is designed to hold a weight of 10 lbs safely. The shelf is 5 inches deep, and the foot is rubber coated for greater safety.

Compatible Devices

Pros

  • Can be used for all models of Roku media players, other gadgets like speakers, Apple TV
  • Increased flexibility
  • Does not use adhesives allowing the position to be changed as required

Cons

  • Lip of the shelf may cover the TV screen for some models of the TV

 

8. Echogear Universal Streaming Device

Universal Streaming Device Mount Holds Media Devices Up to 3lbs Securely Behind Flat Screen TVs - Compatible with Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, TiVo Mini, and More - ECHO-SDMU

The Universal Streaming Device from Echogear is compatible with many media devices, including Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and TiVo Mini. Apple TV generations 1-4 are supported, as well as Roku 2-4, Express, Express+, Premiere, Premiere+, and Ultra. The device consists of a panel which hides media devices and television accessories securely behind the television. It can support devices up to three pounds combined. It attaches to the television or mount and is easy to install. This universal device is designed to work with all televisions and mounts on the market.

Compatible Devices

  • Any device up to 3 lbs, includ9ng Apple TV, Fire TV and all Roku models

Pros

  • Conveniently hides media devices and television accessories behind the television
  • Can support multiple devices up to three pounds
  • Easy to install
  • Compatible with a wide variety of media devices
  • Versatile, allowing for use with any television or mount

Cons

  • Will not support devices or accessories that are too heavy or large

Conclusion

So based on the above reviews of mounts for Roku gadgets online, the best Roku mounts depend to a large extent on the Roku streaming player which is being used as the requirements for the older models which use infrared controls differs from newer Roku models with radio frequency controls. If in doubt, a universal mount will definitely hold your streaming device and will also allow you to upgrade to a newer box without having to change the mounting system.

Last update on 2018-12-10 at 02:43 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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