In this first installment of our "Head-to-Head Reviews" blog, we compare our Majestic e7022 solid wood TV console to the BDI Novia 8429. Review the chart below to see some major differences. For example, the Majestic e7022 has more equipment room, active cooling, and many options available. Plus the Majestic e7022 is made of real wood in the USA while the BDI Novia 8429-2 is made of veneer on MDF in China.
|Overall Dimensions||70" W x 22" H x 22" D||74" W x 23" H x 22" D|
|Country of Origin||USA||China|
|Materials||Solid sustainably-logged local Pennsylvania Hardwood (no MDF or particleboard veneer)||Cherry veneer on MDF (Don't be fooled by misleading language like "real wood construction")|
|Side Enclosures||19-3/4" W x 18" H x 19-7/8" D||17-3.4" W x 16-1/4" H x 19-1/4" D|
|Center Speaker (in drawer)||24-15/16" W x 7-3/4" H x 14-3/8" D||24-3/4" W x 7" H x 14-1/4" D|
|Center Speaker (no drawer)||27" W x 8-9/16" H x 20" D||26-3/4" W x 8.5" H x 16-1/2" D|
|Material||Tempered Safety Glass (1/4")||MDF veneer (1/2")|
|Weight Capacity||50 lbs||50 lbs|
|Shelf Positions (32 MM spacing)||7||5|
|Concealed Speaker Compartment||Yes||Yes|
|Active Ventilation||Yes - temperature-controlled quiet fans||No|
|IR-Friendly Door Glass||Yes||Yes|
|Removable Back Panels||Yes||Yes|
|House gear in space below speaker shelf||No||Yes|
|Infinite Divider Placement||Yes||No|
|Store Media Vertically to Max Storage||Yes||No|
|Choice of Door Glass||Yes - Clear or Tinted||No - Tinted Only|
|Choice of Decorative Hardware||Yes (Black or Brushed Nickel)||No|
|Choice of Woods||Solid American Cherry
Solid Red Oak
Solid Hard Maple
Solid Black Walnut
|No - only Cherry veneer on MDF|
|Choice of Finishes||Black
Natural (Clear Topcoat)
|Natural Stained Cherry
|Optional Full Grill When Drawer Removed||Yes||No|
|Optional wood door panels||Yes||No|
|Optional door fabric grill panels||Yes||No|
|Optional additional adjustable shelves||Yes||No|
|Optional top drawer media drawer upgrade||Yes||No|
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