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Sanus ACV53 cabinet charcoal

The Sanus ACV53 provides elegant and spacious storage for your home theater system. Made of high-quality hardwood and wood veneers, the cabinet presents a clean, modern look that works with any décor. The cabinet top can support a flat-panel TV with a screen size of up to 55" and weighing up to 130 lbs.

The shelves are vented to ensure proper air circulation throughout the stand, to help keep your gear running cool. And your system is protected behind two hinged glass doors. Mounted to the back is a six-outlet power strip, so you can run power to all your components from just one power cord.

Four shelves provide plenty of room for your components. The top two are adjustable, and the bottom shelf is pull-out, making it easier to add heavy components, or access to a turntable. Concealed casters let you move the cabinet easily so you can get to the back panels. And those panels can be removed without tools, so connecting your gear is a simple process. Two deep drawers provide storage for accessories such as remotes and headphones.

Product Highlights:

  • for use with flat-panel or rear projection TVs up to 55"
  • 2 drawers for accessories and remotes
  • cabinet top:
    • 53"W X 23"D
    • weight capacity: 130 lbs.
  • divided component compartment
  • 2 adjustable shelves (each):
    • 19-3/8"W x 20-5/8"D
    • weight capacity: 50 lbs.
  • 2 pull-out bottom shelves (each):
    • 19-3/8"W x 20-5/8"D
    • weight capacity: 100 lbs.
    • glass-panel doors with slow-close hinges
  • hardwood and hardwood veneer construction
  • built-in recesses for cables for clean, uncluttered look
  • built-in six-outlet power strip
  • hidden casters
  • removable back panels for neatly routing cables
  • 53"W x 22-3/4"H x 23"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • assembly required

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What's in the box?

  • A/V cabinet
  • 2 Adjustable middles shelves
  • 2 Pullout bottom shelves
  • 8 Shelf-pins
  • 4 Knobs
  • Two #8 x 1" screws
  • Two #8 x 1.5" screws
  • 6 Cable management ties
  • Power strip
  • Assembly Instructions

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Overview: The Sanus Alabaster Series ACV53 AV media console is comprised of high-quality hardwoods and wood veneers in either a caramel brown or charcoal finish. Its vented shelves promote proper airflow to keep AV equipment at the perfect temperature, and an innovative cable management system guides cables discretely through the cabinet. The console's feet feature hidden casters, which offer easy mobility and access to the back panel. The ACV53 comes with a six-outlet power strip to save you space and give your unit a clean appearance. A generous amount of storage space is available thanks to the unit's adjustable shelves and deep storage drawers.

TV Shelf Capacity: The Sanus Alabaster Series ACV53's top shelf accommodates flat-panel televisions up to 55" and 130 lbs. The AV stand sits your television 22.75" from the floor.

2 Adjustable Middle Shelves: The Sanus ACV53 provides two adjustable middle shelves. Each adjustable middle shelf measures 19.3125" (w) x 20.625" (d), and can support up to 50 lbs.

2 Pull-Out Bottom Shelves: The two pull-out bottom shelves simplify installation of heavy components and provides easy access to a turntable. Each pull-out bottom shelf measures 19.3125" (w) x 20.625" (d), and can support up to 100 lbs.

2 Doors: The middle and bottom shelves are behind two glass-panel doors with premium, slow-close hardware that ensure the doors close soft and smoothly.

2 Drawers: The Sanus ACV53 features two pull-out drawers to store your audio/video accessories and media.

Ventilation: The ACV53's vented shelving promotes proper airflow to keep your audio/video components cool for optimum performance.

Cable Management System: The stand's innovative cable management system allows cables to pass discretely through the cabinet and remain hidden from view.

6 Outlet Power Strips: The included rear-mounted, six outlet power strip saves space and provides a neat appearance.

Easy Rear-Panel Access: The concealed casters stay hidden, yet offer easy mobility to access rear of furniture. The tool-free removable back panel provides easy access to the back of your components. 

Optional Anti-Tip Strap: The Sanus Elements ELM701 anti-tip strap (051ELM701, sold separately) connects your flat-panel TV to your furniture and wall to reduce the risk of your television and furniture from accidentally tipping, creating a safe environment in your home. The ELM701 offers a secure connection that provides additional safety and durability. All hardware necessary for TV, furniture, and wall mounting is included, making installation as easy as possible. With its universal design, the Sanus anti-tip strap can support TVs up to 60".

Sanus FMS01 Compatible (optional): The Sanus Foundations FMS01 Furniture Mount System (051FMS01, sold separately) is an innovative mounting solution for 32" to 60" flat-panel TVs, up to 130 lbs. It attaches directly to select Sanus AV furniture for a drill-free mounting solution in any room. When attached to the FMS, TVs can tilt up to 24º and swivel 44º without the need for tools. Its mount height can be adjusted up to 10" to ensure the TV is always at the perfect viewing height.

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