Sanus Cadenza61

Audio/video cabinet for TVs up to 70" (Charcoal)

  • Sanus Cadenza61


  • Sanus Cadenza61

    Charcoal - front view

  • Sanus Cadenza61

  • Sanus Cadenza61

  • Sanus Cadenza61

  • Sanus Cadenza61

Item #: 051CZA61CC

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by Ralph Graves

Attractive design for advanced systems

Sanus designed their handsome Cadenza cabinets for the audiophile with a sense of style. The compartment doors of the Cadenza61 have interchangeable solid wood and perforated steel panels. The latter allow infrared signals from your remote to pass through. The cabinet top features a distinctive tempered glass panel that resists scratching. The cabinet can support a flat-panel TV with a screen size of up to 70" and weighing up to 150 lbs.

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Large sound bar opening

The upper compartment is 20-1/8", designed to hold a center channel speaker. You can remove the sides, opening the space up into the compartments on either side, and place the steel mesh panels in the doors. This configuration can accommodate a sound bar up to 45" wide.

Convenient storage

Two drawers provide storage for media and accessories, such as DVDs and remotes. Two side compartments have a total of four shelves for your larger components. A hidden rear compartment provides space for a power strip and other small devices, such as a router or cable box.

This cabinet is compatible with the Sanus ELM701 flat-panel TV anti-tip strap.


  • for use with flat-panel TVs up to 70"
  • cabinet top:
    • tempered glass countertop
    • 61"W x 23"D
    • weight capacity: 150 lbs.
  • upper sound bar compartment
    • 20-1/8"W (45-1/2"W with compartment sides removed) x 12-5/8"D max.
    • tempered glass shelf
    • weight capacity: 30 lbs. (total)
  • 2 lower drawers (each)
    • 20-1/8"W x 12-5/8"D
    • weight capacity: 10 lbs.
  • 2 side compartments with 2 shelves each
    • shelf dimension (each) 19-3/16"W x 14-1/2"D
    • middle shelf weight capacity: 50 lbs.
    • bottom shelf weight capacity: 20 lbs
  • hidden compartment for power strip and other small components
  • soft-close doors with interchangeable wood and perforated steel panels
  • openings for neatly routing cables
  • ventilation to keep components cool
  • 61"W x 24-7/8"H x 23"D
  • warranty: 3 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • assembly required

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Features and Specs
General Features
Stand Type TV
Stand Style Stand
Color Charcoal
Number of Shelves 5
Number of Adjustable Shelves 2
Number of Drawers 2
Assembly Required Yes
Main Materials Wood
Wire Management Yes
Built-in Cooling Fan No
Width (inches) 61
Height (inches) 25
Depth (inches) 23
Stand Weight Limit 340 lbs
TV Shelf Weight Limit 150 lbs
TV Shelf Width 59-1/2
TV Shelf Depth 23
Parts Warranty 5 Years
Labor Warranty 5 Years
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  • AV stand
  • Top glass shelf
  • Middle glass shelf
  • 2 Screen panels
  • 2 Foot bars
  • Center foot
  • 4 End-caps
  • 8 Short screws
  • 2 Long screws
  • Instruction Manual

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TV Shelf Capacity: The Sanus Cadenza61 Cadenza Series AV stand was specially designed to accommodate TVs up to 65" and weighing up to 150 lbs. The top TV shelf measures 59.5" (w) x 23" (d) and places your TV 24.9375" from the floor. The top TV shelf is made of tinted tempered glass and must be installed.

Center Channel Shelf: The Sanus Cadenza61 AV stand features a center channel shelf that will support many center channel and sound bar speakers. The center channel shelf measures 20.125" (w) x 8.125" (h) x 14.5" (d), and supports up to 30 lbs. The center channel shelf is made of tinted tempered glass and must be installed.

Hidden Component Shelves w/ Interchangeable Door Panels: The Sanus Cadenza61 features one adjustable and one fixed component shelf hidden behind a wooden-panel door on either side of the cabinet. Each shelf measures 17.4375" (w) x 18" (d). The total height of each compartment is 19.4375". The adjustable shelves support up to 50 lbs, while the bottom fixed shelves hold up to 20 lbs. You can replace the door's wooden-panel with the included steel perforated panel to aid in audio performance and component cooling.

Dual Drawers: The Cadenza61 provides two drawers positioned below the center channel shelf to store your media; CDs, DVD, Blu-ray, Video games, etc..

Adjustable Feet: The Sanus Cadenza61 AV stand comes mostly pre-assembled with the exception of the adjustable feet and glass shelves. The adjustable feet help level the AV stand on your hardwood, tile, or carpet floors.

Optional Anti-Tip TV Strap: The Sanus Elements ELM701 anti-tip strap (051ELM701, sold separately) connects your flat-panel TV to the AV stand to reduce the risk of your television and furniture from accidentally tipping, creating a safe environment in your home.

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5 out of 5

Stylish and Functional

Written By Glenn, Maple Grove, MN on Thursday, March 20, 2014
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I was looking for a new AV cabinet that had drawers, and a spot for the center channel. Everything else that I saw looked too techie or boring. This Sanus cabinet is functional and chic. The walnut color is beautiful, nothing screams look at me, yet you can't help but notice the Euro/Modern yet retro style. This is a beautiful piece of furniture. I went to the Sanus North America's head office in Eden Prairie, MN and met the production manager who took the time to show me the cabinet. He explained the thought process that went into the design, and even how it is manufactured. This cabinet was designed with a lot of attention to detail for the home AV enthusiast. I love the flexibility of the internal rack system for the shelves, and how the doors are easily removed to gain access to the rack mounts. The drawer boxes are plywood and dove tail construction with soft close everything. The back of the cabinet has shelves for unsightly components such as the power bricks and DirecTV Swim power supplies. The back panels are thick not the thin hardboard of cheap furniture and are held on by magnets making access super easy. The ventilation throughout is excellent. My only wish is that it had wheels to make sliding it in and out easier. That said, the metal legs look retro cool. I have to say it again. This is a great looking cabinet. I think it compliments any room. I thought the walnut finish was much better looking than the black ash.
Stylish, fit and finish, rack system shelving, not too big, not too small, delivered ding free
No wheels
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