Sanus LC1A

Universal tilt/swivel ceiling mount for 37"-70" flat-panel TVs

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The Sanus LC1A ceiling mount lets you place your flat-panel TV in locations where wall-mounting isn't practical, such as in a corner of your room. The mounting bracket accommodates virtually any 37" to 70" flat-panel TV. Two steel tubes connected by an elbow joint hold your TV securely in place. With two different lengths of tubing, you can select the distance your TV suspended from the ceiling. A channel in the back of the mount keeps your TV's cables hidden for an uncluttered appearance.

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You can swivel your TV a full 90° to the left or right, and tilt it up 5° or down 15°. Sanus' Virtual Axis™ technology allows variable angle adjustment with just the touch of a finger. With Virtual Axis, the display stays exactly where you aim it, and you can lock the position by simply tightening a knob.

Will this mount work with my TV?

Use the Sanus MountFinder™ to see a list of mounts that work with your specific TV.

Where do I drill the holes?

Tell the Sanus HeightFinder™ Installation Assistant how high you want your TV, and it tells you exactly where to drill.


  • designed for flat-panel plasma and LCD TVs 37"- 70"
  • heavy-gauge steel construction
  • up to 10-1/4" mounting distance from ceiling
  • includes 12" and 18" pipe lengths for multiple configurations
  • hidden channels for cable management
  • tilt range: +5° to -15°
  • swivel range: +90° to -90°
  • roll control: +6° to -6°
  • supports up to 175 lbs.
  • joist-mounting required
  • 29-1/2"W x 45"H x 10-1/4"D
  • warranty: 10 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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  • Center bracket
  • 2 TV brackets
  • 2 Cross bars
  • Ceiling adapter
  • 12" Pipe
  • 18" Pipe
  • "S" coupler
  • Metal collar
  • 4 Bracket inserts
  • Two 5/16 x 2-12" screws
  • Four M4 x 12mm bolts
  • Four M5 x 12mm bolts
  • Four M6 x 12mm bolts
  • Four M8 x 16mm bolts
  • Four M4 x 30mm bolts
  • Four M5 x 30mm bolts
  • Four M6 x 35mm bolts
  • Four M8 x 40mm bolts
  • Locking screw
  • Four M4 star washers
  • Four M5 star washers
  • Four M6 star washers
  • Four M8 star washers
  • Two 5/6" flat washers
  • Eight M4/M5 flat washers
  • Four M6/M8 flat washers
  • Four 1/4-20 nuts
  • One 10-24x 0.25" set screw
  • Four 1/4-20 x 0.25" set screws
  • Four M4/M5 spacers
  • Four M6/M8 spacers
  • 5 Wire ties
  • 3 Allen wrenches
  • Assembly Instructions

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Overview: The VisionMount LC1A is a tilt and swivel ceiling mount for large flat-panel TVs. This mount is a great choice for space-saving corner placement or when wall mounting is not an option. Sanus Systems' Virtual Axis technology allows the mount to tilt up and down with the touch of a finger, and a unique wire management channel conceals and routes cables from ceiling to TV. This mount includes a ceiling adapter plate for wood joist or solid surface ceilings as well as two pipe lengths for multiple configurations. Universal mounting brackets fit virtually any flat-panel TV from 37" to 70" and up to 175 lbs.

Virtual Axis: The LC1A features Virtual Axis technology which offers effortless tilt and swivel motion without the use of tools. Once mounted, your television can be tilted up 5-degrees and down 15-degrees. The LC1A can also swivel your television +/- 90 degrees left to right. In addition, the LC1A can angle (roll) your TV +/-6 degrees.

Universal TV Bracket: The supplied universal mounting bracket fits nearly all flat-panel TVs from 37" to 70", up to 175 lbs. The bracket measures 29.5" wide x 18.5" high. The vertical spacing of the bracket can be adjusted from 7.5" to 17.5" (190.5mm to 444.5mm). The horizontal spacing of the bracket can be adjusted from 6.5" to 26.5" (165mm to 673mm). The LC1A comes supplied with 4mm, 5mm, 6mm and 8mm hardware.

Note: Additional hardware may be required for your specific model of TV. For example; shorter or longer screws, thicker or slimmer washers or spacers. These additional accessories can often be found at your local hardware store.

Ceiling Adapter Plate: Easily attach the LC1A to wood joists or solid surface ceilings using the supplied ceiling adapter plate.

Multiple Mounting Configurations: The included 12" and 18" pipe lengths offer multiple mounting configurations. You can mount your television 0 to 10.25" from the ceiling.

S-Coupler: The supplied "S" Coupler allows easy replacement of existing CRT ceiling mounts with 1.5" NPT pipe.

Wire Management Channel: The LC1A's built-in wire management system routes and conceals your cables from the ceiling to the television.

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Sanus LC1A

Written By Dale, Grand Rapids, MI on Tuesday, November 20, 2012
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Good quality product. Very heavy duty. Easy to assemble. Looks good.
Good quality product. Very heavy duty. Easy to assemble. Looks good.
Top set screw to flange is hard to start and tighten down. Would be nice to have quanty 4 3/8 X 3" bolts, washers, and nuts supplied to mount flange.
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