The Sanus LF228 makes it simple to wall-mount and precisely position your compatible flat-panel plasma or LCD TVs. Part of Sanus' VisionMount HDpro™ series, this full-motion bracket can support TVs with screen sizes from 37" to 65" and weighing up to 135 lbs. The articulated arm extends your TV up to 28" out from the wall. The mount lets you swivel your TV from side to side up to 170°, and you can also tilt your TV for optimal viewing.

Sanus' QuickConnect™ system lets you just attach the mounting head by simply snapping it into the arm assembly. And you can disengage it with a button push — handy if you need to remove your TV for repairs or replacement.

After installation, the mount's "roll" adjustment lets you fine-tune your TV's position to ensure that the screen is perfectly level. The arm assembly can also be shifted slightly left or right on the wall plate so the TV is always centered, even if your wall studs are off-center. Finally, the mount's hollow arm lets you thread cables through it, keeping them out of sight and free from tangles.

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.

Product Highlights:

  • designed for flat-panel plasma and LCD TVs 37"-65"
  • supports up to 135 lbs.
  • strong, lightweight extruded aluminum construction
  • TV mounting distance from wall: up to 28"
  • vertical tilt range: +5° to -15° (may vary with size of TV)
  • side-to-side swivel range: +85° to -85° (may vary with size of TV)
  • roll adjustment: +5° to -5°
  • in-arm cable management
  • stud-mounting required
  • wall plate: 31-1/16"W x 19-5/16"H x 1-3/8"D
  • TV bracket: 22-1/2"W (expandable to 33-1/2"W) x 23-3/4"H x 1-7/8"D
  • warranty: 10 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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What's in the box?

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  • Wall plate
  • Monitor bracket
  • Arm assembly
  • 4 M4 x 20mm bolts
  • 4 M4 x 30mm bolts
  • 4 M4 x 40mm bolts
  • 4 M5 x 20mm bolts
  • 4 M5 x 30mm bolts
  • 4 M5 x 40mm bolts
  • 4 M6 x 25mm bolts
  • 4 M6 x 40mm bolts
  • 4 M6 x 55mm bolts
  • 4 M8 x 25mm bolts
  • 4 M8 x 45mm bolts
  • 4 M8 x 60mm bolts
  • Four 4mm plastic spacers
  • Four 7mm plastic spacers
  • Four 14mm plastic spacers
  • Four 24mm plastic spacers
  • Four 38mm plastic spacers
  • 4 Plastic spacer caps
  • Safety screw
  • 4 M4/M5 flat washers
  • 4 M6/M8 flat washers
  • 4 Transfer plate mounting screws (5/16-18 x 1")
  • 4 Flat washers for lag screws (5/16")
  • 4 Plastic wire ties (8" length)
  • 3 Wire tie clips
  • 4 Hex-head lag screws (5/16" x 3.5")
  • 2 Hex keys (1/4" and 5/32")
  • Large Hex key (1/4")
  • Installation instructions

Product Research

Features

Overview: The Sanus Systems VisionMount HDPro Series LF228 is a full-motion wall mount for large flat panel TVs and monitors. The mount can tilt, swivel, and extend in every direction so you can attain the perfect viewing angle. This mounting bracket, black in color, features a built-in cable management system to conceal and protect your cables.

Capacity: The LF228 is designed for 37" to 65" flat panel TVs. It has a weight capacity of up to 135 pounds.

Bolt Pattern: The monitor bracket has multiple vertical slots and can accommodate vertical hole spacing (on the back of the TV) up to 21-5/8" (550mm). The unit can expand horizontally for larger TVs. The vertical brackets can slide along the horizontal bars, accommodating a horizontal hole spacing from 4-3/4" (120mm) to 33-1/4" (850mm). The LF228 comes with M4, M5, M6, and M8 size bolts of differing lengths to mount the brackets to your TV. Given the mounting bracket's range of motion, it will accommodate the following VESA hole patterns in accordance with industry standards set by the Video Electronics Standards Association:

  • VESA 800 x 400
  • VESA 600 x 400
  • VESA 400 x 400
  • VESA 400 x 300
  • VESA 400 x 200
  • VESA 300 x 300
  • VESA 300 x 200
  • VESA 200 x 200
  • VESA 200 x 100
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.

Virtual Axis: Sanus' patented Virtual Axis tilting technology allows effortless viewing angle adjustment without the use of tools by balancing the weight of the TV on itself. You can tilt the TV up or down with just the touch of a finger, and easily reduce glare and reflections caused by lights or windows. Dual arms allow large TVs to easily extend, retract, tilt, and swivel up to 28" from the wall. The arm assembly shifts left and right on the wall plate so the TV is always centered, even if the wall studs are not. Once mounted, the TV's range of motion is as follows:

  • Tilt: -15° to +5°
  • Swivel: -170° to +170°
  • Roll: -5° to +5°
  • Extend: up to 28" from wall

ProSet: Once installed, the TV may not appear completely level with its surroundings. ProSet technology lets you make micro-adjustments to height and level after mounting to ensure perfect positioning.

QuickConnect System: The QuickConnect system allows the mounting head to snap onto the  arm assembly with one easy movement and unlock with the push of a button. This allows you to attach and detach the TV to the wall mount arm quickly and easily.

Cable Management: The LF228's FollowThru in-arm cable management channel protects and completely conceals all cables without inhibiting movement, even through the elbow.

Optional Speaker Mount: The Optional Sanus VisionMount VMA202 soundbar speaker mount (item # 051VMA202) attaches directly to this wall mount, allowing you to mount your soundbar, digital processor speaker, or center channel with no additional drilling under your TV. The VMA202's extruded aluminum and heavy-gauge steel construction is strong and sturdy, and holds speakers up to 35 lbs.

Wall Mounting: The bracket should be mounted to a wood wall stud, solid concrete, or concrete block using the supplied wall-mount lag screws. Required tools include:

  • Stud finder
  • Level
  • Awl
  • Phillips-head screwdriver
  • Ratchet with 1/2" sockets (or 1/2" box wrench)
  • Drill with 3/16" bit for wood stud installations
  • Tape measure

Dimensions:

  • Wall Plate: W=31.05", H=19.281", D=1.375"
  • TV Bracket: W=22.5" (expandable to 33-1/2"), Height=23.75", D=1.875"

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Sanus LF228

Written By RD1, Boston, MA on Monday, July 14, 2014

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Excellent TV mount, very sturdy and solid ! Very smooth operation and motion, no creaking or noises when it is moved. The price was very reasonable for a product of such good quality, and the best part of all is that Crutchfield's customer service team was very courteous and professional and had it delivered in just 2 days !! Great work Crutchfield!! Keep it up !

Pros: Excellent product for the price !

Cons: NONE

great mount....

Written By Anonymous, lexington, sc on Wednesday, June 04, 2014

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excellent. very sturdy. I mounted to brick using tapcon masonary screws instead of what came in the kit. i am very pleased. great range of motion as well. highly recommended

Pros: Very sturdy. Adapts to most tv's

Cons: Mounting hardware to brick is included but its using plastic inserts in brick. Kit should step up and use a superior brick mounting hardware.

Very robust mounting bracket

Written By dwsabo, Michigan on Wednesday, April 09, 2014

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The bracket is very robust and looks good mounted on the wall

Pros: Very strong and very well designed. Has lots of reach and articulation.

Cons: A little pricy

OUTSTANDING!

Written By KGB, Bismarck on Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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I was fairly unknowledgeable about full-motion mounts such as this model, but after doing some research, I found that Sanus, in general, makes a good mount for TV's 55" and up. After debating the cost to quality ratio, I decided to purchase this Sanus mount. A mount this big might be intimidating to most average consumers, but this mount is really easy to install. The only half difficult part was drilling fairly big holes in the sheetrock(and studs behind it!) and then lifting my 130lbs. TV into place. The instructions were clear and easy to understand and the mount, although having several parts in the box, was easy to assemble. Overall, I would highly recommend this TV mount to anyone with a little handyman experience who wants the flexibility to enjoy their big screen from anywhere in the room. As far as big TV mounts are concerned, you won't find a better mount, period!

Pros: Easy to read instructions, fairly easy to install. Great manuverability. Best mount out there for those willing to spend a little more.

Cons: Price. Expensive, but "you get what you pay for!"

Excellent

Written By Dawn, DFW, TX on Sunday, February 16, 2014

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We used this wall mount for the Samsung 64" plasma TV. It was very easy to install. We chose this one, as we needed to install the TV to be in a corner of the room. We were able to install the wall mount on one wall and position the TV at an angle to the corner due to 2 pivot points. The arm has a channel to hide wires.

Pros: Ease of installation. Good directions.

Cons: None.

First mount purchase

Written By DC, Vilonia, AR on Monday, January 27, 2014

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Purchased the mount 3 weeks ago. Great product. The quality is the best I have ever seen. I mounted my 55inch TV in a corner. This Full motion mount gives me the flexibility to move the TV around very easy. This mount has a very long arm that lets it extend out further than most mounts. Very pleased. Need 2 people to install.

Pros: Excellent Quality

Cons: Very expensive for a Mount, but the quality justifies the price.

Great TV Mount and service from Crutchfield team!

Written By Cody, Madison, MS on Sunday, January 19, 2014

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The mount is the only one I could find that would work for the specific job I had for mounting my TV in our built-in entertainment center. The team at Crutchfield was the best I've ever encountered during an online purchase. They called me (a human being) to verify I wanted the actual product I ordered prior to shipping. The lady was very nice. The price was the best available for this high priced mount.

Pros: Great quality and function

Cons: Heavy

LF228

Written By R49, Los Angeles on Friday, January 17, 2014

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well built, easy to assemble. sanus has fantastic tool on website to assist in positioning. works perfectly.

Pros: well built. complete with all parts needed. functions well.

Cons: none

Sanus LF228

Written By Ron in Maryland, Balto. Cty on Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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Heavy, easy to mount and easy to attach to TV

Pros: It isn't going to fail

Cons: We all wish things were a little less expensive; but I'd buy this again.

Sanus LF228

Written By DennisD, LaFayette, NY on Thursday, January 02, 2014

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Excellent product. Well built, easy to install and adjust. I used this product to hang a 55" TV. If it wasn't so pricey, I would have rated it a 5.

Pros: quality, ease of installation and adjustment

Cons: a bit pricey

Sanus LF228 TV mount

Written By GC, Ashburn, VA on Thursday, January 02, 2014

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Orderd this to hang a 55" tv recently purchased via Crutchfield. Product was very easy to set-up, and hang on wall, and Instructions were straight forward. I would recommend a two(2) person effort. This product is a very sturdy unit, but allows adjustments for proper viewing angles.

Pros: easy set-up, easy instructions, well built

Sanus LF228

Written By Anonymous, Ohio on Monday, December 16, 2013

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Worth every penny! This mount can be adjusted in every direction to ensure a perfect installation.

Sanus LF228 Full Motion TV Mount

Written By Jeff A. Zicha, Spokane Washington on Monday, December 02, 2013

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Product is well built, looks good, and easy to install.

Pros: Easy to Install and good installation instructions both written and on the internet.

Fully Articulating TV Wall Mount

Written By Doug, Michigan City, Indiana on Saturday, November 30, 2013

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Great looking and very sturdy TV wall mount for a 46" Sony Bravia flat screen. Good instructions and work great!

Pros: Easy to install. Fully articulating swing out and versatile tilt. Adjustable for angles.

Cons: A bit pricy but worth it to me!

Full Motion Wall Mount - Sanus LF228

Written By Anonymous, San Antonio, Texas on Sunday, November 10, 2013

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Very pleased with the product. Strong and durable.

Pros: Easy to install and instructions are very good. Installation video is excellent. Product exceeded my expectations.

Cons: A little pricey but we'll worth it. Non really a con...Requires basic tools and some experience and knowledge of how to use the tools. With experience, it takes about two hours to plan and install. Requires help to mount the TV.

Sanus LF228

Written By Anonymous, Pensacola FL on Saturday, November 09, 2013

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The only obvious place to put a TV in my family room was in a built in book case in a corner. By doing so, it limited the viewing area. This mount was the answer to my problem.i was able to installed the mount in the book case and fully extend it so I could put my 60" Samsung at an angle. Equally as exciting, I purchased the Sanus kit to mount my Bose 1SR soundbar to the mount as well.

Pros: Quality product

Cons: None.

Great Product

Written By Anonymous, FIndlay,Ohio on Monday, October 28, 2013

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Easy installation. Manual very good.pull out length and tilt excellent.Easy installation of my Samsung 55" TV.Fast and friendly service

Pros: Great product !

Cons: None I've found

Sanus LF228

Written By Big_J, McAllen tx. on Sunday, September 22, 2013

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This is a great mount!! Easy to install and works well. Mounted a LG 47", 6'6" from the floor in my outdoor kitchen/pool area. The mount was easy to install. Took less than an hour and I can rotate my TV 90 degrees either direction. The additional 2-3 degrees front tilt makes a huge difference over other mounts especially when mounting this high. The mount is basically fully adjustable to tune it in to your preference. Its a bit pricey over some other mounts but worth the investment.

Pros: ease of mounting, adjustibility and front tilt.

Cons: None other than price.

High quality

Written By rockys, Los Altos, Ca. on Saturday, September 07, 2013

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Very sturdy television mount. I was looking at reviews of the less expensive mounts. Not as sturdy(the mounts would sag) and not very attractive. The Sanus LF228 is very attractive and sturdy. You get what you pay for. As far as affordability, Crutchfield really helps with their good prices. Better than Amazon!

Pros: Sturdiness and nice looking

Cons: Hmmm, none at this time.

Review of the Sanus LF228

Written By M N, Denver, CO on Monday, August 19, 2013

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Good design, good customer support through Sanus. Good Sanus website with videos for product function and installation instructions.

Pros: Gives good positional options for wall- mounted TV's

Sanus LF228

Written By David, Antelope, CA on Tuesday, August 13, 2013

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I purchased mount to hang my 65" LED TV. The mount is solid and is secure even when extended from wall.

Pros: Easy to install, extends 28" off the wall, flexibility on changing viewing angle

Cons: price

Sanus LF228 - Rock Solid

Written By David B, Glendale, CA on Thursday, July 11, 2013

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Do your homework on product comparison and installation - you will not be disappointed. This mount is a winner, well worth the (nicely competitive) Crutchfield price. The Sanus web site has good info - the video and the manual covers it all. This mount is holding my 40" Bravia without a problem. I installed in an old house with thick, uneven plaster walls. The LF228 has a flexible vertical mounting plate which accommodated the irregularities. The unit is heavy and stable, easy to adjust. Being able to push our TV out of the way makes our living room look at least 20% larger. The mount easily swings the TV back to any viewing angle. Quite a piece of equipment. Be sure to locate your stud centers!

Pros: Solid, heavy feel, all parts included, installation straightforward.

Cons: Could have gone a bit further on the cable hiding feature - hard to get those ties in place.

Great TV mount!

Written By MR, Arvada, CO on Friday, May 31, 2013

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This mount is easy to install and looks great.

Pros: Installation Moving mount to desired tilt angles

Cons: None

Sanus LF228 TV mount

Written By Bill, Reno NV on Friday, April 26, 2013

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Exactly what I was wanting. Easy to install and works just as I thought it would.

Cons: Have to get install instrutions online.

Sanus LF228

Written By Anonymous, Madison, WI on Monday, April 08, 2013

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I hung this mount in brick with tapcon screws. Looks great on our fireplace and is extremely functional.

Sanus LF228

Written By Anonymous, Washington on Sunday, December 02, 2012

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Bought a Sanus mount for my 46 in TV a few years ago and was impressed with the quality and felt secure with how heavy duty it was. I like the articulating arm for easy access to the back of the TV and is still low profile so the TV is close to the wall when retracted. Just gives me access and flexibility down the road with piece of mind that my expensive TV won't hit the floor. As far as buying from Crutchfield, I always prefer to buy from them when I can. Been doing so for many years.

Pros: Strength, Flexability, Complete mounting hardware, quality name in TV mounts

Cons: None

Sanus LF228

Written By Foster, Chicago on Monday, November 19, 2012

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This is a great mount for very large screens. I am using it with a 47" screen and it allows the screen to turn perpendicular to the wall on which it is mounted. The instructions are extremely clear making it very easy to mount.

Pros: Ease of installation. Flexibility. Sturdy.

Cons: A bit pricey.

Sanus LF228

Written By Anonymous, cleveland ohio on Monday, October 29, 2012

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very good

High quality performance and easy to install

Written By Satisfied Customer, Grand Rapids, MI on Thursday, September 20, 2012

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This Sanus unit exceeded all my expectations. It is very strong and provides lots of flexibility to position my 60" flat screen in any position I want. I have the TV in the corner of my theater room and with this unit I can have it flush to the wall or at a 45 in the corner. It was extremely easy to install, excellent instructions plus the online height positioning assistant was great. I used this as an opportunity to teach my 11 year old to use tools and install something and with just a little help he practically did it all by himself. It's pricey but very well worth the investment. Also, I originally ordered the wrong unit that didn't extend far enough from the wall. The Crutchfield team was awesome - they recommend the unit I really needed, and then made it easy and cost-free for me to return the unit and purchase the one I really needed!

Pros: High quality, strong and functional for large LCD TV's Easy to install

Cons: Cost, but you get what you pay for.

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