Sanus NFA245

5-shelf audio component rack (Black)

Item #: 051NFA245B

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The NFA245 component stand from Sanus features five tempered glass shelves for your audio/video gear. The sturdy frame consists of solid, grade-A hardwood. Hollow channels in the rear pillar hide your system's cables for a clean, uncluttered look.

Product Highlights:

  • hardwood frame
  • 5 tempered glass shelves
  • top shelf
    • 26"W x 22"D
    • weight capacity: 60 lbs.
  • each interior shelf
    • 19"W x 18-1/2"D
    • weight capacity: 50 lbs.
  • bottom shelf
    • 19"W x 18-1/2"D
  • weight capacity: 70 lbs.
  • interior cable channel
  • 26"W x 45-1/16"H x 22"D
  • warranty: 5 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • assembly required

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Sanus Nfa 245 Stereo Rack Stand

Written By Steve, Louisiana on Friday, October 16, 2015

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I Have High End Stereo Equiptment and My Amplifier weighs 60 lbs. alone, so i needed a rack system that looked very nice..but was sturdy enough to hold my audio equiptment....Thank You Crutchfield

Pros: Looks like Furniture..Easy to Assemble,,,very Sturdy...Also wires are hidden and amplifiers are well Vented!!!

Cons: No Cons

Sturdy Rack

Written By Shuttledancedj, Tennessee on Monday, May 04, 2015

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This rack is nice and sturdy, super quick to assemble and its able to support heavy components, plus the open sides makes it easy to run wires.

Pros: Gorgeous piece of furniture

Cons: None

Good product for the price

Written By S. Babbitt, Sacramento CA on Sunday, March 22, 2015

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The stand is sturdy, basic, pretty much exactly what I thought it would be. The product would have received 5 stars but a couple (2of 6) of the support bars had the screw loose so a solid fit was not able to be made by those two bars. That said there were enough other support bars that I left the two and feel confident it will support all my equipment safely. The assembly was easy took me about 30 minutes from box to completion. I am quite satisfied with the product. The price point was very reasonable and design clean and simple. I would recommend this product and suggest that Sanus check the screws that are installed in the cross support bars before sending them out..or provide additional super glue in the packaging. Overall good product.

Pros: Easy assembly Price Clean simple lines Sturdy for my 40 lb receiver, 35lb center channel speaker and all satellite/DVD boxes etc

Cons: Some less than perfect construction on the support bars

Very nice

Written By Anonymous, Texas on Monday, February 23, 2015

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Perfect for my need. Very good looking. Sturdy, able to support heavy gear. Instruction pictures easy to follow. One unit arrived with severe damage to the shipping carton resulting in breakage of the rear bracket. Crutchfield immediately sent a replacement: no hassle. Hi Fi never looked so good.

Pros: Great looking; quality parts and good value

Cons: none

Sanus NFA245

Written By Anonymous, California on Sunday, November 16, 2014

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This is a great stand. Very sturdy. Easy access to all sides. Only took about an hour to unpackaged and assemble. Everything needed is included. Just follow the picture instructions.

Cons: No problems.

Sanus NFA245

Written By Audio Cabinet, Tampa FL on Saturday, October 11, 2014

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Easy to assemble, meets all my needs for audio cabinet

Good Product; Great Customer Service

Written By Kris, Wichita, Kansas on Sunday, June 29, 2014

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Product basically as advertised and fairly easy to assemble. Mine took 3 tries/shipment before I had one I would keep. The first 2 were destroyed by UPS. 3rd one was double boxed and arrived fine. Crutchfield customer service was great throughout the process.

Pros: Good value; looks good and easy to assemble.

Cons: The manufacture's carton is not appropriate for shipment

SANUS NFA 245, I put it together ...myself, yes

Written By Tony, North Carolina on Thursday, February 20, 2014

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I thought I had ordered Mocha, somehow I later saw that what I had coming was Cherry. Now I see someone else had a similar experience. Never mind, Cherry looks pretty good. The box is very heavy but it arrived in one piece, fairly well treated. All the parts were in good shape. It looked hard to assemble but it was fairly easy and quick after all. I wished it was bit sturdier but it's not flimsy for the task at hand. It seems it will do the job. It looks good. I find the top glass needs better pads, lost one right away.

Pros: It's easy to assemble, it meets my needs and it looks good. I think I will be happy with it.

Cons: A few more reinforcement points would help. Need to improve the pads for the glass on top.

If I had it to do over again...

Written By NoProAtThis, E. TN, USA on Monday, February 17, 2014

Bought this after seriously considering the other Sanus products, esp. the CFR2115 and CFR2127. Kicking myself for not going the extra money mile and buying an enclosed unit. Visible wires and cables detract considerably from the overall aesthetics of the unit no matter the rear hollow pillar feature for wire/cable management. Build quality is OK but not outstanding...the glass shelves simply will not fit flush in what appears to be the intended fashion, and the whole unit sort of sways a bit in spite of snugging the hardware up and putting the heavier components low in the stand. I have a fairly heavy receiver (Marantz SR7008 also bought from Crutchfield) in addition to other, much lighter components, but between the shelves not fitting properly and the sway, I just can't recommend

Pros: The individual parts seem fairly well made, especially the tempered glass shelves.

Cons: The unit as a whole just doesn't fit well together.

nice looking stereo equipment rack

Written By dmacsimus, calif on Monday, January 27, 2014

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Very easy assembly and looks really nice. Stereo equipment will have ample cooling for the design is a very open design.

Pros: Easy assembly, looks great, quality is nice. Open design for equipment cooling effectability.

Cons: Could be a tad sturdier because with heavy weighing equipment, front to back stability is an small issue. Open design which makes often dusting is a must to stay clean looking.

Good Product

Written By RichW, Temple, TX on Tuesday, September 03, 2013

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The unit is very nice looking (mocha) and is very stable on a wood floor. Easy to put together, took less than 30 minutes once I received the others have stated the shipping container isn't UPS friendly and the box had a tear so guess the hardware slipped out!!! Sanus was quick to send the missing hardware but it would be nice if they just used a better shipping container. Crutchfield's website is easy to use and they processing orders quickly...will continue to use them.

Pros: Nice Looking, Stable on wood floor, easy to put together, instructions on Sanus webiste

Cons: Shipping container needs some reinforcement

Missing parts, damaged finish, pathetic packaging

Written By DaveD, Scotts Valley, CA on Saturday, April 06, 2013

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I needed this component rack for a new stereo system that was being installed the following day. The Sanus arrived the day before looking like it had been run over by a truck. A piece of hardwood was sticking out from the end of the box and the finished was damaged. When I opened the box, 10 critical components for its assembly were missing, and I'm not talking about screws and such hardware. When the audio company came the next day to do the install, they had to hook everything up temporarily and stack the components on top of each other. Now I have to disconnect and reconnect 6 different components on my own after paying quite a bit for the audio company's installation. Quality control at Sanus must be non-existent, it is inconceivable to me that so many big heavy parts could be missed. When I called them to get the parts replaced they acted like they could care less. Buyer beware, you may be one of the lucky ones or you could waste a lot of time and money like I did.

Pros: None

Cons: A complete waste of my time and money.

Electronics Cabinet - Sanus NFA245

Written By Dr. Michael M, Charlottesville, VA on Monday, March 25, 2013

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Handsome look, esp. in "Mocha" - well designed and engineering - high quality parts - easy to assemble - good looking AND functional.

Pros: Handsome look, esp. in "Mocha" - well designed and engineering - high quality parts - easy to assemble - good looking AND functional.

Cons: (Had to assemble it myself.)

Excellent audio stand and beautiful to look at

Written By Tom, Raleigh NC on Thursday, August 30, 2012

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The Sanus NFA245 audio stand is excellent in every respect. I have looked at a lot of similar audio stands, both in retail stores and on the web, and it is the best looking among them. It probably is not as sturdy as some other, but it doesn't truly have a problem with sturdiness, and anyone who experienced that problem probably just didn't do a very good job of putting it together. I was concerned about that prior to ordering it, and I went to a retail store and studied how it was put together. I concluded that although the design is not inherently as strong as other designs, that there should be no problem if assembled with care, and this proved to be true.

The only real problem I experienced was with the packaging, and this occurred because the packaging was not intended to serve as outer carton material for shipping individual units. The packaging was intended to protect the product when they are stacked on pallets and wrapped in shrink wrap. Once the manufacturer carton is open, it is apparent that a lot of effort went into just the packaging. There are numerous pieces of structural cardboard, all cut very precisely and fitting together like the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. And the carton had very many large staples. But the outer carton was made of soft, paper-like cardboard, because it just was not intended to stand up to the kind of abuse that something of this sort gets treated to if shipped individually and using the likes of UPS. So I recommend that when you place t

Pros: Beautiful, functional

Cons: Somewhat less sturdy than competing products, but certainly as sturdy as there is any need for it to be

Great product

Written By Kg, Plainfield, il on Friday, May 18, 2012

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Solid and stylish product. Can not beat it for price.

Pros: Sturdy, easy to assemble, stylish look

Cons: Box arrived like it went thru aware. Luckily stand was not damaged.

Simple, Elegant AV Rack

Written By PaulO, Amherst, MA on Monday, April 02, 2012

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Simple, elegant, and easy to assemble, this reasonably priced AV rack allows hidden cable routing and excellent ventilation to keep your components cool. Very pleased with this product, but it came in a box that looked like it had been through the trenches of WW I and missing hardware. Crutchfield overnight shipped a replacement unit (which also arrived torn and beaten up) to replace the missing hardware, but I needed to repack the replacement after fishing out the hardware and had to bring the 75 lb box to a UPS shipping store and pay $7 for the return shipping.

Pros: Great, inexpensive and elegant AV rack.

Cons: Shipped in substandard packaging and arrived with missing parts.

Sanus Stand rates a full 5 Stars!

Written By JoseD, Midway City, CA on Thursday, March 01, 2012

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First of all, I ordered the Black Sanus Stand online. The Crutchfield web application changed my color selection for some reason from Black to either Mocha or Cherry. I really cannot remember. I thought that I had accidentally selected the wrong color, so I re-did my shopping cart. I had to call Crutchfield to take care of the color selection problem. I had the order processed with the correct color within 3 minutes. Then, I received my stand within a week. CAUTION: There are a total of 9 bars that go from the front of the stand to the back, AND only three are used (one) for each of the three middle shelves. I screwed in the wrong bars (they all look the same at first) into two of the middle shelves and the screws went through the front of the stand! I called Sanus (English speaking tech support & based in the USA) and the person there decided to send me out a new front of the stand for FREE!!! I had the new face of the stand within one week. The assembly of this stand is EASY once you get the right bars in the correct places! Only one tool is necessary and is included in the package. The stand, itself, is very sturdy (made of real wood - not particle board), the shelves weigh a lot and are high quality. Assembly shouldn't take you more than 30 minutes. I have a 40lbs. receiver on a middle shelf and it seems to take the weight without problems. After I placed the smoked glass shelves in place, it weighs about 50lbs! Use two people to carry the stand!

Pros: Easy to assemble with one tool (included). Great support from Sanus. Easy ordering online - Call to Crutchfield took care of the wrong color problem within 3 minutes. Very sturdy. Glass shelves are very high quality. Made of real wood. Overall, worth the $300. I found it for $20 less from another online retailer, but I knew that Crutchfield support is great, so why mess with an unknown online retailer? Overall, satisfied with purchase.

Cons: Weighs 70lbs in the box! Use two people to carry it! Shelves are not adjustable - No casters - Assembly is easy but not foolproof! Problem with ordering online from Crutchfield. Not much else is a con. I am satified with my purchase.

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Written By Rick A., Springfield, Mo. on Sunday, January 22, 2012

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Nice Looking and very sturdy rack.I am overall very pleased with this rack.I wish it was adjustable. I have thought about getting a bigger reciever and do not know it it will work with reciever I am looking at.

Pros: Great Looking and very sturdy

Cons: Not adjustable


Written By GARY, PUEBLO WEST, COLORADO on Thursday, November 03, 2011

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Cons: N/A

High Quality Sanus Product

Written By Al A, Orland Park, IL on Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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This stand is sturdy! Each shelf can hold nearly twice of what others in the same price category can hold. Great value, easy to assemble and looks great. The packaging is thick. Good thing, UPS is brutal with packaging.

Another great Sanus product

Written By Brian, Boston, MA on Saturday, April 23, 2011

I had purchased some Sanus speaker stands a few years ago so when I needed a
component rack I checked them out first. Quality is excellent, esp. compared to
cheaper stands that look good in photos but are flimsy in real life. Very easy to put
together with Ikea-like instructions. The cable routing features are excellent. Best
part is my wife likes the way it looks in the living room! Very pleased with my
purchase and would recommend to anyone else in the market for a high quality
rack to hold your components.


Written By Dave, Green River on Friday, March 04, 2011

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Top quality easy to put together MOM loves this piece for her music room. Very
stable,wire routing shroud and access hole well planed! We looked in the local area
found nothing of this quality. THANKS

Good unit

Written By dan, Charlotte, NC on Sunday, February 01, 2009

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This is a good unit for holding your AV equipment. The flexible plastic that is supposed to bend around and hide the cables is way too narrow to do it. It needs to be at least twice as wide to be able to go around the cables.

Excellent and good value!!

Written By Frank, New Haven, CT on Friday, January 30, 2009

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The Sanus natural audio rack has met my expectations. It was well packaged and the instructions were very easy to follow. The quality is excellent with real wood pieces and sturdy metal. The shelving is deep and tall enough to hold my McIntosh amplifier. The only minor quibble is the finish is darker than I thought it would be but it still looks good in the living room

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What's in the box?

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  • Front frame
  • Rear support
  • 9 Shelf supports
  • Large wire channel cover
  • Small wire channel cover
  • 5 Glass shelves
  • 2 Curved brackets
  • 2 Straight brackets
  • 9 Bolts
  • 6 Small flat washers
  • 5 Large flat washers
  • 6 Threaded inserts
  • 4 Glass pads
  • Sanus logo
  • Allen wrench
  • Assembly Instructions

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Overview: The Sanus Foundations Natural Series NFA245 is a 45-inch tall five-shelf audio stand with a contemporary design that blends perfectly into any home décor. Its hardwood and graphite-finished steel construction offers a superior combination of stability and elegance. The audio stand uses extra-thick tempered-glass shelves. Top shelf rear corners are angled for positioning in corners. Features include non-slip protector pads to isolate shelves from frame, open architecture for unrestricted airflow and a concealed rear cable management channel.

Solid Construction: The NFA245 features a hardwood frame that is strong and solid for optimum acoustics.

Flexible Positioning: The Audio Stand's top shelf rear corners are angled to allow tight placement in corners of your room.

Five Shelves: The Audio Stand features five fixed tempered-glass shelves with polished edges that are strong and stylish. The top shelf will support up to 60 lbs, while the bottom shelf will support up to 70 lbs. Each middle shelf will support up to 50 lbs. The bottom shelf has a compartment height of 8.75". The two lowest middle shelves have a compartment height of 8.4375", while the highest middle shelf has a compartment height of 8.25".

Open Architecture: The NFA245 utilizes open architecture to allow unrestricted airflow to keep your AV components cool and operating safely.

Wire Management System: The Audio Stand's wire management system helps keep your cables concealed and organized for a professional looking installation.

Colors: The NFA245 Audio Stand is available in Black, Cherry, or a Mocha wood finish. Black and mocha-finished models feature smoked glass, while Cherry-finished model feature clear glass.

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