The durable Sanus VMPL50A-B1 mount holds your flat-panel TV just 1-1/4" from the wall. It can support a TV with screen size up to 70" and weighing up to 150 lbs.

Sanus' Virtual Axis™ technology lets you adjust the viewing angle with the touch of a finger. You can lock the viewing position by simply tightening a knob — no tools required. You can also make small adjustments after the mount is affixed to the wall, to level it, or even change the height.

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:

  • fits most flat-panel plasma and LCD TVs from 32"-70"
  • supports TVs up to 150 lbs.
  • tilt range: +8.5° to -10°
  • holds TV 1-1/4" from wall
  • ProSet™ lets you make micro-adjustments in height and level after mounting
  • Virtual Axis™ provides smooth tilt motion with just the touch of a finger for easy adjustment
  • heavy-gauge steel construction with powder-coated finish
  • stud-mounting required
  • includes all necessary hardware
  • 30"W x 18-1/2"H x 1-13/16"D
  • warranty: 10 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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Sanus Wall Mount

Written By Durham, Moyock NC on Sunday, September 21, 2014

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The mount is great exactly what I needed.

Pros: Easy install

Cons: Did not come with the correct screws for my model of TV even though the manufactor says it's the correct mount for my make and model of flat screen.

Works great

Written By KenR, New York, NY on Thursday, September 11, 2014

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Easy to install, and has a good viewing angle.

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Written By JFed, Delray Beach, FL on Monday, August 25, 2014

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I have now used the Sanus TV wall mounts (different models) on several new TV's I just purchased. They are very easy to install. Instructions and packaging are clear makes the install a breeze. It's also easy to adjust the TV after it has been mounted.

Pros: Ease of use. Well constructed.

Wall Mount

Written By Bob, Keswick, VA on Wednesday, June 25, 2014

This is my second Sanus wall mount. Wall mount continues to be of high quality construction, easy to install and reasonably price.

Pros: High Quality Construction Very Easy to install

Cons: None

Super Easy

Written By Fritz in Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY on Friday, June 20, 2014

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This took me about 45 minutes to install. I used molly bolts as opposed to the supplied anchors. The kit came with extra parts that made it flexible to use. The mount is also easy to adjust the level should it be uneven as well as left and right and the viewing angle.

Pros: easy to put up, flexible adjustment, sturdy

Cons: None that I can think of.

Quality Product

Written By SusanS, Centerville, OH on Sunday, May 18, 2014

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This television mount is well constructed and was very easy to install. We installed in in a guest room so we wanted the ability to tilt the television for viewing from bed. Within minutes we had the television mounted. There are latches that allow you to quickly release the television if you need to take it off the wall. Really very good quality at a very reasonable price.

Pros: Quality, Value and Fast Delivery.

Sturdy Mount

Written By Billd, DuBois, PA on Saturday, April 26, 2014

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This is very sturdy mount, very strong.

Pros: Robust, heavy duty, well made.

Cons: Did not have the correct screws for my 40 inch Sony LCD. I had to buy them at the local hardware store.

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Written By Anonymous, Ballston Spa, NY on Wednesday, March 05, 2014

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This was very easy to install and is a styrdy product. Was exactly what we needed to hang the 50" TV we purchased.

Pros: Easy to install.

Cons: TV can slide from side to side but is very secure.

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Written By Ron, Riverside, CA on Friday, February 28, 2014

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Great Product. I have purchased this brand numerous times.

Pros: Easy to install. Works as described. Does the job its intended to do.

Cons: None

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Written By wyogdm, WY on Friday, February 28, 2014

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easy to install, another great product and great price from Crutchfield.

Pros: Easy install

Cons: None

Sturdy & Easy to Install

Written By Frank, Indian Land, SC on Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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Sturdy well built TV wall mount was easy to install for 32"Samsung

Pros: Sturdy and well built

Cons: None

Great mount

Written By SA, New York City on Monday, February 10, 2014

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Chose this stand because it was on sale. Was a little nervous because the TV is towards the top end of its weight scale, but it worked fine. Very easy to put up with easy adjustment. Their online height guide was a plus, adding confidence to the task. Just an FYI, if you have steel stud walls (as I do), you need an accessory kit. Also saw them at Home Depot.

Pros: Easy to adjust. Online set up instructions.

Cons: Needs accessory kit for steel studs - only comes with bolts for wood or concrete. Not a big deal.

Easy to install

Written By RogerNH, Wilmot, NH on Friday, February 07, 2014

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Used this mount to put my new Sony KDL55W900A on the wall. Super easy to install. Followed the recomended measurements using the Sanus Height Finder tool on and it looks great. The mounting screws are heavy-duty and the mount is rock solid. The tilting feature is great and holds the TV where you want it.

Pros: Mount is well made and solid. Mounting screws are high quality steel. Easy to install.

Cons: Only gripe is that the adjustment tool is too short. I had to fashion an extension so I could tighten the screws on the side to hold the tilt position.

Sanus VMPL50A-B1

Written By TJK, DFW, Texas on Thursday, January 30, 2014

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Have installed mounts before, and this one is a great tilting mount, easy to mount, and easy to understand instructions. Would definitely buy another one.

Pros: The tilt, I have mounted this above my taller than normal mantle, so the tilt really helps.

Cons: MAke sure you hook up wires in your tv before you install tv on the mount. I mounted a 60" on it and once it was on it can be difficult to connect wire once its mounted due to clearance issues, however the tilt did help vs. a fixed mount. wasn't all bad.

Good Product

Written By Jackson, Charlottesville on Thursday, January 23, 2014

Did the job and easy installation.

Pros: easy installation

Cons: could have been wider to cover three studs instead of two

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Written By VMPL50-B1, El Paso Tx on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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UNIT ARRIVED AS SCHEDULED . Found mounting instructions clear and easy to Follow.Looks great!

Pros: Erase of installation andsimplicity of mounting and removing TV.

Cons: Wish it had a little more room behind for ease of installing cables without need for Mount spacers.

Sanus VMPL50A-B1

Written By Thedigitalgap, Indian Land SC on Friday, January 17, 2014

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I purchased this mount after looking at many reviews here and around the internet. I have also purchased previous products from Sanus and I have been very pleased. The mount went up without a hitch. Make sure the wall you are mount it on has no waves. My wall had a slight wave which made it a little difficult to hang. But, once we figured out the problem, the rest of the installation went smoothly. I also pick this mount for expansion purposes. I have a 55" now, but I hope to move up to a 65" or 70". Enjoy.

Pros: Lots of adjustments for fine tuning.

Cons: The allen wrench could be a little longer.

Sanus TV wall mount

Written By Denis B., Vacaville, CA on Monday, January 06, 2014

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Very well made wall mount used to mount my Samsung PN60F8500 Plasma TV. Easy to follow instructions and very well designed to fit my 63 lb flat screen. Would recommend to any DIY persons.

Great Wall mount.

Written By Jason, Gallatin, TN on Sunday, December 29, 2013

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Easy to hang and very sturdy. Quality mount that is well made.

Pros: Has adjustment that allows you to perfectly level the tv after hanging it on the wall.

Cons: None

Great tilting display

Written By BR, Syracuse NY on Sunday, December 29, 2013

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Installed this week to mount a ~6 year old Toshiba 46" LCD TV (75 lb). Went up very easily on 16" center stud wall. Leveling feature is nice after TV is mounted, release tabs to remove are nice. Only issue is that I may need to get some right angle plugs to tilt the screen down.

Pros: Easy to install, micro leveling after mounting is great, tilt tension is nice

Cons: TV rails scratched wall a bit when hanging TV, but that's behind the set. Would be better for cords if it sat out an extra inch

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Written By Ted M., Lake Monticello, Virginia on Thursday, December 26, 2013

The technicians from Crutchfield installed the TV so, I really can's say much about how easy it was to use. It's doing it's job, including providing a slight downward tilt for the screen as i requested. I have no complaints.

Pros: It works completely to my satisfaction

Cons: None

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Written By jp, Northeast Iowa on Friday, December 20, 2013

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Overall very impressed with this mount. Didn't take long at all and I have an older (wider) 55" flatscreen and it holds up my TV just fine.

Pros: Quick install. Not much skill required to figure it out.

Cons: When they say it is close to the wall they aren't kidding. I had to plug all components in before I hung the TV.

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Written By Jeremy, Lusby, MD on Friday, December 13, 2013

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This is a easy TV mount to install (used the online height estimator to help). Seems very well made and sturdy - have a Panasonic 55" plasma mounted to it without any issues.

Pros: Simple, quick installation. Sturdy.

Cons: The screw tool that is provided could be a little longer to help with adjustments when using a larger TV.

Sanus VMPL50A-B1

Written By DwightS, Charlottesville on Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Low profile, easy to attach to tv and then to hang tv on the wall mount. No hardware included for pure drywall mounting (the studs in my wall did not allow tv to be centered), or at least the instructions don't recommend hanging mount without screwing into studs. Overall very satisfied.

Pros: Easy install and sturdy construction

Cons: The adjustment tool is a bit short for use with a 50" tv, but still worked fine.

Excellent TV mount but.

Written By Anonymous, South Lake Tahoe, Ca on Monday, December 02, 2013

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Very nice mount however, on my TV (KDL-60R550A) you will need a right angle HDMI for TV attach and a recessed power socket for room to tilt, it barely worked without tilting. After I installed the recessed power outlet and slipped on the right angle HDMI adapter it worked fantastic.

Easy to install

Written By Anonymous, orange, va. on Friday, November 22, 2013

It was very easy to install no more than half an hour of work (looks great).

Pros: Great build quality

Cons: None

Great tv mount

Written By Anonymous, Omaha, NE on Tuesday, November 12, 2013

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Great tv mount! Easy to use and install!

Sanus VMPL50A-B1

Written By Chris D, Ri on Friday, November 01, 2013

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Super easy to install very detailed instructions.

Pros: Simple install easy leveling features

great product

Written By vk, los angeles, CA on Friday, September 27, 2013

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great product .. great price..

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Written By Chris, Arlington, VA on Thursday, September 19, 2013

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High qualiy, lightweight and sturdy. Installs easily and adjusts well for tilt up and down. Would buy the same model again without reservation.

Great mount easy to install

Written By Will, McKinney, TX on Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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Awesome mount acquired for a great price on sale! Installed it myself in less than 20 minutes.

Pros: Keeps your flat screen close to the wall but gives you the option to utilise the Sanus' Virtual AxisT technology lets you adjust the viewing angle with the touch of a finger. You can lock the viewing position by simply tightening a knob - no tools required

Cons: None I can think of

sanos tilt mount

Written By Tiny, Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, September 04, 2013

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Very sturdy, easy to mount to just about anywhere. I've tried others in the past. But this model is one that I'm using now and will be replacing the crappy one's that tony hold up to the test of time.

Pros: Great product. All around.

Cons: None found.

solid mount with a great tilt angle

Written By Michael C, Houston on Sunday, August 18, 2013

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works perfectly in the bedroom. I have it 14 feet away, from where I watch it on my bed, and the mount lets me angle it perfectly towards the bed. It allows you lock it in place once you find that perfect tilt. Tilting is necessary since I have the bottom of the TV 5 1/2 feet high.

Pros: tilt action is great, mounting is super easy.

Cons: none

Sleek and sturdy

Written By KB, Cumming, GA on Sunday, July 28, 2013

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Installed a 65 inch tv using this mount.. Sleek and well built.. Easily adjustable within the allowable limited angle.. No issues so far.. Been 1 month and good so far..

Sanus VMPL50A-B1

Written By Satisfied Customer, Sellersville, PA on Saturday, July 13, 2013

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I've never gone wrong with anything I've purchased from Crutchfield. This product is no exception. Easily ordered, Crutchfield price was good, shipped promptly and received in excellent condition. Mounted my Samsung 47" tv with this bracket. Two people make it much easier to hang. Very good adjustment options. 100% satisfied. Thanks Crutchfield.

Pros: Excellent quality, easy to install, all hardware needed included, this mount is rock solid and works as advertised. Instructions are clear - read and follow directions and you'll have it installed in no time.

Cons: None that I can come up with.

Sanus VMPL50A-B1

Written By Anonymous, Hortonville, Wi on Thursday, July 11, 2013

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Easy to install & very sturdy. The hex wrench needs to be longer.

Sturdy and easy to mount.

Written By Alex, Colmar, PA on Friday, July 05, 2013

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Mounted super easy. Even included spacers to have the tv a perfect distance from the wall.

Pros: All hardware needed and more. Breeze to install

Cons: None.

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Written By KingW, Waikiki on Tuesday, June 04, 2013

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Very easy to install.

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Written By Jerry, St Michaels, Md on Friday, May 24, 2013

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Easy to install, heavy duty, good quality

Pros: Easy to install

Cons: None


Written By Jake S, Erie Pa on Thursday, May 09, 2013

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Good quality

Pros: Easy to ajust

Cons: None

Sanus VMPL50A-B1

Written By steve, syracuse,ny on Friday, April 26, 2013

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very good product, well made. the brackets were any easy install with minimal effort.


Written By CB, PA on Tuesday, April 23, 2013

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Easy to install, and keeps the tv close to the wall for a sleek look.

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Written By Ken W, Apple Valley, MN on Monday, April 15, 2013

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I replaced a similar product with this one and I am 100% satisfied with the results.

Pros: Ease of installation, precise directions

Cons: none

Works great, easy to install

Written By David R., Saxapahaw, NC on Monday, March 25, 2013

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Used to mount my 50" Panasonic Plasma to my bedroom wall. Brackets were easy to mount to the television, and the wall plate mounted to the wall with nary an issue. I did have to have someone hold the wall plate steady as a leveled it and marked the mounting holes (it's HEAVY, but that's a good thing). Once attached, it was easy as lifting the TV up and clicking it into place.

Pros: Well made, heavy duty

Cons: None

tilting wall mount works well

Written By slist, Albany, NY on Thursday, February 28, 2013

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Wall mount is very well made and easy to install and use

Pros: easy to install, good adjustment mech,very sturdy

Cons: could stand to be a bit wider had to drill some of my own mounting holes in it.

Sanus VMPL50A-B1

Written By Ken M, Kane Pa on Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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Sturdy,all parts there,installation very simple

Great wall mount

Written By JeffP, Abilene, TX on Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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This is the second of these wall mounts I've purchased. Extremely easy to install and hang the TV. Very secure and built better than any of the competitors that I researched at local stores like Sears and Best Buy.

Pros: Easy to install. Easy to adjust. Crutchfield has best pricing

Cons: None

Good Flat Screen Wall Mount

Written By S.W., Northern,CA on Wednesday, January 30, 2013

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Overall a good wall mount for a flat screen. Crutchfiled price and shipping couldn't be beat.

Pros: Easy install, does a great job.

Cons: None

Sanus VMPL50A-B1

Written By Ron, Great Falls, MT on Monday, January 28, 2013

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This mount is rock solid. It works as advertised and is easy to install. Read and follow the instructions. Measure, measure, measure before you drill.

Pros: Rock solid, very affordable and easy to install. Post installation adjustments are a breeze.

Cons: none

Sanus VMPL50A-B1

Written By Anonymous, Southern, Illinois on Sunday, January 20, 2013

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Easy to install. Instructions describe all the steps to the process well. It was exactly what I expected it to be.

Pros: Great tilting wall mount. Easy to install.

Cons: None.

Sanus VMPL50A-B1 wall mount

Written By Rich, Florida on Monday, December 17, 2012

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Ordered 2 mounts on Wednesday, arrived on Friday...just in time for my installer. Shawn (Rep) helped allot and confirmed that I was making the right choice for my Sony 32 (mount wall bracket was just the exact size of the TV itself..perfect) and 42 inch flat screens. Mounting was simple and the tilt and horizontal adjustments are just what I wanted. Crutchfield (Shawn) answered all my questions...not like the BIG BOX stores, who only sell what 2 units they stock and do not have a clue as to how they operate and leave you more confused than when you entered the store.

Pros: Fast, easy to install, great tilt and horizontal adjustment, well made brackets and hardware.........Crutchfield, great Customer Service

Cons: none

Good value

Written By Switzerland, Pittsburgh on Wednesday, November 07, 2012

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Easy to install, enought angle for lower installations , Hdmi cables are a little hard to install do to closeness to wall, suggest angled or flexible cables

Pros: Price , easy install

Cons: No fault of product , tv very tight to wall so adding cables to back of tv difficult

Great mount

Written By Darren808, Ewa Beach, HI on Friday, October 05, 2012

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Great Wall mount... The slotted screw holes on the base ended up reall coming in handy as my drill found a drywall screw and moved a bit. I was still able to get mount secured to metal wall studs using the sanus snap toggles.

Pros: Proset

Cons: Hard to secure bottom latch.

Great product, reasonable pricing.

Written By PeterJ, Nantucket, MA on Sunday, September 30, 2012

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I was very pleased with this product, easy to put together, and the TV snaps right in place after securing the mount. I would have rated it higher if it was a little wider. It is just wide enough to catch two studs so I had to mount it a little off center for proper placement of the TV, all and all it feels very secure.

Pros: Solid, well built, easy assembly and movement is precise.

Cons: would have liked the mount a little wider

Fast & Simple

Written By Sherri, Florida on Monday, August 27, 2012

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Cheapest on the net. Arrived ahead of schedule. Quality product. Instructions were easy. My husband had our new 60" TV on the wall in about an hour. And that was more because it took time to figure out all the cables & cords. Very solid.

Pros: good quality, easy installation

Cons: none

Sturdy mount but a real pain to adjust

Written By DaveH, Tenafly, NJ on Sunday, July 24, 2011

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The mount works fine, if you plan on putting up once and never having to take it down ever again. It is an absolute pain to take down once you have it tilted downwards at an angle.

Solid unit but difficult to adjust

Written By HankM, California on Monday, January 17, 2011

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Easy to install but when used to hold a 50"plasma, you cannot reach behind to adjust
the angle. The mount is too close to the wall while the adjusting wing nut-like knobs
are too far in to reach by hand. Ended up using a ratchet, with 2-10" extensions, and a
socket with and Allen wrench head to tighten down the knobs. A bit of a pain since not
everyone is going to have those types of tools just laying about.
Other than that it's a sturdy mount and, once adjusted, holds the plasma in position.

A great product!

Written By Scott G., Northern New Jersey on Monday, January 17, 2011

Solidly constructed, instructions were ok (though not really necessary if you've done this type of install before or have a general idea of what your doing), and there was plenty of hardware included for all types of installations. I had no issues mounting my 55" with this wall mount. It looks absolutely fantastic up on the wall instead of on the provided stand and also helped move my TV back over another foot from my viewing location.

The only caveat of the install was I decided not to use any of the included spacers as to minimize the amount of distance between the wall and the TV and to maximize the distance from the TV to my viewing position. As a result, my friend and I, while installing, had to mount and unmount the TV several times to adjust the tilt and height so as to get it perfectly level and the proper amount of tilt. Please note this is not a flaw in the mount, rather it was a choice of mine to have the TV as flush as possible to the wall.

Overall, I am thourougly pleased with the fit and finish of the product, the end result, and would definitely recommend this product to anyone looking for a nice wall mount!

( I apologize if this review doesn't come out cleanly, I typed it three times and it kept breaking up this way. Sorry!)

Great mount

Written By Jaysen, Princeton, NJ on Tuesday, November 16, 2010

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Purchased this mount with our new Samsung PN50C550 TV and the mount looks great
on the wall. Upgraded the LAG bolts for some SPAX bolts due to some wall issues.
The mount is solid now. The mount keeps the TV close to the wall, if you had a lot of
cable connectors on the back of your TV look for some cables with angled plugs
because of the clearance on the back of the TV depending on the angle. Great mount,
easy (and simple) instructions.

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  • Wall plate
  • 2 TV mounting brackets
  • 4 Philips-head bolts (M4 x 12mm)
  • 4 Philips-head bolts (M4 x 30mm)
  • 4 Philips-head bolts (M6 x 14mm)
  • 4 Philips-head bolts (M6 x 40mm)
  • 4 Philips-head bolts (M8 x 16mm)
  • 4 Philips-head bolts (M8 x 40mm)
  • Four M4 flat-washers
  • Four M6/M8 flat-washers
  • 4 Shoulder washers
  • Four 14mm spacers
  • Four 24mm spacers
  • Four 5/16" x 2-3/4" lag-bolts
  • 4 Flat-washers (for lag-bolts)
  • 4 Lag-bolt anchors
  • 3/16" x 10" hex-key
  • Instructions booklet

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Overview: The Sanus VisionMount VMPL50A is a tilting wall-mount for 32" to 70" flat-panel TVs. The VMPL50A's solid heavy-gauge steel construction offers a sleek, high-tech look while providing strength and durability. The VMPL50A utilizes Sanus Systems' Virtual Axis tilting system to provide easy adjustment of viewing angle with just the touch of a finger. The Sanus wall-mount also features ProSet post-installation height and leveling adjustment to ensure your TV is perfectly positioned after hanging. Adjustable TV brackets offer lateral shift ability to allow perfect TV placement, even with off-center wall studs. Your flat-panel TV will be positioned just 1.8125" from the wall for a clean, low-profile appearance.

Compatibility: The Sanus VMPL50A universal wall-mount bracket is designed to fit flat-panel plasma and LCD monitors from 32" to 70". The TV can have a maximum weight of 150 pounds.

Construction: The bracket is constructed of heavy-gauge steel with a durable powder coated black finish.

Mounting: The wall plate must be mounted to wall studs or anchored to a brick, block, or concrete wall using the supplied lag bolts. The slots in the wall plate can accommodate a variety of stud spacing, allowing you to easily mount the TV to wall studs that are 16" or 24" on center. Once the wall plate is anchored to the wall studs and the monitor brackets (with the TV attached) are snapped into the wall plate, the TV can slide left to right, allowing you to center the TV on the wall. After the TV is secured, it will be held approximately 1.8125" from the wall.

Note: Each monitor bracket has multiple bolt holes and can accommodate vertical hole spacing (on the back of the TV) up to 17.25" (437mm). Since the monitor brackets can slide on the wall plate, the horizontal hole spacing on the back of the TV can range from 1.9375" to 26.5" (48 to 673mm).

Steel Stud Mounting: If you wish to mount this Sanus wall mount in a building with steel stud walls, you will need the Sanus SSMK1 Steel Stud Mounting Kit (051SSMK1). Steel stud walls are typically found in commercial applications, such as office buildings, warehouses, and condominiums.

Mounting Hardware/Bolt Pattern:  The VMPL50A comes with M4, M6, and M8 bolts to mount the monitor 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:

  • 100mm x 100mm
  • 200mm x 100mm
  • 200mm x 200mm
  • 300mm x 200mm
  • 300mm x 300mm
  • 400mm x 200mm
  • 400mm x 300mm
  • 400mm x 400mm
  • 500mm x 200mm
  • 500mm x 300mm
  • 500mm x 400mm
  • 600mm x 400mm
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.

Rail Design: The wall-mount's rail design allows your mounted television to shift left and right for perfect placement, even with off-center studs.

ProSet Post-Installation: The ProSet feature allows you to also make height (+/-5") and level (+/-2.5°) adjustments.

Virtual Axis Technology: Once the TV is secured to the wall, you can adjust the TV's angle. With the Virtual Axis fingertip tilt system, the TV can tilt 8.5° up or 10° down, and you can lock the position by simply tightening a knob on each monitor bracket.

Installation Tools: The following tools are recommended for mounting the VMPL50A:

  • Stud finder
  • Awl
  • Level
  • Tape Measure
  • Hammer
  • Phillips-head screwdriver
  • Electric drill
  • Drill bits: 7/32" (wood studs) and 3/8" (masonry)
  • Wrench or ratchet and socket: 1/2"


Wall Plate:

  • Width = 30.0"
  • Height = 7.125"
  • Depth = 0.5"

Monitor Brackets:

  • Width = 1.8125" (3.1875" w/ knob)
  • Height = 18.5"
  • Depth = 1.625"

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