About the Sanus LF228
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?
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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"-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
- MFR # LF228
What's in the box:
- 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
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More details on the Sanus LF228
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
- Phillips-head screwdriver
- Ratchet with 1/2" sockets (or 1/2" box wrench)
- Drill with 3/16" bit for wood stud installations
- Tape measure
- 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"