Sanus Premium Series VLF525
Full-motion wall mount with articulating arm for 51"-70" TVs
Our take on the Sanus Premium Series VLF525 by Crutchfield's Ralph Graves
The Sanus Premium Series VLF525 is a full-motion wall mount so you can precisely position your flat-panel TV. A wall mount cover hides ugly screwheads, giving your installation a finished look. The mount can support TVs with screen sizes from 51" to 70" and weighing up to 125 lbs. The articulated arm extends your TV up to 25" out from the wall. You can swivel your TV from side to side, and tilt it up or down for optimal viewing.
A safe design for mounting
Once you've secured the brace to the wall, the arm just slides into position. A safety lock that closes with an audible click lets you know the arm is securely in place. And once you've positioned the arm the way you want it, a sliding tab locks it for stability. The provided stud finder and plastic template ensure mounting hardware is properly spaced.
Fine-tune your TV's placement
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 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.
- designed for TVs 51"-70"
- supports up to 125 lbs.
- pivoting arm extends TV up to 25" away from the wall
- tilt range: +5° to -15° (may vary with size of TV)
- roll adjustment: +3° to -3°
- in-arm wire channel conceals cables without inhibiting movement
- stud-mounting required
- 30-7/8"W x 18-5/8"H x 3-5/8"D (up to 25" with arm extended)
- warranty: 10 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- 2 Horizontal TV brackets
- Vertical TV bracket
- Arm assembly
- Four M4 x30mm bolts
- Four M5 x 30mm bolts
- Four M6 x 35mm bolts
- Four M8 x 35mm bolts
- Four M4/M5 washers
- Four M6/M8 washers
- 4 Spacers
- Four 5/16" x 3-1/2" lag bolts
- 4 Anchors
- Wall-Mount Template
- Instruction Manual
- Online Product Registration
- Stud Finder/Level note
Great mount and easy to install. I mounted a Sony XBR 65 inch with this unit.
Lyle, Georgetown, TN
Sanus Premium Series VLF525 Reviews
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Full-Motion Design: The Sanus Premium Series VLF525 full-motion, wall-mount bracket provides a 3-points of movement for an optimal viewing position. The VLF525 extends from the wall (3.625"-25"), tilts up/down (+5°/-15°), and swivels left or right (+/-90°) for easy viewing anywhere in the room.
TV Capacity: The Sanus Premium Series VLF525 wall-mount bracket is designed to support flat-panel TVs from 51" to 70", weighing up to 125 lbs.
VESA Bolt Pattern: The VLF525 full-motion, wall-mount bracket accommodates a horizontal hole spacing on back of the TV of 300mm-700mm and a vertical hole spacing of 200mm-400mm. The Sanus VLF525 comes with M4, M5, M6, and M8 size bolts of differing lengths to mount the bracket to your TV. It will accommodate the following VESA hole patterns in accordance with industry standards set by the Video Electronics Standards Association:
- 300mm x 200mm
- 300mm x 300mm
- 400mm x 300mm
- 400mm x 400mm
- 500mm x 300mm
- 500mm x 400mm
- 600mm x 400mm
- 700mm 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.
Construction: The bracket is constructed of heavy-gauge steel and high-impact plastic with a durable powder-coated black finish.
Perfect Positioning: The TV brackets and arm assembly let your television slide from side-to-side on the wall-mount plate for perfect positioning of the TV on your wall. There are also two level adjustment screws on the TV bracket to raise or lower (+/-3°) the sides of the TV.
Note: The wall plate must be mounted to wall studs or anchored to a brick, block, or concrete wall using the supplied lag bolts (and wall-anchors). The slots in the wall plate can accommodate wall studs 16" and 24" on center.
Safety Tabs: Once the wall plate is anchored to the wall studs, the arm assembly can be hooked into the wall bracket. An integrated safety tab on the TV bracket provides a safe and easy connection to the wall bracket you can hear. The TV brackets are then attached to the back of your television and then mounted to the assembly arm; a safety knob & tab secures it in place.
Cable Management: An in-arm cable management channel protects and conceals cables the length of the arm for a clean appearance, while decorative covers conceal assembly and mounting hardware of the wall-plate for a finished appearance.
Installation Tools: The following tools are recommended for mounting the VLF525:
- Tape measure
- Stud finder/level (included)
- 7/32 Drill bit (for wood stud)
- 3/8" Drill bit (for masonry)
- 1/2" Socket wrench
- Screw driver
- Horizontal TV Bracket:
- Width = 29.5625"
- Height = 2.25"
- Depth = 1.25"
- Vertical TV Bracket:
- Width = 4.5"
- Height = 19.0625"
- Depth = 0.9375"
- Arm Assembly (retracted):
- Width = 14.9375"
- Height = 15.75"
- Depth = 2.1875"
- Wall Plate:
- Width = 30.875"
- Height = 15.75"
- Depth = 2.625"
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Why did you buy this?
High quality, has range of motion required. [ Timothy Jun 25, 2018 ]
Needed a mount that I could move the TV over to one side. The studs are 24" and one is right behind the center of TV. Based on a few reviews I should be able to move the TV back to the center. [ MICHAEL Jun 21, 2018 ]
best reviews of tv wall mount [ Norman Jun 20, 2018 ]
Highly recommended, plus i have one all ready [ James Apr 05, 2018 ]
Purchased one before, for use in my previous home. I like the clean design and sturdy construction. [ W Mar 13, 2018 ]
range of motion [ Michael Jan 31, 2018 ]
Excellent reviews, quality vendor. [ Andrew Richard Nov 12, 2017 ]
Looked at them a while seems to be a good one will find out shortlly. Looking for quality. [ Robert Feb 13, 2017 ]
Mounting a Samsung TV! [ Tom Jan 09, 2017 ]
Recommended by installers. [ Anthony Jan 07, 2017 ]
needed the least expensive option to mount a TV in built-in shelves in the corner of the room, that would be easy to pull/swing out for best viewing angles. [ Clark Nov 03, 2016 ]
My research leads me to believe that Sanus is a high quality mount and this particular mount has the flexibility of movement I am looking for. [ Andrew Oct 10, 2016 ]
Needed the 25" extension, prior brand experience, excellent pricing. [ Robert Sep 07, 2016 ]
Great price [ Kenneth Aug 18, 2016 ]
Kevin's recommendation - extends out 25", moves left and right to center in my cabinet opening, open box item Kevin's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=108 [ Larry Aug 03, 2016 ]
hanging tv on a wall [ Robert Jul 22, 2016 ]
great price for this item.....actually went with a larger model Sanus mount due to the price point of Crutchfield vs. Best Buy / Walmart / Amazon, et al [ Joseph Jul 18, 2016 ]
Brand reputation, weight load, and ability to extend TV out from wall as needed. [ NEAL Feb 18, 2016 ]
2 questions already asked
It will handle all the sizes you mentioned. I have a 2016 Samsung 75" on mine and it handles mine with no problem, even when fully extended. My Samsung weighs 80 lbs. [ RANDALL Mar 12, 2018 ]
Yes, the mount is over built. Save all info from new mount and use largest fasteners for your location. I move my tv around for cleaning and it never changes . [ ROBERT Mar 12, 2018 ]
The mount is adjustable so you should be able to get it set to where the brackets are not exposed. Once you adjust it to where you want you can then lock it in. [ Kenny Feb 18, 2017 ] Staff
Thanks for your question. Yes it will. On the TV product page check out the "Accessories" tab for compatible mounts and you will see many different options. Hope this helps. [ Kenny Feb 16, 2017 ] Staff