Mounting & Enclosure Systems


By Margot Douaihy July 6,2009


Custom Features Mount

A Good, Better, Best Guide to Mounting & Enclosure Systems

INW-AM325 with the AM250
Premier Mounts INW-AM325

Mounts and enclosures: they’re more than your average accessory. In fact, modern custom home projects could not function without them. Flat-panel video displays and projectors depend on them, literally, and they just might help increase margins and functionality on projects of just about any scale. These days it seems like mounts and enclosures can fit any functional requirement of an installation, and any budget.

In a product category where stability, security, and rigidity are virtues, there is an increasing amount of motion. Offerings like articulating arms, full tilts, swivel mounts, and even remote motorization are available alongside retractable and recessed in-wall enclosure options.

B-Tech AV Mounts BT8000/51
B-Tech AV Mounts BT8000/51

In the mounting market, automation has been a growing trend in recent years. OmniMount’s new motorized cantilever mount is a fully featured product equipped with remote control power. It also offers automatic wall detection functionality and is compatible with virtually all brands of 37- and 52- inch flat panels.

Video Mount Products PDM-FT
Video Mount Products PDM-FT

In its Good, Better, Best lineup, OmniMount is not comparing apples to apples with its products. Instead, Kimberly Fabiano, OmniMount brand manager, is showcasing the company’s diverse offerings: “The latest and greatest is a motorized cantilever, but you can still get a really great product with a full-featured traditional cantilever, and if you need something a little smaller, we have an affordable, lightweight solution as well.”

Peerless Mounts
Peerless Mounts SA760PU

Chief Manufacturing is also emphasizing the convenience of motorization in its new suite of mounts. Chief debuted an exciting lineup of motion mounting products at CEDIA EXPO this year.

Meanwhile, the swing-out motion continues with Premier Mounts. Designed for use with company’s most popular universal flat-panel TV mounts, Premier Mounts’ “Best” product in this guide is the INW-AM325 with the AM250, a recess mount for AM250 and AM3 Swingout Arms with cable routing through knockouts and drop-in power/signal box for headache-free wiring.

ITS Enclosures
ITS Enclosures ViewStation Array

BUSINESS TRENDS
It appears that the recession forecasts are indeed coming true. U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson recently admitted that the economy is facing a decline at the moment but hoped for a recovery later in the year. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve intervened to rescue Bear Stearns, providing $30 billion in emergency support while two other Wall Street banks reported reduced profits. At the same time, the housing market is still pinched by the mortgage crisis.

OmniMount Motion52
OmniMount Motion52

How this relates to the CEDIA channel is up for debate. The top one percent is usually not tremendously affected, but the home systems installer may find it difficult to contract new-home build projects of scale. Instead, many dealers are reporting new opportunities for retrofit projects with existing clients. In this sense, customization has good potential for margin building. As video display prices drop, mounting accessories are a good upgrade possibility and allow for more exciting placement options in the home.

There are low-profile and hidden electronics at Sanus Systems, especially in the company’s VisionMount low-profile flat-panel TV wall mount line. Their “Best” product, the VisionMount LL22, fits large flat panels between 30 to 60 inches and mounts the display just 1.5 inches from the wall for a totally flush appearance. It also offers seamless post-installation height and leveling adjustments, while its lateral shift allows a TV to slide left and right for ideal display placement, even with off-center studs. It will be available July 2008.

K2 Mounts Underbed Lift
K2 Mounts Underbed Lift

The demands on flat-panel mounts have increased significantly in the past year as flatpanel displays and applications continue to evolve. From unusual kitchen applications to weatherproof installations, versatility is key.

While customers used to be satisfied with wall mounting and flat-panel enclosure solutions that were universal, products for modern business must also be easy to install and save labor time, especially in large-scale or complicated projects.

Video Mount Products, based in Maryland, is another manufacturer with a mandate for innovation. Its “Better” product, the LCD-MIDFT is a universal mid-size flat-panel flush mount with tilt. Mounting rails adjust to accommodate monitors with mounting holes up to VESA 400 x 200. Additionally, it accommodates a double-gang box.

The SA750PU from Peerless Mounts fits 32- to 50-inch LCD and plasma screens, and its double-stud mount offers adjustability features for better viewing angles. It also features U-groove channels for sleek cable management.

K2 Mounts is also shipping a new universal mounting system for the custom installation channel. Its K2-A2-S, K3-A2-S, and K4-A1-S are designed for flat-panel TVs of varying sizes with individual design and construction. The K2-A2-S is designed specifically for smaller plasma and LCD TVs ranging in size from 13 to 30 inches, or a maximum weight of 35 pounds, The K3-A2-S is for larger sets between 32 and 45 inches with a maximum weight of 130 pounds. The K4-A1-S, the largest flat-panel mount the company has ever offered with an articulating arm, is best suited for 45- to 60-inch displays up to 198 pounds.

VisionMount LA112
From Sanus (top row from left): VisionMount LA112, Woodbrook WFAV66; (bottom row from left) VisionMount LT25, VisionMount LL22, Vertical Foundations VF5023-B1

VALUE-ADDED, EVERY DAY
How can mounts help installers add value on a day-to-day basis? This is where a “Good, Better, Best” approach helps out, by asking dealers to consider cost implications. There is value to bring with each artfully executed integration project. The mounting accessory fully complements the value-added mission. B-Tech BT8000/51 is a universal large wall -mount available for $189.95 MSRP. It sits only 1.5 inches from the wall and mounts both VESA and non-VESA screens at more than 55 inches. The unique mount allows for 90 degree rotation, so horizontal maximum can be 500mm or 970mm, while the vertical maximum can be 970mm or 500mm respectively, depending on mounting requirements. It also allows for portrait or landscape mounting of the screen.

Middle Atlantic Products AXS
Middle Atlantic Products AXS

Because it values the overall success of the integrated system, Middle Atlantic Products has introduced new Duct Cool Series ventilation system. The Duct Cool vent system is designed to extract heated air quickly and more quietly from confined spaces such as a closet, millwork opening, cabinet, or enclosure. The Duct Cool vent system fan can also be mounted remotely without significant loss of performance. A temperature probe and thermostatic control save energy by only running the system when needed.

ITS Enclosures is another company with heat on its mind. Its ViewStation Array LCD display technology with thermal management for temperature regulation, also has content/device management and is environmentally sealed. Other features include integrated air movement and lockable, secure construction.

 

 

Chief Manufacturing www.chiefmfg.com

 

Good - RLT

RLT
FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
30- to 60-inch flat-panels$149Black
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
3.6 inchesTilt: Patented Centris Technology provides -/+15 degrees fingertip tiltAll mounting hardware included for wood stud installation.
SPECIAL FEATURES  
The RLT offers time-saving installation features like the Chief exclusive GlideLock tool-less latching. Additional features include post installation lateral shift, multiple mounting options, and patented Centris fingertip tilt.

Better - PIW

PIW
FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
42- to 63-inch flat-panels$699Black
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
1.6 inchesSwing Arm: 15 degrees patented fingertip tilt, 15-inch extension, 40 degrees left/right swivelAll mounting hardware included for wood stud installation. Ships with template for easy measuring and simplified post-construction installation.
SPECIAL FEATURES  
Chief’s new in-wall swing arms simplify installation, allowing perfect centering of a flat-panel TV at any position within a 16-inch stud system. The patent-pending design uses a convenient mount template and eliminates the need to cut into studs or install headers. ClickConnect Technology provides installers with an audible click to confirm a secure connection when hanging the flat panel.

Best - CM7

CM7
FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
42- to 63-inch flat-panels$999Black
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
4.6 inchesAutomated Swing Arm: -7/+20 degrees tilt, 19-28 degrees left/right swivel, 12-inch extensionMounting hardware included for wood stud, concrete block or brick wall installation.
SPECIAL FEATURES  
The automated CM7 flat panel mount extends from the wall, swivels left/right and tilts, all via remote control. Two preset remote buttons allow users to program favorite viewing positions. This on-wall mount is easy to install, featuring cable management and 12-inch (305 mm) smooth extension.

 

 

Middle Atlantic Products www.middleatlantic.com

Good/Small - REB Series

REB Series


FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
Approximately two to three AV componentPlease check with your local custom residential installerBlack laminate
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
Must be mounted in an entertainment center or millwork, and requires a minimum depth of 15 to 19 inches depending on model for mounting.Slide-out and rotating baseCable management accessories
SPECIAL FEATURES  
Low-profile rotating slide-out equipment base with velcro dots to secure components and an open design to facilitate passive thermal management.

Better/Medium - ASR HD Series

ASR HD Series
FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
Up to nine AV components (depending on size)Please check with your local custom residential installerSilver anodized, black anodized, unfinished wood
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
Must be mounted in an entertainment center or millwork, and requires a minimum depth of 23 inches depending on model for mounting.Slide-out and rotating shelf systemFour, six, or nine shelves; brackets for securing components; cable management
SPECIAL FEATURES  
This rotating slide-out shelving system offers vented shelves, self-leveling shelves, locking trim panels, self-centering base, and the ability to accommodate power strips.

Best/Large - AXS

AXS
FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
Larger, whole systems, with any type of home AV componentPlease check with your local custom residential installerBlack rail, accepts brushed and anodized custom rackshelves
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
Must be mounted in an entertainment center or millwork, and requires a minimum depth of 19, 22.5 or 28.5 inches, depending on model.Slide-outTwo pairs fixed-position 11-gauge threaded 10-32 front and rear rackrail, cable management
SPECIAL FEATURES  
Special features: Brush gasket, guide kit, and cable management tray.

 

K2 Mounts www.k2mounts.com 866.526.6868

Good K3-A2-S

K3-A2-S

■ Designed for larger sets between 32 inches and 45 inches with a maximum weight of 130lbs.
■ Offers steel construction with an elegant powder coat finish
■ Tilts maximum 15 degrees and the articulating arm offers 180 degrees of horizontal adjustment
■ The fluid rotation of the mount offers the end-user endless viewing configurations
■ Installation is easy with all the hardware included plus an integrated bubble level that insures a straight installation every time
■ All K2 Mounts offer a lifetime guarantee with a free $10,000 component assurance
■ $449.99 MSRP

Better K4-A1-S

K4-A1-S

■ The K4-A1-S, the largest flat-panel mount the company has ever offered with an articulating arm
■ Allows for the weight of 198 lbs. and is best suited for 45-inch to 60-inch TVs
■ Offers steel construction with an elegant powder coat finish
■ Tilts maximum 15 degrees and the articulating arm offers 180 degrees of horizontal adjustment
■The fluid rotation of the mount offers the end-user endless viewing configurations
■ Installation is easy with all the hardware included plus an integrated bubble level that insures a straight installation every time
■ All K2 Mounts offer a lifetime guarantee with a free $10,000 component assurance
■ $549.99 MSRP

Best Underbed Lift

Underbed Lift

■ A collaboration with MK 1 Studio
■ Conceals a 50-inch flat-panel display with external amplifiers, DVD, VCR, subwoofer, and 7 channels of surround sound beneath a king-size bed
■ Conceals a 42-inch flat-panel display with the same equipment under a queen-size bed
■ Takes 35 seconds to deploy
■ Weight: 40 to 43 inches, 600 lbs./45 to 50 inches, 680 lbs.
■ Power requirements: 6A @ 110VAC (excluding additional equipment)
■ Installation time: six to 10 hours depending on options
■ Overall height: 70 inches
■ Weight capacity: Up to 165 lbs with speakers

 

 

OmniMount www.omnimount.com

 

Best - Motion52

Motion52
FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
Large motorized flat-panel mount Fits 37- to 52-inch flat-panels, up to 95 lbs.$799.95Available in anthracite to complement high gloss black flat panels
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
2.9 inches (74mm) in the fixed positionAutomated cantilever - tilt, pan and swivel for multiple viewing angles via remote controlMounting hardware on all OmniMount products is Grade 5 quality
SPECIAL FEATURES  
Automated and versatile — the Motion52 motorized flat panel mount is designed to safely tilt, pan and swivel just about any 37- to 52-inch flat-panel up to 95 lbs with the touch of a button. And compared to other products in its class, the Motion52 has virtually silent operation, universal rails and the lowest mounting profile.

Better - UCL-X

UCL-X
FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
Large/X-large flat-panel mount Fits 32- to 63-inch flat-panels, up to 200 lbs..$549.95Available in both platinum and black powder coat finishes
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
6.2 inches (157mm)Cantilever with tilt, pan, and swivel for maximum viewing anglesMounting hardware on all OmniMount products is Grade 5 quality
SPECIAL FEATURES  
Unparalleled in the industry, the Architectural Series is a breakthrough in flat panel mount design. The combination of strength, easy installation and maximum flexibility effortlessly set these mounts apart from the competition. The flagship product in the line, the UCL-X, offers expertly styled features such as an I-beam design for added strength, an innovative four-link tilting mechanism and high-capacity integrated cable management covers.

Good - 4N1-S

4N1-S
FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
Large motorized flat-panel mount Fits 37- to 52-inch flat-panels, up to 95 lbs..$799.95Available in anthracite to complement high gloss black flat panels
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
2.9 inches (74mm) in the fixed positionAutomated cantilever - tilt, pan and swivel for multiple viewing angles via remote controlMounting hardware on all OmniMount products is Grade 5 quality
SPECIAL FEATURES  
Automated and versatile — the Motion52 motorized flat panel mount is designed to safely tilt, pan and swivel just about any 37- to 52-inch flat-panel up to 95 lbs with the touch of a button. And compared to other products in its class, the Motion52 has virtually silent operation, universal rails and the lowest mounting profile.

 

Sanus Systems www.sanus.com

Good - Woodbrook WFA37

Woodbrook WFA37

■ Five-shelf AV cabinet
■ Grade A hardwood veneers and solid frame for an outstanding combination of stability, durability, and style
■ Virtually eliminates resonance with custom-engineered construction and strategically placed MDF
■ Concealed venting allows warm air to flow out the top while drawing in cool air through the bottom, keeping AV components at a proper temperature
■ Enclosed architecture conceals components for a clean look
■ Versatile design includes glass and wood door panels for a customizable look
■ Wire management system helps keep cables concealed and organized
■ Available now in mocha or cherry finishes

Better- Woodbrook WFAV44

Woodbrook WFAV44

■ Double-wide nine-shelf TV/AV cabinet
■ Grade A hardwood veneers and solid frame for an outstanding combination of stability, durability, and style
■ Virtually eliminates resonance with custom-engineered construction and strategically placed MDF
■ Concealed venting allows warm air to flow out the top while drawing in cool air through the bottom, keeping AV components at a proper temperature
■ Enclosed architecture conceals components for a clean look
■ Versatile design includes glass and wood door panels for a customizable look
■ Wire management system helps keep cables concealed and organized
■ Available now in mocha or cherry finishes

Best - Woodbrook WFAV66

Woodbrook WFAV66

■ Triple-wide 13-shelf TV/AV cabinet
■ Grade A hardwood veneers and solid frame for an outstanding combination of stability, durability, and style
■ Virtually eliminates resonance with custom-engineered construction and strategically placed MDF
■ Concealed venting allows warm air to flow out the top while drawing in cool air through the bottom, keeping AV components at a proper temperature
■ Enclosed architecture conceals components for a clean look
■ Versatile design includes glass and wood door panels for a customizable look
■ Wire management system helps keep cables concealed and organized
■ Available now in mocha or cherry finishes 

 

Sanus Systems www.sanus.com

Good - Vertical Foundations VF2012-B1

Vertical Foundations VF2012-B1

■ On-wall component shelving for single-stud applications
■ Post-installation height adjustment allows entire unit to be positioned directly below television after mounting
■ Adjustable, easy-to-install glass shelves each securely hold one component up to 50 lbs.
■ A single extruded aluminum column provides strength and rigidity
■ Separate power and signal cable management channels ensure a quality signal while organizing and concealing cables
■ Available May 2008

Better - Vertical Foundations VF2022-B1

Vertical Foundations VF2022-B1

■ On-wall component shelving for two-stud applications
■ Post-installation height adjustment allows entire unit to be positioned directly below television after mounting
■ Adjustable, easy-to-install glass shelves each securely hold one component up to 75 lbs.
■ Two extruded aluminum columns provide strength and rigidity
■ Separate power and signal cable management channels ensure a quality signal while organizing and concealing cables
■ Available May 2008

Best - Vertical Foundations VF5023-B1

Vertical Foundations VF5023-B1

■ On-wall component shelving
■ Post-installation height adjustment allows entire unit to be positioned directly below television after mounting
■ Interchangeable glass and wood back panels allow custom look to match any décor
■ Cable management system allows cables to route behind unit
■ Generous space behind removable panels offers concealment of surge protector and extra cable
■ Three large, adjustable shelves hold two components up to 75 lbs. per shelf
■ Available June 2008 

 

Sanus Systems www.sanus.com

Good - VisionMount VMPL250

Low-profile wall mount

■ Low-profile wall mount for flat-panel TVs 30 to 50 inches
■ Mounts 1.25 inches from the wall for a flush appearance
■ Lateral shift allows TV to slide left and right for perfect TV placement, even with off-center studs
■ Locking mechanism holds TV securely in place; padlock (sold separately) provides additional security
■ Universal mounting bracket fits flat-panel TVs 30 to 50 inches up to 130 lbs.
■ Available now in black or silver

Better - VisionMount VMPL2

  Mounts 1.25 inches

■ Low-profile wall mount for large flat-panel TVs 32 to 60 inches
■ Mounts 1.25 inches from the wall for a flush appearance
■ Lateral shift allows TV to slide left and right for perfect TV placement, even with off-center studs
■ Locking mechanism holds TV securely in place; padlock (sold separately) provides additional security
■ Universal mounting bracket fits flat-panel TVs 32 to 60 inches up to 175 lbs.
■ Available now in black or silver

Best - VisionMount LL22

Lateral shift allows TV to slide left

■ Low-profile wall mount for large flat-panel TVs 30 to 60 inches
■ Mounts TV just 1.5 inches from the wall for a flush appearance
■ Easy post-installation height and leveling adjustments perfectly position TV
■ Lateral shift allows TV to slide left and right for perfect TV placement, even with off-center studs
■ Innovative “quick-stand” holds TV away from wall for easy cable installation and maintenance
■ Easily lock TV to wall plate without tools using Quick Latch
■ Open wall-plate design offers generous space for cable management
■ Universal mounting bracket fits flat-panel TVs 30 to 60 inches up to 175 lbs.
■ Available July 2008 in black or silver

Good - VisionMount VMPL50

VisionMount VMPL250

■ Tilting wall mount for large flat-panel TVs 30 to 50 inches
■ Virtual Axis tilting system provides easy viewing angle adjustment with just the touch of a finger
■ Lateral shift allows TV to slide left and right for perfect TV placement, even with off-center studs
■ Universal mounting bracket fits flat-panel TVs 30 to 50 inches up to 130 lbs.
■ Available now in black or silver

Better - VisionMount VMPL

VisionMount VMPL2

■ Tilting wall-mount for flat-panel TVs 32 to 60 inches
■ Virtual Axis tilting system provides easy viewing angle adjustment with just the touch of a finger
■ Lateral shift allows TV to slide left and right for perfect TV placement, even with off-center studs
■ Universal mounting bracket fits flat-panel TVs 30 to 60 inches up to 175 lbs.
■ Available now in black or silver

Best - VisionMount LT25

VisionMount LL22

■ Tilting wall-mount for flat-panel TVs 30 to 60 inches
■ Easy post-installation height and leveling adjustments perfectly position TV
■ Innovative “quick-stand” holds TV away from wall for easy cable installation and maintenance
■ Easily lock TV to wall plate without tools using Quick Latch
■ Cable Management Open wall-plate design offers generous space for cable management
■ Virtual Axis tilting system provides easy viewing angle adjustment with just the touch of a finger
■ Universal mounting bracket fits flat-panel TVs 30 to 60 inches up to 175 lbs.
■ Available May 2008 in black or silver

Good - VisionMount VMAA26

VisionMount VMAA26

■ Full-motion wall-mount for flat-panel TVs 30 to 50 inches
■ Offers tilt, swivel, pan, and extend motions up to 26 inches from the wall
■ Virtual Axis tilting system provides easy viewing angle adjustment with just the touch of a finger
■ Articulated arm gives TVs the widest range of motion and provides access to cables
■ Mount can be rotated ±6 degrees after installation to ensure TV is perfectly level
■ Universal mounting bracket fits flat-panel TVs 30 to 50 inches up to 130 lbs.
■ Available now in black or silver

Better - VisionMount VMDD26

VisionMount VMDD26

■ Full-motion wall-mount for flat-panel TVs 42 to 63 inches
■ Full-Motion: offers tilt, swivel, pan, and extend motions up to 26 inches from the wall
■ Virtual Axis tilting system provides easy viewing angle adjustment with just the touch of a finger
■ Dual articulated arms to give TVs the widest range of motion and provides access to cables
■ Mount can be rotated ±6 degrees after installation to ensure TV is perfectly level
■ Universal mounting bracket fits flat-panel TVs 42 to 63 inches up to 175 lbs.
■ Available now in black or silver

Best - VisionMount LA112

mounting hardware for a finished appearance

■ Automated full-motion wall-mount for flat-panel TVs 40 to 63 inches
■ Full-motion mount tilts, swivels, and extends TVs up to 12 inches and retracts to just 4.6 inches from the wall at the touch of a button
■ Decorative cover conceals all cables and mounting hardware for a finished appearance
■ Save up to four settings for easy one-button viewing angle changes
■ Universal remote with TV, DVD, and mount controls is included
■ Universal mounting bracket fits flat-panel TVs 40 to 63 inches up to 180 lbs.
■ Available now in black or silver

 

 

Peerless Mounts www.peerlessmounts.com

 

Good - SA745PU

SA745PU
FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
32- to 45-inch LCD and plasma screens.$399Delivers a complementary appearance to any installation with color options such as high gloss black (SA745PU) or high gloss silver (SA745PU-S).
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
Closed: 6.8 inches Extended: 29.8 inchesArticulating functionality with 29.8 inches of extension and tilt angle adjustment of +15 /-5 degrees.Includes Sorted-For-You™ hardware fastener pack with all screen attachment fasteners and hardware for mounting to wood studs, concrete, or cinder block.
SPECIAL FEATURES  
This easy-to-install, single-stud mount for medium-size screens delivers flat-panel functionality with style. This mount boasts an incredible one-inch space for cables and cords to be routed within its U-groove channels, keeping the installation clean and clutter-free. UL Listed.

Better - SA750PU

SA750PU
FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
32- to 50-inch LCD and plasma screens$499Available in high gloss black (SA750PU) or high gloss silver (SA750PU-S) to compliment any flat-panel installation.
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
Closed: 6.8 inches Extended: 29.8 inchesArticulating functionality with extension of 29.8 inches from the wall. Also features one-touch tilt adjustment of +15/-5 degrees.Includes Sorted-For-You™ hardware fastener pack with all screen attachment fasteners and hardware for mounting to wood studs, concrete, or cinder block.
SPECIAL FEATURES  
Built for medium- to large-size screens, this double stud mount offers adjustability features that provide screen placement flexibility even when the studs are not centered to achieve the ideal viewing angle. Its one-of-a-kind U-groove channels provide a spacious one-inch of internal cable management options that create a clean finished appearance. UL Listed.

Best - SA760PU

SA760PU
FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
37- to 63-inch LCD and plasma screens$549High-gloss black (SA760PU) or high-gloss silver (SA760PU-S) color options allow this mount to match both the TV and the surrounding area.
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
Closed: 6.8 inches Extended: 29.8 inchesRests 6.8 inches from the wall when closed and can fully extend up to 29.8 inches with +15/-5 degrees of tilt. Includes Sorted-For-You™ hardware fastener pack with all screen attachment fasteners and hardware for mounting to wood studs, concrete, or cinder block.
SPECIAL FEATURES  
This mounts dual-arm construction is designed to support large to extra-large flat-panel screens. The dual-arms extend and retract with an ultra smooth motion making it easy to adjust the screen. Its U-groove channels provide one inch of internal cable management that keeps cables and cords hidden from view to provide a sleek look after the TV is mounted on the wall. UL Listed.

 

Video Mount Products www.videomount.com

Good - LCD-FT

LCD-FT
FOR MOUNTINGADJUSTABLILTY
Most 10- to 23-inch LCDs LCD monitors Accommodates monitors with 75 or 100mm VESA standardsTilts -5 to +15 degrees
DEPTH FROM WALLLOAD CAPACITYCOLORS/FINISHES
1.7 inches25 lbs.Silver powder coat finish Available in black (LCD-FTB)
SPECIAL FEATURES  
TUniversal LCD Monitor flush mount with tilt and easy “key-hole” wall mount system.

Better - LCD-MID-FT

LCD-MID-FT
FOR MOUNTINGADJUSTABLILTY
Most 27- to 42-inch LCD monitorsAdjustable -5 to +15-degree tilt
DEPTH FROM WALLLOAD CAPACITYCOLORS/FINISHES
2.3 inches100 lbs.Silver powder finish Available in black (LCD-MID-FTB)
SPECIAL FEATURES  
Universal mid-size flat-panel flush mount with tilt. Mounting rails adjust to accommodate monitors with mounting holes up to VESA 400 x 200. Accommodates double gang box.

Best - PDM-FT

PDM-FT
FOR MOUNTINGADJUSTABLILTY
42- to 63-inch flat-panelsAdjustable tilt -5 to +18-degrees
DEPTH FROM WALLLOAD CAPACITYCOLORS/FINISHES
2.8 inches180 lbs.Silver powder coat finish Available in black (as the PDM-FTB model)
SPECIAL FEATURES  
Large flat-panel flush mount with tilt and mounting rails. Mounting rails adjust from 4 to 32 inches (left to right).

 

Premier Mounts www.mounts.com

Good - XUA-1330

XUA-1330

■ Fits most LCD displays up to 30 inches
■ VESA 75/100mm compatible
■ Tilts +/-20-degrees up or down for easy viewing
■ Swivels left to right 180-degrees for multiple viewing options
■ $99.99 MSRP
■ Silver finish

Better - AM2

AM2

■ +/- 15-degree tilt/pivot
■ 360-degree screen rotation
■ 180-degree swing, left, and right
■ Extends from 3.5 to 17 inches from the wall
■ Cable routing inside arms and through wall plate
■ $99.99 MSRP
■ Silver finish

Best- INW-AM325 with the AM2

INW-AM325 with the AM250
INW-AM325AM250
■ Recess mount for AM250 and AM3 Swingout Arms
■ Cable routing through knockouts
■ Drop-in power/signal box for easy wiring
■ Frame allows for a finished look
■ $299.99 MSRP
■ White finish
■ Supports 37- to 50-inch displays
■ Extends from 3.5 to 16 inches (8.9cm-40.6cm)
■ Tilts 10 degrees
■ Swings 45 degrees left or right
■ Features patented Griplate System
■ $349.99 MSRP
■ Black finish

 

ITS Enclosures www.itsenclosures.com

Good - CoverStation

CoverStation


FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
LCD or plasma large-format displays$799-$999Aluminum, custom colors, and branding is available
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
Approx. 4 inchesAttaches to display only. Customer is responsible for purchasing mounting bracket separately.Standard mounting hardware included
SPECIAL FEATURES  
Theft and vandalism protection included. Holds various display sizes.

 

Better - ViewStation Universal

ViewStation Universal
FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
Large format LCD displays$2,999-$6,499Black or Milwaukee silver powder coat
Brushed aluminum, stainless steel, and custom branding available
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
Approximately 12 inchesFixed mounting, but tilt is availableInternal mount and painted steel wall mount are included Other mounting options available (post, ceiling, arm, and custom)
SPECIAL FEATURES  
Environmentally sealed and key-locked for protection from theft, vandalism, the elements and other potential damage. Includes integrated air movement, optional I/R distribution, and anti-reflective tempered glass. Content device and management, and thermal management for temperature regulations are also available.

Best - ViewStation Array

ViewStation Array
FOR MOUNTINGMSRPCOLORS/FINISHES
Equipped with up to six 47-inch LCD displaysCall for pricingBlack powder coat and custom branding available
DEPTH FROM WALLADJUSTABILITYMOUNTING HARDWARE
14 feet high x 12 feet wide x 22 inches deep Custom sizes availableFixed mounting with a maximized ability to communicate messages to intended audience in a large public spacePost-mounted design
SPECIAL FEATURES  
Standard LCD display technology with thermal management for temperature regulation, content/device management availability, and is environmentally sealed. Integrated air movement, more flexible/less expensive then LED with individually or fully addressable panels, lockable and secure construction.

 

B-Tech AV Mounts www.btechavmounts.com

Good - BT7532

BT7532


■ Ultra-slim VESA LCD mount
■ Mounts flat-panel screen only 0.67 inches from the wall
■ VESA 75, 100, 200 x 100 and 200 mounting patterns included
■ The 200 x200mm VESA patterns are found on some LCD screens up to 52 inches
■ Available in black and silver
■ Single-stud mounting, brick or concrete with all mounting hardware (theft resistant) included
■ For tilting, single, and double arm VESA mounts, look for the BT7533, BT7534 and BT7535
■ MSRP $44.95

Better - BT8422

BT8422

■ Universal flat wall mount
■ Mounts flat-panel screen only 1.15 inches from wall
■ Mounts both VESA mounting patterns and non-VESA patterns with maximum horizontal mounting hole distance of 835mm and vertical maximum of 423mm
■ Suitable for screens ranging from 37 to 60 inches
■ Screen can be shifted left or right
■ Locking bar included for secure installation
■ Designed for multiple stud mounting, brick or concrete walls with all necessary mounting hardware included
■ Available in black or silver
■ For smaller screens, see the BT8421
■ MSRP $79.95

Best - BT8000/51

BT8000/51

■ Universal large wall mount
■ Mounts flat-panel screen only 1.5 inches depth from wall
■ Mounts both VESA and non-VESA screens over 55 inches
■ Unique mount allows for 90-degree rotation so horizontal maximum can be 500mm or 970mm and the vertical maximum can be 970mm or 500mm respectively, depending upon mounting requirements
■ Wall mount also allows Portrait or Landscape mounting of screen
■ Designed for multiple stud mounting, brick or concrete walls with all necessary mounting hardware (theft-resistant) included
■ MSRP $189.95

 

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