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Atdec Telehook TH-1040-VFM Display Mount Review

by April 29, 2010
Atdec Telehook TH-1040-VFM

Atdec Telehook TH-1040-VFM

  • Product Name: Telehook TH-1040-VFM Display Mount
  • Manufacturer: Atdec
  • Performance Rating: StarStarStarStarhalf-star
  • Value Rating: StarStarStarStar
  • Review Date: April 29, 2010 20:30
  • MSRP: $ 99.99
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  • Offers a full range of movement via three pivot points
  • Designed for simple installation

  • Quick release mechanism for fast TV attachment/removal

  • Ball joint allows infinite TV adjustment for any viewing angle up to 40°. Simple tension adjustment

  • Portrait to landscape rotation

  • Supports VESA mounting hole configurations: 100mm x 100mm (4" x 4"), 200mm x 100mm (8" x 4"), 200mm x 200mm (8" x 8")

  • Supports displays up to 25kgs (55lbs)

  • TV tilt adjustment +20°/-5°

  • TV horizontal adjustment of -/+5°

  • Maximum reach from wall 444mm (17½")

  • Minimum distance from wall 102mm (4")

  • Advanced internal cable management

  • Theft resistant design

  • Masonry and timber stud wall mounting hardware included

Pros

  • Easy installation
  • Great articulation
  • Great aesthetics
  • Integrated wire management
  • Versatile - holds up to 55lbs, VESA 100/200 compatible

Cons

  • Single connection point
  • Closest to the wall it can retract is 5"
  • Expensive

Introduction

The Atdec TH-1040-VFM is an attractive flat panel display mount that comes in a combination silver and black color. The articulated arm has three pivot points - one at the wall, one in the middle of the arm, and the last just behind the mounting plate. Between the last pivot joint is a ball joint for up to 20 degree (one direction) angling and 360 degree rotation. This gives the TH-1040-VFM a range of motion that needs to be experienced to be believed. From an ease of installation standpoint, the Atdec Telehook TH-1040-VFM is tops.
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Recent Forum Posts:

palmharbor posts on May 04, 2010 20:03
Why not?

Why could the manufacture not offer color photo graphs that actually
show the mount attached to a flat panel set? They should have
provided 6 different jpegs that show the tv in six different orientations.
I wonder what the product manager was thinking. Based on just a picture of the mount, I will NOT be a customer…. This was poorly prepared.
How many women would buy a dress without seeing worn by a real
actual women?
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