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Sanus LT25 Tilting Flat Panel Wall Mount Review

Sanus LT25 Tilting Flat Panel Wall Mount Review

Flat panel mounts are common, but there are a lot of challenges associated with putting your plasma or LCD TV up on a wall. For one, those "super-thin" mounts are great, but most people don't realize that you need recessed power and low voltage connection plates in order to utilize them. Then there are those who need a mount that tilts, so that the TV is at the proper trajectory in situations where the set may be elevated - perhaps above a fireplace or simply to clear a piece of AV furniture. Another common problem is that, with most flat panel TV mounts, you have to get the mount absolutely level or your television will look crooked... permanently. Sanus addresses several of these issues with the LT25 Tilting Flat Panel Wall Mount.

The Sanus LT25 Tilting Flat Panel Wall Mount addresses common challenges of mounting plasma and LCD TV displays close to the wall where cable clearance, easy installation and tilting are essential.

— August 23, 2010 22:20 in Home Theater Furniture Reviews

Premier Ships Short Throw Projector Wall Mounts

Premier Ships Short Throw Projector Wall Mounts

Premier Mounts is now shipping their new universal short throw projector wall mounts. Available in white or black and with high-quality audio options, these cost-effective, advanced mounting products simplify the installation process for modernizing and upgrading classrooms, training facilities, conference rooms and boardrooms. Premier Mounts' projector wall mounts, the UNI-STA and UNI-EXT (with extension arm), are easy to install thanks to their 24-inch mounting pattern and mounting hardware pack for any type of wall.

Premier Mounts' projector wall mounts, the UNI-STA and UNI-EXT (with extension arm), are easy to install thanks to their 24-inch mounting pattern and mounting hardware pack for any type of wall.

— July 27, 2010 10:46 in Home Theater Furniture Reviews

Atdec Telehook TH-3270-UFM Flatpanel Mount Review

Atdec Telehook TH-3270-UFM Flatpanel Mount Review

The TH-3270-UFM has a similar style and stylings to the TH-1040-VFM review we completed earlier this year. In a business or office setting, the TH-3270-UFM is a great choice. At an MSRP of $500, it has a ton of competition that does everything it does and sometimes more. Of course, the street price is easily half that (which would up the value rating beyond what we awarded). In a business or office setting, the TH-3270-UFM is a great choice. In a home setting, it is more of a tough sell depending on the placement and intended use.

The TH-3270-UFM has a similar style and stylings to the TH-1040-VFM review we completed earlier this year. In a business or office setting, the TH-3270-UFM is a great choice. At $500 it's a good deal.

— July 19, 2010 03:00 in Home Theater Furniture Reviews

Atdec Telehook TH-1040-VFM Display Mount Review

Atdec Telehook TH-1040-VFM Display Mount Review

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.

The Atdec TH-1040-VFM is an attractive flat panel display mount with three pivot points - one at the wall, one in the middle of the arm, and the last just behind the mounting plate.

— April 29, 2010 20:30 in Home Theater Furniture Reviews

Sanus Systems VisionMount Full-Motion Mounts First Look

Sanus Systems VisionMount Full-Motion Mounts First Look

All three of the new VisionMounts from Sanus offers 75 degrees of swivel, +5/-15 degrees of tilt and +/- 5 degrees of roll. With up to 20" of extension and a ton of features, you are definitely getting what you pay for. The VLF210 extends 10" from the wall has a one tab connection/release mechanism and a toolless tilt adjustment. VLF220 and VMF220 have all that plus an additional 10" of extension and a wire management system that allows you to run the wires through the arm even within the elbow joint.

All three of the new VisionMounts from Sanus offers 75 degrees of swivel, +5/-15 degrees of tilt and +/- 5 degrees of roll with up to 20" of extension and more, you are getting what you pay for.

— April 16, 2010 02:10 in Home Theater Furniture Reviews

Sanus VLMF109 Motorized Flat Panel Mount First Look

Sanus VLMF109 Motorized Flat Panel Mount First Look

Sure, others might have your display, but we're betting you don't know anyone with a motorized mount. The Sanus Systems VLMF109 motorized mount accommodates displays from 37" to 56" an up to 110lbs. It can be laterally shifted for installation on off-axis studs, sits as close as 2" off the wall and can extend to 9" with a 60 degree swivel. It is IR controlled and has two presets for integration into universal remote setups. You may not need a motorized mount, but you know you want it.

The Sanus Systems VLMF109 motorized mount accommodates many larger displays and can be laterally shifted for off-axis studs, sits as close as 2" off the wall and can extend to 9" a with 60 degree pan.

— April 05, 2010 22:30 in Home Theater Furniture Reviews

Atdec TH-400-LED Slim Flatpanel Mount

Atdec TH-400-LED Slim Flatpanel Mount

There is a lot to like about the Atdec TH-400-LED mount. From an ease of use standpoint, there is very little that can beat it. If you can hang a heavy picture, you can use the TH-400-LED. But there are some considerations as well. You need to think about the orientation of the connections, about how the location of the mount will affect viewing angles and reflections since it can't be tilted, and how likely the display is to move on that wire. That being said, the TH-400-LED only costs $89. For a mount that will allow you to place your new flat panel only 5/8" off the wall, that is very reasonable.

There is a lot to like about the Atdec TH-400-LED mount. It's as easy to hang as a picture, let's your display hang only 5/8" off the wall, and costs $89. The question is whether it will work for you.

— April 02, 2010 00:05 in Home Theater Furniture Reviews

Auton Under the Bed TV Lift First Look

Auton Under the Bed TV Lift First Look

The Auton Dream Machine is a high-end under-bed TV lift that is designed primarily as a modern space-saving device. It hides, slides, raises and swivels a bedroom television to any desired viewing position within seconds, with just a push of a button. When we say "high-end" we mean it. The smallest model retails for around $14,000 and the most expensive model is $23,000. This is not the type of product Auton expects users to shop for at their local Best Buy or hhgreg. In fact, we'd classify this as one of those "if you have to ask, you can't afford it" types of products... that is, until someone decides to make one and sell it for less money.

The Auton Dream Machine is a high-end under-bed TV lift that is designed primarily as a modern space-saving device. It hides, slides, raises and swivels a bedroom television to any position.

— March 08, 2010 02:25 in Home Theater Furniture Reviews

Sanus Foundations CFR535 HDpro AV Rack First Look

Sanus Foundations CFR535 HDpro AV Rack First Look

The new Sanus Foundations 500 series of racks are the ultimate in flexibility - not in its construction, the heavy-gauge welded steel takes care of that. But the integrated venting, the included removable casters and leveling feet, and the myriad of accessories all speak to the AV enthusiast or custom installer. These racks are designed with the custom installer in mind. Now, this doesn't mean that all you DIYers can stop reading, not at all. Instead, if you are up to a little bit of planning, you can design a 500 series rack that will be perfect for your needs.

The Sanus 500 series has heavy-gauge welded steel construction, integrated venting, included removable casters and leveling feet, and a myriad of accessories giving owners the ultimate in flexibility.

— February 17, 2010 03:25 in Home Theater Furniture Reviews

Atdec Quick Shift Donut Display Mount First Look

Atdec Quick Shift Donut Display Mount First Look

Want a nearly tool-less display mount with nearly unlimited adjustments? Atdec has what you want with the new Quick Shift Donut. An integrated level moves the display up and down and side to side. A wrench releases a ball joint to move 40 degrees plus rotate. A button releases the display from the mount. Adjustable? We'd say so. As more and more men are stepping up and demanding their own "man-cave", setups are getting more and more varied. While a dedicated home theater should (as far as we are concerned) be first and foremost on the man-cave checklist, there are often secondary (and tertiary) displays. These displays may live on a wall near a pool table or perhaps in a kids room. Often you are forced to place these displays so that the maximum number of areas have some sort of unobstructed view. With lower end LCD viewing angles, this can be a tricky proposition at best.

Want a nearly tool-less display mount with nearly unlimited adjustments? Atdec has what you want with the new Quick Shift Donut. Tons of adjustments plus a quick release mechanism all with no tools.

— February 04, 2010 05:35 in Home Theater Furniture Reviews

Human Touch PC-095 Perfect Chair Review

Human Touch PC-095 Perfect Chair Review

Since perfection can be pretty hard to attain, we figured we definitely had to take a closer look at the Perfect Chair, as it is called, from Human Touch. The PC-095 Perfect Chair is either a perfect crossover or a decent compromise between comfort and home theater seating, depending on your point of view.

Since perfection can be pretty hard to attain, we figured we definitely had to take a closer look at the Perfect Chair, as it is called, from Human Touch. Is the PC-095 Perfect Chair perfect?

Jonathan Peters — October 13, 2009 03:50 in Home Theater Furniture Reviews

Sanus DFV49 AV Stand Review

Sanus DFV49 AV Stand Review

The Sanus DVF49 AV Stand is definitely a very nice piece of AV furniture. While it doesn’t allow the unlimited access or center channel provision some of the hardcore enthusiasts would like, for many people it has everything they need. The smoked glass of the DVF49 gives your gear the look of floating in your room. The top shelf is rated at 150 lbs which is more than enough for most flat panel displays and the 70 lb rating of the two interior shelves should hold all but the most outrageous amplifier.

The Sanus DVF49 AV Stand is definitely a very nice piece of AV furniture. While it doesn’t allow the unlimited access or center channel provision some of the hardcore enthusiasts would like, for many

— September 22, 2009 10:35 in Home Theater Furniture Reviews

Auton 1001-LCD Motorized Projector Lift

Auton 1001-LCD Motorized Projector Lift

You've already purchased your front projection system and all your components, and now you're left with a daunting task. How do you mount the projector, without hearing an earful from your significant other; or in this case, in a conference room with a commercial drop-ceiling? Many mounts and stands can be not-so-appealing to the female eye, such as a pole dropping from the ceiling, a stand behind the couch, or a box sitting on the conference room table. You ask yourself: does visual perfection really have to come at such a price?

You've already purchased your front projection system and all your components, and now you're left with a daunting task. How do you mount the projector, without hearing an earful from your

Tim Johnson — July 02, 2009 08:28 in Home Theater Furniture Reviews

Human Touch HT-1650 AcuTouch Massage Chair Review

Human Touch HT-1650 AcuTouch Massage Chair Review

Home theater chairs are the finishing polish on a room that really makes an impact. While a good audio and video system is imperative to a quality experience, having a good set of leather chairs will really make a big splash on your guests. They really differentiate the dedicated rooms from those who simply shove a bunch of gear into a room. But what about replacing the typical high-end home theater chair with a massage chair from Human Touch? The possibilities are endless. For roughly the same price as a high-end custom chair you can have a robotic masseuse at your fingertips… now that's something to consider.

Home theater chairs are the finishing polish on a room that really makes an impact. While a good audio and video system is imperative to a quality experience, having a good set of leather chairs will

— June 08, 2009 01:05 in Home Theater Furniture Reviews