Pull-Down TV Mount: The MM540 pull-down TV mount features
MantelMount's patented construction which combines high-quality automotive
pistons with lightweight alloys and state-of-the-art counterbalance technology,
allowing virtually anyone to easily pull a large flat screen TV down off the
wall, suspend it at eye-level in front of their fireplace, and swivel it left or
right. MantelMount is built-in on three main principles -
- (1) Smooth, easy, consistent operation
- (2) Safety of the TV and electronics
- (3) Safety of the home and mounting environment
Note: The MantelMount MM540 is designed for
use only with decorative fireplaces that are not the primary
heat source for a house. Temperature at the front edge of
mantle should never exceed 110° Fahrenheit
TV Compatibility: The MM540 supports 44" to 80"
flat-panel TVs that weigh between 20 lbs to 90 lbs. The flat-panel TV must have
M5, M6, or M8 threaded wall-mount inserts on the back that measure 200mm-700mm
(horizontal) x 100mm-500mm (vertical). Spacers are also provided in case your
TV has an irregular back-panel. There are gas spring adjustments that will need
to be made to accommodate the specific weight of the TV (refer to installation
Note: MantelMount's VAL100 LG Non-VESA
adapter kit (sold separately through MantelMount's
customer service department) is required for LG Curved
OLED TV's with 200mm x 300mm x 120mm mounting hole patterns
(such as the 65EG9600, 55EF9500 and 65EF9500).
Exclusive MantelMount Features: The MM540 pull-down TV mount includes
exclusive MantelMount features that ensure proper operation & safety of your
- Horizontal Brace w/ Handle: Today's TVs are
getting thinner and more fragile. The Handle on the MantelMount MM540
directs all of the pulling forces directly to the mount instead of pulling
on the frame of the TV itself.
- Adjustable Stops: Vertical & swivel stops prevent your from
hitting your mantel or walls when lowering, swiveling or raising your
television. These adjustable stops prevent any part of the mount from
hitting the wall or mantel. The bottom travel stop is adjusted with two
screws and locknuts, so the TV and mount do not lower all the way into the
mantel. The side-to-side swivel stops are also adjusted with two screws and
locknuts, so that the TV doe not swivel into the mantel.
- Auto-Straightening: The M540 MantelMount's patented
auto-straightening technology to "flatten" the TV as it is raised to the
upper position to prevent rotation into the wall. Raising your TV from
a swiveled position could easily cause a collision between the TV and wall.
However, the MantelMount's Auto-Straightening feature prevents this from
happening. Even from a swiveled positions, the MantelMount MM540
automatically straightens the TV when raised so that it never touches your
- Auto-Stabilization: MantelMount uses enhanced auto-stabilization
with gas springs to ensure that if one spring is stronger that the other
over time, it won't effect the mount. The stronger gas piston will
automatically take on more of the force from the TV's weight and motion,
thus maintaining a level TV over time.
- Heat-Sensing Pull-Down Handles: The MantelMount MM540 includes
exclusive heat-sensing handles that turn red if the temperature above your
fireplace exceeds a safe 110° Fahrenheit
- warning you if the heat from a burning fireplace is about to damage your
mounted television. If the handles turn red, you should immediately bring
the mount and TV to the raised position and turn off your fireplace.
Articulating Range: The MantelMount MM540 extends your TV from the
wall and lowers it over your fire place. It also offers downward tilt, left or
right swivel, and centering. The MM540 ensures that you always get the perfect
- Lowering: The MantelMount lowers your television up to 29". You
are able to stop your mounted TV anywhere along the 29" vertical travel path
and lock it into place.
- Extension: The MM540 mounts 5.7" from the wall and extends
forward up to
18.75" off the wall (half-drop) or 12.5" off the wall (full 29" drop). Your mantel must not extend from the mounting surface more
than 12.5"-18.75" (depending on how far of a drop you desire). The MM540 cannot extend past a mantel that is larger than 18.75"
(at half-drop) or 12.5" (at full-drop).
- Tilt & Center: The MantelMount features
an adjustable 8° downward tilt in either the raised or lowered
positions, so you get the perfect viewing angle. Your mounted
TV can also be slid to the left or right (up to 2") to
center the television with your mantel.
- Swivel: The MM540 lets you swivel your
mounted television 35° left or 35° right. Wider televisions
and deeper mantels will reduce the amount of left-or-right
swivel. For situations where more swivel to one side is
desired, a side swivel kit is provided which allows for
up to 60° in one direction (left or right - but not both).
The side swivel kit is only designed for smaller TVs and
installations where there is no mantel present. The
Auto-Straightening features does not work with the side
swivel kit installed.
Built-In Soundbar Attachment: Brace extenders allow you to create
enough room beneath your TV and above the MM540's handles to easily attach your
soundbar speaker directly to the mount's horizontal brace, eliminating the need
for any 3rd party sound bar attachment. Your soundbar will need mounting holes
on the back that are spaced no wider than 28.5" apart and situated no higher
than 2.5" from the bottom of the speaker.
Note: Some soundbars will require the purchase of a proprietary
wall-mount bracket to use in conjunction with the MM540 soundbar attachment
(additional hardware also required). For example the
Sonos Playbar will need the
Kit (sold separately) and optional hardware (not included).
Paintable Covers & Cable Management: The MantelMount MM540
comes with two paintable covers that hide the wall-mount plate and hardware for a
clean, neat, and professional looking installation. It also comes with cable ties
and cable tie anchors to help manage your TV's connector cables.
Installation: The MantelMount MM540 comes with mounting hardware
for wood stud frame installation (requires two wood studs with 5/8" thick or
less wall covering). If you have a brick or concrete wall you will need to purchase
wall anchors suitable for your wall type. Wall anchors should be available at your
local hardware store. The space above the mantle must be taller than the TV.
You will need a little over one inch of clearance above the TV and 3"-8"
of clearance between the your mantel and the MM540, depending on the size of your
mantel (refer to the installation manual).
- Required Tools:
- #2 Phillips screwdriver
- Electric drill
- 7/32" drill bit
- Set of Allen wrenches (4-5mm)
- Bubble level
- Stud finder
- 1/2" open-end/box-end wrench
- 1/2" socket wrench
- Optional Tools:
- Hack saw
- Drywall keyhole saw
- 1-1/2" Hole saw
- Paint brush
- The MantelMount
Single Stud Wall Adapter (sold separately) serves as a direct
replacement for the included wall-plate when it can't reach
existing stud placement or when you want to attach to a single
- The MantelMount
AB40 Adapter Bracket (sold separately) will serve as a
pass-through support when mounting to thin brick facades or
simulated stone panels made from foam, neither of which are strong
enough to support the weight of a the mount. The AB40 will also
require the purchase of the
SSB40 Single Stud Wall Adapter (sold separately)
to provide the correct mounting holes.
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