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Plug-In - Low Voltage Modules
Sensor Type
Low Voltage
Load Type
Low Voltage - Relay
# of Outlets
3 Outlets
Maximum Power Handling
1500 Watts
Normal State
Normally Closed
Normally Open
Ease of Installation
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Current Sense-triggered Switch Gives Virtually any A/V Component a Switched AC Outlet
Niles Audio APC-2 Current Sensing Outlet Switcher
Niles Audio APC-2 Current Sensing Outlet Switcher
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Sample Home Theater Application
Niles Audio APC-2 Current Sensing Outlet Switcher
Item# 6730
Price: $289.95
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  • Three AC Outlets - One Current Sensing (requires Min. 30W Current Draw Differential Between On/off For Reliable Sensing), One Switched, One Unswitched
  • 1,500W Maximum (all Outlets Combined)
  • APC-2 Is Activated By Current Sensing Outlet Or 12Volt DC Signal (100mA Minimum)
  • 12Volt Control Output for Activating Other Niles Audio Devices like SPK-1, AVS-2, AC-3, Or RFS-1
  • N.O. (normally Open) And N.C. (normally Closed) Relay Contacts for Controlling Other Devices Such As Electric Screens, Motorized Lifts and Drapes, Etc.
  • Relay Contacts Rated At One Amp, 30V Max. AC/DC
  • Dimensions: 8" Wide X 2-3/4" High X 7" Deep
  • Manufacturer Warranty: 2 year limited

Essential Info

The Niles Audio APC-2 Current Sensing Outlet Switcher is great way to automate turning on and off multiple plug-in devices at one time. In simplest terms, the unit senses when one device has been turned on and activates another outlet to automatically turn on other connected devices. For example, connect your home theater components to the Niles Audio APC-2 and then connect the Niles Audio APC-2 to the switched outlet on your amplifier or receiver. When you turn on the receiver the device automatically switches on the rest of the equipment. It's an easy way to turn your home theaters on and off, and the receiver becomes the only device in standby mode, saving energy. Please refer to the sample home theater application diagram. While this is just a sample application, other devices can be used in the same fashion.
Important notes:
Defective exchanges for identical item within 30 days of purchase. After 30 days, please contact the manufacturer.
Manufacturer contact information: Niles Audio Corp, Tel: (305) 238-4373


Sample Home Theater Application       
Sample Home Theater Application       


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KENNETH -- montreal, QC   10/13/2011
Does exactly what it's supposed to do, namely a great way to add a switched outlet function to a component that doesn't have one. The current sensing trigger combined with the additional 12V DC trigger also allow for two separate components to separately and independently operate a third. Just a perfect way to make your A/V components easier to operate.

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