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Adjust the Volume of your Speakers Outdoors from a Convenient, Weatherproof In-Wall Volume Controller
Niles Audio WVC100 Weatherproof Stereo Volume Control with Selectable Impedance Magnification, White
Niles Audio WVC100 Weatherproof Stereo Volume Control with Selectable Impedance Magnification, White
Niles Audio WVC100 Weatherproof Stereo Volume Control with Selectable Impedance Magnification, White
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Overview

  • Power Handling: 100 Watts per Channel RMS, 200 Watts Peak
  • Selectable Impedance Magnifying 1X, 2X, 4X, 8X
  • 12-step Control, 54dB Maximum Attenuation
  • Removable Screwless Connectors Accommodate Up To 14-gauge Wire
  • Pop-free Switching between All Steps
  • Includes Knob, Faceplate, Stainless Steel Hardware and Wall Gasket
  • Recommended For Use with Niles Audio VCS HUB8 Speaker Distribution Hub
  • UL Listed To Comply With Local Building Codes
  • Dimensions: 3" Wide X 4-3/4" High X 2-9/16" Deep
  • Requires 1-gang Electrical Box At Least 3" Deep
  • Manufacturer Warranty: 10 Year Limited

Essential Info

The Niles Audio WVC100 Weatherproof Stereo Volume Control with Selectable Impedance Magnification is a weatherproof stereo impedance-magnifying volume controls that connect between the speaker-level output of an amplifier, speaker selector, or a Niles Audio VCS HUB8 distribution hub and your speakers. The WVC 100 is a wall-mounted volume control designed specifically for environmental use. You can adjust the volume of remotely located speakers to which they are connected by attenuating the amplifier signal. To assure minimal dissipation of internal power with virtually no power wasted as heat, Niles volume controls use autoformers instead of L-pads as the volume-controlling element.

The WVC 100 is an impedance-magnifying (IM) volume control. Unlike other brands, it has additional autoformer windings that magnify the impedance of connected speakers, while allowing all 12 steps to adjust the volume of the sound. Switches on the PC board select these windings. With the volume control providing impedance protection for your amplifier, you can create systems with no additional impedance-matching devices between the volume control and the amplifier.

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What's Included

  • WVC100 volume control
  • Standard wallplate
  • Knob
  • Device mounting screws X2
  • Faceplate screws X2
  • Removable speaker connector X2
  • Gasket
  • Owner's manual
  • More Info

    Additional Features and Benefits
    • Designed for environmental wall-mount installation
    • A rubber gasket fits behind the faceplate during installation to seal out moisture
    • An impedance-magnifying switch on the front of the volume control sets the impedance of connected speakers. You can magnify the speakers' impedance by a factor of two, four, or eight.
    • Unlike other impedance-matching volume-control products, Niles Audio IM volume controls maintain a 12-position adjustment regardless of how much impedance magnification you use, with total attenuation >48dB
    • Pop-free switching between all steps
    • 100-percent tested, electronically and acoustically, for frequency response, distortion, and power handling
    • Mounting depth of only 2-9/16". Fits into standard 18-cubic-inch one-gang junction boxes
    • Standard faceplate and knob included
    • Isolated left- and right-channel grounds ensure safety with any amplifier
    • May be used with 4-, 6-, or 8-ohm speaker systems
    • Ideal for home and commercial sound installations
    • UL-rated to comply with all local building codes
    • Installation requires only a screwdriver and wire stripper
    • Power handling: 100W/channel RMS
    • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz ±1.5dB
    • Ten Years parts and labor warranty
    Typical Mounting Locations
    • On a porch or patio wall
    • Near doorways
    • Close to a telephone
    • Near other wall-mounted controls


    Important notes:
    Only merchandise credit for defective items returned within 30 days of purchase. No other returns allowed on this item.
    Manufacturer contact information: Niles Audio Corp, Tel: (305) 238-4373

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    CHRISTOPHER -- fayston, VT   10/1/2010
    High-quality product. Easy to install. Works great.
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