Putting together a multi-room audio system? This wall plate from Niles accommodates up to six pairs of speakers, giving your installation a neater look. Install one directly behind your amplifier, then run speaker wire inside your walls to each listening area. Gold-plated 5-way binding posts ensure solid connections for clear, crisp sound.

Note: Requires one MB-2 frame for installation.

Product Highlights:

  • accommodates up to 12 speakers
  • 24 dual (front and rear) gold-plated 5-way binding posts
  • accepts up to 12-gauge speaker wire, spade connectors, pin connectors, or banana plugs
  • 8"W x 10-1/2"H cutout (accommodates MB-2 frame required for installation), 1-1/4"D
  • white finish
  • warranty: 10 years (limited)
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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What's in the box?

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  • Speaker terminal wall plate panel
  • 4 Machine screws
  • Installation Guide

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Features

Overview: The Niles 5W-24C Speaker Precision Panel provides a clean and easy way to connect in-wall wire runs from up to six pairs of speakers (twelve speakers total) through out your home to your system's amplifier. The 5W-24C features six pairs of gold-plated binding posts that accommodate up to 12 AWG speaker wire, banana plugs, pins, and spade lugs on both front and rear of the panel.

Installation: The Niles MB-2 Wall Plate (sold separately) is required for installation. The 5W-24C mounts to the MB-2 Wall Plate with 4 supplied machine screws once the Wall Plate is mounted to the cut-out in the wall.

Connections: The Niles 5W-24C speaker precision panel is labeled as follows and provides the following front and rear connections.

  • 1/2: Two pair of Positive and Negative gold-plated, color-coded binding posts.
  • 3/4: Two pair of Positive and Negative gold-plated, color-coded binding posts.
  • 5/6: Two pair of Positive and Negative gold-plated, color-coded binding posts.
  • 7/8: Two pair of Positive and Negative gold-plated, color-coded binding posts.
  • 9/10: Two pair of Positive and Negative gold-plated, color-coded binding posts.
  • 11/12: Two pair of Positive and Negative gold-plated, color-coded binding posts.

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Good for a Clean Installation

Written By JasonR, Chicago, IL on Monday, January 14, 2013

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I coupled this speaker plate with what may have been the last MB2 in Crutchfield stock and finally cleaned up the output for a sloppy in-wall speaker job. The unit itself is a heavy duty piece of equipment and accepted a binding post connection on one side, and a banana plug connection on the other with ease. I have 5 speaker pairs connected with 14 and 16 gauge wire and there was never an issue with getting the wires into the correct position. It was my own fault for not calling Crutchfield to discuss my purchase but it was a last minute discovery that I needed the Niles MB2 wall mounting plate to make it all work right. Installation would have otherwise been a huge mess.

Pros: Heavy duty, clean connectivity, great fit and finish with the (discretely) suggested wall plate.

Cons: Needs the extra equipment, unless you just happen to already have an MB2 wall plate handy.

Quality Product

Written By Rich, Roswell, GA on Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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Really liked this product and the fact that the backing plate was metal and not a
flimsy plastic product.
I did note the required mounting plate and ordered it at the same time so no
heartache there.

Perfect piece, but you MUST order mounting bracket

Written By Randy, Reno, NV on Wednesday, May 27, 2009

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Piece is perfect, heavy duty and well constructed. My only grip is that the mounting bracket is required in order for the piece to be installed and no mention of that was made when ordering. Had to pay for additional expedited shipping on a separate occasion in order to install. Good customer service though.

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