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Overview: The Niles TVC-1 is a tabletop volume control for home
loudspeakers. It connects between the speaker-level output of your amplifier or
speaker selector box and your pair of loudspeakers. A perfect application for the
TVC-1 is adjusting the volume of remotely located speakers. The Niles TVC-1
enables full-range volume adjustment of remotely located speakers.
All Metal Chassis: The Niles TVC-1 tabletop volume control features an
all metal chassis construction.
AutoFormers: The Niles tabletop volume control uses autoformers
instead of L-pads for the volume controlling element. This assures minimal
internal power dissipation with virtually no power wasted as heat.
Separate Ground Paths: The Niles TVC-1 tabletop volume control
utilizes separate left and right round paths for compatibility with all
Power Handling: The Niles TVC-1 tabletop volume control can handle up
to 100-watts RMS per channel (200-watts Peak). The TVC-1 is designed for use
with a receiver or amplifier having a maximum power output of 100 watts per
channel at 8-ohms.
Note: Damage caused by the use of a high-power receiver or
amplifier will void the warranty.
Flat Frequency Response: The TVC-1 has an absolutely flat frequency response from 20Hz to 20,000Hz which
ensures clean, distoriton-free listening.
12-Step Volume Control: The TVC-1 adjust the volume of your
connected speakers by attenuating the amplifier signal. The unit features a
12-step volume control with 54dB maximum attenuation.
Note: The volume control of your receiver or amplifier serves as
the "master" volume for all speaker pairs connected.
Selectable Impedance Magnification: The Niles TVC-1 features
selectable impedance magnification for 1, 2, 3/4, 5/6 pairs of speakers.
Note: Every speaker pair in the system must be connected to an
impedance-magnifying volume control and set to the same magnification.
Removal Speaker Connectors: The Niles tabletop volume
control features removable screw-less speaker connectors that accommodate 22 to 16-gauge speaker
wire. The TV-C1 is equipped with one set of input speaker terminals for
connecting your amplifier or speaker selector box, and one set of output speaker
terminals for connecting a pair of loudspeakers.
Note: For most applications, Niles recommends 16 or 18-gauge
speaker wire. For wiring runs longer than 80-feet, 16-gauge wire is
recommended. Using speaker wire larger than 16-gauge is not recommended, as it may not fit into the connector.
Always use stranded copper speaker wire. Never use solid-core, aluminum or
"Romex" type wire.
Non-skid Feet: The Niles TVC-1 uses four non-skid feet to ensure
stability during operation and prevent scratching your furniture.
Identification Labels: The Niles TVC-1 tabletop volume control
includes 72 adhesive-backed room identification labels.