Your cart
Contact us
Close contact box
Connect ID #
305 905 989 3
Connect ID #
305 905 989 3
All finished with your chat session?

We’ll email you a transcript of this conversation for your records.

Our contact center is currently closed.

Please enter your name.  
Please enter a valid email address. Why is this required?

For Tech Support, call 1-888-292-2575

Thank you, !
Our conversation will be emailed to
Chat Advisor Image

Your Advisor,

More about me
Please enter a question  
Don't wait on hold. We'll call you back when it's your turn to talk with the next available .
Please enter your name  
Please enter your phone number  

Please enter a message  

Calls may be recorded for training and quality control purposes.

We are located in Virginia USA.

Sanus CAPS12-B1

Rack-mounted vertical power supply and surge protector

Item # 051CAPS12

Item # 051CAPS12

In stock

Since 1974

Years of experience making people happy.

60-day price protection

We’ll reimburse you if the price drops.

Hands-on research

We double check the details on each item.

About the Sanus CAPS12-B1

Sanus CAPS12-B1 mounted vertically in A/V rack.

The Sanus CAPS12-B1 mounts vertically in the back of your A/V rack and includes 8 protected A/V outlets.

Provide safe power for your rack-mounted A/V gear

Here's a clean, discreet way to provide power and surge protection to the audio/video gear in your component rack system. The Sanus CAPS12-B1 mounts vertically on the rear rack rails using the included hardware. It provides eight AC outlets with surge protection — two spaced apart to accept larger wall wart or transformer power plugs. 

Product highlights:

  • designed to be mounted vertically in a component rack system
    • mounts on rear rack rails with included hardware
  • 12U vertical rack size
  • 8 protected AC outlets
    • 2 outlets spaced further apart to fit larger transformer plugs
  • EMI/RFI filters help reduce line noise
  • 900-joule surge protection
  • maximum current rating: 12 amps
  • 10-ft. AC power cord
  • 1-5/8"W x 18-7/16"H x 1-5/8"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # CAPS12-B1

What's in the box:

  • Vertical power strip (attached 10' power cord)
  • 2 L-brackets
  • 2 Flat brackets
  • 4 Pan-head screws
  • 2 Counter-sunk screws
  • Instruction Manual

Customer reviews

Loading reviews...

Sanus CAPS12-B1 reviews

Average review:

2 reviews

Thanks for submitting your review

Filter by rating

Customer photos

Sort reviews

Sort by:
Items per page:
View page:

Verified customer (What's this?)
Verified employee purchase (What's this?)



Crutchfield response

<< >>

More details on the Sanus CAPS12-B1

Stacey B.

Features & specs

Type ---
Total AC Outlets ---
Total Current Capacity ---
High-Current Outlets ---
USB Connections ---
Coaxial RF Jacks No
Line Conditioning ---
Joule Rating ---
Powerline Network Compatible ---
Connected Equipment Guarantee ---
Width (inches) ---
Height (inches) ---
Depth (inches) ---
Weight (pounds) ---
Parts Warranty ---
Labor Warranty ---

Product Research


Vertical Power Strip with Surge Protection: The Sanus Component Series CAPS12 vertical power strip with surge protection features eight 3-prong outlets with two specifically spaced for transformers. A 10' power cord adds versatility, and the 12U power strip easily mounts vertically on rear rack rails. All the hardware needed to mount the CAPS12 are included, making installation simple.

  • Clamping Response Time: <1ns
  • UL Eletrical Rating: 12A Max / 125Vac / 60Hz / 1500W
  • Voltage Protection Rating: 500V (L-N), 500V (L-G), 500V (N-G)
  • EMI/RFI Noise Filtration: 40dB (100kHz - 1MHz)
  • Joule Rating: 900 Joules

Loading accessories...

Customer Q&A

1 question already asked

Does this have an on/off switch?
[ JAMIE  May 02, 2020 ]
1 answer
no it doesn't. I suspect some do at is did, the receptacle is mounted on the rack's back frame - making it out of reach (and need) for an on/off switch.
[ Andrew  May 03, 2020 ]

Loading articles...

Compare the sound