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In-wall power and cable management system
Item # 051ELM805 | MFR # ELM805-B1
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The Sanus PowerBridge helps you neatly organize in-wall power and audio/video cables. It's ideal for installing a wall-mounted HDTV or ceiling-mounted projector. The power inlet and outlet plates connect via standard Romex® in-wall electrical wire (not included) for a professional-looking installation and less cable clutter. Each faceplate also includes an opening for audio and video signal cables, so you can run those through the wall or ceiling, too.
What's in the Box:
- Male AC power inlet wall-plate
- Female AC power outlet wall-plate
- 6' AC power cord (Male 3-prong AC connector on one end and a female 3-prong AC connector on other end)
- 2 J-boxes (with 2 screws each)
- Four 3mm x 20mm screws
- Cardboard cutout template
- Installation Instructions
- connects a wall- or ceiling-mounted TV or projector to a line conditioner or uninterruptible power supply in another location
- one faceplate provides AC power inlet and signal cable bay; the other provides AC power outlet and cable bay
- requires Romex-style in-wall electrical wire (not included)
- includes 6' power inlet cord
- cut-out for cable opening: 2-11/16"W x 1-1/2"H x 7/8"D
- cut-out for J-box: 3-3/4"W x 2-5/16"H x 3-1/2"D
- 9-1/8"W x 2-15/16"H x 2-1/4"D
- warranty: 10 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Overview: The Sanus Elements ELM805 PowerBridge is an in-wall power and cable management system designed to simplify installation of cables and wiring behind wall-mounted flat-panel TVs. This discreet system allows low voltage cables and wires to be routed through the wall and into AV components, surge protectors, or power conditioners for a professional home theater installation. Color-coded outlets simplify installation without modifying the existing circuit. The ELM805 can be connected to a local AC power outlet or connected remotely in an AV equipment room. The Sanus PowerBridge includes an AC outlet wall-plate, AC inlet wall-plate, 2 J-boxes, and a 6' heavy-gauge power cord.
In-Wall Solution: The Sanus ELM805 PowerBridge allows you to easily install in-wall cables and wiring behind a wall-mounted flat-panel TV and through an existing wall. The ELM805 PowerBridge positions the AC outlet in the wall behind your television for easy cable routing through the wall.
Installs Locally or Remotely: The Sanus ELM805 can be connected to a local AC power source, a power conditioner, or surge protector in the same room; or used remotely in a separate AV equipment room.
Connections: The ELM805 lets you route your Flat-panel TV's low-voltage power cable and audio/video cables through the wall and into your AV components, surge protector, or power conditioner for a professional home theater installation. The power outlet wall-plate features a female 3-prong AC plug, and the power inlet wall-plate features a male 3-prong AC plug. The PowerBridge's color-coded outlets simplify installation without modifying the existing circuit. Connect the power outlet and power inlet together with code-compliant building electrical in-wall wire (sold separately). Your flat-panel TV then plugs into the power inlet and the included power cord plugs into an existing power receptacle, or surge protector to safely energize power to your connected HDTV (there is no direct wiring to an electrical circuit). Each wall-plate also features a 2.375" (W) x 1.0625" (H) opening for running your televisions audio/video cables to your AV components.
Note: If the supplied power cord is not long enough, do not extend the power cord with another extension cord. You must use a 3 prong-grounded, UL LISTED extension cord. Do not exceed 15-feet in length.
Mounting: The power outlet and power inlet wall-plates can be installed vertically or horizontally. The power outlet should be mounted so it is hidden behind your wall-mounted flat-panel television and not interfere with installation of your wall-mount bracket. The power inlet should be mounted within 30-inches of an existing AC outlet. Each wall-plate will require two cutouts (one for the included J-box and one for the cable opening). A cardboard template is provided to help you.
Dimensions: Overall and cutout dimensions.
- Overall Dimensions: 9.25" (W) x 2.875" (H) x 2.125" (D)
- Cut-Out for J-Box: 3.75" (W) x 2.3125" (H) x 3.5" (D)
- Cut-Out for Cable Opening: 2.6875" (W) x 1.5" (H) x 0.875" (D)
Tools Required for Installation:
- Stud finder
- Phillips head screwdriver
- Drywall saw
- Wire stripper
- Electrical outlet tester
- Flathead screwdriver
Note: Non-metallic (NM) type 12-2 or 14-2 building electrical wire (best known as Romex) is not included. Check with local and regional building code requirements before beginning installation.
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