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Niles® 12-Volt DC Adapter

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Item # 19012VUNIV

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Our take on the Niles® 12-Volt DC Adapter

Plug this adapter into a switched AC outlet on your receiver or preamp to send component on/off status signals to compatible Niles IR extender systems. See individual IR system pages for compatibility.

This replaced a defective transformer for my MU480. The new transformer and a new MU480 work well.

Jack, Weston, CT

What's in the Box:

  • 12 Volt power supply with 74" output cord attached
  • 74" AC power cord
  • 3.5mm plug adapter
  • Note about FCC compliance

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Overview: The IS-12V is a 12 volt DC power supply that provides status information to Niles Main System Units. It plugs into a switched AC output on the back of your system's audio receiver, and sends a signal to the Hub whenever the source is powered up. It can also sent a 12 volt turn-on trigger to other components. It provides enough current to trigger up to six automated switchers simultaneously.


  • Input: 100-240 volts AC, 50/60 Hz
  • Output: 12 volts DC, 1.25 amps
  • Tip: Positive

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Old one burned out [ Sung  Nov 11, 2017 ]
Previous one died [ Daniel  Nov 02, 2016 ]
After consultation with Dexter, help from Penny, and Jenny's assistance I was able to determine that this is the item I needed for my Niles infrared system. Each of these individuals were knowledgeable, professional, and personable. My total Crutchfield experience was excellent and I would highly recommend you to others. Dexter's Bio: Jenny's Bio: [ JOHN L. DI  Feb 24, 2016 ]

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