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    Speaker Volume Controller RMS 50W (Slide Type) - White
    Product # 8244
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    Wattage: 50W
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    Speaker Volume Controller RMS 50W (Slide Type) - White

    This is a slider-type wall plate volume control for speaker systems with power ratings of up to 50 watts per channel and impedance ratings of 4 to 16 ohms. This slider control can be set to one of twelve positions, including the minimum (off) and maximum volume settings.

    The wall plate mounts into a standard single-gang, low-voltage wall bracket (not included) and has inputs and outputs for one pair of stereo speaker wires (4 input connections and 4 output connections). It can accept speaker wire in sizes from 14 to 16 gauge and provides a frequency response range of 35 Hz to 20 kHz (+0/-2db) at the full power rating of 50 watts per channel.

    Please note: This volume control does not include a wall mounting bracket.

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    Input 2 channels, 50 watts per channel
    Output 2 channels, 4 to 16 ohms impedance matching
    Frequency Response 35 Hz to 20 kHz (+0/-2 db) at rated power
    Wire gauge 14 to 16 AWG
    Material Plastic ABS
    Depth 2 3/4"

    When setting up the speaker volume controls, it is important to match the impedance of your speaker system with the load rating of your amplifier. This is done by setting the jumpers on the volume control to compensate for the number of speakers you have in a parallel configuration and the impedance level of the speakers.

    If using a single pair of speakers rated at the same load level as your amplifier, you don't need to make any changes - just leave the jumper in the default x1 position. However, if your speakers are of a different impedance level and/or you have more than one set of speakers in parallel, please refer to the following chart as a guide for setting the jumpers on the speaker volume control.

    Note that for any speakers wired in series, the overal impedance level is the sum of each speaker. So two 4 ohm speakers wired in series is the same impedance as a single 8 ohm speaker.

    Impedance Correction Chart
    Jumper Setting /
    # of Speaker Pairs
    x1 x2 x4 x8
    4 ohm speakers 2 ohms 2 pairs 4 pairs 8 pairs 16 pairs
    4 ohms 1 pair 2 pairs 4 pairs 8 pairs
    8 ohms n/a 1 pair 2 pairs 4 pairs
    8 ohm speakers 2 ohms 4 pairs 8 pairs 16 pairs 32 pairs
    4 ohms 2 pairs 4 pairs 8 pairs 16 pairs
    8 ohms 1 pair 2 pairs 4 pairs 8 pair
    16 ohm speakers 2 ohms 8 pairs 16 pairs 32 pairs 64 pairs
    4 ohms 4 pairs 8 pairs 16 pairs 32 pairs
    8 ohms 2 pairs 4 pairs 8 pair 16 pairs
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    Does the slider enable you to completely turn off the speakers?
    Wesley T on Nov 28, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: That is a really good question. In short a volume control will not turn a speaker or pair of speakers completely off. There are a number of things you can do depending on how you are amplifying the speakers. If you are coming out of a speaker selector, turn off the individual buttons at the selector itself. If you are coming off of an amplifier, turn off the amp. If you are coming off a receiver with a B channel turn off the receiver or just the B channel.
    3.5 / 5.0
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    Great Price, Great Product
    I purchased 6 of these volume controls to do an upgrade on a previous system, the price is low, but the volume control is well made and works perfectly, One thing I will say, if you are connecting them to a 4 or 6 speaker selector switch (also available via MONOPRICE), be sure that you don't get your input and output wires switched, I had one set of input/output wires switched at the volume control and there was almost no volume through any of the speakers. these switches take care of impedance matching, once the plugs were switched around, everything sounded great!

    PROS: well made, sturdy and a great price

    CONS: plugs tend to slip off the connectors easily when putting back into the opening, check your volume before screwing back into the wall, or maybe a drop of superglue to keep plug firmly attached once wires have been inserted.
    March 28, 2016
    Fixed My Issues Immediately
    I ordered these because I was having a lot of noise and static in my speakers. The old volume controls also popped every time I adjusted them. They were the rotary knob type and I also wanted something that was easy to tell what the volume was set at. These dropped right into the old 1 gang box and hooked up easily. All problems solved. They are a little stiff in the slider action. This will probably ease over time, but they are never going to super smooth. However, they cost less than half of some of the others I looked at, so I am not going to nit pick because they function extremely well.

    PROS: Looks good.

    Functions well.

    CONS: A little stiff in the overall action.
    October 23, 2015
    Volume control switch
    These switches were easy to install and worked very well and most of all were priced affordable. Being used in our office and conference areas.
    December 11, 2017
    1 month ago
    Perfect Finishing Touch
    Spend the last three months gutting my home and brining it from 1973 into...well...2020. I was looking for very attractive, linear, modern looking items for my flat screen wall installations, as well as for my audio installations.

    I ordered most of my equipment from Monoprice. Specifically, I ordered this volume control switch to control the volume of 4 ceiling mounted JBL speakers that provide audio to our new great room. I wanted a very modern look with all my switch-plates and accessories...and this volume slide control is already the envy of most of my friends after seeing our "new" home.

    This is no toy... this is the real deal..with very substantial guts behind that slide control. It was a snap to install. granted...I was working with walls gutted down to the studs...like new construction...but this device could fit into any existing home if you know how to fish speaker wire down the wall and install a single gang box. (or hire someone to do it)

    This Speaker Volume Controller literally changes the dynamics of everything...the feel of the slide is all-pro..nothing flimsy or "discount store" about it..ie: no popping, static sounds while adjusting volumes, and finally, it gives your media room, dining room, den or living room that all-pro installation look...and the sound quality.

    As I said earlierm, th hyper-white switch-plate cover also matches all the other items I purchased here at Monoprice for my wall mounted TVs... I could not be happier...and thank to my pal Nolan for turning me onto Monoprice!!

    PROS: Looks fantastic, rediculously easy installation, well built, substantial, very fair price, hyper-white to match all my other switch plate covers, slide action works like a charm!!

    CONS: none, zero, nada.
    April 8, 2013
    Great Product
    Really good product, well made. Using as a volume control for my monoprice ceiling speakers in my master ensuite. Keep in mind the screw connectors are plugs and are removable to make connections easier.

    PROS: Excellent product in every way.

    CONS: None
    March 7, 2015
    these volume controls work are not the quality construction I grew used to from monoprice .... will not stand up to everyday use. Installed and uninstalled them for rotating dial volume control

    PROS: inexpensive

    CONS: cheaply made
    December 14, 2013

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