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Marmitek X10 Appliance Module AM12U

  • Marmitek X10 Appliance Module AM12U
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New version AM13U with quiter relay


  • On/Off function to control an energy saving light, heater, fan, coffee maker, etc.
  • Designed to operate with 230V AC loads of up to 500W (incandescent lamps and halogen light) or 230W (motors) or 3600W (resistive loads)

The Marmitek appliance module is a receiver unit that works as a remote controlled switch or relay. You can plug it into any plug socket in the house and control the unit attached to it via X10 commands.


The appliance module can switch incandescent lamps up to 500W, appliances with electric motors up to 230W.

As the X-10 switch is simply inserted into wall sockets like an ordinary plug, there is no installation to be carried out. Just set the wheels on the front to the desired device address (eg. G7) and note this address down.

The load connected to the switch module can still be controlled locally by its own switch, but dont forget to leave the local switch in the "ON" position, as otherwise the load cannot be controlled by an X-10 controller. Switch the load off by remote control. The unit responds to "standard" X-10 commands. ie. All-Units-Off, On and Off.



Dimensions: Length 122, Width 52, Height 44 mm

This product is CE approved for use in the EU


Technical Specifications

Supply voltage: 230V +-10% 50Hz
Supply current: =< 20mA capacitive
500W (incandescent lamps and halogen light) 230W (motors) 3600W (resistive loads)
Responds to X-10 Key codes: All Units Off, On, Off
Signal sensitivity: 15mVpp min 50mVpp max at 120KHz
Input impedance: => 180Ohms (L-N) at 120KHz
This product is CE approved for use in the EU
Ambient temperature: -10C to +40C (operation), -20C to +70C (storage)

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  1. Marmitek X10 Appliance Module AM12U

    Posted by ben Jakeman on 12th Aug 2010

    Excellent item no issues tested it on various ring main and extensions leads without any issues.

  2. Marmitek X10 Appliance Module AM12U

    Posted by James Stewart on 3rd Sep 2009

    Simple and straightforward. The way it shoul be. I prefer this to later version the PLC-P 2027UK.

  3. Marmitek X10 Appliance Module AM12U

    Posted by Mike Bowler on 2nd Aug 2009

    Simple. Out of the box. set the required code, plug it in and it works.

  4. Marmitek X10 Appliance Module AM12U

    Posted by Kevin Miller on 20th Jan 2008

    Another great X10 product - why are these not so much more popular? Simple, effective and very cost effective - these should be available in every store (B&Q) and should be in every home. The marketing should be much better, rarely does such a good product have such a low profile.....they really work!

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