Inputs and Outputs
infrared (IR) extender system enables you to control your IR remote
controlled A/V equipment from a remote location. This enables
you to place your A/V components out of sight (behind cabinet doors,
in the rear of a room, or in a different room) and still conveniently control
your equipment. The model MSU140 is an IR Main
System Unit. It is one of three elements that make
up an infrared extender system:
- IR Sensors (sold
Sensors receive IR commands from hand-held remote controls and
relay the commands to the Main System Unit via a 2-conductor shielded
cable. Generally, sensors are placed so that you can easily and naturally
point your remote control directly at them. Niles offers an
array of easily concealable sensors: wall-mount, ceiling-mount, surface-mount
and table-top. IR sensors are the "eyes" of the system.
- IR Main
System Unit: The MSU140 IR Main System Unit provides a connection hub for
one IR sensor or keypad and up to four IR flashers, and it is generally
located near the A/V components. The Main
System Unit, which is the "heart" of an IR extender system, has LED indicators
to monitor the IR extender system.
Infrared Flashers transmit the infrared signals from the IR Main System
Unit to your A/V components.
Universal System: With the
necessary accessories, this IR remote control extender system is compatible with
virtually all brands of A/V equipment and infrared remote controls (virtually all brands
of remotes using carrier frequencies between 18 and 100kHz).
LED Displays: A built in green
LED provides a visible indication of system status and a built in blue LED
blinks to confirm the reception of IR data.
Power Supply: The power supply has a detachable 6 foot AC input cord and a 6 foot hardwired DC output cord. The adapter accepts 100-240V, 50/60Hz AC input, and it outputs 12VDC.
Wiring Requirements: An
individual run of category 5 cable is all that is required to connect an optional sensor or Niles Intellipad to the MSU140 (in most US states and municipalities, cable must be "CL" fire rated). The optional Niles IR flashers come with 10 foot leads attached, and the leads can be extended with 16 gauge, two-conductor cable.
Inputs and Outputs
Power Socket: Provides fast and
convenient connection of the power supply.
Status Socket: 3.5mm jack provides
system status to sensors / keypads via a 12 volt power supply attached to a
switched outlet on the system receiver or a 12 volt trigger output.
Remote Sensor Input: 4-pin connection for use with the included screwless quick connect sensor connector; allows you to connect an IR sensor or keypad to the MSU140.
Flasher Connections: four 3.5mm mini
plugs for single or dual low-level flashers, such as models MF1, MF2, MF1VF and MF2VF; these connections are not compatible with high power flashers, such as the IRB1.
Our Product Research Team
At Crutchfield, you'll get detailed, accurate information that's hard to find elsewhere.
That's because we have our own in-house Product Research team — they open the box,
verify contents, check the owner's manual, and record dimensions, features and specs.
We stay on top of new products and technologies to help people make informed choices.