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Overview: The SIRIUS Satellite Radio SCH2P Home Tuner
includes an outdoor antenna, 2-way splitter, audio cable, and rack mounting
hardware. The SiriusConnect SCH2P satellite radio tuner allows you to receive,
control, and play SIRIUS satellite programming from your SIRIUS-ready or SAT
Radio-ready home receiver. Its also compatible with home receivers that feature an RS-232 port or Infrared input.
SIRIUS Satellite Radio: SIRIUS Satellite Radio has over 120
channels of entertainment and music. In addition to the more than 65 original
channels of commercial-free, SIRIUS offers more than 55 channels of sports,
news, and entertainment. SIRIUS 1st Traffic and Weather also provides continuous
local weather and traffic reports for 20 major U.S. cities. A subscription is
required to enjoy SIRIUS Satellite Radio programming.
Compatibility: This SiriusConnect tuner can be connected to
your audio system using either the SiriusConnect DIN port, the RS-232 port, or
by using the infrared connector. RS-232 and IR connection will also require an
analog stereo RCA output or optical digital output.
- 8-Pin DIN (SiriusConnect): This connection is typically used for
SIRIUS-ready or SAT Radio-ready receivers. This connection provides control
and audio transfer.
- RS-232: This control connection is typically used by high-end
multi-room audio/video receivers. You will also need to connect either the
analog RCA output or optical digital output to your A/V receiver.
- Infrared (3.5mm): This connection is typically used in older
receivers which use an IR blaster to control the SIRIUS tuner. Instead of
using the IR blaster, the IR signal can be hard-wired directly into this
3.5mm connection. This type of connection only supports one-way control with no
metadata feedback available. You will also need to connect either the analog
RCA output or optical digital output to your A/V receiver.
Display: The SIRIUS SCH2P SiriusConnect home tuner features blue
front-panel display. The unit's display provides channel number, standby
indicator, satellite signal strength meter and terrestrial signal strength
Controls: The SIRIUS SCH2P SiriusConnect home tuner features a
front-panel rotary knob for changing SIRIUS satellite radio channels. There is
also a On/Off switch on the rear-panel of the home tuner. In addition, there is
a control switch to select between RS232, 8-PIN DIN, or Infrared connection.
Connections: The SiriusConnect SCH2P home tuner features an F-type
threaded coax antenna connector, stereo RCA output, optical digital output,
RS232 port, 8-PIN connector, and a 3.5mm IR input on the rear-panel.
Outdoor Antenna: The SiriusConnect home tuner comes with an outdoor
antenna and mounting hardware to mount the antenna outdoors to a wall, roof, or
mast. The antenna features an adjustable arm to angle the antenna for better
reception. The antenna connects to the SiriusConnect home tuner via an RG-6
cable (up to 150-feet, the RG-6 cable is not provided). The SCH2P also includes
a 2-way splitter if you are going to install more than one tuner to the outdoor
Rack Mountable: The SCH2P SiriusConnect home tuner comes with rack
mounting hardware to install the unit in your rack system. The unit also
features 4 rubber feet so you can place securely on a shelf or other flat
Power Supply: The SCH2P operates off of standard household current.
The unit comes with a 6.0' detachable AC power cord to plug into a wall-outlet.