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JL Audio DRC-100

Digital remote controller for a JL Audio FiX™ 82 processor

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The DRC-100 Digital Remote Controller lets you adjust the volume of a system that's using a JL Audio FiX 82 sound processor. Although offered as an option, you'll need the DRC-100 to adjust your system's volume if you want to maintain accurate processing at all levels.

Remote control for the JL Audio FiX and TwK processors

The DRC-100 Digital Remote Controller lets you adjust the volume of a system that's using a JL Audio FiX 82 sound processor. Although offered as an option, you'll need the DRC-100 to adjust your system's volume if you want to maintain accurate processing at all levels.

In addition to volume control, the DRC-100 features a Handsfree Optimization Mode that disables the FiX's time-correction and adds a high-pass filter to the audio to clarify the sound when making hands-free phone calls. A multi-colored LED reports the operational status of the processing, so you'll know what's going on from the driver's seat:

  • Green: system OK
  • Red: signal clipping — reduce source volume
  • Amber: Handsfree Mode active

Warranty: 2 years.

What's in the Box:

  • Remote knob/LED w/ 46" attached cord terminating in a female RJ-45 socket
  • 18' control cable w/ male RJ-45 plugs on both ends
  • LED mounting collar
  • Two locking nuts
  • Two flat washers
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Overview: The JL Audio DRC-100 is a panel-mounted, wired digital remote controller designed to connect to the JLid port of compatible JL Audio devices. It consists of a rotary control, that also has push-button functionality, and includes a separate RGB LED status indicator that can be dash mounted. The control knob and the LED are both wired into a single RJ-45 socket via 46" cables. An 18' control cable, terminating in male RJ-45 jacks, plugs into this socket and is run back to the JL Audio device its controlling.

Uses: Common uses for the DRC-100 are:

  • Master Volume
  • Subwoofer Level Control
  • Handsfree Optimization
  • Preset or Mode Selection

Note: The specific functionality of the DRC-100 will vary depending on the device the controller will be plugged into.

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Just bought FIX-82 and wanted to use the master volume feature [ Jeff  Aug 28, 2016 ]

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Yes. Both the DRC-100 and DRC-205 are recommended control knobs for the FiX 86 processor: www.crutchfield.com/p_13698128/item.html [ Ryan  Jan 17, 2019 ]  Staff
This is not made for use with any amplifiers. It's a remote level control for use with the JL Audio Fix 82 processor: http://www.crutchfield.com/shopsearch/FIX_82.html I hope that helps! My Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=5 [ Ryan  Mar 04, 2016 ]  Staff
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