IR System Overview: An 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.
IR System Components: The MF2VF Dual IR MicroFlasher is one of three elements that make up an infrared extender system:
- IR Main
System Unit (sold separately): The IR Main System Unit provides a
connection hub for the IR sensors and the IR
flashers and is generally located near the A/V components. The Main System Unit's level controls and LED
indicators enable you to calibrate and
troubleshoot an IR extender system. The Main
System Unit is the "heart" of an IR extender system.
IR Sensors are the "eyes" of the system, receiving IR commands from
hand-held remote controls and relaying 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. Sensors are available in wall-mount, ceiling-mount, surface-mount
and table-top models.
- Keypad (sold
The IntelliPad is a wall-mounted, programmable IR keypad system that
provides a unique LED power status display and the convenience of true
one-button remote control of complex audio/video systems.
- IR Flashers:
IR Flashers re-transmit the infrared signals from the IR Main System Unit to your A/V components. Flashers are the
"voice" of an IR extender system that "speaks" to your components.
Dual Flashers: The MF2VF
provides dual flashers on a single cable for simplified wiring and easy
Universal Compatibility: When
used in a complete system, this Dual IR MicroFlasher is compatible with
virtually all brands of A/V equipment and remote controls (virtually all brands
of remotes using carrier frequencies between 20 and 455 kHz).
Red LED: The MF2VF provides
visible feedback of flasher operation via a red LED in each flasher housing.
MF2VF is designed for pin-point relaying of IR
commands, so each flasher is typically mounted to the infrared remote sensor
window of an audio/video component using the self-adhesive backing.
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