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Russound IPK-1

In-wall keypad for Russound MCA Series controllers

Item # 543IPK1

This sleek in-wall keypad gives you helpful, intuitive control over your Russound multi-room music system.

This sleek in-wall keypad gives you helpful, intuitive control over your Russound multi-room music system.

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Item # 543IPK1

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About the Russound IPK-1

Convenient in-wall controls for your Russound music system

What if controlling your music was as simple as flipping on a light switch? The Russound IPK-1 in-wall keypad works with your compatible Russound audio controller to change tracks, sources, volume, and more. It's especially helpful if you prefer discrete, tactile controls over an app- or computer-based interface.

Product highlights:

  • in-wall keypad for compatible Russound audio controllers
  • controls power, source selection, volume, play/pause, and track forward/back for a single zone
  • two-way feedback system relays status and volume level through the front-panel LED light
  • easy-to-use buttons for simple operation
    • includes 4 "favorites" buttons for quickly selecting a source
Installation details:
  • connects to your compatible Russound controller via your home network using CAT-6 cable
  • installs in a single-gang electrical box
  • includes black and white Decora-style inserts to match your décor
  • mounting depth behind faceplate: 1-1/16"
Warranty and other info:

What's in the box:

  • IPK-1 Keypad w/white Decora insert
  • Black Decora insert

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Overview: The Russound IPK-1 single-gang, in-wall keypad is designed for convenient control of a zone when using a Russound MCA Series controller/amplifier (sold separately). The keypad features soft-touch buttons for easy access to Volume Up/Down, Power, Play/Pause, Skip Forward/Backward, and four Favorite buttons for storing and recalling Favorites. The IPK-1 also features a Status LED that can light different colors, indicating the current status of the keypad and selected audio zone. The IPK-1 includes a pre-installed white Decora insert and an additional black Decora insert.

Note: A decorative wall-plate is not included and must be purchased separately.

Compatibility: The IPK-1 is designed to work specifically with Russound IP-based audio systems including the MCA-66, MCA-88, MBX-PRE, and MBX-AMP.

Connection: The IPK-1 communicates to the controller/amplifier through standard CAT-5/6 cable connected to the same network via a PoE Switch (CAT cable and PoE Switch are sold separately). The IPK-1 is PoE powered via 802.3af through a CAT-5/6 cable connected to a PoE Switch. Cable runs for zone keypads should not exceed 300' maximum.

Installation: The IPK-1 is designed to be mounted in a standard single-gang electrical box (sold separately). Electrical boxes must be at least 2-1/2" deep to accommodate the keypad as well as the CAT-5/6 cable connector.

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