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On-Q lyriQ™ Studio High Performance Keypad
Amplified in-wall controller for lyriQ multi-room audio systems
Our take on the On-Q lyriQ™ Studio High Performance Keypad by Crutchfield's Dave Bar
This high-performance in-wall amplified keypad offers convenient pushbutton operation of your lyriQ multi-room music system. The keypad has easy-to-use controls for muting and volume adjustment, and includes a source button that lets you remotely select up to four different audio sources when used with a multi-source system. The built-in IR (infrared) sensor allows you to use On-Q's universal wireless remote to control system playback from across the room.
Each keypad contains a powerful 20-watt-per-channel Class D stereo amplifier that delivers rich, clean sound for large rooms or outdoor applications. A mono-summed line output provides a convenient connection for a powered subwoofer, and it even features a built-in 80Hz low-pass filter for passing only bass frequencies.
Standard 1-gang junction box and Decora-style wall plate required for installation.
What's in the Box:
- White AU5010-WH high-performance keypad
- Decora wall plate (White)
- 2 Keypad mounting screws (length 3/4")
- 2 Wall plate mounting screws (length=1/4")
- Instruction/Installation Sheet (4 sheets/8 pages)
- Quick Start Guide
- On-Q part # AU5010-WH
- Class D amplifier with 20 watts RMS per channel at 8 ohms (recommended for use with 8 ohm speakers)
- requires lyriQ High Performance Keypad Power Module for operation
- 16/4 speaker wire required for power connection to High Performance Keypad Power Module
- adjustable backlight levels with blue illumination
- IR sensor for use with On-Q universal remote
- connects to source distribution module via CAT-5 cable (RJ-45 jack input)
- summed-mono line-level output with 80Hz low-pass filter for powered subwoofer connection
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Overview: The lyriQ High Performance Keypad (AU5010-WH) is an in-wall controller for a Multi-room audio system. It has built-in amplification, and gives you the ability to select remote or local audio sources directly. The keypad fits into a 20 cubic-inch or larger single-gang box. An elegant white and silver Decora wall plate is included for trimming out the keypad.
Cat 5 Wiring: The AU5010 has an RJ-45 jack on the back, and uses Category 5 wiring to distribute the audio signals, control information, and IR for the remote control.
Amplifiers: The keypad is equipped two built-in 20-watt Class D amplifiers to power the speakers in the room. It has stereo speaker outputs with spring-loaded terminals that support up to 14-gauge wire (16/4 speaker wire is recommended since it is readily available paired with Cat 5 cable.)
Line Out: In addition to the speaker outs, the AU5010 has a 2-wire line output (spring-loaded terminals) for feeding audio signals to a powered subwoofer. The mono-summed output is filtered through an 80Hz low-pass filter.
Power: Two spring loaded terminals are supplied powering the keypad. Up to 14-gauge wire can be used for this purpose.
- Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz (±1 dB)
- External Power Input: +24-30 VDC
- Cat 5 Cable Rating: Cat 5 UTP, 4 pair solid conductor (24 AWG)
- IR Receive Frequency: 10 kHz - 110 kHz
- Output and Line Out Connections: 14-28 AWG Springcon Terminal Block
- Output Impedance: 8 ohms per channel (1 pair of speakers)
- Power Requirements: +24 VDC, +0/-6 VDC, 1500mA max
- Speaker Impedance Load: 6 Ω max
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