Initializing the remote into the Messenger
A Quick Note Before You Set Up The MESSENGER
WARNING: For indoor use only.
Each receiver has a specific address made up of a
HOUSE CODE (bottom dial) and a Unit Code (upper
dial) which is used to communicate with the
The function of the HOUSE CODE is to prevent
interference from another FREEWIRE system. If at any
time, you experience interference with another system
please choose another setting for your HOUSE CODE
A - P. The letter selected must be the same on all
RECEIVERS and the MESSENGER HUB.
Plug MESSENGER HUB into any operational AC outlet
within your home. Rotate antenna to the upright
position. Open the front door to expose control panel.
NOTE: Placing the MESSENGER HUB on the inside
wall closest to driveway or entry way, will often
maximize range of the TV REMOTE.
Select a HOUSE CODE on the MESSENGER HUB, any
letter A - P. (Note: The house code you select for the
MESSENGER HUB will dictate what letter you will select
for all of the RECEIVERS you plan to control with this
Select a UNIT CODE on the MESSENGER HUB, any
number 1 - 16. The number and corresponding color
you pick will control the lamp outlet located on the
underside of this MESSENGER HUB. (If you select the
same number and same house code for any additional
receivers on this system they will operate in
conjunction with this hub.)
Synchronize your TV REMOTE with your MESSENGER
HUB so they understand how to communicate with
each other. (Note: Any additional remote that is
introduced to the system must also be synchronized.)
Freewire Operation, cont.
To synchronize, move the MESSENGER HUB slide
switch to LEARN.
While facing the MESSENGER HUB, press and hold any
of the three "ON" buttons on the TV REMOTE for 5
seconds - Figure 1. Be sure to see the green light flash
on the MESSENGER HUB. The flash will indicate that
the TV REMOTE is now synchronized with the
Now, move the slide switch on the MESSENGER HUB
(Note: Door cannot be closed while MESSENGER HUB
is in the LEARN mode.)
Turn lamp on first, then plug into the receptacle on the
underside of the MESSENGER HUB. Use only
incandescent bulbs up to 500W. Be sure the Lamp has
been turned on prior to plugging into MESSENGER
Press the Local Lamp "ON/OFF" button on the
MESSENGER HUB to check that the MESSENGER HUB
is operating correctly. You will hear a "click" when the
MESSENGER HUB turns this lamp on and off.
You are now ready to operate the lamp connected to
this MESSENGER HUB with the TV REMOTE.