Infrared pass through housing
The IR-E1 and IR-E2 are typically mounted to the
Miniature size and shape
infrared remote receiver windows of audio/video
Installation friendly design:
components, using the attached self-adhesive
10' of cable with 3.5mm plug
tape. The emitter directs its infrared output
toward the component, not out into the room. If
Reliable adhesive backing
the component has a tray or door that opens, you
Includes IR blocking cover
may have to route the emitter wire from the top
or the side of the component. Make sure the
PACKAGE CONTENTS: IR-E1
mounting surface is cleaned and degreased
IR-E1 Emitter x 1
10 Feet of Connecting Wire x 1
IR Blocking Cover x 1
Extra Emitter Adhesive strips x 2
PACKAGE CONTENTS: IR-E2
IR-E2 Emitter x 1
10 Feet of connecting wire x 1
IR Blocking Covers x 2
Extra emitter adhesive strips x 4
1. Locate the IR remote receiver window of each
component to control. The receiver is usually
located behind its own plastic window, on the
front of the component.
2. Make sure the mounting surface is clean.
3. Attach the IR-E1/E2 directly over the IR remote
receiver windows of the components using its
4. Route the connecting two-conductor wire to
the IR Connecting Block and plug it into an
5. Coil any excess wire and tie it in place.
6. On IR Connecting Blocks with selectable
Emitter outputs, make certain the HI-LOW
SWITCH is placed in the LOW position. See
figure 2 and 3.
10 feet of
Figure 2 Connecting the emitter to the main
system unit's emitter low outputs.
plugged into the
12V DC Power Supply
Plugged into an
Unswitched AC Outlet
Powers the System
INCREASING THE WIRE LENGTH
If the connecting wire is too short to reach the IR
Connecting Blocks, an additional length of wire
may be spliced in to extend it. Cut the emitter wire
approximately six inches from the plug end, strip off
1/4", and connect your additional wiring between
the ends of the original emitter wire. For distances
between 10 and 20 feet upgrade the original wire to
an 18 gauge 2-conductor wire. For distances of up
Figure 4 Mounting the IR Blocking Cover.
to 200 feet a 16 gauge two-conductor wire should
IR BLOCKING COVER
Be sure to observe proper polarity when extending
Make sure the mounting surface is clean before
the emitter wire.
installing the blocking cover. You may improve
The wire lead marked with a gray stripe is positive
the appearance by trimming the cover with
(+); the unmarked lead is negative (-).
scissors to exactly cover the remote receiver
window. Mount the blocking cover (using the
USING THE IR
self-adhesive tape) so that the IR-E1 and IR-E2
and the IR remote receiver window of the
component are completely covered. See figure 4.
To prevent A/V components from receiving IR
commands from sources other than the IR-E1 and
IR-E2, the IR Blocking Cover should be used. The IR
Blocking Cover is designed to cover both the IR-E1
Testing the Remote Control
and IR-E2 and the IR Receiver window of the
Test to see that the hand-held remote control
component. The IR Blocking Cover serves two
operates the component when you point it at the
front panel (check the batteries if it does not).
1. It ensures that a component receives IR signals
IR Connecting Blocks Power Supply
solely from the IR-E1 and IR-E2.
Check that the red power light on the IR
2. It prevents the IR output of the IR-E1 and IR-E2
Connecting Blocks is lit (the in-line power supply
from radiating to other components or IR
should be plugged into an active AC wall outlet
and supplying 12V DC).