Description

The BlastIR is designed to get your remote control signal where it needs to go. Since remote control signals (IR) need "line-of-sight" to work, you will need this extender if the devices you're trying to control are not in sight.

 

How This Works

This kit includes an IR receiver, a connecting block, and IR emitters. The IR receiver is a small device that you can mount on your HDTV's bezel or anywhere else in the room where you will want to point your remote. It is small and very easy to hide, but must be in line-of-sight to your couch (or wherever you will be sitting when using your remote control). This IR receiver receives your remote control's commands and sends the signal to the connecting block.


The connecting block then actively repeats and sends the same signal through all IR emitters connected to the block. You can tape the emitters directly to your equipment or simply fix them to a nearby shelf or wall as long as they are pointing at your device.

IR Emitter Caps (Sold Separately) help ensure that the IR signal reaches only one device. Useful when you have many different IR emitters in one location.

Specifications

Please Note

  • This product is NOT compatible with the following models of the AT&T U-verse cable box:
  • Cisco Explorer 4642HDC, IPN 4320, IPN 330HD and the Motorola VIP series. As well as regional providers using the Cisco ISB7150. There are other models of the U-verse that are also likely incompatible with the BlastIR.

In-Wall IR Connecting Block

  • Provides one IR receiver input and six IR emitter outputs
  • Works with practically all brands of Audio/Video IR remote controls
  • 12VDC status input jack and LED indicator
  • Interface: 3.5mm mini plug (for receiver and emitters);
  • Terminal block (for CAT5)
  • Dimensions: 82 W x 60 H 27 D mm
  • Weight: 110g (.25 lbs.)

Dual Band IR Receiver

  • Designed to be surface mounted in multiple applications.
  • Works with practically all brands of Audio/Video IR remote controls
  • IR receiving: 18' - 30' (remote control dependent)
  • Receiving frequencies: 34 - 60 kHz
  • Dimension: 45mm x 15mm x 12mm (receiver only)
  • Includes adhesive tape for IR mounting
  • 6 foot cable

Dual IR Emitters

  • Designed to be surface mounted in multiple applications.
  • Works with practically all brands of Audio/Video IR remote controls
  • Operating Frequency: 38 - 56KHz
  • Interface: 3.5mm mini plug
  • Cable length: 9 feet
  • Includes adhesive tape for IR mounting

Package Contents

  • 1 - In-Wall IR Connecting Block
  • 4 - Dual IR Emitters
  • 1 - Dual Band Surface Mini IR Receiver
  • 1 - Power Supply
  • 2 - Mounting Screws

Videos

 

Troubleshooting

If you're having troubles with your BlastIR, there are some simple things you can do to troubleshoot the problem. This video will walk you through the steps.

Customer Reviews

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Part Number: SW-29311
Works as advertised

Pros: Straight forward install. Had to purchase additional 50ft extension cord based on my setup. All works great.Cons: None.Other:

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Part Number: SW-29311
works great

Pros: easy install works very goodCons: Other:

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Part Number: SW-29311
Works at great price

Pros: Price, price, priceCons: None so farOther: Works just as well as my old niles, but at this price I could buy 4 or 5.

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Part Number: SW-29311
something what works like they say

Pros: WORK just like it is supposed to living room is 30 feet long and receiver picked up just like Sewell said would thanks for a good productCons: NONEOther: order it you won't be sorry

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Part Number: SW-29311
Doesn't work

Pros: NoneCons: Doesn't work with Marantz AV reciever I have.Other:

Terribly sorry to hear that wasn't compatible. I'll reach out on your order and set you up for a return.

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