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Control up to Four Audio/Video Components via Infrared (IR) Using this Shelf-Top IR Repeater System
Xantech HL85BK Designer Hidden Link IR Receiver Kit, Black
Xantech HL85BK Designer Hidden Link IR Receiver Kit, Black
Xantech HL85BK Designer Hidden Link IR Receiver Kit, Black
Item# 81222BK
Price: Normally $252.00 
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  • Use your IR remote on components behind closed doors or walls
  • IR receiver has an attractive case for shelf-top locations
  • IR receiver talk-back LED confirms commands
  • IR receiver accepts IR commands from up to 30 feet away

Essential Info

With the Xantech HL85BK Designer Hidden Link IR Receiver Kit, there is no longer a need to leave entertainment cabinet doors open simply to use your IR remote control. The Hidden Link Designer IR Kit makes it possible to control up to four different audio and video components behind solid doors or walls using your existing IR remote. The included Hidden Link compact, black shelf-top IR receiver was designed to be the only visible piece of equipment. The included connecting block supplies power to the IR receiver using the included power supply. The connecting block receives IR signals coming from the IR receiver and distributes the IR signals out to your audio and video components using the included designer IR emitters. The use of this kit will leave you with the clean lines of your entertainment center without looking at unsightly stacks of equipment and cables. You can continue using your existing IR remote with the confidence it will communicate with your AV equipment behind doors and walls.


What's Included

  • 1x - Hidden Link IR Receiver
  • 1x - Connecting Block
  • 1x - Power Supply
  • 4x - Designer IR Emitters
  • More Info

    Hidden Link IR Receiver, Standard
    Use this Hidden Link shelf-top IR receiver when you can't drill into a cabinet or piece of equipment and use the smaller hidden sensors. Xantech's Hidden Link is about an inch high and about 3.25" wide and includes a 'talkback' LED so you'll know the command was received and sent to the emitter. Extend the reach of your sensor with a 50 foot male to female cable, sold separately. This three-conductor cable has 1/8" male and female plugs molded onto a high quality cable.

    Connecting Block
    The included connecting block supplies power to the IR receiver, receives IR signals coming from the IR receiver, and distributes the IR signals out to four devices using the included emitters. The four parallel emitter ports with 470-Ohm resistors drive four single emitters (included) or four dual emitters, sold separately.

    Power Supply
    A high-efficiency power supply specified to provide power to the connecting block. A versatile plug has a locking indentation ring providing a secure connection. A small form-factor allows tighter installation and reduces a clumsy rack-installation.

    Visible Designer Emitters
    The Hidden Link Designer IR Kit includes four single emitters. Each emitter is 10 feet long and plugs into the connecting block via a 3.5mm mono mini plug. The emitters attach to the IR window of your audio and video equipment using clear adhesive film; the emitters also come with three pre-cut adhesive backings for replacement purposes.

    Important notes:
    Defective exchanges for identical item within Manufacturer’s warranty period.
    Manufacturer contact information: Xantech LLC, Tel: (800) 843-5465 Ext 355


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    DOUGLASS -- egg harbor, NJ   3/31/2014
    Worked great right out of the box. Instructions were clear, intallation was simple.
    DANIEL -- chestnut hill, MA   2/3/2012
    It's great. I can point the remote anywhere, and the receiver picks up the signal.
    DOUGLAS -- mathews, NC   7/21/2011
    The Xantech HL85BK works perfectly,very little if any noticeable delay controlling the remote devices. I followed the directions and everything worked fine. About the hardest part was stripping the individual wires to attach to the connecting block because they are about a 28 or 30AWG wire.
    JOHN -- jacksonville, NC   3/14/2011
    Worked perfectly. I could not have been more please with this product.
    JOSEPH -- carmel, IN   2/28/2011
    Works Great!!! Very happy.
    CHRISTINA -- lewisville, TX   10/3/2010

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