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Infrared (Standard Consumer Electronics)
Plasma Friendly / Plasma Proof
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Shelf-Top IR Sensor Makes IR Distribution a Breeze to Install
Xantech HL95B Universal Hidden Link IR Receiver, Black
Xantech HL95B Universal Hidden Link IR Receiver, Black
Xantech HL95B Universal Hidden Link IR Receiver, Black
Item# 81229B
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  • IR receiver has an attractive case for shelf-top locations
  • IR receiver specifically designed to resist interference from Plasma, LCD and LED TVs, CFL lighting and sunlight
  • 3.5mm plug makes connection simple
  • Talkback red LED blinks confirmation
  • IR receiver accepts IR commands from up to 80 feet away

Essential Info

The interference from a wall mount TV can wreak havoc with your IR control system. Xantech designed this Universal Hidden Link IR Receiver to resist the interference from plasma, LCD and LED TVs, as well as fluorescent and compact fluorescent lighting (CFL), and sunlight - so you can mount this receiver in any room with confidence. The Hidden Link IR Receiver is a small shelf-top infrared repeater assembly. The package includes an IR receiver and a CB12 Connecting Block. The Hidden Link IR Receiver is equipped with a 7-foot cable and a 3.5mm stereo mini plug, which is plugged directly into the "IR RCVR" jack on the CB12. The high sensitivity of this receiver allows it to receive IR commands up to 80 feet away. This Xantech Dinky Link IR receiver includes a 'talkback' LED so you'll know the command was received and sent to the emitter. The use of this Hidden Link receiver along with the related connecting block, power supply and emitters will leave you with the clean lines of your entertainment center without looking at unsightly stacks of equipment and cables; enabling you to continue using your existing IR with the confidence it will communicate with your AV equipment behind doors and walls.

Also available in silver and white.

Please note: Power supply and emitters are sold separately - or they can all be purchased together with this receiver and connecting block as a kit.



  • Infrared carrier frequency bandwidth: 25 - 60 kHz
  • Reception range: Up to 120 feet, depending on remote control output strength and ambient conditions.
  • Nominal reception angle: 55 degrees off axis
  • Max. transmission length: 1 mile using 18 gauge wire
  • Maximum current output: 100mA
  • Drives IR emitters through Xantech Connecting Blocks, Controllers, etc.
  • Dimensions: 2.00" x 3.15" x 0.70" (51mm x 80mm x 18mm)
  • Power requirements: +12VDC, 20mA

  • 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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    Steve Stuart -- seattle, WA   5/23/2013
    Although the IR receiver may be ...specifically designed to resist interference from Plasma, LCD and LED TVs, CFL lighting and sunlight, it clearly is not resistant to interference from Plasma displays. Varying brightness from my 55 plasma display causes the 'Talkback red LED' to intermittently blink dimly. In my setup, at least, the interference doesn't seem to affect the performance of the IR receiver. And in fact, this, and all the other Xantech products used in connection with this device work quite well, and I can recommend them highly. As I've had no experience with other IR receiver brands, don't know if this situation is a tough egg to crack, or this model is particularly trouble-prone.
    JOEL -- shawinigan-sud, QC   2/10/2011
    Great product, well packaged, item as described. Note to Canada buyers: Shipping via USPS took long, about 2-3 weeks, and costed about 26$ of taxes/fees. Lot less than UPS but good to know.

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