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Add IR Control to your Home Theater Components Over an HDMI Cable
Vanco Super HDMI IR Kit - Hidden IR Control System over HDMI
Vanco Super HDMI IR Kit - Hidden IR Control System over HDMI
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Vanco Super HDMI IR Kit - Hidden IR Control System over HDMI
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  • Allows for IR Control over any Vanco HDMI Cable
  • Compatible with Vanco‚Äôs HDMI Matrixes, Splitters, Switchers, and Extenders
  • Extends IR Signals more than 100 meters (328 feet)
  • IR or CEC Configurable

Essential Info

The Vanco Super HDMI IR Kit offers you a simple, discrete way to remotely control a cable/satellite receiver, blu-ray player, DVD player, or other home theater source component that may be in another room or cabinet - using a Vanco HDMI cable, sold separately. This Hidden IR Control System is made up of three components (which are also sold separately):
Each component features Vanco's Super HDMI IR Control capability allowing them to communicate with each other. The patented HDMI IR Adapter allows the IR control channel to extend to a display, since this adapter is inserted between the display and the HDMI cable connecting to the display.

The Super HDMI IR Control System is 1080p Full HD 3D Ready and will also work with sources, displays and other electronics connected via high speed HDMI cables. In a typical application, you will install an HDMI Adapter on each end of an HDMI cable connecting the source component and the display (HDTV, projector, monitor, etc.). The IR Transmitter is connected to the adapter located at the source component location while the IR Receiver is connected to the adapter at the display location. Then set the toggle switch on each adapter to 'IR', this allows IR commands to travel between the display and the source over the HDMI cable. This path can also be reversed to allow IR commands to travel between the source and the display, by reversing the transmitter and receiver positions on the HDMI cable. Thus upstream or downstream IR communications are possible.


What's Included

  • 2x - HDMI Adapter with IR
  • 1x - IR Transmitter / Sender / Emitter Pigtail with 1.5 Meter Cable
  • 1x - IR Receiver Pigtail with 1.5 Meter Cable
  • 1x - Owner's Manual
  • More Info

    Other Installation Tips
    Connect the Super HDMI IR Sender to the HDMI Matrix Selector Switch, HDMI Splitter or HDMI Extender. Install the HDMI IR Adapter between the HD TV HDMI input and the HDMI cable that is normally connected there. Attach the IR Receiver to the HDMI Adapter and move the toggle switch to the 'IR' position. Position the IR Sender (labeled TX) to point at the IR receiver on the source. Position the IR Receiver pointed outward from the HD TV display, so that an IR remote can be used to control the source. You can use an IR remote that comes with the Vanco active electronics to control that device and a universal IR control for the source. This depends on the control that you want to exercise and the control capabilities of the devices in your system. Some of the larger Vanco HDMI devices may also be controlled via the RS-232 control protocol.


    Manufacturer Product No.
  • 280703 - HDMI Adapter with IR
  • 280720 - IR Transmitter / Sender / Emitter Pigtail with 1.5 Meter Cable
  • 280721 - IR Receiver Pigtail with 1.5 Meter Cable
  • UPC
  • 741835091671 - HDMI Adapter with IR
  • 741835091848 - IR Transmitter / Sender / Emitter Pigtail with 1.5 Meter Cable
  • 741835091855 - IR Receiver Pigtail with 1.5 Meter Cable

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    NICK -- west, TX   10/23/2013
    They don't work I've tried everything. I've tried everything that the tech assistant could thing of at Vanco still to no avail. I've tried every combination that I could think of but still nothing
    MICHAEL -- arlington, VA   6/28/2013
    Product works great. My STB is inthe basement, TV is a floor above. There is no lag between when I push buttons on my remote and when the channels change. I love it. Only thing I'd change is providing a way to fasten the transmitter directly to the STB.
    CLAUDIO -- feira de santana, XX   6/20/2013
    Did not work for me. I`m using a 15mts 1.4 hdmi cable to connect my cable tv to led display.
    NATE -- lincoln, NE   3/8/2013
    JOSE -- santiago de queretar, XX   10/27/2012
    Works perfect. Make sure the connectors are attached to both ends of the commuication channel if you are using hdmi extenders
    GEORGE -- ft. thomas, KY   1/6/2012
    This works perfectly and is easy to use. I don't think you need a 'special' HDMI cable because it worked with the one I had. Much less bulky and obtrusive than other IR relay boxes.

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