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gordonph
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Posted - 03/23/2012 :  1:51:00 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi All,
Is there a general explanation on how IR repeaters work?
These are the general questions I am trying to understand...
1. Will different manufactures products generally work with each other ? IE Sensor/receiver, emitter, connector block.
2. When I look at a connecting block there seems to be no active components. This leads me to believe that 12v is sent to the sensor and this is where the active stuff happens.
3. I saw a connector block with one rec input, one emitter output and 12V. Was this needed just to insert the 12v to the sensor?
Maybe there is already a thread, I just didn't see it.
thx, gordo

stusviews
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Posted - 03/23/2012 :  5:53:37 PM  Show Profile  Visit stusviews's Homepage  Reply with Quote
IR repeaters duplicate and, usually, amplify the IR signal. They can be brand specific or universal.

If more that one IR transmitter is needed, a terminal block is used. They all need a source of power.

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