Product ID: IREXT2
The IREXT2 Wireless IR Extender Kit lets you extend an Infrared signal from a remote control by up to 330ft (100m).
Using a radio frequency that can operate through walls, doors, and around corners, the remote control extender lets you control your A/V devices from greater distances or even from another room. This adds configuration versatility for multi-room or outdoor applications, without having to move within range of your remote controlled device.
The remote control extender is comprised of two units - one local IR remote extender, which accepts the incoming IR signal from the remote control and wirelessly transmits it to the second IR remote control Receiver unit positioned near the controlled device.
The IREXT2 Infrared Extender is backed by StarTech.com's 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0°C to 43°C (32°F to 109°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)|
|Packaging Information||Package Height||5.7 cm [2.2 in]|
|Package Length||18.8 cm [7.4 in]|
|Package Width||18.6 cm [7.3 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||0.5 kg [1.1 lb]|
|Performance||Max Distance||100 m / 330 ft|
|Frequency Range||IR: 30-60kHz|
|Frequency||433.92 MHz +/-1 MHz|
|Product Length||9.5 cm [3.7 in]|
|Product Width||6.7 cm [2.6 in]|
|Product Height||3.5 cm [1.4 in]|
|Weight of Product||65.0 g [2.3 oz]|
|Power||Power Source||2 AC Adapters Included|
|Input Voltage||100 - 240 AC|
|Output Voltage||12V DC|
|Power Consumption (In Watts)||2.4|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||IREXT transmitter|
|IR extender probe|
|2 - Included in Package||Power Adapter|
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You should only use video converters and extenders if it is absolutely necessary to do so. In many cases, most video converters and extenders are not necessary if you purchase the correct cable.
The following table lists the maximum length of cable for common video standards.
|Video standard||Maximum length|
|DisplayPort||50 ft. (15.2m)|
|HDMI||50 ft. (15.2m)|
|DVI||50 ft. (15.2m)|
|VGA||200 ft. (71m)|
Note: StarTech.com offers cables longer than what is listed above, including active cables, which typically include built-in active signal boosters that allow for longer cables. Active cables are specifically designed to exceed the suggested maximum lengths and are tested at the listed specifications (for example, the maximum listed resolution).
Video adapters passively adapt a cable from one connector type to another. Video adapters do not change the signal type, or change the video standard.
Examples of common applications for adapters include the following:
DVI-I to VGA
RCA to BNC
Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort
Couplers (female to female, or male to male)
Note: You can use a coupler to extend a cable for a short distance. However, each coupler that you use can introduce signal loss, which degrades the signal quality.
Video converters actively process and change the signal type from one video standard and convert it to another standard. They are typically used to convert digital to analog and vice versa, but can be used to convert a digital signal to another digital video standard (for example, HDMI to DisplayPort).
Video converters work over short distances from the source to the destination: up to 15 feet or 3 meters.
Video extenders convert an input signal to a higher voltage for transmission over longer distances and then convert the input signal back to the original video standard. The input and the output signal will match on a video extender, as the same video standard is maintained end-to-end. If a cable is extended with adapters or converters, the signal quality degrades.
Note: For more information on using a video adapter or converter with a video extender, see the following FAQ: http://www.startech.com/faq/video_signal_converters_convert_then_extend.
If you need to use a video extender with a video adapter or converter, you should position the adapter or converter as close to the video source as possible. For example, if you need to take a VGA signal from a computer and send it 200 feet to an HDMI® projector, you should convert the signal from VGA to HDMI and use an HDMI extender.
Note: For more information on when to use cables or extenders, see the following FAQ: http://www.startech.com/faq/video_signal_converters_when_to_convert.