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Question: Source for, how to use IR repeater port on rear of Marantz SR8200?


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#1 of 3 Al Roeth

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Posted December 04 2009 - 02:51 AM


I have a Marantz SR8200 which has a "remote IR port" on the rear of the unit which according to the limited documentation(owners manual) is for connecting an IR repeater when the receiver is housed in a closet or other remote location where the IR remote-control can not communicate with the receiver.

The port appears to be a 1/8" phono plug, although again the documentation doesn't specify the actual makeup of the plug type.

Question:  Does anyone have any experience using this "remote IR port" hookup and know where I can find(buy) the correct type of IR repeater to utilize?

I'm not sure if it matters in choice of the repeater cable/sensor, but the SR8200 uses a bidirectional(transmit & receive) IR protocol to communicate with its RC3200 remote-control.

Thanks,
Al


#2 of 3 Randy Ghost

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Posted December 06 2009 - 02:48 AM

Single  http://www.smarthome...Blasters/p.aspx

Dual  http://www.smarthome...Emitters/p.aspx

#3 of 3 Al Roeth

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Posted December 07 2009 - 02:29 AM


Thanks for the tip, I'll definitely check that out.

Regards,
Al