The HDC-IR allows the extension of infrared control signals using Cat5 UTP.


The HDC-IR range of products allow the extension of Infra Red control signals using single CAT5 UTp (category 5, unshielded twisted pair) cable. The HDC-IR is the first product for this application..

  • Uses easy to install, inexpensive CAT5.
  • Output reaches up to 1000 feet (300m).
  • Sends IR and Power signals over CAT5
  • High ground loop immunity.
  • Video cable compensation (automatic).
  • Sends Composite Video Stereo Audio, IR and Power signals over CAT5.
  • Compatible with line level stereo audio signals.
  • High ground loop immunity.
  • Built-in lightning, power surge and transient protection.
  • Remote units come with buffered outputs.
  • Compact enclosure.
  • Optional power supply for remote unit.
  • Fully compliant with standard modulated IR and the latest IRDA.
  • Fully transparent path for all products and data transfers.
  • Bi-directional IR.
  • Supports any IR Remote Control


Hotels, Cable TV remote control, Control rooms, Remote On-Digital set-top control, Sky box control extension, Dealer rooms, Point of Sale, Remote VCR control, Home use. Data Broadcasting Data such as news, stock prices, sports results, and flight information can be broadcast in real time to various monitors and/or speakers. Learning and Training HDC-VX can be used in educational presentations to multiple locations, in schools and in other training facilities.


Signal Type TTI
IR EYE input  
BIR Frequency Range 100 MHz
Capture Distance 75 Ohm
Cable Connector RCA, Female
IR Signal Indicator 75 Ohm
IR Emitter Output
IR Frequency Range Stereo Audio
Emitter Distance 20 KHz, 0 dB
Cable Connector 10K Ohm
IR Signal Indicator RCA
Power Requirements 12VDC 1A dongle power up to 250 ft.
Cable Link CAT5 568A or 568B
Height 1.0 in. (35 mm.)
Width 2.5 in. (85 mm.)
Depth 2.5 in. (85 mm.)
Weight 0.25 lb. (0.9 kg.)
Power Requirements 5VDC 30mA


This is an example of what a setup would look like.
For more detailed information on specific models, call the number to the right side of your screen.
HDCIR ir accessories diagram


Order Info

Model# Description
HDC-IRS IR CAT5 Point-to-Point Extender. Includes: [HDC-IR-TX, HDC-IR-RX, SM-EYE, SM-LED & (PS12VD1A)]
HDC-IR-TXS IR CAT5 Transmitter. Includes: [HDC-IR-TX, SM-EYE, SM-LED & (PS12VD1A)]
HDC-IR-RXS IR CAT5 Receiver. Includes: [HDC-IR-RX]

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