SmartAVI Infrared Extender Over CAT5, up to 1000 ft.


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The SmartAVI HDC-IR allows the extension of InfraRed control signals using single CAT5 UTp (category 5, unshielded twisted pair) cable.

HDC-IR Features:

  • 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

SmartAVI HDC-IR Application Diagram
SmartAVI HDC-IR Application Diagram

SmartAVI HDC-IR Specifications:

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
Signal Type TTl
IR EYE input  
IR Frequency Range 30KHz to 80KHz
Capture Distance Up to 25 ft.
Cable Connector 3.5 mm. stereo jack
IR Signal Indicator Green LED
IR Emitter Output  
IR Frequency Range 30KHz to 80KHz
Emitter Distance Up to 10 ft.
Cable Connector 3.5 mm. mono jack
IR Signal Indicator Red LED
Power Requirements 12VDC 1A dongle power up to 250 ft.
Cable Link CAT5 568A or 568B
UPC / EAN Barcode icon
UPC 813280021470
EAN 0813280021470
Question: I have a CCTV DVR that I have in a remote room. Is this component compatible to give me control of my DVR?
Answer: If all you need to control your DVR is the IR control (I am not sure if there are security protocols in a CCTV application that would prevent this), then yes this product should work.

We have uploaded the product manual for your convenience.

Question: Hi, I would like to place an order can you please email me as copy of your credit card authorization form. Thank you!
Answer: Thank you for your inquiry.

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Question: Hi, do you accept debit cards from the Bahamas. I await your response. Thank you!
Answer: Generally, international orders are accepted on a case-by-case basis with a $1000 minimum and a $100 transaction fee. Also, note that we would require pre-payment via PayPal or wire transfer and both have additional fees associated. In addition, we require the use of a 3rd party shipping account to bill all shipping charges, customs, duties and fees.

If you would like to proceed, please give us a call at 1-877-586-6654.