Difference between revisions of "IR - Extending an IR receiver"

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===Cabling for IR signals===
 
===Cabling for IR signals===
 
===Types of IR receivers===
 
===Types of IR receivers===
[[Image:hauppauge1.jpg|Early Hauppauge remote with receiver]]
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[[Image:hauppauge1.jpg|300px|Early Hauppauge remote with receiver]]
[[Image:hauppauge2.jpg|Hauppauge PVR Infrared receiver cable]]
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[[Image:hauppauge2.jpg|150px|Hauppauge PVR Infrared receiver cable]]
  
 
==Preparing the plug end==
 
==Preparing the plug end==
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Image:tp_stripper02.jpg|2. Strip outer jacket using TP strip tool
 
Image:tp_stripper02.jpg|2. Strip outer jacket using TP strip tool
 
Image:lineman snips 01.jpg|3. Strip insulation from inner conductors
 
Image:lineman snips 01.jpg|3. Strip insulation from inner conductors
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=== Identify the cable conductors ===
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Image:DMM_01.jpg
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===Identify the cable conductors===
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[[Image:DMM_01.jpg|150px|Digital Multimeter testing the tip, ring and shiled of the receiver's jack]]
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=== Prepare and solder Category 5 to jack end of cable===
 
=== Prepare and solder Category 5 to jack end of cable===
 
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Image:tp_stripper03.jpg|1. Prepare the Category 5 cable
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Image:tp_stripper_03.jpg|1. Prepare the Category 5 cable
 
Image:soldering_01.jpg|2. Bringing the soldering iron up to temperature  
 
Image:soldering_01.jpg|2. Bringing the soldering iron up to temperature  
 
Image:soldering_02.jpg|3. Completed solder joint
 
Image:soldering_02.jpg|3. Completed solder joint
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Image:crimp_02.jpg|An all-weather low voltage crimp encased with PIC
 
Image:crimp_02.jpg|An all-weather low voltage crimp encased with PIC
 
Image:crimp_03.jpg|5. Securing the cables with friction tape allowing for service loop
 
Image:crimp_03.jpg|5. Securing the cables with friction tape allowing for service loop
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===Punching down to the telephone connecting block===
 
===Punching down to the telephone connecting block===
 
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<gallery>
 
Image:66block_01.jpg|1. Identify the pairs or conductors needed
 
Image:66block_01.jpg|1. Identify the pairs or conductors needed
Image:66block_02.jpg|
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Image:66block_02.jpg|2. Punch down green pairs
Image:66block_03.jpg|
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Image:66block_03.jpg|3. Splice and crimp the white/brown conductor
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Image:hauppauge_04.jpg|4. Connect stereo plug to capture card
 
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===Connecting receiver cable to RJ-45 modular connector===
 
===Connecting receiver cable to RJ-45 modular connector===
 
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Image:tp_stripper03.jpg|1. Prepare the receiver end of the cable
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Image:tp_stripper02.jpg|1. Prepare the receiver end of the cable
Image:soldering_01.jpg|2. Wind friction tape around end to provide strain relief
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Image:.jpg|2. Cut conductors to length for connector insertion
Image:soldering_02.jpg|3. Complete the crimp using a modular plug crimp tool
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Image:mod_crimp_01.jpg|3. Complete the crimp using a modular plug crimp tool
Image:crimp_01.jpg|4.
 
Image:crimp_02.jpg|An all-weather low voltage crimp encased with PIC
 
Image:crimp_03.jpg|5. Securing the cables with friction tape allowing for service loop
 
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
===Connecting Category 5 cable to RJ45 keystone
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===Connecting Category 5 cable to RJ45 keystone===
 
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<gallery>
Image:crimp_01.jpg|4.  
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Image:tp_stripper_03.jpg|1. Prepare Category 5 cable
Image:crimp_02.jpg|An all-weather low voltage crimp encased with PIC
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Image:110punch_01.jpg|2. Punching down keystone jack
Image:crimp_03.jpg|5. Securing the cables with friction tape allowing for service loop
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Image:wallplate_quadkey.jpg|3. Attaching to wallplate
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Image:irext.jpg|4. Installing receiver cable
 
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
  

Revision as of 07:19, 25 October 2007

General

Applications for extending IR receiver

Overview of IR recievers

Cabling for IR signals

Types of IR receivers

Early Hauppauge remote with receiver Hauppauge PVR Infrared receiver cable

Preparing the plug end

Cut and prepare the receiver cable

Identify the cable conductors

Digital Multimeter testing the tip, ring and shiled of the receiver's jack

Prepare and solder Category 5 to jack end of cable

Punching down to the telephone connecting block

Preparing the receiver end

Connecting receiver cable to RJ-45 modular connector

Connecting Category 5 cable to RJ45 keystone


See Also

External Links