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Topic # 30520 11-Feb-2009 13:24
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Hey,

My sister and her husband have just moved into their new house and we have put the STB in the patch panel and got it working on the TV in the lounge.
Now they want to be able to change channels in front of the TV so I am going to install an iR system for them.
I was thinking that it might be possible to use the iR port on the STB rather than a connecting block and iR blaster/flasher on the front of the STB.

Anyone know anything about the, what looks like a, RJ-11 iR port on the side of the STB?
Is it possible to use this or not?  Does it output power for the iR sensor?




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  Reply # 195366 11-Feb-2009 18:16
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I'm pretty sure the Hills HSM075 is a rebadged Kathrein UFS 601si with a NZ version of the firmware and a different remote:
http://www.kathrein.de/en/sat/products/download/ufs601.pdf
...which would mean that you probably want a URS100 infrared sensor...
http://www.kathrein.de/en/sat/products/download/urs100.pdf
The only problem is that I have no idea if you can buy them in NZ.  Alternatively it shouldn't be too difficult to figure out the RJ11 pinout on the box and make your own receiver.

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