Universal IR/RF Remote - MX850
- No More Pointing - RF Capabilites
Radio Frequency (RF) operation provides up to 100' range though walls, floors and doors, indoors or outdoors. Self-adhesive "emitters" affix to the infrared sensors on the front panels of your components. The emitters relay IR commands to components out of sight to the MRF-250's/MRF-300's RF base station front blaster. The emitters plug in to the MRF-250's/MRF-300's RF base station rear flasher line outputs via their 10 foot cables. Six flashers with visual feedback are included with each MRF-250/MRF-300 RF base station.
- RF Addressing Offers Up To 15 Equipment Locations
The MX-850 can be programmed to operate equipment placed throughout the house, by installing an MRF-250 or MRF-300 RF base station at each location. In operation it's simple: when you select a device located in the home theater, the MX-850 talks to the RF Base station (either MRF-250 or MRF-300) in the home theater. This makes possible a dream come true! A macro may be programmed to turn off all of the TVs in the entire house with one touch. Simply install an additional MRF-250 or MRF-300 at each TV location.
- RF Routing Allows For Control Over An Array Of Identical Components
The MRF-250 and MRF-300 RF Base stations enable your installation to control up to six identical TVs or other identical components (VCRs, CD players, etc.) by routing your commands only to the device you select on your MX-850. The other identical TVs will not receive commands. This allows you to have independent control of identical devices. Very useful with devices such as cable boxes, those usually are the same make and model throughout the house.
- Controls Up To 20 Components
The MX-850 controls up to 20 components. Each of the 20 components can be programmed with up to 4 pages of LCD screens, plus the 33 hard buttons. The MX-850 allows you to edit the text on each LCD screen exactly as you prefer (up to 26 screens with 10 buttons per screen, for a total of 260 available text buttons and up to 5 characters per button)
- Easy To Program
A custom installer can use the MX-850 Editor system software to quickly design a remote control program to meet their exact needs in minutes. The programming package also offers the Programming Wizard to lead the first time programmer step by step through the customization process.
- Windows Based PC Software
The MX Editor software contains over 1,500 "code sets" of Brands/Models, including hard to find and specific discrete codes that allow for precise control of all system components. MX Editor software also has the ability to learn new commands and Live Update the IR database over the internet, guaranteeing compatibility with any component you may add to your system in the future. MX Editor can be used on a Mac if the user has a Windows 98, XP emulator, or ME, 2000.
- Extensive Macro Programming
The powerful memory of the MX-850 offers up to 912 potential macro buttons. Each of these macros can play back recorded sequences of commands that completely automate a complex system with one touch. A macro can record and play back up to 190 steps with time delays between steps when desired. For example: a single touch to the ON button could turn on the TV, the surround sound system, and the satellite receiver, then set the TV to the correct video input, the surround system to the right audio settings, and finish by selecting your favorite satellite TV channel.
- 50 Favorite Channels
The MX-850 allows the user to program up to 50 favorite channels and the 5 LCD screens will display the favorite channels that are programmed. This allows the users to access their favorite channel with one simple button press.
- One Hand Ergonomics
The optimized layout of hard buttons enables you to naturally reach both 5-way thumbpad to navigate on-screen menus and the critical Transport, Channel and Volume buttons. You'll quickly discover that you prefer using the MX-850 to control all the special features of your system (especially digital video recorders, satellite receivers, DVD players, surround sound receivers and digital cable boxes). There will never be a reason to dig out your old factory remotes again.
- EL Back Lighting
The bright backlight using the latest EL technology enables a customer to use both remote control units in a low light environment.
- Memory Back-Up
The MX-850 system features a smart memory back-up system that will retain the programmed memory for up to ten years, even with dead batteries.
- Centrally Located Joystick
The centrally located Joystick helps the user navigate through menus and guides with ease, a very convenient feature for DVD players, Satellite and Cable TV and Personal Video Recorders.
- New Center Select Button
The new center select button is now detached form the joystick to offer more accurate response to button presses.
- Laser Etched™ Buttons
The new Laser Etched buttons have a look and feel that instantly appeals to the customer. These Laser Etched buttons add a very distinguished look and extended durability to the remote controls that will compliment any high-end system.
- LCD Screen Size: 1.4" x 2.1"
- Range: RF - Up to 100 feet when used with MRF-250 or MRF-300 RF Base stations; IR (line of sight) - Up to 60 feet with fresh batteries.
- Batteries: 4 AAA alkaline (included)
- Width: 3.0"
- Height: 1.3"
- Length: 9.0"
- Manufacturer's Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 year parts & labor