The Model 1109A Cat 5 Control Bridge provides an access point for control systems to use the AVAtrix Cat 5 infrastructure, reducing wire, installation labor, and programming code. There are two main applications for the 1109A: controlling TVs (on/off, change inputs, etc) and switching/controlling sources. These applications can be used independently or together, for each zone, upstream and/or downstream from the 1109A. The 1109A IR jacks are isolated from all other system wiring and can therefore be used for any kind of low speed signal suited for Category 5 cable conductors. The Model 1109A is compatible with all of our dual Cat 5 zone receivers, including Models 9878, 9879 and 9880. Each Cat 5 receiver IR pathway operates independently, so one pathway could be set up for in-coming IR signals and another pathway in the same system could be set up for out-going IR signals.
FAQQ: How is the 1109A different from the 1109?A: The 1109A combines all the functionality of the 1109 and the 1111 in one unit, so IR signals can be sent upstream and/or downstream on the Cat 5 zone wires.Q: Can control signals be injected both upstream and downstream on the same Cat 5 zone pathway?A: Yes, starting at the 1109A, different IR signals may be sent in either direction on the same zone pathway. This configuration is illustrated in the 1109A manual.Q: Can I send other types of signals through the 1109A?A: The Model 1109A is not recommended for currents more than 200mA.