View Full Version : SB3: drive two IR emitters?

2008-09-16, 08:26
Anyone know if it can? I'd just use a pair of the SlimDevices IR output accessories and a simple splitter (so they'd be in parallel). Would wiring in serial work better?
Failing that, what's the best way to get that IR out to drive a really "loud" IR array.
I've got devices scattered around obsctuctions...

2008-09-20, 07:16
So... nobody knows? Wrong forum? Dumb question that shouldn't have to be asked?

2008-09-20, 09:30
Parallel should work fine. All the IR emitters I use have 2 emitters per plug, wired in parallel.

2008-09-23, 04:42
In process of figuring this all out, I discovered that there are IR amps, and that IR emitters come in "bug" (direct contact with controlled eqpt's IR "in"), "wide area" (also called "cabinet flood"), and "blaster" - as well as the "normal" ones (no modifier). Some come in both low-power and high-power.
The "blaster" type comes either as something that'll fit in a j-box or as a shelf-top unit. Details about these last two are really scanty, except that they're hard wired.

For anyone else interested, here's a site with a list