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Usage Information

Status: works PnP for sending

IRTrans is a German manufacturer of home control hardware, particularly relating to infrared.[1]

Sales pitch

IR Trans transforms your PC into a programmable remote control: It learns the codes of your remote control, stores them in a database and sends them controlled by your applications. Furthermore you can control your PC with almost any remote control.

You are looking for a solution to integrate your existing Audio/Video equipment into your home automation system? - IRTrans is the most modern and flexible system for IR control with up to 256 zones. With IRTrans Bus Modules the system can be extended in a flexible way at any time.

Technical Information

• To each USB or RS232 device up to 15 additional devices can be connected using the serial 2/3 wire bus. • With up 16 RS232/USB Devices a total of max. 256 devices per PC is possible • Each device has got an unique address that can be used to receive and send • In addition the IRTrans system can relay IR codes from one room to another - even without a PC • The serial 2/3 wire bus (3 wire including supply power) can be up to 50-80m long • Simple telephone wire is suitable for the bus. Of course CAT5/6 can also be used • Arbitrary topologies for the serial bus are possible: Star, bus or a combination • The baudrate of the serial bus of up to 38,400 Baud guarantees a fast communication • Using the serial bus LCD Displays can be connected in every room • The system can be extended using IRTrans Bus Modules • Attractive packets with all accessories allow for an easy entry • The IRTrans software is based on a flexible TCP/IP client server architecture • The devices can therefore be accessed via any LAN/WAN connection • Several clients can connect to the server at the same time • There are different ways available to integrate the system with EIB installations: