IR

CONTENTS

  • Technical data
  • Basics
  • Wiring
  • Setup in Loxone Config
  • Configure remote controls and IR commands
  • Setting up complex IR control systems

TECHNICAL DATA

IR EXTENSION

  • 1x IR Interface
    • Can be connected to up to 8 IR modules
      (1 IR module included)
    • Parallel Wiring
  • Loxone Link Port
  • Configuration with Loxone Config
  • Dimensions: 35.5 x 88 x 57 mm (2 modules)
  • 24VDC power supply
  • Power consumption approximately 30mA
  • Ambient temperature: 0 to 50°C

IR MODULE

  • 2x IR emitter connections (3.5mm jack)
  • IR receiving diodes
  • Learning diode has a frequency range of 20-60kHz
  • Receiving diode has a frequency range of 38kHz +-5%
  • Supports all common infrared remote controls
    (Except Bang & Olufsen)
  • Simple learn mode for assigning remote controls
  • Loxone Config software support for CCF-Files
    (For importing templates for remote controllers)
  • Connection to the Loxone IR Extension
  • Simple wiring with an RJ-45 port
  • 24VDC power supply

DIMENSIONS

IR Extension Dimensions

BASICS

  • Each IR module should be connected to the IR Extension on the distribution board with a network cable
    (Cat 5e/Cat 6/Cat 7)
  • Up to 8 IR modules can be connected to the IR Extension, the maximum length of the IR bus is 500m
  • 2 IR emitters (eyes) can be connected to each module (with a 3.5mm jack)
  • If connecting only one emitter, it must be plugged into the left socket
  • The last IR module must be terminated with a jumper (on pin 2/3)

Icon Exclamation Mark LoxoneThe IR emitters need to be directly attached to the IR receiver on the device you are trying to control!

 

WIRING

IR Extension Wiring

 

PinDescriptionColour Coding BColour Coding A
1+ 24VOrange / whiteGreen / white
2GroundOrangeGreen
3Next IR module BGreen / whiteOrange / white
4Input BBlueBlue
5Input ABlue / whiteBlue / white
6Next IR module AGreenOrange
7+ 24VBrown / whiteBrown / white
8GroundBrownBrown

CONFIGURING EXTENSIONS

`Find out how here

ADDING IR MODULES

Once the program has been saved in the Miniserver, the LED on the IR Extension should blink green. Select the IR Extension in the Periphery tree and change to the Context tab. Click on ‘Search IR Extension’. The IR modules now show up in the search box. Choose the IR module and click on ‘Create Device’.

Enter the IR module’s serial number in the module’s Properties window, then save the program in the Miniserver.

Adding an IR Module in Config

CONFIGURE REMOTE CONTROLS AND IR COMMANDS

INSERT A REMOTE CONTROL

Select the Remote Control Option in the Periphery Tree then in the Remote Controls tab select Remote Control.

Adding a Remote Control

LEARN IN THE REMOTE CONTROL

Now we can start to assign the buttons on our remote control. First select the IR module with which you are using the remote control, then start the learn mode by clicking on ‘Learn Device’ in the Context tab. The module signals that it is in learn mode by blinking orange / green. Point the remote control at the IR module a short distance away and press the button you wish to assign.

IR Learn Popup

ASSIGN A REMOTE CONTROL BUTTON

The IR monitor will then display the signal sent by the remote control. Next to ‘Remote Control’, select the remote control and give the button you have just pressed a name. Finally, select the command line with the IR command and click on assign.

Learning in and IR Command

Icon Exclamation Mark LoxoneImportant: Watch out for toggle codes. Remotes that use IR toggle codes alternate between two different IR codes every time the button is pressed. You can highlight the first command and ‘Assign’ and then highlight the second command and press ‘Assign toggle’.

ASSIGN MORE BUTTONS

The procedure for assigning more buttons is exactly the same as that for the first button described above. The assigned buttons are then listed in the Periphery tree section:

Remote IR Button Assignment

ASSIGNING IR COMMANDS TO THE MODULE

You can now assign the buttons to your IR module by dragging and dropping, you can decide if the commands should be sent to a device by the module or be received from the remote control to the module.

For Example: To define an ‘On/Off’ button as a command to be sent from the Miniserver to the device.
Select the ‘On/Off’ button and drag it (by holding down the left mouse button) to the transmitter for the correct IR module.

ASSIGNING IR COMMANDS TO THE MODULE

USING THE IR COMMANDS IN THE CONFIGURATION

Finally it is possible to use the commands when configuring your smart home. To do this, just drag and drop the IR commands to the relevant pages as and when you need them:

IR Commands in Loxone Config

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DOWNLOADS

IR extension Quick Start Guide (pdf)

IR module Quick Start Guide (pdf)

RoHS Declaration of Conformity (pdf)