Contemporary Research IR-RXC External IR Receiver

BH #COIRRXC • MFR #5032-001
Contemporary Research
Contemporary Research IR-RXC External IR Receiver
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Contemporary Research IR-RXC Overview

The IR-RXC IR Receiver from Contemporary Research extends IR reception for many iC-series controllers. To allow the sensor to be positioned for optimal reception, a swivel mount is included. Powered by the external IR IN input on an iC-series controller, the IR-RXC is switchable for sensing Contemporary Research high-frequency 57 kHz (default) and low-frequency 38 kHz IR.


  • 4-position switch selects IR operating modes
  • Dip switch allows for high or low frequency selection
  • Red LED indicates IR code reception
  • Red status LED indicates IR code reception
  • Includes 6' IR connection cable terminated with 3.5mm male plugs at each end, and a swivel-mount bracket


ICC2-IRC, ICC2-VDC, 232-STS, ICW-IRC, ICW-VDC, and ICW-STA iC controllers and tuner
For ICC2-IRC, 232-STS, ICW-IRC, and ICW-STA the IR IN input is a factory-installed option.

Contemporary Research IR-RXC Specs

ReceptionIncludes high-frequency (57 kHz) or low-frequency (38 kHz) sensors
Can be selected by DIP switch
DIP Switch4-position switch for selecting IR operating modes
IR Out3.5 mm jack to connect IR signal and power to an iC controller or tuner
Status LEDsRed LED indicates IR code reception
Power10.5 to 16 VDC (12 VDC typical)
10 mA typical, 25 mA maximum
Powered by iC controller or tuner
Enclosure MaterialAll aluminum with durable black powder coat paint
DimensionsReceiver: 1.13 x 2.35 x 2.65" (2.9 x 6.0 x 6.7 cm)
Bracket: 1.00 x 2.59 x 2.95" (2.5 x 6.6 x 7.5 cm)
Combined: 1.13 x 2.60 x 4.95" (2.9 x 6.6 x 6.7 cm)
Weight3 oz (85 g)
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