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Includes Programmable Timer Receiver, 2 Remotes. Batteries
and wire included.
Pre-coded security, 30 minute timeout default.
Long Range Car PC or Car Stereo Remote
This is not a cheap 10-30 foot range (open space, no interference) 12V remote
relay like you see on
other sites. It does have an extra output for
whatever you want, but it's main purpose is a safe, reliable and
automatic control over the PC with a range
well over a football field, while being resistant to interference from
in-car electronics that other remotes have and uses less power than a
Designed for any common
intelligent power supply with remote on (IGN) such as those from
Opus Solutions and
Carnetix, or any car stereo with
ACC/IGN wire (just about all of them).
Start your Car PC long before you enter the car or
turn it on and off from the comfort of your home to synchronize
files or use remote desktop.
easy to install. Splice the power (red & black) into your existing
PSU or other constant battery source, cut the remote/ACC input
wire and attach the green to the PSU and blue to the ACC or IGN
wire you currently have connected.
Simply press a button to start your PC without a key, and a timer will turn the PC off if the key
is not turned on within the time limit, or the PC is not turned off by remote.
Note: Some PSUs will cut power if the battery gets too low while
others will drain the battery completely. Keeping
the timer at a reasonable time will ensure it shuts down properly.
Maximum Range: 650' (open space)
Tested consistent range inside tinted car, under dash, with PC running: 380 to 450 feet.
Remote: Sleek design with sliding cover, antenna for extended range.
(W 1.5" x L 2.3" x H 0.6" L 5.1" w/antenna extended)
RX: (W 1" x L 1.9" x H 1") Keep antenna (short
black wire) straight, outside of metal
cases and at least 5" from devices that may cause interference. Test
multiple locations before permanently positioning.
Other transmitters can be special ordered with ranges of 1600 ft, 3200
ft pocket sized, 1.25 mile, 2.5 mile large pocket sized.
How the 4 button remote works:
- A Key off: Turns the PC on, starts timer.
Key on: Starts timer as soon as key is turned off, for gas fillups, quick trips
into the store, etc.
LED blips every 2 seconds to show timer is active when key is
Press A before timer ends to reset timer for
Key off: Turns the PC off.
- D Tap: (Valet) Disables IGN(Key) input. Next A
press enables it again.
Valet mode is unaffected by vehicle battery removal.
Hold for 5 seconds (1st off-blink interval): Tap
for number of minutes x 10. 0 presses = disable timer.
Hold for 10 seconds (2nd interval): Tap
for number of minutes multiplied.
Program mode ends (LED turns off) if idle for 5
LED confirms (see B+D).
Do not program while timer is active. Due to the multitasking
OS, the timer and program mode will both blink the LED.
Display timer values. Slow blink of
multiplier, 1 sec pause, fast blink of minutes (default is 3 x 10 or
- C (yellow wire) is for optional negative momentary output
suitable for a window rollup module, other alarm add-ons, horn,
etc. The output is held for as long as you press the button. 200mA
max. Use a relay (with clamping diode) for positive output or more current.
The 5V positive level can also be accessed.