MRX-10 Owner’s Manual
Advanced Network System
Controller
MRX-10 Owner’s Manual ©2010 Universal Remote Control, Inc.
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500 Mamaroneck Avenue, Harrison, NY 10528
Phone: (914) 835-4484 Fax: (914) 835-4532
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction
1
Features and Benefits
1
Parts Guide
1
Front Panel Descriptions
2
Rear Panel Descriptions
3
Specifications
4
USA Limited Warranty Statement
5
Federal Communication Commission
Interference Statement
7
Regulatory Information to the user
8
Declaration of Conformity
9
MRX-10 ADVANCED NETWORK SYSTEM CONTROLLER
Introduction
The MRX-10 Advanced Network System Controller controls all
MRX series connected devices throughout the entire home. Press a
button on a Total Control remote or keypad to issue a command
from the MRX-10 to turn off the lights in every room all while
watching a movie. View the artist name, song title and album art
your child is listening to in their room from a Total Control remote
or keypad. Also control whole house music from sources such as a
DMS-1200, DMS-100, SNP-1 and a PSX-2.
Features and Benefits
Stores and issues commands and macros for all IP, IR, RS232, Relay, Sensor and 12V controlled devices to MRX series
base stations in one system.
Provides 2-Way communication with Total Control remotes
and keypads.
Control URC Lighting with an optional RFTX-1 RF Transmitter.
Can be programmed off premises via the internet.
Easy rack-mounting via optional RMK-1 rack mounting kit.
Parts Guide
The MRX-10 Advanced Network System Controller includes:
1
1
1
1
- MRX-10 Network System
- AC Power Adapter
- Power Cord
- Adjustment Tool
1 - Ethernet Cable
8 - IR Emitters with standard 3.5mm
plugs
1 - Installation Manual
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MRX-10 ADVANCED NETWORK SYSTEM CONTROLLER
Front Panel Descriptions
The front panel consists of 2 indicator lights which will illuminate
when in use.
Power LED
Ethernet LED
Total Control llumination
Reset
Power LED: Indicates that the MRX-10 is powered on when lit.
Ethernet LED: Indicates the network connectivity status of the MRX10. On=Connected, Off=not connected, Blinking=attempting to
connect.
Total Control Illumination: Attractive, adjustable accent lighting.
Reset: Press for one second and release to reboot the MRX-10.
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MRX-10 ADVANCED NETWORK SYSTEM CONTROLLER
Rear Panel Descriptions
The rear panel ports are:
LAN
DC 12V
Power
IR Outputs: #1-8
URC
USB
RS-232
Ports
Sensors
Relay: NO,
NC, COM
12V Out
RFTX-1
Trigger In
DC 12V Power: Attach the included 12V DC 3.5A power supply here.
LAN Connection: RJ45 standard 10/100 Ethernet connection to the
local network.
URC USB Port: USB port for future expansion.
IR Outputs: Eight standard 3.5mm IR emitter ports with individual
output level adjustment screws.
Relays NO, NC, COM: Two programmable relays to be normally
opened (NO), normally closed (NC) or momentary contacts. An
application should be less than 30V/.5A.
Sensors: Four sensor ports allow programming of state dependent
and triggered macros. Compatible with URC Video (URC part: VID)
and voltage (URC part: VS-100) sensors.
12V OUT: Two programmable 12V/0.2A outputs. Each may be programmed to turn on, off or momentarily toggle its output.
RS-232: Four RS-232 ports support Tx(Transmit), Rx(Receive) and
GND(Ground) connections for two way communication.
Compatible with URC cables RS232F and RS232M.
Trigger In: IR and RF trigger input ports allow integration with other
control systems and remotes.
RFTX-1: Attach an optional RFTX-1 transmitter to control URC
Lighting products via 418MHz or 433.92MHz wireless RF.
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MRX-10 ADVANCED NETWORK SYSTEM CONTROLLER
Specifications
Input
& Outputs:
12V/.2A: Two (Programmable)
IR: Eight adjustable output
USB: One (for future use)
Ethernet: One 10/100 RJ45 port (Indicator 2LED)
RS-232: Four, supporting TX, RX and GND
Sensor: Four, supporting Video or Voltage sensing
(requires URC sensors)
Relays: NO, NC or COM
RF:
Frequency: 2.4GHz (Two-way RF)
Range: 50 to 100 feet, depending upon the environment
Power Supply: 12v DC 3.5A External Power Supply
Size: 1.7" x 17" x 8.7" (H X W x D
Weight: 4.5 lbs. (2.05 Kg)
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MRX-10 ADVANCED NETWORK SYSTEM CONTROLLER
USA Limited Warranty Statement
Your Universal Remote Control, when delivered to you in new condition, is warranted against defects in materials or workmanship as
follows: UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL, INC. warrants this product against defects in material or workmanship for a period of one
(1) year and as set forth below. Universal Remote Control will, at its
sole option, repair the product using new or comparable rebuilt
parts, or exchange the product for a comparable new or rebuilt
product. In the event of a defect, these are your exclusive remeies.
This Limited Warranty covers only the hardware components packaged with the Product. It does not cover technical assistance for
hardware or software usage and it does not cover any software
products whether or not contained in the Product; any such software is provided "AS IS" unless expressly provided for in any
enclosed software Limited Warranty.
To obtain warranty service, you must deliver the product, freight
prepaid, in its original packaging or packaging affording adequate
protection to Universal Remote Control at the address provided in
the Owner's Manual. It is your responsibility to backup any macro
programming, artwork, software or other materials that may have
been programmed into your unit. It is likely that such data, software, or other materials will be lost during service and Universal
Remote Control will not be responsible for any such damage or
loss. A dated purchase receipt, Bill of Sale, Installation Contract or
other verifiable Proof of Purchase is required. For product support
and other important information visit Universal Remote Control's
website: http://www.UniversalRemote.com or call the Customer
Service Center (914) 835-4484.
This Limited Warranty only covers product issues caused by defects
in material or workmanship during ordinary consumer use. It does
not cover product issues caused by any other reason, including but
not limited to product issues due to commercial use, acts of God,
third-party installation, misuse, limitations of technology, or modification of or to any part of the Universal Remote Control product.
This Limited Warranty does not cover Universal Remote Control
products sold as USED, AS IS, REFURBISHED, so-called “B STOCK”
or consumables (such as batteries). This Limited Warranty is invalid
if the factory-applied serial number has been altered or removed
from the product. This Limited Warranty is valid only in the United
States of America. This Limited Warranty specifically excludes
products sold by unauthorized resellers.
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LIMITATION OF REMEDIES
UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR
ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR
BREACH OF ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION ON THIS PRODUCT. IN NO EVENT SHALL UNIVERSAL
REMOTE CONTROL BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR IN
TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) FOR DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF
THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT, ACCESSORY OR
SOFTWARE, OR FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR DATA, SOFTWARE OR APPLICATIONS OR OTHER
FINANCIAL LOSS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH
THE ABILITY OR INABILITY TO USE THE PRODUCTS, ACCESSORIES OR SOFTWARE TO THE FULL EXTENT THESE DAMAGES
MAY BE DISCLAIMED BY LAW.
EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW,
THERE IS NO OTHER WARRANTY EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE
FOR STATEMENTS MADE BY OTHERS CONCERNING THE MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ON
THIS PRODUCT. Some states or jurisdictions do not allow the
exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, or
allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the
above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This Limited
Warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other
rights which vary from state to state or jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
REV020708
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MRX-10 ADVANCED NETWORK SYSTEM CONTROLLER
Federal Communication Commission
Interference Statement
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class
B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and
on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one more of the
following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from
that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for
help.
Warning!
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could
void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
Note : The manufacturer is not responsible for any Radio or TV interference
caused by unauthorized modifications to this equipment. Such modifications
could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
FCC Caution
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference,
and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible
for compliance could void the authority to operate equipment.
The antenna(s) used for this transmitter must not be co-located or operating in
conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Radiation Exposure Statement
The device and the antenna for this device must be installed to ensure a
minimum separation distance of 20 cm more from a person's body. Other
operating configurations should be avoided.
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MRX-10 ADVANCED NETWORK SYSTEM CONTROLLER
Regulatory Information to the user
CE Conformity Notice
Products with “CE” marking comply with the R&TTE Directive
1995/5/EC, EMC Directive 2004/108/EC and Low Voltage
Directive 2006/95/EEC issued by the commission of the European
Community.
1) R&TTE Directive
LVD
: EN 60950-1
EMC
: ETSI EN 301 489-1,3
RF
: ETSI EN 300 220-1,2
: ETSI EN 300
2) EMC Directive
Emission
: EN 55022
Immunity
: EN 55024
Power
: EN-61000-3-2, 3
Use only with EN60950-1 approved as Limited power source and
double insulation( ) marked power adaptor & same ratings
described on the product label (12Vdc,3.5A).
Declaration of Conformity
“Hereby, Universal Remote Control Inc. declares that this MRX-10 is
in compliance with the Essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.”
Certification
Type No.(Model No.)
Batch/Serial No.
Power Rating
Frequency band
MRX-10
12V
3.5A
2.45GHz
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Declaration of Conformity
Company Name
:
Universal Remote Control Inc.
Company Address
:
Contact Info rmation
:
Brand Name
:
500Mamaroneck Avenue, Harrison, NY 10528, U.S.A
www.universalremote.com
Phone: (914)835-4484 Fax: (914)835-4532
UNIVERSAL remote control
Product Name
:
NETWORK BASE STATION
Model Name
:
MRX-10
This product herewith complies with the requirements of EMC Directive (2004/108/EC)
and R&TTE Directive(1995/5/EC) issued by the Commission of the European Community
Compliance with these directives implies conformity to the following European Community
EMC Directive
EN 55022
EN 55024
EN 61000-3-2
EN 61000-3-3
R&TTE Directive
EN 60950-1
ETSI EN 301-489-1,3
ETSI EN 300 220-1,2
ETSI EN 300
List of test reports and/or certificate verified compliance with the standards above
EMC Directive
Report No.
Testing Laboratory
: Gumi College EMC Center
R&TTE Directive
Certificate No.
Certificate Body
: TUV Rheinland (No. 0197)
Date of issue
:
Name and signature of authorized person
:
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November 30, 2010
James Novak
Senior Product Manager
Universal Remote Control Inc.
NOTE
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