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IR extender cable for RNG110 hd stb

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Hello--first post.

 

I noticed that the new RNG110 I just picked up has a jack on the back for an IR extender. Great idea, so I could put it down in the cabinet.

 

Here's a link to the manual. Illustration on page 6. http://www.comcast.com/MediaLibrary/1/1/Customers/Customer_Support/Digital_Cable_with_OD/Digital_Cable/12181-Pace%20110%20-%20User%20Guide.pdf

 

There was no IR extender cable included and Comcast tech support has no idea, does anyone here know which cable to use?

 

Searching around, I found this: http://amzn.com/B002JSDHCY

 

I e-mailed them and they said to find out if: a) the port is active and b) if it is for a 5v 38khz receiver cable with a 3.5mm plug.

 

Thanks for any insight!

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hello rj,

 

the port is active, however we do not supply any ir extender.

 

we could not make any recommendation to which extender would be best. in my personal experience, i found no problem using whatever i can find cheapest locally e.g. shack/best buy. 

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Thanks. I'll give it a try. -Jon
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I have a Motorola Interactive Digital Communicator  cable box....is there a connection in the back on this that accepts an extender cable...and is the answer then the same - go to shack / best buy, etc..to find/purchase?