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#19204 - 12/31/07 12:34 PM Basic Ocelot/IR-100 Question
Roger Hunt Offline

Registered: 12/31/07
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Loc: Maryland
I recently purchased an Ocelot, an IR-100, and 4 IR-E1 flashers. I have never used any of these before, but I am looking forward to playing with them. There are no instructions about how to connect the IR-100 to the Ocelot. I assume that you connect the IR Emitter port on the Ocelot to the GND and SIG terminals on the IR-100 so that the tip on the Ocelot side connects to SIG and the outer ring on the Ocelot side connects to GND. Can someone verify this? Thanks.
Roger Hunt

#19207 - 01/01/08 12:09 PM Re: Basic Ocelot/IR-100 Question [Re: Roger Hunt]
Guy Lavoie Administrator Offline
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Registered: 12/21/02
Posts: 6548
Loc: Montreal, QC, Canada
The Buffalo IR-100 expects a positive going signal between 9 and 12 volts. The Ocelot only puts out a 5 volt signal. It might work (but give a weak signal) but it would be best to amplify the level of the Ocelot to match the IR-100. Look at this thread, showing a circuit that is used to do the same thing for a Xantech connecting block:
"If you don't know what you're doing, do it neatly..."

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