An ARC’s power requirements vary depending on the voltage supplied to it. For example, an ARC-2e at 24V DC uses approximately 55 mA, while at 7V DC it uses approximately 170 mA maximum. As the voltage varies from 24 to…
ARCs are extremely flexible and can be assigned virtually any real-time parameters depending on what host DSP it is controlling. Generally ARCs are used for volumes, buttons, and presets.
The number of ARCs that can be daisy chained together will vary depending on the type of ARCs used and the cable lengths. Download Link: ARC Power Calculator.
A single standard straight-through CAT-5/6 cable will provide power and data to an ARC from the host DSP. The daisy-chain to subsequent ARCs also uses CAT-5/6. Legacy DSPs that pre-date the ARC Port (RJ-45) communicate to ARCs with a twisted-pair…
The distance varies greatly depending on the type of ARC, the gauge of the cable, and the number of arcs chained together. Download Link: ARC Power Calculator.
The ARC Audio port provides a means to either break-in or break-out a single balanced analog audio line from an ARCs CAT5 cable. Note, not all ARCs support ARC Audio.
One channel of audio can be sent either way.
ARC firmware is managed in Designer in the Controller Manager. Tools > Controller Manager.
The ARC-2 and ARC-2i are versatile remote controllers that can hold up to twenty-four (24) total menu items and can easily be programmed to manage anything from gain, preset triggering, source selection, room combining and more. Many installations require channel…