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  • 8/8/2019 MX-5000 Quick Reference

    1/10The Pioneer in Control Technology

    MX-5000Network WandWiFi Color Touch Screen with Hapc Feedback

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    The MX-5000 is the master of IP (Internet Protocol)

    over your home network. Via a comprehensive 2-way

    database of the most popular IP controlled Audio Video

    Receivers from B&K, Denon, Integra and Yamaha, your

    MX-5000 can display the current status and browse the

    media opons of networked Audio Video receiver.

    n operaon, its incredible. Now, you can see the actual

    olume seng no maer what you are listening to or

    whether the TV is on or o. No more peering into the

    equipment rack just to make sure the volume isnt s

    too high!

    Whenever you touch the Volume Up, Down or Mute b

    tons on the MX-5000, a pop up display, connected rea

    me with your AVR, displays the current volume as yo

    adjust it. Once youve stopped adjusng volume, the p

    up display conveniently disappears!

    2-Way via Networked Audio Video Receivers

    MX-5000 - Two Way Wand!Form Follows Funcon...

    Hapc (Touch) Feedba

    The MX-5000 revoluonizes to

    screen operaon for all me! Its

    rst remote control ulizing hapc tenology, which conrms buon pres

    with a click you f

    Personal Browsing

    The MX-5000 is a 2-way wand-style touch screencolor remote that provides network control of

    many popular IP-based components. In addi-

    on to its stunning design it oers a fully cus-

    omizable GUI on a large color screen that

    ends vibrang hapc feedback conrm-

    ng each buon selecon.

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    The MRX-1 is a true bridge between the network and IR,

    RS-232 and relay-controlled devices. In addion, it pro-

    ides 2-way status and feedback via RS-232 and a volt-

    ge/video sensor to network keypads and remotes.

    The MRX-1 serves as a converter to RS-232 controlled

    devices, enabling your MX-5000 to communicate over

    he network to an equipment rack located anywhere in

    our house. Since the conversion is both ways, your RS-

    232 device can be both controlled and can update your

    MX-5000 with the current status, and display volume

    ups, tuner interfaces and lists of AVR radio presets etc

    on the screen of the MX-5000.

    In addion, the MRX-1 provides the MX-5000 with con

    over relay and IR controlled devices.

    2-Way RS-232 via MRX-1 Network Base Station


    to delight both the

    eye and the handThe MX-5000s bright, vivid color

    ouch screen is mounted in a remote

    control where every surface, every con-

    our, and every buon has been designed to

    eel right. Since WiFi 2-way delivers so much

    more fun, youll need twice the baery life of

    other products and the MX-5000 delivers it invis-

    bly, without excess weight or bulk. The weight is

    perfectly posioned to balance in your hand. Con-ours are shaped and molded into the back so that

    your hand can nd the perfect posion. The enre rear

    s covered with a so texture that feels perfect against

    your palm.

    Each MRX-1 controls two 2-Way RS-232 Devices, one relay and up to six IR devic

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    Experience the Networked Home

    Browse cover art, arst, album and tles from

    your iPod via the PSX-2 or a PC on your network

    The revoluonary wand MX-5000 brings the power of WiFi

    networking to the home theater, without compromising simplic-ty. The high speed of the built-in 802.11 B/G WiFi transceiver

    enables the MX-5000 to display lists of arsts, albums or songs

    and to display the cover art of the selected album on the Now

    Playing screen of the remote control from the PSX-2 Personal


    The MX-5000 oers two independent communicaons and

    control methods simultaneously. It provides both a narrow band

    418 MHz transmier for instant control of convenonal home

    heater components and a WiFi transceiver for high speed

    ransfer of cover art, arst, album and tle metadata.The high speed of the built-in 802.11 B/G WiFi transce

    er enables the MX-5000 to display lists of arsts, album

    or songs and to display the cover art of the selected

    album on the Now Playing screen of the remote contr

    nternet Connecon Provides Real Time News, Sports, Weather and Stocks

    When the MX-5000 is connected to the Internet, pre-programmed modules enable instant access

    personalized news, sports, weather and stocks.

    Unlike other devices, the MX-5000s news, sports, weather and stocks modules are user-congura

    without a programmer or a PC. On a whim, you can check out the opposing teams scores, or get t

    weather forecast for a vacaon desnaon.

    News Weather Sports Stocks

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    eater, all in one hand!Real Time Volume Display on the MX-5000 Screen

    Whenever you adjust the volume or press the Mute buon, the MX-

    5000 pops up a dynamic link to your IP controlled Audio Video receiv-

    er (the URC 2-Way database includes popular IP controlled products

    rom Denon, Yamaha, Integra and B&K) and displays a bar graph onhe screen of the MX-5000. If you need to adjust the sound before

    he movie starts, you can check the actual seng in real me, by sim-

    ply touching one of the Volume buons.

    2-Way Display and Control of AM,

    FM, XM, and Sirius Radio

    Browse the radio staons available to yourIP controlled home theater receiver on the

    screen of the MX-5000 (the URC 2-Way da-

    tabase includes popular IP controlled Audio

    Video Recievers from Denon, Yamaha, Integra

    and B & K).

    Nave URC Lighng Control

    Touch the Screen to Set a NewScene!

    At last, you can fully control the lighng

    n your home without expensive black

    boxes and exoc wiring. A lighng sys-

    em can be as simple as a single URC RF

    amp dimmer on a lamp that youd love

    o control without geng out of your


    The MX-5000 directly controls lights connected to URC RF Dimmers

    and Switches. You can brighten, dim, and recall scenes, and you can

    tore new scenes whenever you like, without a PC or a programmer.

    Simply manually adjust each dimmer to the new seng, then press

    and hold the scene buon on your MX-5000 (just like storing radio

    taons in your car).

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    PSX-2: Personal Audio VideoServer for the MX-5000Advanced Personal A/V Server: PSX-2

    CE Pro editor Julie Jacobson called it the best product of CES 2009.

    The PSX-2 turns any iPod into an advanced A/V server with onscreenGUI. It provides 2-way on-TV content browsing and selecon with

    cover art plus hundreds of discrete IR commands that enable one

    ouch to music programming. It also oers on-remote GUI when

    nstalled with URCs award winning MX-6000, MX-5000 or KP-4000


    Shortcuts to Any Content Instantly Without Menus

    The Shortcuts buon makes navigang from videos to musical genres asimple process. Example: Touch the Arsts buon on the shortcuts scree

    to jump directly to the Arsts menu.

    Unlike other iPod docks or tradional music servers, you are not forced to

    constantly navigate up, down, le and right through a maze of menus to ac

    cess new audio video content.

    Explore Your Content:Shue Exactly What You Feel Like Listening To

    With other music servers, shue is a frustrang mix of too many kinds of mu-

    ic. With the PSX-2, shue becomes a powerful tool for listening and explor-

    ng your music collecon. Imagine shuing just your jazz, or just the songs of

    a parcular arst. You can shue play any genre, any arst or any album at

    any me by simply accessing the MX-5000s shue screen.

    Play More From

    Imagine exploring all the hard rock albums of your youth with Shue Gen

    When you hear a song you love, instead of having to browse through the

    hundreds of arsts in your collecon, you simply touch the Play More Fro

    buon. By then selecng the More from this Arst buon, all the songs

    from the current Arst will be played in sequenal order.

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    The MX-5000 can control all the PCs connected

    to your system as long as each is accessible via

    your home local area network.

    PC Server for MX-5000

    Powered by

    Converts any PC with iTunes or Windows Media

    Player into a Powerful Music Server with an Intui-

    ve, Friendly User Interface

    nstead of purchasing an expensive Media PC or dedicated mu-

    ic server, any PC with iTunes and/or Windows Media Player can

    be connected to your audio system to act as a high powered mu-

    ic server with the most engaging, intuive user interface youve

    ever seen.

    Up to now, the complexity of having to deal with a keyboard anda mouse in your listening room has made this an uncomfortable


    You know the frustrang feelingsome of your music was down-

    oaded via iTunes and some of your music via Windows Media

    Player, youve had to keep separate libraries. Finding the music

    you paid for was dicult.

    MX-5000 Server is a soware applicaon that, once installed ona PC, combines your iTunes library with your Media Player library.

    The MX-5000 ulizes its network connecon via WiFi to communi-

    cate with the server soware on the PC. Since all communicaon

    happens at WiFi G speeds, there are no lags or delays displaying

    he informaon or lists on the screen of the M