5558BID: Bi-Directional RF Distribution Kit with 5-volt IR System

The Nortek Security & Control Family of Brands

This product is discontinued

The Model 5558BID Bi-Directional RF Distribution Kit with 5-volt IR System offers many of the basic components needed to assemble an eight room TV distribution system. The kit includes:

(1) – Model DA-8200BID: Bi-Directional RF Distribution Amplifier with 5-Volt IR
(1) – Model 5545: 4-Channel Modulator with IR
(3) – Model 2133: Set-Top IR Targets
(2) – Model 2172: Dual-Head IR Emitter

The kit provides eight rooms of amplified bi-directional cable TV distribution from the Model DA-8200BID amplifier; four injected TV channels from the Model 5545 modulator, IR control of four audio/video source components with the two Model 2172 dual-head IR emitters; three rooms of IR remote control using the Model 2133 set-top IR targets.


  • Four modulated TV channels create TV channels for cameras or other video sources
  • IR remote control signals from IR targets pass back through the system coax to IR emitters
  • Easily expandable with additional Linear components