Niles Audio GXR2 EX User Manual

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Q U I C K I N S T A L L G U I D E

GXR2 EX

MODULAR MULTIZONE RECEIVER

The IntelliControl® ICS GXR2 EX Modular Multizone Receiver

works

as

the main system distribution center for IntelliControl

ICS.

This

receiver uses module

cards from the iPod®,

Network Integration, AM/FM Export and Legacy Audio

modules,

and distributes the audio

and metadata throughout

6 zones as well as receives controls from our user interfaces such as the iRemote® RF Remote Control with LCD display, the Contact Touch Screen Control Keypad, the Display System Control Keypad with LCD display and the Single Wall Mount Control Keypad.

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FEATURES AND BENEFITS

Modular MultiZone Receiver distributes up to six sources to six zones

Built-inHigh Current12-channelAmplifierdelivers 55 watts per channel RMS @ 8 ohm

and 85 watts per channel @ 4 ohm to each of six zones

Integrated Six Slot Card Cage accepts any combination of up to six IntelliControl ICS integration modules

Plug and Play Integration ofTM-AM/FM,IM-AUDIOTM-XM,HD Radio™,TM-SiriusandIM-iPodIntelliControl ICS integration modules

Reliable “One Touch to Music” operation using IntelliControl ICS Touch Screens, Keypads and remote controls

Party Mode turns on all your favorite areas from any keypad or remote control

Global Off turns off all areas from any keypad or remote control

Tone Controls fine tune bass and treble in each separate zone

Balance Control fine tunes channel levels in each separate zone

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FEATURES AND BENEFITS (CONT’D)

Programmable Turn-OnVolumefor each zone

Alarm Clock and Sleep Timer for each zone

Paging/Doorbell Input enables system wide voice announcements from a phone system or doorbell sounds from the NilesDBI-1

Zone Linking allows a grouping of zones to be controlled as a single zone.Turn-on,source selection, paging andturn-offall work in unison, yet each zone has independent volume adjustment and muting

Home Theater Integration Ports enable audio and video source components shared with the home theater system to be turned on, controlled via IR and turned off as needed

Selectable Fixed/Variable Zone Preamp Outputs with 12 volt triggers for external amplifier applications

Source Matching Gain Control ensures changing sources doesn’t require changing volume control settings

Removable Speaker Connectors hold up to 12-gauge speaker wire

Expandable Up To 30 Zones with additional GXR2 EXs

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GETTING STARTED

Unpacking the Box (Contents)

1, IntelliControl ICS GXR2 EX Modular Multizone Receiver

2, Rack Mount Panels

Speaker Connector (removable)

Review Important Safety Instructions

Tools Required:

■ Screwdriver with No. 2 Philips bit

INSTALLATION:

1. Remove the four chassis screws located at the front of one of the IntelliControl ICS GXR2 EX Modular MultiZone Receiver side panels (Figure 1).

2.Place a rack mount panel on the GXR2 EX side panel, aligning the holesintherackmountpanel,withtheholesintheGXR2EXsidepanel.

3.Replace all four screws, fastening the rack mount panel to the chassis.

Note: Do not over tighten the screws.

4.Repeat procedure for the other side of the GXR2 EX.

Flange for

 

butting bracket

Rack Mount Panels

against a joist

 

Figure 1: Fastening the Rack Mount Panels.

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INSTALLATION (CONT’D)

Basic Installation Diagram

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 2.

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ACCESSORIES

iRemote®

2-WayWireless RF System

FG01180

 

Control Remote with LCD Display

 

iRemote® EX

2-WayWireless RF System

FG01364

 

for EU Countries

 

RBX-1

Remote Charging Base

FG01269

RBX-1EX

2-WayWireless RF System

FG01363

 

for EU Countries

 

RHS-1

iRemote Handheld Remote

FG01270

RHS-1EX

2-WayWireless RF System

FG01362

 

for EU Countries

 

Contact

System Control Keypad with

FG01185

 

Color Touch Screen

 

Display

System Control Keypad with

FG01183

 

LCD display

 

Single

Wall Mount System Control Keypad

FG01182

IM-iPOD

Apple® iPod® Integration Module

FG01176

IM-AUDIO

Legacy Audio Integration Module

FG01177

TM-XM

XM® Satellite Radio Tuner Module

FG01179

TM-SIRIUS

SIRIUS® Satellite Radio Tuner Module

FG01181

IM-SERVER

Network Integration Module

FG01339

TM-DAB

Digital Audio Broadcasting Tuner

FG01338

TM-HD/R

HD Radio™ Tuner Module

FG01340

TM-AM/FMEX

International AM/FM Tuner Module

FG01193

Niles offers many accessories. For a complete list please visit: www.nilesaudio.com.

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SPECIFICATIONS

Power:

55 watts x 12 channels

Frequency Response:

26-20kHz +/- 3 db

Signal to Noise:

> = 85 db

Power Supply:

AC 240, 50Hz GXR2 EX

Power Consumption:

1500 watts maximum

Warranty:

Two-yearlimited

Shipping Weight:

54 lbs.

DIMENSIONS

GXR2 EX Modular

MultiZone Receiver: 17-3/8"W x5-3/4"H x 18" D

(including feet)

Compliance

and Certifications: Safety: UL/EN 60065

EMC: CE, CTICK

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CUSTOMER SERVICE – TECHNICAL SUPPORT

BY PHONE (IN USA)

1-800-BUY-HIFI(289-4434)

BY PHONE (OUTSIDE USA)

1-305-238-4373

CUSTOMER SERVICE HOURS

8:00 AM to 5:30 PM EST

TECHNICAL SUPPORT HOURS

8:00 AM to 7:00 PM EST

ON THE WEB

www.nilesaudio.com

EMAIL TECHNICAL SUPPORT

techsupport@nilesaudio.com

EMAIL FOR PRODUCT SUGGESTIONS

productsuggestions@nilesaudio.com

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LIMITED WARRANTY

Niles Audio Corporation (“NILES”) warrants this IntelliControl ICS product to the original purchaser to be free of manufacturing defects in material and workmanship for a period of two years from date of purchase.

This Warranty is subject to the following additional conditions and limitations. The Warranty is void and inapplicable if NILES deems that the product has been used or handled other than in accordance with the instructions provided by the manufacturer, including but not limited to damage caused by accident, mishandling, improper installation, abuse, negligence, or normal wear and tear, or any defect caused by repair to the product by anyone other than NILES or an authorized NILES dealer.

To obtain warranty service, take the unit to the nearest authorized NILES dealer, who will test the product and if necessary, forward it to NILES for service. If there are no authorized NILES dealers in your area, you must write to NILES and include your name, address, model and serial number of your unit, along with a brief description of the problem. A factory Return Authorization Number will be sent to you. Do not return any unit without first receiving written authorization and shipping instructions from NILES.

If the above conditions are met, the purchaser’s sole remedy shall be to return the product to NILES, in which case NILES will repair or replace, at its sole option, the defective product without charge for parts or labor. NILES will return a unit repaired or replaced under warranty by shipping same by its usual shipping method from the factory (only) at its expense within the United States of America. There are no other warranties, including without limitation, either express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the product.

Repair or replacement as provided under this warranty is the exclusive remedy of the consumer/purchaser. NILES shall not be responsible for any incidental or consequential damages except to the extent provided (or prohibited) by applicable law.

Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.

For the name of your nearest authorized NILES dealer contact:

NILES AUDIO CORPORATION, P.O. BOX 160818

MIAMI, FLORIDA 33116-0818.

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