Originally Posted by mekkerl
I have a Harmony RF Extender for my 1100 remote...can I connect this with my 1611?
I see there is a Remote Control Input and Output (1/8")...can I connect the RF Extender with an 1/8" male-male cord? And will the Harmony 1100 control the 1611?
Or, does the 1611 Remote Input/Output need to be a 'Denon' type transmitter/receiver?
yes, you can plug in any IR repeater into the "remote in" jack in the back. It doesn't have to be a Denon brand thing.
I have set this up with a Harmony 900 and a Denon 4311 at a friend's place, works fine with hardwire connection from the Harmony RF base station to the AVR and also an Oppo BDP.
Note however that the Harmony base station for some reason uses a nonstandard 2.5mm jack (vice the 3.5mm / 1/8" standard) so you need to either get a 2.5mm>3.5mm adapter or find a 2.5mm>3.5mm male-to-male cable.
I have found though that the "blaster" is very powerful on the Harmony base station so you may not even need to hardwire, give it a shot first before buying anything else.