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Multi-Code Receiver Instructions - MODEL 2031, 3021 and 3028 2 Channel Receivers

Installation

Your receiver may be mounted in the operator head, if space permits or remotely, if this becomes necessary.  Note that all wires should be routed through the strain relief or rubber grommet of the cabinet, except for the antenna lead.

Begin your installation by correctly wiring the receiver the the devices you will be using.  WE URGE YOU TO BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS THAT THE MANUFACTURER OF YOUR EQUIPMENT HAS PROVIDED, SINCE, IN MANY CASES, THESE INSTRUCTIONS WILL DETERMINE THE WAY IN WHICH THE RECEIVER WILL BE INSTALLED.

Note that on the top half of your cabinet you will find a terminal designation schematic.  This schematic is produced below for your reference. (figure 1)

The next three positions above the 24 VAC positions provide the Channel 1 selection.  Selection of Channel 1 on  the transmitter is made by setting the number 10 dipswitch to the open position.  You must then choose to wire the first channel to a NORMALLY OPEN or NORMALLY CLOSED circuit.  To determine this consult the manufacturer's instructions, as previously noted.  Refer to your transmitter instructions for coding instructions.  Now attach the second wire from your device to COMMON.

Back the screws on the terminal block off slightly and insert your wiring lugs (or wire) under the appropriate set screw.

On the block there are two terminals marked spare.  These terminals are not functional and may be disregarded.

The two positions marked 24 VAC are used to attach your power supply, if you find that your operator supplies only 110 VAC then the MC-1092-01 power supply may be purchased from Hoover Fence Co.

The next three positions above the 24 VAC positions provide the Channel 1 selection.  Selection of Channel 1 on  the transmitter is made by setting the number 10 dipswitch to the open position.  You must then choose to wire the first channel to a NORMALLY OPEN or NORMALLY CLOSED circuit.  To determine this consult the manufacturer's instructions, as previously noted.  Refer to your transmitter instructions for coding instructions.  Now attach the second wire from your device to COMMON.

Above the Channel 1 positions you will see the positions which allow Channel 2 to be wired. Channel 2 is wired in the same manner as Channel 1, with the exception of the transmitter code switch number 10 being placed in the closed or on position.

You will note that the two channels on the receiver may be used in any combination of NORMALLY OPEN or NORMALLY CLOSED devices.

At this point you should mount your receiver to its permanent installation, if you have not already done so.  If you have a MC-3021-01 receiver be sure to tightly secure the strain relief fitting through which the wires are routed as you provide a degree of water resistance.  Should you desire a watertight connection, use a single length of 16 to 22 gauge jacketed cable.

Antenna Installation

After you have mounted your receiver, test it with the enclosed antenna for range, noting the coverage that you get from all desired operating locations.   If greater range or coverage pattern is necessary, you may choose the MC-1066-03 Coaxial Wiring Kit.  Note that the external antenna coupling uses a Type F antenna fitting.  If necessary you may use Type F fittings found where television antennas are sold, along with 75 ohm antenna wire.   It is not advisable to use lengths greater than 20 feet, as this may affect range or tuning.

Coding

Before you begin to use your Multi-Code Receiver you must set the coding switch.  In order to set the code, refer to figure 2.

To gain access to the switch, remove the top section of the cabinet, if you have not already done so, using a pencil or similar device, move the code switches to set your house code.  Positions one through nine on most Multi-Code transmitters are used to set the house code.  NOTE: THE MULTI-CODE 4120 FOUR CHANNEL TRANSMITTER REQUIRES A DIFFERENT CODE SELECTION. REFER TO THE APPROPRIATE INSTRUCTIONS IF THERE IS ANY DOUBT AS TO CORRECT SETTING.

To gain access to the switch, remove the top section of the cabinet, if you have not already done so, using a pencil or similar device, move the code switches to set your house code.  Positions one through nine on most Multi-Code transmitters are used to set the house code.  NOTE: THE MULTI-CODE 4120 FOUR CHANNEL TRANSMITTER REQUIRES A DIFFERENT CODE SELECTION. REFER TO THE APPROPRIATE INSTRUCTIONS IF THERE IS ANY DOUBT AS TO CORRECT SETTING.

Setting code switch 10 on your transmitter will determine channel one or channel two.  If the number 10 dipswitch is set in the OPEN or OFF position, you have channel one.  If the second channel is desired, then set the transmitter dip switch number 10 to the CLOSED or ON position.

We strongly encourage you to avoid the following code schemes: ALL ON, ALL OFF, 2 4 6 8 on, 1 3 5 7 on.  These codes are frequently used by other manufacturers, and create the possibility of false operation, and may be less secure than other arrangements.

BE SURE TO SET THE FIRST NINE SWITCHES ON YOUR RECEIVER EXACTLY THE SAME AS THE TRANSMITTER.

Be sure to check that each code is functional before completing the installation.