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RF-Link (AVS-5811) 5.8GHz Wireless A/V Sender System

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AVS-5811

 | Catalog #: 55016513
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$109.89
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Valid until: 04/18/14
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Product Summary

Go through walls.

The RF-Link™ 5.8GHz Wireless A/V Sender System consists of one transmitter and one receiver. This wireless device transmits vivid video and hi-fi stereo sound from a VCR, TV, LD, DVD, VCD, satellite receiver or cable set top box to any TV or monitor. It can also be used in conjunction with a camcorder or CCD camera and turns into a wireless security monitoring system.

  • Transmit and receive crisp video and hi-fi stereo even through walls
  • Avoid the interference from crowded 2.4GHz ISM band applications
  • Built-in IR remote extender allows you to remotely control A/V sources in other rooms
  • 5.8GHz wireless transmitter and receiver with 4 selectable channels
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What's in the box

  • 5.8GHz transmitter
  • 5.8GHz receiver
  • IR mouse
  • 2 fasten strips
  • 2 power adapters (120V)
  • 2 RCA cables (A/V)
 

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Manufacturer Warranty

  • Parts: 12 month
  • Labor: 12 month
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Customer Reviews

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AraneusRF-Link (AVS-5811) 5.8GHz Wireless A/V Sender System
 
3.8

(based on 50 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (32)
  • Compact (23)
  • Highly compatible (13)
  • Improves performance (13)
  • Professional quality (11)

Cons

  • Poor performance (9)
  • Lacks functionality (3)

Best Uses

  • Home movies (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (16), Business owner (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (6)

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5.0

Works great - easy set up

By Oscar

from Oregon

About Me Quality Oriented

Verified Buyer

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      Best Uses

        Comments about Araneus RF-Link (AVS-5811) 5.8GHz Wireless A/V Sender System:

        Allows me to remote from one room to another wirelessly...

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        4.0

        Works well and reasonable price....

        By Ref

        from Margaretville, NY

        Verified Buyer

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          Cons

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              Comments about Araneus RF-Link (AVS-5811) 5.8GHz Wireless A/V Sender System:

              Easy to set up and use...

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              Freedom to move my furniture

              By Chowteach

              from Chowchilla, CA

              About Me Value Oriented

              Verified Buyer

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                    Comments about Araneus RF-Link (AVS-5811) 5.8GHz Wireless A/V Sender System:

                    This is an excellent product! We were able to move our television wherever we wanted & the reception is fantastic. What freedom!

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    1.0

                    Early Failure and no customer support

                    By Bill

                    from Oceanside, Ca

                    About Me Value Oriented

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Araneus RF-Link (AVS-5811) 5.8GHz Wireless A/V Sender System:

                          Bought a pair of these about 2 years ago when Transmitter stopped working. Tried to reach RF Link (via their customer support E-mail) several times to get tech support and/or find a repair source. Never got a response. Couldn't find a telephone contact either. Odd, as they still seem to be selling these things. I wouldn't buy another one.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal

                          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          xlt fix if you don't want to hardwire

                          By Lumpy

                          from Orange County, CA

                          About Me Quality Oriented

                          Pros

                          • Picture Sound Reception

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Indoor-outdoor

                            Comments about Araneus RF-Link (AVS-5811) 5.8GHz Wireless A/V Sender System:

                            I had to comment on this product Have used this RF Link for 3 years, from sunroom to garage, approx. 50 ft, thru 3 walls and perfect (have satellite tv)Now upgraded satellite, so moved RF-Link outside in backyard and attached to old flat screen in gazebo, approx. 35-40 ft thru one wall. TV not HD but picture and sound sure looks and sounds like it. Have already recommended to many friends that do not want to hassle the hardwire

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Shopping for replacement

                            By Bette

                            from Caribbean

                            About Me Power User

                            Verified Reviewer

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                                  Comments about Araneus RF-Link (AVS-5811) 5.8GHz Wireless A/V Sender System:

                                  The RF Link we bought about 7 years ago is finally dying. I'm shopping for one and decided to review the transmitter. This is the second older house we've used it in since we got it, used both times for a kitchen TV. It's been fantastic; especially for the HDTV!

                                  In the first house, it broadcast through 4 walls (2 exterior, brick) and about 35 feet (but not to an HDTV). In the current house, it will not broadcast through a double 8" block wall with pipes sandwiched between, so we turned the reciever and transmitter toward a picture window (the only wall to which both share a clear shot) and we couldn't ask for more clarity of picture or sound.

                                  I almost took it back when we first bought it; it takes some experimentation- and people on each end yelling or on cellphones.

                                  It's just a superb product for applications where cable cannot be run.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

                                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  1.0

                                  worse than bad

                                  By dodgeman

                                  from north dakota

                                  About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to Install

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Araneus RF-Link (AVS-5811) 5.8GHz Wireless A/V Sender System:

                                      these things suck. picture quality of a stobe light and audio as good as a 1920's am radio. perfect for target shooting. save the [$] to buy cable and do it right.

                                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Works Great

                                      By Doug

                                      from Horseshoe Bay, Texas

                                      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy to Install
                                      • Easy to Use
                                      • Safe
                                      • Well Designed

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Inside
                                        • Small Jobs

                                        Comments about Araneus RF-Link (AVS-5811) 5.8GHz Wireless A/V Sender System:

                                        The picture transmitted is absolutely beautiful. You couldn't get more clarity with hard wire. Sending signal thru 2 concrete floors, and the picture is perfect. I've used these gadgets for 3 years now, they work perfectly if you know how to tune them. Reviews that they do not work are due to customer error. Not the fault of the product.

                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        Highly Recommended!

                                        By Paul

                                        from Plano, TX

                                        About Me Professional

                                        Pros

                                        • Durable
                                        • Easy to Use
                                        • Safe
                                        • Works well once its setup

                                        Cons

                                        • Can be difficult to align

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Gifts
                                        • Inside
                                        • Small Jobs

                                        Comments about Araneus RF-Link (AVS-5811) 5.8GHz Wireless A/V Sender System:

                                        This unit does work, and it works well! But you have to know what you're doing and it does take some time to get it properly set up. Once it is, you will have years of enjoyment. Mine has been working and heavily used by my son for over 2 years and the picture quality is still as good as it was on the first day. Setting up the directional antenna and transmitter can be tricky, and you may find that pointing it in the most unlikely direction provides the best picture. Once you do find the setting, it provides a stable and clear picture and audio. Walking between the transmitter and receiver can cause interference, so it's best to put this in a place that is not between a high traffic area, or to use it when people are not up and moving around. But, it does work well and the picture is as clear as any hard wire connection.

                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        WORKS LIKE A DREAM

                                        By Jagged

                                        from New Bern NC

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Compact Design
                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Highly Compatible
                                        • Improves Performance
                                        • Professional Quality

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Araneus RF-Link (AVS-5811) 5.8GHz Wireless A/V Sender System:

                                            What was I waiting for? Not only does it transmit the signal (not just change channels)from my DirecTV box to my bedroon TV where there is no box, but in transmitting the video & audio signals it makes an old TV like a brand new set.

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