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Audio Authority 1180RD
Decora Wallplate Receiver

Component Video / Digital Audio Receiver for Single Cat-5 Distribution Systems

Audio Authority 1180RD Decora Wallplate Receiver

Audio Authority 1180RD Decora Wallplate Receiver - Component Video / Digital Audio Receiver for Single Cat-5 Distribution Systems

Use the Audio Authority 1180RD Decora Wallplate Receiver with 1180T Enclosed Transmitter and 1180TD Decora Wallplate Transmitters or combine with the 1110 Adapter for single cable connections to dual-cable distribution systems such as AVAtrix, SixDrive and DuoDrive.

Designed to fit a standard single-gang electrical box, the 1180RD Decora Wallplate Receiver can receive component video and digital audio at distances as great as 1000 feet, over a single Cat5-type twisted-pair cable, such as Cat-5, Cat-5e, or Cat-6.

The 1180RD is also available as a part of a complete distribution system as  SCP-11D.  If you would prefer to have the same receiver in a stand-alone enclosure, please check out the 1180R receiver.

Like most Audio Authority products, the 1180RD comes with a one year limited warranty from the manufacturer.

Audio Authority's Description

Single Cat 5 Component / Digital Audio Receiver

Model 1180RD

  • Single Cat 5 Receiver
  • Single-gang style with three colored inserts (white, bone, ivory)
  • Component video, digital audio
  • Compatible with all Audio Authority single Cat 5 systems
  • Made in the USA


The 1180RD is a high performance Cat 5 Receiver designed for use with 1180T and 1180TD Cat 5Transmitters. Utilizing Audio Authority's proprietary AGE (Active Gain Equalization) technology, image quality is maintained over long distances. Passive baluns can't compete with active balanced line technology like that found in the 1180RD Cat 5 extender, which offers higher bandwidth, excellent impedance matching, and superior noise rejection.

  • Perfect HD picture up to 1,000 feet from the source via AGE technology
  • High bandwidth for 1080p component video, and coaxial, multi-channel, digital surround audio signals
  • Included in SCP-11D system, or available for individual purchase
  • 1180RD receiver works with box style 1180T transmitter, or wallplate style 1180TD transmitter
  • Made in the USA


Key Features

  • Component video and digital coaxial audio pathways
  • Supports HD video up to 1080p
  • Powered from Cat 5 Transmitter over Cat 5 up to 700 feet away
  • Balanced line infrastructure rejects noise
  • Wallplate style Receiver includes three insert colors
  • Made in the USA


  • Component video (YPbPr) - 1/1
  • Digital audio (coaxial) - 1/1


Video Parameters

  • Video Formats: 480i/p, 576i/p, 720p,1080i
  • Input/Output Impedance: 75 ohms
  • Input Ground Isolation: Yes
  • Gain: 1
  • Gain Accuracy: 3%
  • 3dB Bandwidth: 120MHz
  • Input Coupling: AC
  • S/N Ratio: 35dB
  • Max Gain: 40dB equalization

Audio Parameters

  • Input Impedance: 75 ohms
  • Min Load Impedance: 75 ohms
  • Multi-channel Digital: Yes
  • Frequency Response: Full-range digital
  • S/N Ratio: N/A
  • THD+Noise: N/A
  • Crosstalk: N/A


  • Connector Types: RCA (YPbPr, digital coaxial audio)
  • Dimensions (HxWxD, inches):1.75 x 3.75 x 3
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 lbs.
  • Agency Approvals: FCC
  • DC Input Connector: 5.5 x 2.1mm
  • DC Input Voltage/Polarity: 18V/Center Positive
  • Max DC Input Current: 400mA
  • Heat Output: N/A

In the Box

  • Decora-style inserts: white, ivory, almond
  • User Manual



Audio Authority Distribution System Focus Sheet in PDF format

This product focus sheet shows how the 1180RD relates to Audio Authority's other distribution system products.  Click to download in PDF format.

Audio Authority 1180RD Decora Wallplate Receiver User Manual  in PDF format

This is the User Manual, in PDF format.

Audio Authority SCP-11D Receiver Options

In this example, an 1180TD transmitter is shown with both 1180R and 1180RD receivers.  (1180TD and 1180R not included)

Purchase Information
Product Description SKU MSRP Your Price Quantity
Single Cat 5 Receiver Wallplate - Decora-style 1180RD $150.00 $135.00
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