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Audio Authority 9879
Decora Wallplate Receiver

Component Video / Stereo & Digital Audio Receiver for Dual Cat-5 Distribution Systems

Audio Authority 9879 Decora Wallplate Receiver

Audio Authority 9879 Decora Wallplate Receiver - Component Video / Stereo & Digital Audio Receiver for Dual Cat-5 Distribution Systems

Looking at the RCA connections, starting at the top, in the left column are connectors for Y, Pb, Pr component video, with the IR jack at the bottom.  The right column jacks are coaxial digital audio, analog left, and analog right.  Notice that although the receiver is shown here with a Decora trim cover, the cover is not included.

Use the Audio Authority 9879 Decora Wallplate Receiver with UniDrive, DuoDrive, SixDrive, AVAtrix AVM-562,
AVX-561-NR, AVX-661-NR and HLX Distribution Systems as well as stand-alone 9871 and 9880T drivers.

Designed to install in a standard deep single-gang electrical box, the 9879 wallplate receiver blends seamlessly with many residential and commercial decors.

Behind the modern Decora styling, 9879 wallplate receivers provide Y/Pb/Pr component video, digital audio and analog stereo audio jacks  Both front and rear-facing IR jacks provides a convenient pathway for a third-party IR remote distribution network over the Cat-5 pathway.  IR receiver and emitter equipment not included.

If you would prefer to have an enclosed stand-alone receiver, please check out this item.

If you need a shallow depth receiver or the classic style of stainless steel, you may also want to consider this version.

Like most Audio Authority products, the model 9879 comes with a one year limited warranty from the manufacturer.

Audio Authority's Description

Dual Cat 5 Single-Gang Wallplate Receiver

Model 9879


Key Features:

  • Dual Cat 5 Receiver
  • Multi-insert, single-gang style (white, ivory, and bone inserts included)
  • Component video, analog audio, digital audio
  • 3.5mm front panel IR connection
  • Compatible with all Audio Authority dual Cat 5 systems
  • Made in the USA

When connected to a compatible Audio Authority driver, the 9879 provides pristine component video, digital coaxial audio, analog L/R audio, plus front and rear IR jacks.

  • Includes Decora® style inserts in white, ivory, and almond (Decora trim covers are not included)
  • Cable length compensation adjustment allows the installer to fine tune image and sound quality over long Cat 5 runs
  • Front and rear facing IR jacks for external or in-wall IR connections
  • Fits in a standard US single-gang wall box
  • Compatible with: Models [HLX,] 1170, 1171, 1176, 9871, 9870, AVX-661, and AVX-561

The 9879 is one of three Cat 5 receivers compatible with the 1100 Series. Use any combination of receivers in the same system for the perfect mix of logistics and aesthetics. View a Cat 5 Receiver comparison table.

** Caution ** Always correctly pair and terminate Cat 5 cables, and test pairing and continuity before connecting power to the driver and Wallplate. Incorrect cable termination, or plugging a cable into the wrong port can result in Wallplate damage.

Product Dimensions: (H-W-D, inches)

  • 4 x 1.6 x 2.75 (Decora trim cover not included)


Audio Authority 9879 Decora Wallplate Receiver with inserts

Here, the interchangeable Decora-style inserts can be seen with the 9879 receiver.

Audio Authority 9879 Wallplate, back view

In this photo the CAT-5 connections can be seen.

Audio Authority 9879 Decora Wallplate Receiver, left side

This is the left side of the receiver unit

Audio Authority dual Cat-5 Receiver Focus Sheet - click to download PDF

Here is the Audio Authority dual Cat-5 Receiver Focus Sheet, in PDF format.

Purchase Info
Product Description SKU MSRP Your Price Quantity
Cat 5 HDTV Wallplate, Single-Gang, Decora-style 9879 $200.00 $180.00
Decora Wallplate Trim Cover, Single Gang, White DWP-SG-WHT $1.00 $0.89
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