[mythtv-users] IR remote "extenders"

Greg Oliver oliver.greg at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 13:10:27 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 10:07 AM, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> On Sun, January 10, 2010 6:40 pm, Greg Oliver wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 8:32 PM, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
>>> On that page there's this "also bought" item, which might be closer to
>>> what
>>> I need... Anyone use it?
>>> http://www.amazon.com/Cables-Go-Remote-Control-Repeater/dp/B001BLTDZA/
>>> (Gotta love this web thing....  I'm old enough to remember having to
>>> *call*
>>> companies to try and get info....)
>> That is the one I have in the living room.  It works well, if you only
>> need up to 12 emitters.  The emitters are fairly strong though.  You
>> could easily mount them so that 1 hits multiple devices.  I have 3
>> rows of 2, and use 1 emitter for each column.  The only thing I really
>> do not like is that the receiver blinks every time it receives, so I
>> busted the led out of it..  Nothing like a flashing blue light to
>> annoy you :)
> There's a screwdown termblock on the back of that unit in the pictures.
> What is it?  Any chance it's a way to power equipment on and off?

It provides no extra features.  You can power it with DC and attach an
IR receiver there instead of using the mini-plugs.


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