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Perfect Gift for the Home Theater Lover! Use a Remote Control to Operate A/V Components Hidden Behind Doors!

December 11, 2011 1 comment

The Smarthome Hidden IR Repeater System allows you to use an existing infrared (IR) remote control to operate up to eight audio/video (A/V) components located behind closed doors or walls in an entertainment cabinet or equipment closet. The built-in IR distribution technology gives you the ability to conceal, yet still control, bulky electronic equipment such as a cable or satellite TV receiver, stereo receiver or amplifier, CD player, DVD player, Blu-ray player, or virtually any component controlled by an IR signal. The system uses an IR receiver to take in the IR signals from an existing remote control and distribute those signals via IR emitters to A/V components. No more leaving cabinet doors open or struggling to remotely access your hidden equipment, you’ll be able to control up to eight A/V components from up to 40 feet away with extreme reliability.

This new Hidden IR Repeater System features the following improvements over the previous model:

  • The IR receiver has an operating distance of 40 feet (formerly 30 feet)
  • There are only four dual emitters (instead of eight single emitters), making it easier to manage cables
  • The IR receiver has a compact, flat form factor (formerly large and round) for easier mounting
  • The IR emitters connect to the main hub via a 1/8″ mini jack plug
  • The IR receiver connects to the main hub via a 4-pin DIN connector
  • A feedback LED indicator light has been built-in to the IR receiver (instead of being a separate component to plug in), making it easier to manage cables

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Minimalistic Designed Remote with Very Advanced Learning Features

December 2, 2011 Leave a comment

Use this remote control with virtually any system, from basic TV and cable boxes to the most advanced home theater system. Program only the functions you want for a completely customized remote control. The Weemote uses a minimal amount of buttons so it can be used by anyone, especially children and elderly users. Buttons are dedicated to the most standard functions, such as power, mute, and volume and channel control. Five additional buttons can be dedicated to your favorite channels or programmed to include a number of advanced functions, such as a sleep timer or video input control. Very advanced learning functions make the Weemote compatible with just about any brand of television equipment.

The Weemote can also be programmed to restrict certain functions. Volume control can be turned off to ensure it won’t get too loud. The channel up/down buttons can also be programmed to cycle through certain channels, limiting the access to your available channels. Programming buttons can only be accessed by removing the screw and cover so you can be sure your settings won’t accidentally get changed if someone sits on the remote. The Weemote requires the use of two AAA batteries, sold separately. Once the batteries are installed, the battery cover must be screwed back on, keeping the batteries secure until the screws are removed. All settings are stored regardless of battery level so reprogramming won’t be necessary when you replace the batteries. Read more

Provide the Simplest Controls For Your DVD or Other Menu-Based Navigation Device

November 28, 2011 Leave a comment

Fobis Technologies WE-10 Weemote dV Remote ControlWatching DVDs or recorded shows on your DVR has never been easier than it has with the Weemote dV. Only the most frequently-used controls are featured on this compact remote. The remote only has nine large buttons to play, stop, or pause the content, as well as navigational direction, selection, and menu or simple and error-free operation. Children and elderly users can browse through interactive content without frustration or parental assistance.

Setting up the Weemote dV is extremely easy. Simply install two AAA batteries, sold separately, and program in the code compatible with your device. The Weemote dV includes a complete library of setup code and is designed to work with virtually any brand of DVD player on the market. An advanced learning function allows you to program additional user controls and add controls for devices not supported in the included code library, such as a TiVo system. The programming buttons stay hidden until you remove the screw and cover, protecting your settings and making for a cleaner display. The battery cover also screws in to keep the batteries secure. All settings are stored in non-volatile memory so you won’t los any programmed features when the batteries are removed. With a compact design and soft rubber around the edges, this remote is more ergonomic than traditional remote. A flat, contoured bottom also gives added stability to let the remote be used on a tabletop. Read more

Control Your Entertainment Devices Directly From Your PC

October 18, 2011 Leave a comment


The Innotech Systems SF6001-003 SpitFIRE III Universal Infrared Remote Control PC Interface offers the ability for you to control all of the most popular entertainment devices directly from a PC computer. It has a comprehensive library of entertainment remote control codes for the highest possible coverage of consumer products as well as the ability to learn new IR codes so that your control system is never out-dated. The sample Visual Basic application software displays a “virtual” remote control on screen and responds to “virtual button presses” to illustrate the operation of the device and for you to use as the basis for your own software applications. The SpitFIRE converts data from your computer’s serial or USB port into infrared (IR) remote control signals. The SpitFIRE III includes a convenient front panel mounted infrared diode and two 3.5mm jacks which permit the use of mini stick-on IR emitters (sold separately) for maximum flexibility. The interface may be situated behind or near your PC, and is connects to your PC via a conventional serial cable or USB cable (each sold separately). Read more

Allow a Universal Remote Control to Operate your Touchstone TV Lift

October 11, 2011 Leave a comment

The Touchstone Home Products RF to IR Conversion Kit allows you to use your universal remote control with the a Touchstone Home Products TV Lift. The Touchstone RF-IR kit includes an infrared (IR) remote control and sensor. The sensor plugs into the TV Lift control box inside the Touchstone TV Lift Cabinet. Touchstone Home Products RF to IR Conversion KitUniversal remote controls that have a “learning function” can learn the codes for operating the lift by simply pointing the universal remote at the included sensor and following the “learning function” instructions that comes with the universal remote control.

  • Simple plug-and-play installation
  • Includes a universal remote control

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