Remote Control

Program Requirements: Desktop: Windows 98 or Macintosh OS 8.5.1 or later and a USB port Are you a remote control junkie? You know the type, they have about 243 remotes for their TV, VCR, CD player and refrigerator. Ok, maybe they don't have a remote for their CD player... :-)  How about adding another remote [...]

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  PC Commander from Concept UK is an infrared module which enables you to control your Windows desktop PC with a regular TV/VCR universal remote control.This small 1.5" x 1" module has an LED to show when it is active and an IR Sensor to receive commands.  Attached to the module is a long serial [...]

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Tune In Remote Review

The Tune In! remote control by Beery Systems, Inc. is a universal remote control that can be used to control up to 6 separate devices. It can be used to control TVs, VCRs, cable boxes, DSS/DBS receivers, amplifiers, amp tuners, audio cassettes, CD players, digital audio tape, laser disk players, …well, you get the idea. [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear

Official Gadgeteer Hands On Review: Program Master by Julie Strietelmeier Last date revised: 03/25/99 Are you a TV freak? A real couch potato? I'm not ashamed to say that I am and when I saw the Program Master from Scottsdale Technologies, I was pretty excited. What is the Program Master? It is a One-Button VCR [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear

Hello, my name is Julie Strietelmeier, and I am a couch potato. There, I've said it...whew... I feel better. Yes, it's true, I like nothing better than sitting home on the weekend watching movies and tv shows that I've taped during the week while being at work. When the mini satellite dishes came out, I [...]

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PC Remote Review

The PC Remote by Concept UK is a nifty infrared gadget that will learn almost any command from any IR device. First a little background:  I've always had the dream of controlling my VCR and DSS satellite system via my computer. I hated manually setting up my VCR to tape shows. I would constantly screw [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Home, Kitchen

The people at One For All were nice enough to send
me one of their great new remotes to review: the a/v Producer 8. This is a quality remote
that almost has it all.  This is a universal remote that will control up to 8
different components including but not limited to: TV, VCR, CABLE, SAT, TUNER, AMP, CD,
DVD, LASER DISC, Home Automation, and AUX.

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear