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floydie

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#140778 19-Feb-2014 22:20
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planning a new house build and want to install an IR blaster so i can put my AVR and HTPC out of the lounge. whats a good bang for buck system that will hopefully have a stealth receiver tha doesnt stick out like the proverbial.
system will be capturing commands from my logitec remote and sending to the onkyo AVR and HTPC which currently has a HP IR receiver.

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floydie

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  #990821 19-Feb-2014 22:45
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thanks for that. the first one looks like what i need, with the receiver in a small mech plate under the TV.
may go with IP/ir further down the track when theres more options available. my system works great with the logitec 785 remote at the moment

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  #990946 20-Feb-2014 09:46
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If things work well with your Logitech, have you thought about the Harmony Ultimate/Smart Control?

The remote is RF to a hub which then fires out IR (from the hub plus optional IR blasters if needed) to your devices. I have mine in a cabinet under the TV, but it would work equally well in a cupboard. You can also control the hub with a smartphone app (communicates via Wifi).

I'm really happy with it. I also had the 785 previously.

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  #991398 20-Feb-2014 20:43
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