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# 19161 7-Feb-2008 17:28
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I see Dick Smith have these (GigaAir2727 2.4GHz AV Sender) for $46.27+GST this month on Trade prices.
Has anyone used one? What are they like?

I see they are 2.4Ghz, is this likely to interfere with our WiFi or WDECT phones?

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  # 109183 7-Feb-2008 21:48
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Have had a 2.4ghz sender in the past. I found there was far too much interference.

Go 5.1ghz much better

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  # 109195 7-Feb-2008 22:58
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There are 12 channel ones on eBay that have some non conflicting channels - however only mono audio on them. Friend got some to use with some CCD cameras and they worked pretty good.  They look just like 300164942868 but that guy is charging heaps more then he paid for them. Still cheaper then a 5.8Ghz one, which are just as expensive on ebay as they are in nz almost.



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# 109216 8-Feb-2008 07:16
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adamj: I see Dick Smith have these (GigaAir2727 2.4GHz AV Sender) for $46.27+GST this month on Trade prices.
Has anyone used one? What are they like?

I see they are 2.4Ghz, is this likely to interfere with our WiFi or WDECT phones?

I own the GigaAir 2525 model (uses SCART), where the receiver connects to a TV in the kitchen.

The microwave causes mass interference. Barely noticable interference from my wi-fi router in the lounge. And there's a love-hate relationship when using the SKY remote with the receiver!

I have 1.8GHz DECT phones, so obviously no interference there.

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  # 109232 8-Feb-2008 09:03
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My 2.4GHz units did not work well initially when run off an RCA 'Y-cable' splitting the output from DVR.  Seems the signal was too weak.  I have 2 sets, 2 brands and tried every combination without luck.  The distance limit was VERY short and adding a wall in betwee kill it.

I swapped it so they were driven from a different source (from TV's output) and the acceptable distance increased (doubled) but still not great if there is a wall between.  Going from one side of lounge to the other side of dining room.  Maybe 5m with a wall?


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