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Topic # 4537 31-Jul-2005 16:22
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i'm thinking of getting the quoted to deal with email, appointments and diaries, etc but want something that will double as a universal remote control. will the infrared beam be strong enough on these items to do said job. I used to have a ipaq 3970 a few years back and that did it fine, just not sure with these later models

any help or recommendations welcome, thank you.

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Reply # 17306 31-Jul-2005 16:44
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Most current Pocket PC have IrDA, which is not suitable for remote control, which requires CIR (Consumer InfraRed). Some of the latest HP models comes with CIR though - the and RZ37xx series for example. They even come with a remote control program if I am not mistaken.

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  Reply # 17308 31-Jul-2005 17:06
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ah ok and the likes of the old ipaq 3790 had this CIR? so basically i need to fork out quite a bit of cash to get one that will do what i want :(

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  Reply # 17312 31-Jul-2005 17:50
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I had an ipaq 1940, the Ir is not good enough for that (and its on the side - what a pain)

I have an Ipaq H5450 for sale with CIR and Nevo remote software bundled (works -really- well).

PM me your email address if interested

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