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From: John Woodgate
Subject: Re: Looking for simple IR extender circuit.
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 14:44:13 +0000
Organization: JMWA Electronics Consultancy
Reply-To: John Woodgate
NNTP-Posting-Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 19:48:38 +0000 (UTC)
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I read in sci.electronics.design that Alex Polite
wrote (in <email@example.com>) about 'Looking for simple IR
extender circuit.', on Thu, 31 Oct 2002:
>I've put my VCR and stereo in a closed cabinet. I want to be able to
>IR control them with the cabinet doors closed. I tried out a 50 USD
>wireless IR extender but had to return it to the store.
>Then I tried
>building one from a circuit I found online (can't find the url
>now). That circuit didn't work and since I know very little about
>electronics I am unable to debug it.
>Now I'm looking for a simpler (fewer components) circuit that is well
>tested. (The only other circuit I have ever managed to get working
>is the IR receiver at http://www.lirc.org/receivers.html)
>So far I found this:
>It seem simple enough.
Don't bother. If you have them in a closed cabinet, they will overheat
and fail in a few weeks. Especially the VCR.
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