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From: Keith Wootten
Subject: Re: Remote Control - Any Idea?
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In message , Ian
>It seems like you want something more sophisticated than simply covering the
>IR receiver window or making the remote directional.
>If so, I would suggest making one of those remote control extending devices
>(just an integrated IR receiver a 555 and an IR LED + couple of other
>passive elements) Except, instead of one LED you use 20 (if that's the
>number of the vcr s). Now, place each LED in front of the individual IR
>receiver window (and cover it) and use series of switches to control, which
>LED (or group of LEDs) will be powered.
>Use your remote controller as usual.
You could probably do it more simply by having 20 (or whatever) IR LEDs
adjacent to - but not obscuring - each VCR IR receiver. When on, they
would swamp the adjacent IR receiver such that it would ignore the
remote. Connect series visible LEDs to show which VCRs are 'blinded'.
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