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From: Mark Lloyd
Subject: Re: IR remote control with a computer over long range
Date: 27 Dec 2002 12:36:16 -0600
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On 26 Dec 2002 16:44:08 -0800, email@example.com (Mouse Anony)
>Mark Lloyd wrote in message news:...
>> You will need to use shielded cable (coax) or possibly twisted pair
>> (CAT5). You could use one coax instead of 3 if you had a modulator at
>> the computer (use a good one rather than one of the cheap ch3/4 ones
>> they put in VCRs).
>Er I was refering to the cable used to connect the IR receiver. I know
>what cable to use to connect the video and audio as I have done it
>before (also I will need 2 75 ohm coax since I'm connecting the
>s-video instead of the composite however I will probably not bother to
>use 75 ohm coax for the audio but wire designed for line level audio)
Sorry about the mistake. The cables that come with the IR receivers
seem to be ordinary 3-conductor cable. I don't know about extending
them, the cables were already long enough to reach the connection
blocks (Xantech INJ94). I know some people use wall plates, but my
setup is not new construction and back of the TV is ok to connect to
the incoming coax.
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