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Subject: Re: IR remote control with a computer over long range
Date: 27 Dec 2002 20:28:02 -0600
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Mark Lloyd wrote in
> On 26 Dec 2002 16:44:08 -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org (Mouse Anony)
>>Mark Lloyd wrote in message
>>> 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.
> Mark Lloyd
> "religion is a socio-political institution for the
> control of people's thoughts, lives, and actions;
> based on ancient myths and superstitions perpetrated
> through generations of subtle yet pervasive
I have an extended IR, I couldn't extend just the three wires to the
sensor... as the drop was too great.. and you had to be pushing the
button 2 or 3 times to get it to "maybe" work
I actually extended the amplifier aswell, and ran it across cat5
not sure what ur application is as can;t see origional post.
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