[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Re: Using the N770/N800 as a remote control.

From: Jon Smirl jonsmirl at gmail.com
Date: Tue Jan 16 20:50:13 EET 2007
If only the N800 had IR support then it could be used to go after the
high end remote control market. Maybe we'll get it in the next model.

There were at least five devices like this at CES this year.

They are remote controls in the $1,000 to $1,500 range for high end AV

N800 has everything necessary except for the IR support. I could
easily see these vendors OEMing the N800 instead of building their

On 1/9/07, Jon Smirl <jonsmirl at gmail.com> wrote:
> Did a SIR transmitter make in into the N800? I have a Phillips RC9800i
> remote control and I would like to replace it with my N770 or a N800.
> http://www.hometheatermag.com/accessories/0406philips/
> I've been looking around for a IR transmitter/receiver in the form of
> a USB dongle and can't find one. You need a receiver in addition to
> the transmitter so that you can train the remote codes.
> It only costs a couple of dollars to build a remote compatible IR
> transmit/receiver USB dongle. Adding this capability would be very
> useful given the way I use my N770.
> --
> Jon Smirl
> jonsmirl at gmail.com

Jon Smirl
jonsmirl at gmail.com

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