What is a remote control IR repeater?

What is a remote control IR repeater?

An IR (infrared) repeater is a device that transmits the IR signal from a remote control to somewhere it wouldn’t otherwise be able to reach. If you store equipment in a closed cabinet, or in another room entirely, an IR repeater kit can reproduce the signal there and allow you to keep components hidden.

How do I extend my IR remote?

A: You can extend your IR remote range in just a few minutes by attaching an IR remote extender kit (IR receiver and IR emitter) to the equipment you want to control.

What does an IR extender allow you to do?

An IR extender cable is an Infra-Red Eye Extension to instead of pointing the remote control directly at the TV, you can point the remote directly toward the IR Eye sensor instead, giving you a much greater range and more versatility with the remote controller features.

How do I connect my IR extender cable to my Samsung Smart TV?

Connect the IR cable to the IR out port on the back of the TV and position the emitter near to the device that you want to control and then select OK to continue. The IR Extender cable relays signals between your TV and other devices.

What is the Samsung IR extender cable used for?

Samsung’s Infrared Extender cable is a little device that lets the Smart Touch Remote communicate with your cable box or other AV devices. In other words, you will be able to turn the cable box on and change channels with the Smart Touch Remote without using your cable remote.

Is my remote IR or RF?

If you are able to see a light coming from the front of the remote, you have an IR remote. If you do not see a light, you have an RF remote.

How do you change from IR mode to RF mode?

The remote remains in IR mode until you enter the key combination that puts the remote into RF mode. To change the remote control from IR mode to RF mode, press and hold the TiVo+Green D buttons until the activity indicator on the remote control lights.

How do I connect my IR Extender to my cable box?

To use it, connect the IR Extender to the IR In input on the back of the TV Box or TV Adapter. Put the other end of the IR Extender somewhere that allows a direct line of sight between it and the remote.

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