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Remote friendly screen/mesh for cabinet

Discussion in 'AV Stands, Cabinets, Seating & Furniture' started by captain69, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. captain69

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    Hi,

    I'm buiding some MDF cabinets either side of my chimney breast for AV equipment - plasma on the chimney. The cabinets will be enclosed so I have 2 issues to solve - heat and remote control. Me an SWMBO don't get on with all-in-one remotes with RF or whatever so we've decided to have the front of these cabinets either covered in speaker cloth or a mesh/grille to allow the IR to travel through. This should also solve any heat build up.

    Can anybody recommend a product? We like minimal/modern and don't want them to end up looking like radiators! Thanks.
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    Maybe you could use the same idea as in BDI TV Cabinets, they use tinted glass, this keeps AV units concealed but allows IR remote controls to function.
  3. captain69

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    Thanks - I think this will lead to overheating as the cabinets are completely enclosed except for some 5-10mm vents in asking the joiner to put in the tops of them.

    Anybody else with recommendations for a front screen/mesh?
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    BDI Avion cabinets have speaker inserts available for all of the doors. They are IR friendly as well. I have the 8527 kit and it is superb,
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    Looked on their webiste and can't see any "kits" or reference to them. Can you send a link?

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