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Piping Telewest cable round the house

Discussion in 'Cable TV & Virgin Media TV' started by Eddie Eddie, Mar 24, 2005.

  1. Eddie Eddie

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    Has anyone successfully piped Telewest cable round the house and been able to control the box with the remote from several places. I am told that it uses irDA and almost all distributing amplifiers will not work as they do not send the irDA signal back.

    Can anyone help?
     
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    aei digisender gold will work-but costs £120 :suicide: :suicide:
     
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    why not the normal digisender at £80 from argos?
     
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    Because most cable boxes (both NTL and Telewest) use irDA remote control signals. :(
     
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    Many ways to skin a cat!

    I use the red eye converter. Just stick it on the cable box and it converts normal infra red signals to Irda. You can then use a universal remote to control your TV and cable in your bedroom using a cheaper video sender or coax and remote sender.
     

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