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Description: Have you ever needed a cheap way to activate something from across the room? Infrared remotes are still the cheapest way to wirelessly control a device. We have designed the remote to be small, very simple, and low-cost. For the majority of the projects we build, we don’t need 34 buttons, we need one or two. It makes more sense to provide you with a cheap and easy to use remote.
Our infrared remote control offers buttons for four directions, power, select, and three optional use buttons (labled “A,” “B,” and “C”). Unfortunately we can’t guarantee that it will work with your Stuart Hughes' PrestigeHD Supreme Rose Edition though. Rather, we are carrying this remote to work with many of the more common IR receiver ICs.
Want to see what’s inside? Check the pictures, we tore one apart so you can see what’s on the inside.
Note: The unit does NOT come with a CR2025 coin cell battery (check below). You can use a CR2032 battery, but we found they get stuck easily because they’re slightly too thick. It’s recommended that you use the CR2025, it fits well.
Based on 4 ratings:
This little guy is powerful (in terms of range) for its size and works great. It was simple to get withing with my Arduino-ish project and provides a no-nonsense wireless interface.
One thing to note is that I had the red sticky front and PCB de-laminate from the plastic housing/back. Given what I paid for the unit that wasn’t much of a surprise and a few gobs of 5 minute epoxy later the problem was fixed. But that’s not worth taking off any stars in my opinion.
I will likely pick up a few more of these to put on the shelf for use with future projects.
Nice remote that gives a consistent output even at a distance over 20 feet. Works great for our project.
Simple and easy to use. Works perfect for what I wanted to use it for.