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    IR receiver and remote?

    Almost finished my HTPC set-up and I'm looking to get a remote for it, would also like to be able to control the TV/Sky and DVD systems from it without it costing me a small fortune

    Can anyone recommend a remote and IR receiver?
    Someone left a note on a piece of cake in the fridge that said, "Do not eat!". I ate the cake and left a note saying, "Yuck, who the hell eats paper ?

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    Re: IR receiver and remote?

    Anyone have a idea?
    Someone left a note on a piece of cake in the fridge that said, "Do not eat!". I ate the cake and left a note saying, "Yuck, who the hell eats paper ?

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    Re: IR receiver and remote?

    I've been using one of these for some time.
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/260849699110

    Thing is: They're designed for the Windows Media Center and can't control any other devices.
    For what they're intended, they work right out of the box though. Plug in receiver, insert batteries, hit the big fat windows logo button and the mediacenter starts up. edit: if your Vista/7 version includes it that is..

    The photos I took didn't turn out too great but you get the idea..
    http://img.techpowerup.org/120327/RC6ir_remote.jpg

    My remote was sold as "for Asus eeeBox Nettops", but doesn't have any Asus branding/logo.

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    Re: IR receiver and remote?

    So I'd be looking at buying a IR receiver and separate remote control
    Someone left a note on a piece of cake in the fridge that said, "Do not eat!". I ate the cake and left a note saying, "Yuck, who the hell eats paper ?

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