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Re: [Shop-talk] Remote Control Relay

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Remote Control Relay
From: "John Innis" <>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2008 12:33:36 -0600
Try copper mesh (think copper window screen material), and be sure to
ground it.

On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 12:13 PM,  <> wrote:
> I ran a second cable from the DVR in my home office to the guess bedroom
> (where I like to nap) and hooked up a remote control relay which converts
> the IR from the remote control to a radio signal which is sent to a recover
> at the DVR and converts it back to a IR signal. It works so wonderfully that
> my wife wanted me to do the same between the den DVR and the master bedroom
> so she could watch her shows in either room. And now that's the problem.
> Even though the two relays are different brands they are broadcasting on the
> same frequency so if she uses the remote in the master bedroom the channel
> changes in my home office.  What I need is to block the signal from her
> transmitter to my receiver. We don't have the same problem with my
> transmitter to her recover since it is further away. As luck would have it
> the receivers  are in opposite ends of the house so if I could make the
> receiver antennas directional it would solve the problem.
> I tried aluminum foil and that didn't work. Any suggestions as to how to
> make the antennas directional?
> Bob Nogueira
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