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Wifi enabled remote Answered

Hi, I have a remote for my fireplace.  It uses a RF of 303.87 mhz.  I was trying to think of a way to build something that could recieve a message over wifi that would then trigger the 'buttons' on the remote.  I found some RF receiver/transmitters but everything is for 315 or 430 mhz.  Will those work for 303.87? Or was this remote designed to not be easily cloned?

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Downunder35m
Downunder35m

5 years ago

Might I ask why you need a remote for a remote?
Why not replace the receiver in the fireplace with something that does what you need?

By the way, please explain in more detail what you are planning to do.

You said you want Wifi but talk about 315/430MHz, sorry but I am a but confused now ;)

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FrankA2
FrankA2

Reply 5 years ago

Overall what I'm trying to do is be able to turn off and on the fireplace from my phone. My plan was to use Raspberry Pi + Wifi + RF Receiver/Transmitter. The pi would have software "listening" for a request, when it got one it would use the RF transmitter to transmit the same signal the remote does (which would be recorded via the receiver). The issue I'm having is figure out which receiver / transmitter I need.

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Downunder35m
Downunder35m

Reply 5 years ago

Why not use a ready to go system like this:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Orvibo-WiFi-Mobile-Phon...

Might be a bit easier than building the electronics from scratch and maybe even cheaper.
Only had a quick look and this one is for AU but I am sure there is an option for EU and US power outlets as well.