Introduction: IR LED Remote Addition
In this instructable i will show you how to extend your TV remotes range
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Step 1: Step 1: What You Need
You will need:
2 extra remotes
1 good remote
Soldering iron and solder
Wire strippers/ cutters
Hot glue gun and glue
Step 2: Step 2: Desolder
Desolder the LEDs from the other remotes.
Step 3: Step 3: Solder
Solder 2 wires to each lead of the original IR LED. Then solder one of each wire to the appropriate lead on the other IR LEDs.
Step 4: Step 4: Glue
Now glue the IR LEDs to the other side of the ciruit board.
Step 5: Step 5: Re-Assemble
Now stick the cover back in place, i had to use hot glue because i cracked it.
Step 6: Finished
Now you have a remote with 2 times as much range as before.
You may want to cut holes in the side of the remote, and stick the LEDs through then, so you can use it sideways.
Step 7: Final Note
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