Questions tagged [remote-control]

For questions about devices that send or receive simple wireless signals to perform a predetermined function or set of functions. Do not use this tag for wireless computing hardware such as routers or wireless PCIe cards.

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Miniature receiver and transmitter for remotely controlled drone/helicopter

I am trying to search for miniature receiver and transmitter for custom made drone/helicopter. I have no special requirements outside of a size. Sure, the size doesn't matter that much in the remote ...
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An opensource alternative to Mavic Mini

I'm looking for a drone that has the following features: Weighs less than 250 grams (to avoid the legal obstacles for use); Can resist wind up to 8 m/s; Can use GPS and barometer to maintain its ...
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NON IR Remote Control Replacement for a Samsung UN50KU6300 TV

I need to replace the remote control of my Samsung UN50KU6300 TV. My main priority is too find a remote that works like the original did, in that, the remote would work without line of sight with the ...
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Seeking hardware recommendations for switching between Mac laptop and Windows workstation using multi-monitor setup

(x-post from stackexchange/superuser) Here is my current setup at home: For now, I am able to connect remotely to my work computer at the office, both via my Mac work laptop and my Windows desktop. ...
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Server remote management solution with hardware reset and VGA output

I want to be able to manage my home server remotely and be able to turn it on/off at the hardware level (in case it hangs), preferably with the ability to see VGA output. I was looking at something ...
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Tracking movement / orientation of handheld object relative to static “beacons” in room or relative to smartphone (worn as headset)

I'm working on a fire safety training app build in AR (Augmented Reality) using Unity and Vuforia* . The users will be wearing Google Cardboard* headsets (but able to view reality around them through ...
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Remote physical reboot

To avoid long explanations: I have an old server with old code that hosts important data ; The configuration for a new machine will take me a while ; But the old machine MUST run all the time ; The ...
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Looking for solution for gaming via remote desktop

So I have a TV in my room I'd like to able to use to remotely connect to my gaming PC from, but I am trying to find a solution for this that wont cost much. For context, I have the TV and PS4 in my ...
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IoT Light Switch

I'm getting started with some light IoT at my workplace. My requirement is to control several light switches/dimmers through C#. There is a lot of IoT information out there and ZigBee looks ...
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Sharing USB device over ethernet to virtual machine

I need to control some USB smartcard readers from a virtual machine (linux), can you recommend a device with good drivers to let the VM see the physical USB devices connected like a physical computer?
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Remote control light socket

Preferably, it would screw in to an existing light socket. RC car type frequencies/range (27-49MHz or so). No wifi, please.
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incremental encoder with added joystick functionality

I was searching the web for days now and just couldn't find what I am looking for. I want to make a remote control for an adressable RGB LED strip using a single knob. It will be controlled by an ...
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Long range communication module with high data rate (e.g. for video streaming)?

I am building a quadcopter and I am searching for a communication module for the raspberry pi, which can send big data over long range. I need a module with a range of approximately 1 - 2 km range, a ...
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Physical Remote that connects with pc?

I am looking for a physical remote so that I can press physical buttons that will be registered by my pc as if a certain keyboard button was pressed has multiple buttons, where I can choose which ...
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Programmable universal remote

I have a NAD D 3020 amplifier that comes with a remote controller, but the remote is crap (and I'm not the only one to say it). Fortunately, they have a document with all the remote codes, some of ...
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Looking for IoT device for an unmanned site so customers can send a support email

I am looking for an industrial-grade device that would allow a customer at an unmanned fuel site to push a button that would send an email to the IT department, in the event that there is an error ...
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A Universal Remote that detects what devices are On or Off

I have a complicated Home theater system with a TV, a cable box, a Blu-Ray player, an AV receiver, a 3D adapter, an HDMI switcher, and an Intel Compute Stick. Over the years, I've controlled this ...
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Belt-mounted remote with ~5 buttons to communicate with Unity application

I need a belt-mounted device with about 5 buttons which can communicate wirelessly with a computer. Specifically, when the user presses a button I need to be able to detect it in my Unity application ...
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Serial/RS-232 Button

I have searched for a single button (sort of like an arcade button) that connects via RS232 and I have not found one. Anyone know of such a device? I'm sure I could build one but I am looking for a ...
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Remote hard reboot

I am looking for a device that would allow me to remotely hard reboot my computer. The device could use either wired or wireless Internet connection. I just need to be able to remotely ask it to hard ...
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USB IR Receiver for Mac

I have a Harmony 650 Universal Remote, which I love! I use it to control a wide range of devices, among them playing and pausing media on on my Mac. (technically a Hackintosh, but that isn't directly ...
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Wristband or gloves with programmable buttons?

Preferably one that is wireless and connects via a small usb dongle. Think of a gaming mouse. It has programmable buttons - you can program macros. Say you're using a windows 10 or 8.1 tablet. And ...
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Home Computer Remote Control (IPMI)

I'd like to have a system at home to control my computer so I can boot it to different operating systems remotely and power-cycle it. Rack-mount servers have had this capability for years (IPMI). A ...
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Remote for LG TV, LG Soundbar, and TiVo box

I lost my LG sound bar remote before I moved. Prior to moving I had DIRECTV and could use their remote to control the volume on the sound bar while performing all of the satellite functionalities I ...
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Smartphone controlled garage door opener

I am looking to replace my old, loud, and slow garage door opener. Since I have to do this soon anyway, why don't I buy one that makes my life easier. Requirements Must be able to be controlled from ...
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“Training” drones

I am looking to get a small drone - possibly quad copter style, but open to other recommendations. The thing is, I've never owned or flown such a machine and would like something small and cheap for "...
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Reasonably priced Internet-controlled power outlet?

I have a peripheral (and occasionally a home server) that hangs and I have to power cycle them to get them to respond again. I know there are corporate-targeted power strips with the ability to turn ...
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Network connected device to manipulate HDMI-CEC?

I have a relatively new HDTV I'm working with, and I'd like a device to remotely control the TV through HDMI-CEC. Ideally, I would be able to sit back and have a web console to control those things. ...