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I would like to put the Tivo in a basement and control it from the living
room using a "infrared enhancer" if there is such a thing. The house is
under construction so I can run whatever wiring might be needed and install
any hardware that would be needed.

Does anyone have any experience with a project like this? What was used?
What are the pros and cons?

Thanks.

Bill Hogsett
 
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"Bill Hogsett" <bhogsett@wowway.com> wrote in message
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> I would like to put the Tivo in a basement and control it from the living
> room using a "infrared enhancer" if there is such a thing. The house is
> under construction so I can run whatever wiring might be needed and
install
> any hardware that would be needed.
>
> Does anyone have any experience with a project like this? What was used?
> What are the pros and cons?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Bill Hogsett

Very do-able, depending on your house and your. I did this years back
(maybe 8-10 years ago) with good success, and I'm sure the products have
improved since. You are looking for something like this:

http://www.terk.com/multiroom/product/lfirx.html

Hope that helps,

Jim
 
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"Scooby" <mmscooby1@removeme.earthlink.net> wrote in
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> "Bill Hogsett" <bhogsett@wowway.com> wrote in message
> news:Xns9616D847AB490bhogsettwowwaycom@216.196.97.142...
>> I would like to put the Tivo in a basement and control it from the
>> living room using a "infrared enhancer" if there is such a thing.
>> The house is under construction so I can run whatever wiring might be
>> needed and
> install
>> any hardware that would be needed.
>
> Very do-able, depending on your house and your. I did this years back
> (maybe 8-10 years ago) with good success, and I'm sure the products
> have improved since. You are looking for something like this:
>
> http://www.terk.com/multiroom/product/lfirx.html
>
> Hope that helps,
>
> Jim

Thanks, that looks like what I need.

Bill
 
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> Thanks, that looks like what I need.

Actually, if you're doing in-wall wiring you might want to take a look at
the Xantech product line. They've got a nice set of IR network devices that
are exactly suited for this.

-Bill Kearney
 
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