Author Topic: Do common remote controls use infrared light?  (Read 5174 times)

Offline joeyv

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on: March 09, 2009, 11:21:54 PM
This could be a stupid question, but if remote controls use infrared light could they be used a ir pens?
Are they strong enough and do they use the right frequency?



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Reply #1 on: March 10, 2009, 02:03:10 AM
joeyv
Some do some don't, you won't know until you test it. A Vishay TSAL6400 or TSAL5300 costs 50 cents, worth the purchase to know it works.

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