For about $65 the Next Gen remote extender will convert an IR remote signal to RF so you can hide your gear out of sight.
Reader Malone wrote in to Ask-a-Pro:
I want to install an IR System that will allow me to “hide” the HD/DVR Receiver, Blu-ray DVD Player in a hall closet. What type of system should I be looking for? and, is this a system that can be installed by a “Do-it-yourself person?
CE Pro’s Robert Archer says:
There are IR to RF solutions from companies like URC and Logitech that will support the solution you are looking from retailers like Best Buy.
CE Pro’s Jason Knott adds:
There is a DIY device from NextGen Remotes that converts IR to RF that will do this for you. http://www.nextgen.us
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