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Vodafone Tv IR extender issue

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Re: Vodafone Tv IR extender issue

by Regular Contributor JamRam Regular Contributor
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@Duntee I suggest going to Jaycar or some other electronics retailer and asking them to recommend an IR extender that includes 36 GHz. A range of 30 GHz to 60 GHz would be ideal.

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by Sparkiwi Starter Poster
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May cost less for you to buy the Vodafone TV Gen 2 and use Bluetooth for remote - no line of sight required.

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by Duntee Starter Poster
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I have a Gen 2 vodafone tv box already. No one has mentioned Bluetooth!?
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by Regular Contributor JamRam Regular Contributor
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@Duntee we didn't consider bluetooth because of this response of yours. This indicates that your STB is Gen1

 

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Yes STB is inside cabinet. Just want it hidden without having door of cabinet open all the time.
Had vodafone tv about 6 months, yes it’s bundled

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by Duntee Starter Poster
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I’ll have to check the box, will it say on it what generation it is?
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by Regular Contributor JamRam Regular Contributor
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@Duntee if you have had it 6 months and it is bundled then it is Gen1. Gen2 has only been in market for 3 weeks.

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Re: Vodafone Tv IR extender issue

by ivibes Starter Poster
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Hi. 

 

How do we know what generation tv box it is?  We are desperate for a resolution to leaving the cupboard door open, so any recommendations of products that would resolve this would be greatly appreciated as I'm not entirely sure what to look for?

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Re: Vodafone Tv IR extender issue

by Staff grantt Staff
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Hi @ivibes 

 

NZ-80 or NZ-81 hardware is 'Gen1'

NZ-512 is 'Gen 2'

 

Gen 2 hardware does Bluetooth as well as IR for remote communication... So it can easily be hidden away in a cupboard or behind the TV. No need for a IR extender.  If you want to have the STB in a cupboard and still have IR control, I'd recommend moving to a Gen 2 VTV set top box.

 

Cheers,

Grant

 

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