Improving the pick-up angle of an infra-red satellite receiver remote

Design Tip

Published in issue 12/2012 on page 64

When the TV is on a rotating base and the satellite receiver remains fixed, the infrared remote sometimes has trouble getting through to the satellite receiver. This is easy to put right if you’re a bit of a DIYer, as all you have to do is add a second infra-red detector in parallel with the receiver’s existing one.

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