Test Remote Controls using your Camera or Mobile Phone!

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Did you know you can easily test if a remote control is working by using a digital camera or camera-phone?

The 'Infra-Red' light that comes from a remote is usually invisible........ until viewed digitally.

Just look at a Digital camera LCD display whilst getting someone to use the remote aimed at the camera.

You should see little flashes of White light. This works best close-up, in a darkened room.

(You could also use a camcorder, and of course any mobile phone with a camera. Try it!)

If you dont have a digital camera, just operate the remote near the aerial of a radio, switched to AM or MW. (but not FM.)

You should hear a blip, or pulsing sound if your remote if functioning properly.

See our ME page for our website and more info. (just click on the coloured 'ME' symbol, next to our feedback, top-Right of page.) 

Thousands of new £9.99 remotes available from our shop, see our Shop link, top Right of page.

Best Regards, BCelectronics.co.uk

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