what is a ir remote?

ir remote

  • Asked by Shahrom O
  • 17/10/2012
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2 Answers from the Community

  • Answer

    "Remote controls" use a pulse of light between the remote control handset and the device it is controlling. The "IR" stands for "infrared" light, which is the most common method used in remote controls. Infrared light signals are invisible to the human eye.

    • Answered by Mark S from Subiaco East
    • 09/11/2012
  • IR = Infra Red
    A remote that sends information via modulated infra signals (as opposed to using your local WiFi network which is the medium used by some remotes)

    • Answered by John P from Hobart
    • 09/12/2012