Idea: Use headphone output as a remote control (infrared: control TV, stereo, etc)

Pranav Desai pranavadesai at
Sat Jan 20 02:13:18 CET 2007

On 1/19/07, MartinG <gronslet at> wrote:
> This might have been suggested before, if so - ignore it ;)
> The idea is simply to use the (stereo) mini jack sound output of the
> Neo to control two infrared leds, in order to control whatever device
> that can be controlled by a remote control. Why two leds and stereo? I
> guess this is required in order to reach the high frequency
> conventional remote controls use.
> Read more here:

that is cool !!

I had heard of ppl using the treo 650 as remote with the addon IR
transmitter, but this is much nicer ...
It will be great if we can get something similar for the Neo1973.

-- Pranav

> Does anyone know if this would be possible with the sound module in the Neo1973?
> Maybe an idea for the "Neo extras" store?
> best regards,
> looking forward to whatever-date-in-february
> -MartinG
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