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JJ
2004-12-07, 22:12
My CD player's remote sensor apparently listens on the same wavelength as
the Slim remote and reacts to it in all sorts of bizarre ways. I find
myself having to cycle the power to the CDP to get it to recover fully
after the Slim remote has talked to it. It's less problematic if there's
no CD loaded, but it still does some funky stuff when hit by the remote.

Short of turning off the CD player whenever I want to use the Squeezebox
via remote, how can I get past this problem? I've no desire to rid myself
of the CDP just yet.

kdf
2004-12-07, 22:58
Quoting JJ <jj (AT) zolx (DOT) com>:

> My CD player's remote sensor apparently listens on the same wavelength as
> the Slim remote and reacts to it in all sorts of bizarre ways. I find
> myself having to cycle the power to the CDP to get it to recover fully
> after the Slim remote has talked to it. It's less problematic if there's
> no CD loaded, but it still does some funky stuff when hit by the remote.
>
> Short of turning off the CD player whenever I want to use the Squeezebox
> via remote, how can I get past this problem? I've no desire to rid myself
> of the CDP just yet.

if you have a universal remote, the squeezebox can also accept the JVC DVD codes
for input (selected from player settings, remote). Then you can turn off the
slimdevices remote so that it wont interfere with your CDP.

-kdf

seanadams
2004-12-07, 23:07
What CD player make/model are you using?

I'm sorry to say this but if there's a problem it's probably your CD
player's fault. Our remote's NEC-compatible codes are uniquely assigned
and should not conflict with any other well behaved devices.


On Dec 7, 2004, at 9:12 PM, JJ wrote:

> My CD player's remote sensor apparently listens on the same wavelength
> as the Slim remote and reacts to it in all sorts of bizarre ways. I
> find myself having to cycle the power to the CDP to get it to recover
> fully after the Slim remote has talked to it. It's less problematic
> if there's no CD loaded, but it still does some funky stuff when hit
> by the remote.
>
> Short of turning off the CD player whenever I want to use the
> Squeezebox via remote, how can I get past this problem? I've no
> desire to rid myself of the CDP just yet.
>

JJ
2004-12-08, 00:08
It's the original Rega Planet which is now used as transport to an
external DAC. I don't ever use the CD player's remote, so I wonder if I
can yank a wire internally to disable it.

For grins I just broke out the Planet's remote control and sure enough,
most of the buttons on it do some some equally odd things to the
Squeezebox.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Sean Adams" <sadams (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com>
To: "Slim Devices Discussion" <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 11:07 PM
Subject: [slim] Slim Remote Interferes With CD Player


>
> What CD player make/model are you using?
>
> I'm sorry to say this but if there's a problem it's probably your CD
> player's fault. Our remote's NEC-compatible codes are uniquely assigned
> and should not conflict with any other well behaved devices.
>
>
> On Dec 7, 2004, at 9:12 PM, JJ wrote:
>
>> My CD player's remote sensor apparently listens on the same wavelength
>> as the Slim remote and reacts to it in all sorts of bizarre ways. I
>> find myself having to cycle the power to the CDP to get it to recover
>> fully after the Slim remote has talked to it. It's less problematic if
>> there's no CD loaded, but it still does some funky stuff when hit by
>> the remote.
>>
>> Short of turning off the CD player whenever I want to use the
>> Squeezebox via remote, how can I get past this problem? I've no desire
>> to rid myself of the CDP just yet.

Kevin O. Lepard
2004-12-08, 08:47
>It's the original Rega Planet which is now used as transport to an
>external DAC. I don't ever use the CD player's remote, so I wonder
>if I can yank a wire internally to disable it.

May I suggest a discretely placed piece of electical tape over the IR
sensor? The sensor ports are usually black, and a small piece of
electrical tape will not only block the IR signals but should not
unduly interfere with the aesthetics. It's also more reversible than
yanking a wire (which would also work).

It's cheap, easy, reversible, usually aesthetically neutral and may
work well since you never use the CD transport's remote.

Kevin
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