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Carl Holmberg
2003-11-19, 01:00
My stereo equipment sits at a right angle to my couch. Presuming I keep
either the original or wireless Slimp3 sitting far enough forward that
I can set eyes on it from where I'm sitting, about how many degrees off
center can I be and still reasonably expect the remote to work?

Carl Holmberg
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Kihei, HI, USA

Oscar Marsh
2003-11-19, 09:26
On Nov 19, 2003, at 8:00 am, Carl Holmberg wrote:

> My stereo equipment sits at a right angle to my couch. Presuming I
> keep either the original or wireless Slimp3 sitting far enough forward
> that I can set eyes on it from where I'm sitting, about how many
> degrees off center can I be and still reasonably expect the remote to
> work?
>

Up to 80 if you stand up in my experience. Our sofa is a good few feet
away and at 90 to my SLIMP3 and with a bit of arm-stretching the
remote can make a connection. If I'm standing up I don't need to
stretch my arm and can use it from a point at almost 90 degrees to the
bookshelf on which the SLIMP3 sits. In other words, you don't need to
be directly in front of the unit to zap it - it's good.

Oscar Marsh
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