codeblog code is freedom — patching my itch

December 21, 2007

best universal remote evar

Filed under: Blogging,Security,Ubuntu — kees @ 6:16 pm

As a quick break from software, I spent a little time this evening soldering together my TV-B-Gone Kit. It was way fun to break out all my microelectronics gear. Gave me an excuse to clean up my desk. This thing is the silliest tool ever: it’s programmed with a mess of TV remote codes — but only those to turn off TVs. So, just point at a TV near you, hit the button, and it’ll almost certainly turn off.

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1 Comment

  1. Those are fantastic. Especially useful in travel situations. I’ve had bartenders ready to pull the TV off the wall.

    Comment by statik — December 21, 2007 @ 9:11 pm

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