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Do remote controls work through glass?
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Post 1 made on Thursday December 30, 1999 at 20:44
Beverly Allgeier
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I need to buy a new entertainment center to store stereo equipment, surround sound equipment and satellite equipment. Does anyone know if remote controls will work through a glass door?

I don't want to buy one with a door if it won't work.

Thanks for your help.
OP | Post 2 made on Thursday December 30, 1999 at 21:43
Scott Gerenser
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They should work perfectly through glass, as long as it's not "smoky" or otherwise not transparent. If it's transparent to your eyes, it's going to be transparent to the remote.
OP | Post 3 made on Thursday December 30, 1999 at 21:54
David B.
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If the store also sells audio/video equipment, simply make the saleman prove to you that remotes work thru the glass by demonstrating so at the store. From my experience, even smoke or gray glass has a hard time stopping Infra Red signals. Convince yourself, though. Make the salesman earn his/her comission.


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