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Old 09-12-2013, 03:26 PM   #1
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Why an extension cable with Slide Remote?

I did search... Why is there and extension cable with the slide remote bluetooth dongle? If it's bluetooth shouldn't the signal be wireless and omni-directional? What scenario do you need to extend the dongle (so to speak)?? I'm getting one soon and just wonder..

well I guess it's just for if you have weak signals?

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Old 09-12-2013, 03:58 PM   #2
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Its more due to interference between the signal from the remote and the dongle waaay in the back of the tivo, perhaps even behind a closed door or under a stack of components.

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Old 09-12-2013, 07:34 PM   #3
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The signal can be blocked by the metal case of the DVR the extension allows the device to be moved away from the box for better reception.

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