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Slide pro remote

Discussion in 'TiVo Help Center' started by Patrick Linley, Feb 11, 2018.

  1. Patrick Linley

    Patrick Linley Member

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    I have a 3TB Bolt+ VOX, and a TiVoSlide Pro Remote - the box is too far from my living room for RF to work, so I’m using an IR distribution solution. What do i need in order to make the keyboard work? see less




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  2. HerronScott

    HerronScott Well-Known Member

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    This really should be moved/posted in the Help or Bolt forums. I don't believe the keyboard will work in IR mode? How far are you between the living room and Bolt as ours works at roughly 50 feet through a couple of walls in RF mode?

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  3. Patrick Linley

    Patrick Linley Member

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    About 30’ but it’s an old house remodeled and walls are thick. Had to go with a commercial solution for good WiFi. I *can* extend the USB port from my Bolt+ closer to the living room if the keyboard will work on a usb dongle from it....?


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  4. HerronScott

    HerronScott Well-Known Member

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    I think that I just saw another post with someone doing the same thing (ie getting the RF USB dongle for the Slide Pro Remote and a USB extension).

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  5. Patrick Linley

    Patrick Linley Member

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    But some say that the dongle doesn’t work at all on the Bolt+ ??


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  6. Tony_T

    Tony_T Active Member

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    Curious as to what the keyboard can do that the voice control can't
     
  7. Patrick Linley

    Patrick Linley Member

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    The slide pro doesn't have voice... I had to go with it b/c the vox remote didn't work with my Bose V35 and I had to have a learning remote.
     
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