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Can I use another remote control with my ps3?

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I would like to know if I can use one of my other remote controls when playing a blu ray movie?
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Hi.

Different manufacturers use different frequency codes so you will need a Universal Remote that shares the PS3 frequencies.

The remotes you have now will most likely not do, unless one of your pieces of hardware is also a Sony and has multi-function capabilities.

Here is some blurb on universal remotes that might get you going in the right direction.

Also, Newegg sells PS3 universal remotes, so check on those too.

Good luck.

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Does anyone know what frequency codes the ps3 run on?
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post #4 of 7

Why not just get a PS3

No idea why linking amazon websites makes the link write the link twice.
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No... you cannot use any other remotes at all. The PS3 remote uses Bluetooth, just like the controllers. The PS3 does not have an infrared sensor, so there is no way to use normal remotes with it.
    
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Im confused about this thread. I think I went to Toys R Us and the bluetooth remote was a wopping $16.
    
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post #7 of 7
a nice cheap combo: the bluwave NYKO with that usb IR dongle w/ harmony 550
it won't power ON and OFF the ps3 tho but u can control the BR stuff


i got both for around 80bux CDN. + taxes


Edited by kleptodathief - 12/24/08 at 9:19am
    
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