Remote control for vintage gear
Mar 10, 2006 at 2:28 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 1

fewtch

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Just wanted to recommend the universal remote I picked up for my Rotel RCD-855: Radio Shack catalog number 15-1908 (5-in-one).

Great remote because (A) it controls a pile of vintage gear including CD players and amps/tuners, (B) it's documented online, (C) it takes 4 "AAA" batteries and is really powerful... you don't even need to point it at the gear, works in a radius of about 300 degrees, and (D) is available cheap (used) on eBay. It's also black in color rather than the ugly modern silver, and is a good size/not too big or small.

Very good remote for stuff that came out prior to 1998 (when the remote was released)... probably won't work for most DVD players though.
 

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