If you enjoy using a home theater or entertainment center, the X10 Powermid Wireless Remote Sender would be an ideal choice for you. You can use this helpful tool to control your home’s audio and video equipment throughout the entire home. Thanks to this handy device, you won’t be bound by standard infrared remote controls any longer. Instead, you can use this powerful wireless remote to turn on, off or increase volume on sound and visual equipment within a distance of 100 feet. It uses the features of your current remote. It takes your existing remote control’s infrared signals, converts them to RF signals, and then changes them back to infrared signals to control all sorts of electronics located throughout your home. For example, it can remotely control your home’s HD LCD projector, DVD player, television, stereo, cable receiver, and even old school equipment like CD players and VCRs!
In this article and the next, we’ll walk through some of the most important questions which people have about this helpful and affordable piece of equipment.
How Do You Set Up the X10 Powermid Wireless Remote Sender?
Setup for the X10 Powermid is a cinch. You simply put the transmitter in one room and keep the side of the transmitter with the Powermid label on it facing outward towards you. Keep the area between the transmitter and the remote control you want it to work through clear of any obstructions. Then plug in the transmitter. Place the receiver into the room housing the equipment you’re seeking to control with the Powermid, being careful to point the front of the receiver bearing the logo toward the audio or video device you want to control. Then just extend the antenna and voila! It should work beautifully. If you can’t get the receiver to logistically point the correct way, you can simply get an X10 Powermid infrared extender cable.
How Do You Start Operating the X10 Powermid Wireless Remote Sender?
After activating the device, it will begin receiving the infrared signals sent out by your equipment’s existing remote control. It then changes them to a digital radio frequency signal which is strong enough to move throughout your home. The receiver unit will then receive the signal and change it back into an infrared signal. That signal will then be sent out to control the designated audio or visual equipment.
How Do I Hook the X10 Powermid Wireless Remote Sender to a Power Source?
The device’s two units will plug into regular AC outlets on your wall. They come in a stylish pyramid shape which is 3×3 inches at the base and stands at a height of four inches. Your guests will likely be impressed by their eye-catching appearance. Even more impressive is their amazing ability to instantly control your home’s entertainment devices remotely.
Can I Add More Powermid Wireless Transmitters & Receivers to my Home?
One X10 Powermid Remote Sender system includes a transmitter and receiver. If you want to control even more devices throughout your home, simply add more of these affordable X10 Powermid Infrared Remote Sender transmitters and receivers.
In our next article, we’ll take a look at some minor issues which some X10 Powermid Sender owners have experienced and how to address them. Overall, this device is easy to install and operate. It’s the perfect way to upgrade your home entertainment experience.
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