Ever since the home theatre system has been brought to our lives, we could bring home the experience of a theatre to our bedrooms. The personal experience of having a theatre look-alike in our homes has been of giving goals to everyone. The feeling of luxury of a home theatre system makes the experience even most rendezvous with a gist of pride. While you are watching your favorite shows on the state-of-an-art kind of technology, why are you still using the century-old plastic made remote control to operate the huge and elegant home theatre system? Now multiply that one-time misery to the number of remotes you’re using for all your home theater components. Isn’t it enough to make you wish for the simpler days with an easy to locate remote-control and elegant looking controlling system? Well, you have wished too honestly to make it come true.
Read on to find out control methods for home theatre systems:
- Infrared Rays
This is the most basic and easiest way to control solutions for home theaters system using your flagship android mobile phone. Generally, all the new-coming android phones come with an IR blaster pre-installed which can be used to send signals to the home theatre system just like a usual remote. Now to further use your phone as a remote control, download an application. The most trusted and suggested application is one which is a third-party universal remote application. We recommend downloading the IR universal remote application to operate any component of your home theatre system.
Now, in case you own an older android phone which does not come with an IR blaster, one needs to add an adjustment- the Irdroid. There are several options available for the adjustments. You can choose an adjustment that comes with a wireless setting or the one which can directly fit into your headphone jack. Now that you have an IR blaster, you can proceed with the same steps told above.
- Use Wi-Fi
It can be a lot of hassle to add hardware on your mobile phones. Instead, one can simply work out his phone as a remote by solely downloading applications, as well. The only downside with this wayout is that one needs to install various applications for all the components in a home theatre system. But the good news is that unlike your traditional remote, you will not have to point your remote towards the system and then give a command. One can simply click a button, and the job is done!
There are various apps available depending on the manufacturer of your home theatre system. The manufacturer decides whether to provide a remote control to all the components in a single application or make one for each component in a home theatre. Just make sure that your application is compatible with your home-theatre system.
- Media-streaming boxes
The Physical remotes that come in with Apple TV’s are easy to operate, but when there you need to type and search channel, it is the worse 5-minutes of your life, isn’t it? Well, the way out to this is the Roku mobile application which can use your device’s keyboard to make a precise and pleasant typing experience. The misery of point-and-type-and-look search is completely knocked off with this application.