Using a non apple remote on a macbook pro

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by afroAnt, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. afroAnt macrumors regular

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    I have a hp remote i got from an old hp laptop and I'm wondering can i pair it with my macbook pro, if so how do i do it? on the back of the remote it says it is an 'RC6 ir'
     
  2. afroAnt thread starter macrumors regular

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  3. innominato5090 macrumors 6502

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  4. psxguru macrumors 6502a

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    Unless it's programmable you've got no chance (and it's highly unlikely that it will use the same codes as an Apple remote)
     
  5. afroAnt thread starter macrumors regular

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    thanks guys for you help, looks like i have to go out and buy one
     

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