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AVS Gear MG-IR02BK Windows Vista/Window7 MCE Infrared 2 Channel Remote Control

AVS Gear MG-IR02BK Windows Vista/Window7 MCE Infrared 2 Channel Remote Control
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5 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the usability, but some have doubts about the value for money.


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On average, users rate this product 40/100.

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The installation of the remote was very simple as no additional drivers need to be setup in order to get the remote to function

I purchased two of these to replace the old microsoft ones that we have been using since Windows XP. After a dozen uses or so, one of the two remotes stopped sending a signal to the receiver plugged into the media pc. I would recommend looking at a...

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can you give zero eggs?


It's pretty much worthless and failed after just over a month. What a horrible purchase.


Stopped working a few days outside of the warranty. Like other reviewers, I just needed an IR receiver and remote to control my entire computer, but I was mislead into buying this thing which only works in Windows Media Center. No netflix, no VLC, no...

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AVS Gear MG-IR02BK Windows Vista/Window7 MCE Infrared 2 Channel Remote Control


my sister bought it few months ago.looks good when you put on table with other remotes

None so far


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i can use livetv in win7 media center ; works for netflix and hulu ; has and ir blaster

cant seem to make it work with 3rd party apps like media player classic or vlc (yet) minus 2 stars for that because that makes it pretty useless out side of wmc ; not backlit

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More disapointed than I expected


I will not be returning this remote, because I don't want to deal with the loss of cost of shipping and I will be able to use the IR blaster and IR reciever. I did not test the IR blaster yet. I would not reccomend doing business with Media Gate based...

This remote comes with an eHome IR reciever which is all I really needed anyway ; The IR reciever does work and will wake the computer from S3 sleep ; It came with 2 batteries which worked

The specs on the New Egg page and the manufacturers web site are misleading. They give the impression that you will be able to controll both the media center and your TV with this remote. That is not true. This remote is not programable, and will only...