Wireless volume/mute remote for Windows XP

By nicole
May 14, 2011
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  1. My Windows XP Dell pc runs M-Powered ProTools with an M-Audio Audiophile 2496 sound card installed. The card's analog outputs drive my pair of nearfields. But I would like to have wireless volume and mute control. Can someone recommend one or more wireless remote models?
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Does your computer have an infrared port? It's a small red plastic square usually located in the rear...
    Infrared Remote
  3. nismo91

    nismo91 TS Evangelist Posts: 929   +31

    if you still can find, Griffin AirClick USB. it can be mapped to control your volume level. uses RF so it's wireless. no mute though.

    otherwise, like tmagic replied, a MCE remote will also work, but you need a USB receiver if your computer doesn't have one. i bought one set in ebay for like 20 bucks.
  4. nicole

    nicole TS Rookie Topic Starter

    But don't the MCE remotes require Vista and SP3? I can't load SP3 on my ancient Dell Dimension 8300. It will slow it down far worse than it did my Lenovo N200 3000 laptop.

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