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Forum topic by simonmars posted 05-21-2018 01:42 PM 624 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-21-2018 01:42 PM

I just lost two remote controls for my garage door. It’s super boring. They’re too small and it took me a long time to find them. So, I’m looking for a way to replace this shit. I’m thinking about ordering my garage in any situation. And a mobile application is a good idea. Why not on my smartphone? I use it everywhere and I wear it all the time. So I did some research, how to replace the remote control with a mobile phone, how to use a mobile phone to control the remote control, how to use a mobile application to replace the remote control, etc.. But that’s not exactly what i’m looking for! I don’t want to buy a new wireless control system. It’s really expensive. I’m looking for a way to convert my phone signal to the radio signal. So, what I need maybe is a converter from WiFi signal to radio signal. And this time, I did find what I want. Here are my search results:

http://www.sunricher.com/wifi-rf-convertor-sr-2818witr.html
http://www.carymart.com/wifi-to-rf-converter-bridge-wifi-remote-switch-p-2239.html

Maybe someone has bought a device like these and share me something if possible?

Thank you very much
Maxim


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#1 posted 05-21-2018 05:37 PM

Here is another one that looks simpler and you can use it without going through your home WiFi network.
http://garagedoorbuddy.com/gdbremote.html#remotemanuals

-- Les B, Oregon

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#2 posted 05-22-2018 02:53 AM

Thanks for your reply. But without WiFi network?? How can it be connected?

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#3 posted 05-24-2018 03:31 PM

Found this at Depot.

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