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FuZoRBlade

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Gyration Remote vs FIIRE Remote
« on: September 17, 2007, 08:13:21 pm »
I picked up one of these gyration remotes the other day for 100 dollars.. i got a really good deal:
http://www.gyration.com/en-US/ProductDetail.html?modelnum=GYR3101US&accshow=3

However, when I started using the remote with my LinuxMCE box, I realized that the functionality is VERY different from the FIIRE remote as I saw in the demo video. Some of the buttons such as the Pause buttons dont work. Also, in the demo theres a way to control the skip speed and such using gyration, and I was unable to do that with the gyration remote. When I looked at the FIIRE remote, the remote is EXACTLY the same. Some of hte buttons are labeled differently, which leads me to believe that FIIRE has loaded their own firmware into the remote to allow for the different functionality. I was wondering if anyone has gotten their gyration remote to work just like the FIIRE remote.

I hope that made sense.

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Re: Gyration Remote vs FIIRE Remote
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2007, 09:42:09 pm »
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Re: Gyration Remote vs FIIRE Remote
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2007, 10:56:35 pm »
ahhh sorry teedge, did run a search but guess I didnt use the right search terms...

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Re: Gyration Remote vs FIIRE Remote
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2007, 10:59:52 pm »
it happens. coulda saved some money though. can you return it or are you going to stick with that one? how much are they normally?
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Re: Gyration Remote vs FIIRE Remote
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2007, 11:07:36 pm »
I can return it, normally theyre 150, but I picked it up for 100 bucks on newegg.

If I cant get it to work, i'll just pick up the FIIRE remote

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Re: Gyration Remote vs FIIRE Remote
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2007, 10:33:11 pm »
@ frys in CA for $99 for the gyration remote.  Cheaper online.