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QUOTE (neil_s_wood @ 27 Mar 2008, 21:28) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Bingo. What you want is radio control however the use of the word wireless allows people to think that's what they are getting when they are actually not.

Since this post began I have asked quite a number of people (not all modellers of any kind) what they perceive "wireless" & "infra red" control to be - 100% said ;

Wireless = radio as in "model aircraft & suchlike".
Infra red = cordless as in "TV & other remote controls".

IMHO "wireless" is, strictly speaking correct for infra red but not really what people may interpret - marketing forces at work ?

"Infra Red Remote" would have been more accurate with no chance of misleading anyone.
 
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