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Will RF4CE Beat The IR Remote Control?

Are you still using conventional infrared tv remote control in this digital age?

Something must bothered you when you using IR remote control at home, why I should always need to use remote control by pointing directly to TV or corresponding devices? And sometimes, it works hard for me.

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Well, no more problem at all if use radio-frequency remote control instead, which is known as RF remote control.

RF4CE Remote Control is a most common used RF remote, I'm sure it will coming soon around your life.

Well, let's see what is RF4CE together.

What is RF4CE?

RF4CE, which is the "Radio Frequency for Consumer Electronics", a latest wireless control technologies as a sub-protocol of ZigBee.

So RF4CE remote control is also the ZigBee remote control, which works on 3 predefined wireless channels-15,20 and 25-from the ZigBee spectrum extending from channel 11 to channel 26.

As the RF4CE specifications respect to the protocol Zigbee, the frequency is 2.4 GHz.

In another word, the RF4CE works in a similar way with Wi-Fi, though they are in different channels and frequency.

The Benefit of RF4CE Remote Control?

RF4CE remote controls has been applied widely in smart digital devices like smart TV, android tv, or other intelligent devices these years.

With ZigBee RF4CE remote control, basically we could control the home applications in a more free conditions. No pointing direction limitation, nor barriers stop the accessing any more. And RF remote control could work farther away than IR remote control.

Moreover, newest functions or features like voice control, touch control and motion control, could be realized in RF4CE remote control.

Furthermore, another great advantage of RF4CE remote if compared with IR remote must be the low power consumption, means it could achieve longer battery life.

How Does RF4CE Remote Work?

The ZigBee RF4CE remote is plays an important role in the consumer electronic products, which could work in the same network.

So all the devices in the network could locate or find each other, and pair with RF4CE remote control.

Thus wireless signals or data could be exchanged, including all kind of format files like audio, video, etc. While IR remote control could only transmit the infrared signals.

Now, we'll confused how the remote control get paired with these devices?

The Market of Both IR and RF4CE Remote Control

As for the TV manufacturers and suppliers, they are happy to bring new control technologies to enhance their consumers experiences and user interfaces.

Though RF4CE remote control costs more than infrared remote control, the market of former one is broad potential in the next following years.

In daily life, most RF4CE users can benefit from most available features without having to understand the basics of the network.

Devices used with the RF4CE remote control include, but are not limited to, televisions, DVD players, and set-top boxes.

For now, it is hard to say that IR will be replaced by RF4CE remote control. But it is exciting to see RF4CE revolutionizes the remote control.

The RF4CE Remote Control Manufacturer

As a Senior RF4CE Remote Control Manufacturer and Supplier, Dusun has been created and delivered billions of high-quality and cost-effective remote control devices worldwide. 

Our innovative remote control solutions designed based on a broad wireless technology portfolio, like BLE, RF4CE, 2.4G, IR and interactive paradigms: Air-mouse, Voice, Touch, Motion, Pointing and Virtual Reality control.

Customers came from a wide range of industries, such as pay TV, PC/OTT, home automation, automobile, consumer electronics, IOT and so on.

We always try our best to bring customers with value-added and different design experiences for their essential products and brand.

If had any question, please contact us at

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