When we lastly got our hands on our extremely own PlayStation 3 earlier this year, we were surprised as well as annoyed to discover Sony hadn’t included a developed in infrared receiver.

The oficial Sony remote manage (an optional extra) is a bluethooth device, as well as while ordinarily we’d welcome an RF option, it seems extremely short sighted not to likewise have included the choice of utilizing IR. Sony wishes to setting the PS3 as a “media hub” in the living room, as well as with its HDMI as well as Bluray credentials many owners utilize their PS3s in their house cinema setupy. Now, we can all utilize our IR universal remotes to manage our PS3s, thanks to this new $20 Blu-Wave Infrared Remote addon from Nyko.

“Easily manage the next generation of house entertainment with the Blue-Wave Remote from Nyko. The Blu Wave enables you to quickly manage the playback of Blu-Ray movies, DVDs as well as CDs on the PlayStation 3 console. using infrared technology, the blue Wave can navigate system as well as movie menus, avoid chapters or tracks, pause as well as play a movie or music as well as replicate other PlayStation 3 controller performance from as much as 25 feet away. The compact USB IR receiver plugs into any type of open USB port for simple set up needing no complicate software, pairing or programming. the blue Wave is powered by 2 AA batteries (included).

Blu-Wave Infrared Remote Features

Control playback of Blu-Ray movies, DVDs as well as CDs

IR innovation enables for manage as much as 25 feet away

Easily navigate movie as well as system menus

Compact USB dongle, no set up or pairing needed

Powered by 2 AAA batteries (included)”

Buy IR Remote for Sony PS3 : nyko.com (Via: joystiq.com)

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