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Posted - 08/11/2017 :  11:07:56 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I just installed a ceiling fan/light that comes with a remote. I thought I would be able to put the infrared codes into harmony hub. To my dismay I found out the remote is RF radiofrequency. Has anybody found a good solution controlling the fan/light was some kind of radiofrequency blaster using app, Amazon echo or even insteon home automation system?

I am a disabled person and would like to control the fan/light smartly without the remote.

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Posted - 08/11/2017 :  2:13:27 PM  Show Profile  Visit stusviews's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Which specific fan? In many cases a FanLinc can be used in place of the original RF receiver (which is located in the fan canopy).

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Posted - 08/13/2017 :  3:00:51 PM  Show Profile  Visit Tuicemen's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Depending on the frequency of the RF you may be able to use something like the Broadlink RM Pro
I have one and have all my RF and IR devices controlled with it.
I can even control via Alexa.
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