Festool Remote Control and Bluetooth Battery
The Festool 202097 is a small but powerful controller that allows you to control your home theater system from anywhere in the world. You can use it with any device that supports the USB protocol, such as computers, tablets or smartphones. The controller comes with two buttons: Play/Pause and Stop.
There are no additional features available; however, there are several advantages if you choose to purchase the “Bluetooth” version of the controller instead.
It’s much cheaper than buying a separate bluetooth receiver, which costs $50-$100 (depending on model). A single unit will run you around $30, while two units cost around $60. That means you’ll save money by purchasing the Bluetooth version.
Also, since the controller is compatible with all devices running Windows XP or later, it’s very easy to set up and use.
You don’t need to buy special software to connect your computer or phone to the controller. All you have to do is download the free app from the company’s website. Once installed, simply plug in one end of a standard 3.5mm audio cable into your PC or mobile device and then plug in another end of the same cable into the controller.
You’re ready to go!
To get started, just plug the USB receiver into your computer and visit the manufacturer’s website to download the free app. It’s compatible with both Microsoft and Apple products. If you’re using a phone or tablet, just search for “Festool Remote” in the app store.
The app works on both iOS and Android devices.
The app will walk you through the process of connecting your phone or tablet to the USB receiver so make sure to follow the instructions carefully. The software is compatible with most devices running a version of Windows from XP onward. If you need to use it with a Mac, you’ll have to download Boot Camp software for Intel-based Macs in order to run Windows or run a virtual PC using software such as Parallels or VMWare Fusion instead.
Once connected and the app is installed, open the app and follow the instructions that will walk you through the process of connecting your phone or tablet to the USB receiver. Once connected, you’ll be able to control your media player using the simple buttons on the remote. With your phone or tablet propped up somewhere within reach, you can adjust the volume, change the song, pause or play your current media and even turn the whole system on or off with just a few taps.
It couldn’t be easier!
The remote is a great way to interact with your home theater system without having to find a place to put a bulky controller in your living room. With the addition of a portable device such as a phone or tablet, it’s easy to control your system from anywhere in the room.
The unique design of the remote does take some getting used to, but most people should be able to figure it out within minutes. The buttons on the left side are mostly for playing and pausing music or videos, but you can also use them to change the volume. The buttons on the right side are for more advanced functions such as rewinding, fast forwarding or going to a particular song in your library.
Just use the buttons on the left side to select the option you want and then press the right button to make your selection. The longer you hold down one of the selection buttons, the more options will appear such as skipping ahead 10 seconds or going back 30 seconds.
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