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My AV equipment will be in a closet next to my HT room. If I get a PS3 will the wireless controller signals go through a wall or does it need to be a line of sight thing. just got a Logitech 890 universal remote so I could control everything inside the closet, just wondering if the PS3 controllers will maybe do the same thing (I hope)??
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The PS3 uses Bluetooth RF for control of the games and the system in general.

Line of site is not required for operation of the system. I'm not sure what the total range is, but we are likely at about 10-15 feet most of the time when we are using it.
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But, AV, will the signal go through a wall less than 5 feet away?
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Quote (SReed1 on Jun 5, 2008 1:48 PM):
But, AV, will the signal go through a wall less than 5 feet away?

RF means it's not line of site. IR is a line of site technology (infrared light), RF (radio frequency) is not. Since Bluetooth is RF, your walls don't matter. You could put it on another level of your home and likely have good results.
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Sweet, thanks. I didn't know bluetooth was an RF signal. Kinda a big sigh of relief to me, I would have had to reconfigure my whole room if I was going to the PS3 and the controllers would not transmit through the wall.