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January 18, 2010 AT 1:22 am

Thanks for coming out to the chat!

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That was a great chat! We had a special guest Mitch Altman (inventor of TV-B-Gone, amongst other things). We answered your engineering questions and we gave away a TV-B-Gone pro SHP generation 4! The Ustream stats are down so we can’t post the viewer report yet – but we think it was a record night with over 500 viewers!

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For those wondering about the TV-B-Gone pro SHP generation 4, here’s it’s “debut” of sorts! (You can order one from Mitch’s site)…

TV-B-Gone Pro SHP is a tool for the true TV-B-Gone professional, a model citizen that ensures the safety of themselves and the people all around them, everywhere they go in the world. The TV-B-Gone professional makes the world a better place for everyone!

Here are just some of the features of the TV-B-Gone Pro SHP:

  • Super High Power—turn off TVs up to 110 meters away!
  • Includes all Gen3 TV-B-Gone POWER codes for North America and Europe, covering well over 90% of all TVs in the world!
  • As easy to use as the TV-B-Gone keychain!
  • Touch activated switch!
  • Both models are easily switched between North
    American and European databases!
  • Small, light-weight, looks like a small MP3
    player!
  • 8 Infra-Red emitters!
  • With small powerful rechargable battery (comes
    with recharger)
  • Great gift!!

TV-B-Gone Pro SHP works the same way the TV-B-Gone keychain works, but it is way more powerful because it has more emitters and uses a bigger battery. Instead of the batman-like keychain, it comes in a lightweight case that looks like a small MP3 player. It is easy to trigger whenever you desire with the switch on its front. A dim visible light lets you know when the TV-B-Gone Pro SHP is transmitting (Stealth-Mode is available with double-click activation). Like the TV-B-Gone keychain, TV-B-Gone Pro SHP has Instant Reactivation Feature so that you can turn off many TVs in quick succession.

We have two models for the TV-B-Gone Pro SHP:

  • NA model—includes battery charger with US style AC power plug
  • EU model—includes battery charger with European style AC power plug

The only difference between the two models is the style of the AC power plug on the included battery charger.


Dimensions:

    2.75″ (height) x 2.06″ (width) x 0.26″ (depth)
    7cm (height) x  5.2cm (width) x  0.65cm (depth)

Click here to view a PDF of the TV-B-Gone Pro SHP User’s Manual


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3 Comments

  1. I love that second picture! “Hi, I’m Phil Torrone, and despite the fact that I’m dressed like a mime, I’m DEADLY SERIOUS about making stuff!” “Hi, I’m LadyAda, I’m happy and friendly to everyone!” “Dude! I’m Mitch Altman and when I’m not baked, I design awesome hardware to expand your consciousness and/or fight the man!” You folks are all awesome!

  2. My apologies if this question has been asked, but have you ever considered a combination of the TV-B-Gone and the TV detection capabilities of the Media-Sensitive Glasses? It could act either as a Full-Auto-TV-B-Gone, or a TV-Stay-Gone.

  3. hi bill – it’s open source hardware, we’re hoping someone makes that 🙂

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