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Everything else is fine and good in the article, but I can see the infrared in the Apple remote (and all the other IR remotes I've tried). It's faint, but plainly visible. Am I the only one?



Went to a dark room with an Apple Remote; let my eyes adjust for a little while. Pressed it many times; I couldn't see the infrared coming from the LED with my naked eye. (But the camera on my iPhone imaged the infrared from the remote's LED.) I envy your biological wavelength detection.


Hmm, that's odd. I've noticed this with lots of remotes, I usually just look at them to tell if the batteries are dead. I wonder why I can see it.




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