if you try search engine you 'ld find many threads about your problem.
What do you mean with remote - the remote or the ir receiver ? for the ir receiver the cheapest way is to buil.d one yourself - ( costs about : 5$ ) www.febenjix.de.vu => irremote => introduction - its german but if you have a little basic knowledge about electronixc you should go with this . ( its for winlirc ) - you can alos look at lirc.org ( try google) . For remote you should see if you find a cheeap universal on on supermarket or radioshack ....etc..
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