Here is another gizmo experiment. I needed to consolidate the amount of remotes I have unnecessarily occupying one corner of the side table. The challenge was to have the equipment which was not controllable from the IPhone or IPad connected to something which allows me to have only one remote.
One day I was at Radio Shack on an unrelated hunt for something when I saw this in one of the corners of the back shelves. It seemed to be the answer to my setup. Reading some of the reviews after the purchase, which I normally only glance over, it was a mixed bag.
I have not installed it yet, but I'm optimistic that it will work out - results to follow.