How to choose a cover for your TV remote: universal models

Often, the silicone covers help the remote control last longer and make it more enjoyable to use. There are both universal covers and covers that fit only one model. The cost of the accessory varies from 150 to 800 rubles. The price depends on the material, quality and model.

Why do I need a remote control case

With the help of the cover, you will protect your remote control from unnecessary scratches, damage and rapid wear, because the main purpose of this accessory is protection. But many of them can not only extend the life of the device, but also make it more convenient to use. With the cover, the TV remote control can sit better in the hand and become more pleasant to the touch.
How to choose a cover for your TV remote: universal models

What is the functionality

Here it is already worth disassembling with specific examples. The functionality may vary depending on the type, manufacturer, etc. For example, a cover for LG TV remote control suitable for models: AN-MR600 / LG AN-MR650 / LG AN-MR18BA / AN-MR19BA / AN-MR20GA, has a backlight function in the dark and prevents the device from sliding, for a more comfortable and firm grip. If you are interested in buying a cover, then look at specific models based on your TV model.
How to choose a cover for your TV remote: universal models

Types of covers

In addition to the silicone products mentioned above, there are also film, heat-shrinkable and leather products. They differ in price, quality and convenience. Probably the best option would be all the same silicone, because of ease of use and availability, but for someone the heat shrink with film is better suited.
How to choose a cover for your TV remote: universal modelsHeat-shrinkable cover for remote control [/ caption] Heat-shrinkable in its essence works in the same way as film, but with an important nuance. With this case, you don’t have to worry about the same size. As can be understood from the name “heat shrinkable” after exposure to a certain temperature, it fits snugly to the control panel. So all you need is a hair dryer. After placing the device in the case, you need to turn on the hairdryer and use it to adjust the accessory to the device. It takes very little time. Plain film packaging is the cheapest and most inconvenient option. It is not as pleasant and comfortable as silicone and does not adhere tightly to the remote control like a heat shrink one. It might only be a good idea to use one if you don’t use the remote often and don’t want to spend a lot of money on a case. A leather case will doif you have to use the remote a lot and want to give it maximum protection from damage and dirt. This type is more expensive and may not be entirely convenient (depending on the model), but it will last longer than any other covers and will provide the highest level of protection. You can also find plastic accessories to protect the remote control. An example of a regular film:
How to choose a cover for your TV remote: universal modelsExample of a silicone sleeve:
How to choose a cover for your TV remote: universal modelsExample of a shrink sleeve:
How to choose a cover for your TV remote: universal modelsExample with a partially leather sleeve:
How to choose a cover for your TV remote: universal modelsExample of a plastic sleeve from the Wimax campaign:
How to choose a cover for your TV remote: universal models

How to choose a protective TV case for yourself and your needs

First, decide on which TV model you have a remote control from:
Sony, Samsung, LG , Wimax, etc. Perhaps you use Apple TV services and have a remote control from it.
How to choose a cover for your TV remote: universal modelsBased on your model, find the cover that suits you on the Internet. If you have a TV accessories store near your home, you can look there too. For example, in St. Petersburg, such covers can be bought in almost any large hardware store (DNS, Mvideo, Eldorado). Additionally, you can look at online stores. You can buy covers for the TV remote control in Moscow in the same way. Check in online stores and hardware stores. Now we need to discuss the price and convenience of the various accessories.

Leather covers will be stronger and will not wear out quickly, but it is not a fact that they will be convenient to use.

Silicone cases are cheaper and will last less, but a large number of such cases are universal, which means they can be used with any remote control. In addition, they sit more comfortably in the hand, which means it will be more pleasant to use them. Leather covers are more expensive and are mostly made to order, it will be almost impossible to find one in a store. It will cost more, but it will also last longer, but the convenience will depend only on the quality of the selected material.
How to choose a cover for your TV remote: universal modelsSONY remote control [/ caption] If you have extra money, you can make not only a leather, but also a metal case to order. You will definitely not find this in ordinary stores. Remained are the usual cases, which are more reminiscent of the usual packaging. They are the cheapest, but if the remote control is not used frequently, such a shell can last for a long time. Only it provides minimal protection and convenience in use should not be expected. Suitable only for those who rarely use the remote control. Taking these recommendations into account, you can choose the cover for the remote control you need. Shrink Sleeve for TV Remote: https://youtu.be/eqe1sfVUvEc

TOP-20 of the best copies – which TV remote control should you buy?

In fact, almost every silicone or leather case will provide good protection for your device, because at their core they are all the same. However, we will indicate the best, in our opinion, copies for popular TV models.

TV brands (set-top boxes)Instance (covers)ViewPriceFunctional
; Sony TV Remote CasesSony Smart TV from SIKAISiliconeRUB 660Durable silicone case protects against drops. Provides good protection for all edges and corners of the remote control. Effectively prevents slipping, scratching, breakage.
Sony Smart TV RMF-TX200C from AKUTASSiliconeRUB 660The material is shock and scratch resistant. The remote control is protected from slipping in the hand and on surfaces.
Sony RMF-TX600U RMF-TX500E Smart TV From SIKAI  SiliconeRUB 660Durable silicone case protects against drops. Provides good protection for all edges and corners of the remote control. Effectively prevents slipping, scratching, breakage.
; Xiaomi Remote Control CoversXIAOMI MI Box S From SIKAISilicone587 rProtects from dirt and damage Glows in the dark, which helps you find it at any time of the day.
Xiaomi Mi TV PROSiliconeRUB 600Fully covers the device, thus preventing even buttons from quickly wearing out
Xiaomi Mi TV Box by SIKAISiliconeRUB 660Can protect the remote control from damage when dropped from 3 meters. Anti-slip protection included
; Samsung CasesFor BN59 4K Smart Tv SeriesSiliconeRUB 700Tear-resistant silicone provides reliable protection against damage from pets or children. Protects against falls. Glows in the dark. Allows you to clearly see all buttons.
For BN 59 Smart TV SeriesSiliconeRUB 700Tear-resistant silicone provides reliable protection against damage from pets or children. Protects against falls. Glows in the dark. Allows you to clearly see all buttons. Covers the entire remote
For original BN 59 series silver remote controlSiliconeRUB 700Made with high quality silicone to help provide better protection. Allows you to clearly see all buttons. Sits firmly in the hand, does not slip.
; Covers for remote controls for LG TVsFor series: AKB75095307 AKB75375604 AKB74915305 LG Smart TVSiliconeRUB 700Durable silicone case protects against drops. Provides good protection for all edges and corners of the remote control. Effectively prevents slipping, scratching, breakage.
MWOOT 2PCS For LG Magic remote controllerSilicone, shockproof  RUB 700The durable and soft silicone case provides easy access to all ports, buttons and features.
LG Smart TV for AKB75095307 AKB75375604 AKB75675304 From SIKAISilicone587 rProvides protection from scratches, slipping, dirt, shock.
; Apple TVActLabs (for the fourth generation)Plastic1100The product comes with a detachable wrist strap that can be adjusted in size. It also has a precise cutout to allow access to all Siri Remote functions.There are cutouts for the microphone and touch surface.
Chinatera (for 4th generation)Silicone587 rThe unique design allows you to slide your device into an accessory in one simple swipe. Anti-slip protection is present.
Konsalt (4th generation)Silicone, plastic stand1540 RUBThe plastic stand allows you to securely fix the remote control. The silicone shell has open access to the ports.
SIKAI (4th generation)Silicone1020 RUBProtects from dust, scratches, shock, fits perfectly in the hand.
Cosmos (2nd and 3rd generation)SiliconeRUB 500The case is very thin, which allows it to retain the beauty of the original design. Protects from dust, dirt and drops.
StudioeQ (2nd and 3rd generation)WoodRUB 1000The wooden shell completely covers all buttons, panels and connectors, thus providing perfect protection when the device is in it.
Co2CREA (2nd and 3rd generation)LeatherRUB 660Covers the console completely. Protects from dust and dirt completely.
Custom (2nd and 3rd generation)LeatherRUB 1100Protects from dust and dirt. There are cutouts for buttons and connectors.

These are affordable and extremely high-quality options that you can find or order almost anywhere. Now there is a huge selection of accessories in online stores in comparison with ordinary ones, so do not be surprised if you do not find some of the presented models in ordinary stores
How to choose a cover for your TV remote: universal modelsDustproof covers [/ caption]

Covers for different brands of TV

As mentioned earlier, in addition to universal covers, there are also conventional ones that are suitable only for specific models. Covers for campaign remotes from Sony, LG, Xiaomi, Samsung, LG Magic and others. There are also campaigns specializing in the creation of covers for different brands of remotes. The most popular of these campaigns in Russia is Wimax. Finite and Piko are also involved in production. All of these companies produce quality remote control covers, whether they are silicone or plastic.
How to choose a cover for your TV remote: universal modelsSilicone cover for LG TV remotes [/ caption] You may wonder: “Why should I buy something other than universal covers?” The answer is simple – not all universal accessories provide equally good protection on different devices. There are also universal models only for a specific brand that do not fit other remotes. For more convenient use, it is recommended to take covers that take into account the features of the structure and design of your remote control and do not make using it inconvenient.
How to choose a cover for your TV remote: universal modelsCase Samsung [/ caption] Silicone case for the remote control – video review: https://youtu.be/3Z6bSWcgIk8

How to make a case for the remote control with your own hands

Plastic types of covers are quietly made at home. Of course, you can attach an ordinary cellophane shell or use the packaging from the remote control, but for reliability it is better to make a plastic case. There is nothing complicated in the process. You’ll need:

  1. Soldering iron or iron.
  2. Ruler.
  3. Plastic stationery bag.

Measure the dimensions of the remote control and mark them on the package. After stepping a centimeter from the edge of the file, start soldering according to the marked dimensions. After that, you need to put the cover on the remote control and hold it on the edge with a soldering iron, after pressing the end of the remote control with a ruler. If you don’t have a soldering iron at home, it’s best to use an iron. In this case, you need to place the remote control immediately in the corner of the bag, so that it is at an approximate distance of 2 cm from the top and bottom parts. Iron the edges, the temperature should be about 200 degrees. Excess edges can be cut off. This completes the production of the cover, when this one is worn out, it will be easier than ever to do the same. DIY remote control cover – video instruction: https://youtu.be/I_VsGsCJDuA I hope this article helped you learn everything you need to know about covers and decide which model suits you best.Remember to check the compatibility information for your remote and case prior to purchasing.

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