[mythtv] Scientific Atlanta Explorer 3100 USB Port

Tommy Faasen mythtv at zwanebloem.nl
Sun Mar 14 16:26:35 EST 2004

On Sun, Mar 14, 2004 at 12:31:26PM -0500, Ryan Brancheau (US) wrote:
> I have a Scientific Atlanta Explorer 3100 cable-box with a  USB port.  I
> can plug a standard USB keyboard into this port and change the channel
> by either using arrow keys and <Enter> or by simply typing in the
> number.  What I'm wondering is if there's any way to use a USB crossover
> cable to make the cable-box think my MythTV box is a keyboard and simply
> send digits across to change the channel.  Or possibly convert the USB
> on the box to serial on the MythTV and send digits that way?  Any
> thoughts would be appreciated.
The problem is that both devices are usb hosts, which is a hardware
thing, so not knowing much more about usb then that I wouldn't think it
is possible..


> Thanks

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