[mythtv] Request: MythHelp

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Thu Feb 8 15:45:43 UTC 2007

R. G. Newbury wrote:
> Tom Lichti wrote:
>> R. G. Newbury wrote:
>>> Steven Ellis wrote:
>>>> Sadly here in NZ there is hardly a large number of quality remote
>>>> controls to choose from. Plus we don't sell enough units to get a custom
>>>> remote or even import them from the US or elsewhere. But I am always on
>>>> the look out for a better unit, especially as the only ones I can get
>>>> have a Windows home key on them.
>>>>>> Second not all of the plugins provide help.
>>> Surely you can obtain the Silverstone series of cases. Various versions 
>>>   have a builtin IR receiver+ VFD display and come with a matching 
>>> remote. The only real problem is deciding which key to bind to which 
>>> command.
>>> I was looking at a Sony RMVL600 universal remote, but NOT ENOUGH KEYS.
>> Geoff, try the Sony RMVL1000, if you can find it. I love mine.
>> Tom
> That model must be a discontinued one. I cannot find it at the sony 
> online store, nor for that matter, online anywhere. What does it look 
> like, and what new model is it closest to?


The closest Sony I could find is the RMAV2500, but that one looks really 

> Then again there is this drool-factor remote:
> http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/gadgets/pricey-xantech-xtr39-remote-better-be-good-for-1000-162809.php

Er, yeah. It would be cheaper to buy a Palm Treo 600 and a Novi Blaster, 
and you'd have more flexibility. Hell, it would be cheaper to buy a Treo 


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