[mythtv] advice wanted - building my own remote control

Simon Kenyon simon at koala.ie
Fri May 11 11:02:46 UTC 2007

Nick Morrott wrote:
> On 10/05/07, Simon Kenyon <simon at koala.ie> wrote:
>> just order some rotary encoders
>> might use them instead of volume up/down and even channel up/down
>> not sure about the ergonomics of that though
> Using a rotary encoder for volume would be a nice ergonomically, but
> could take up too much space on the remote depending on button size. I
> wouldn't use it for channel changing, which should (IMO) be a clear
> single up/down event. Just imagine the confusion MythTV could have
> when trying to change channel (inherent tuning delay) when the target
> channel keeps changing.
> Nick
the bottons are either 6x6mm or 12x12mm
i'm going to use the 12x12mm buttons on my remote, but to fit it into 
2"x2" (for Tom) i would have to use the 6x6mm one.
i did the layout late on wednesday night and in that space i can fit 12 
(3 rows of 4)

nice point about the channel change

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