[mythtv-users] OT: Bell ExpressVU/EchoStar and LIRC
jasonm1 at sympatico.ca
Wed Mar 5 03:34:25 UTC 2003
I'm am at just about the same spot. I've just finished building my IR tx
and I found some software that is supposed to handle the JVC 4700 setup
within lirc. (http://lairds.org/Kyler/Linux/LIRC)
It's not working for me yet, but I haven't spent much time debugging.
let you know if I get anywhere.
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Matt White" <whitem at arts.usask.ca>
> To: <mythtv-users at snowman.net>
> Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2003 10:42 PM
> Subject: [mythtv-users] OT: Bell ExpressVU/EchoStar and LIRC
> > I've been playing with MythTV for a while now, and it's fantastic. At
> > this point I only have one real problem, and it's not even related to
> > MythTV. However, I'm hoping someone else here has encountered the same
> > problem and has come up with an answer.
> > Currently, I have a single input card which is connected to a brand-new
> > Bell ExpressVU receiver (model 3100). I have an ActiSys ACT-IR200L
> > dongle that I would like to use with LIRC to change channels on the
> > receiver. Unfortunately, I'm having some serious problems with that.
> > The remote definition that comes with LIRC (for EchoStar) almost works -
> > some numbers (1 and 4, anyways) send reliably, but everything else does
> > not. Learning the remote using irrecord doesn't work at all (it won't
> > detect the space length).
> > ExpressVU uses the same systems as EchoStar's Dish Network (I believe
> > that the 3100 is equivalent to the Dish DP301). So - has anyone got
> > this combination working properly with LIRC? If so, please drop me an
> > email (or send it to the list if it may be of use to others).
> > Thanks!
> > --
> > Matt White whitem at arts.usask.ca
> > Arts and Science Computer Labs University of Saskatchewan
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