[mythtv-users] IR transmitter and receiver recommendation

Edward Rudd eddie at omegaware.com
Mon Sep 8 16:45:16 EDT 2003

Sweet!!!.. It actually does have a serial port on the back.!! Awesome..
I'm going to check this out later today...  Thanks man!!
now off to Radio shack to scope for prices and parts.

On Mon, 2003-09-08 at 14:57, Anduin Withers wrote:
> > I have a mythtv box completely setup except for one piece.. the IR
> > interface..  I am needing both transmitting and receiving, as I am
> > needing to control an AT&T cable box from the mythtv system
> You might want to check your cable box for a serial connection. If it is one
> of the DCT2000 (or close) models then serial control is probably the way to
> go.
> You can find a python script that does this here (scroll all the way to the
> bottom):
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/perl/mailarc/gforum.cgi?post=78696;search_st
> ring=Ian%20serial;guest=1144305&t=search_engine#78696
> A straight-through serial cable costs a few dollars and isn't subject to the
> same problems some people have with IR transmitters.
> --
> Anduin Withers
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