[mythtv-users] best remote to buy for mythtv

Evan Burrows eburrows at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 15:18:59 UTC 2004

by the way the way the link that you sent to me:


is just a link to my original post, what was the intended link?

On Wed, 1 Dec 2004 08:57:29 -0600, Lane Schwartz <dowobeha at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Dec 2004 09:05:19 -0500, Evan Burrows <eburrows at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am looking to by a new remote and I have a few questions.  Currently
> > I am using 3 remotes to control my tv stuff.  One for the tv itself
> > (turn it off/on etc, I also have a cable feed going to the analog port
> > on my tv so i can watch some tv when the pvr350 is recording off my
> > cable box), the grey Hauppauge remote for my pvr350 and the remote for
> > my scientic atlantica cable box.  So are there any decent remote
> > combos out there that will be an ir receiver (to capture the commands
> > sent to control the pvr350), and an ir transmitter because I would
> > have to transmit a signal from this receiver to the the receiver on my
> > cable box so that my mythbox could control my cable box.  I have seen
> > the posts that build a simple ir transmitter from a few parts from
> > radio shack and am willing to do that if need be but i figured since
> > we are around the holiday season if i could kill a couple birds with
> > one stone I might as well get an all in one package and spend a little
> > money for the convenience.
> Well, this recent thread has been discussing a lot of these issues:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/96754
> Someone there pointed out the Niveus Media PC remote:
> http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=80-100-651&depa=0
> http://store.niveusmedia.com/s.nl/sc.2/category.2/it.A/id.4/.f
> After looking at the Niveus remote, I'm thinking about getting it. It
> is an RF remote for the computer, but it is also a universal IR remote
> that can control TV, VCR, cable box, etc. The Niveus web page says
> that it's a learning remote, so it should be able to learn how to
> control your other devices from your existing remotes.
> HTH,
> Lane
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