[mythtv-users] Remote Control Hardware
mythtv_user at lambdaaccess.com
Fri Dec 17 04:17:02 UTC 2004
If you want to use an IR Blaster, take a look at this page:
info was recently added on controlling 2 direct tv boxes with 1 ir blaster.
you should also be able to find a cable that goes from the header on
your mother board to a standard DB9 connector at a computer shop or on
the net (or you could make one with some parts from your local
Drew Zerdecki wrote:
> What kind of hardware do I need to have MythTv control my 2 DirectTv
> boxes? Both have serial interfaces so my thoughts are that I plug a
> IR receiver into a USB port and have two serial cables running from
> the myth box to the directtv boxes? And I control this whole setup
> with LIRC and MythTv? If the fancy new Asus motherboard I am looking
> at only has one internal serial connector (no external?) am I in
> trouble? Are addon serial cards supported?
> Thanks for the help. Any hardware recommendations would be appreciated.
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