[mythtv-users] lirc and hauppage ir transmitter

David myth at dgreaves.com
Fri Jul 23 16:54:35 EDT 2004

>>> Is it possible to get lirc to use the ir transmitter that comes with 
>>> the
>>> Hauppage 250/350 cards?  I have the grey remote and I can receive ir
>>> commands just fine but I cannot find any information making the 
>>> transmitter
>>> work.
>> AFAIK, it's only a receiver.

> and the IR remote control receiver is the little button on a wire they 
> give you.

Yep - I recognise the component. Reciever only.

>   In other words, the thing that plugs in to the back of the card is 
> only a receiver.  Gotta love those marketing guys.  Lying with the 
> truth...

Unfair (for once)

> Anyway, the simple transmitter at 
> http://www.lirc.org/transmitters.html is easy to build, and the 
> amplified one a bit lower on the page might be nice, too (don't know 
> of anyone using it).

>   The Enrique Vidal circuit ( 
> http://www.lirc.org/improved_transmitter.html ) shoud give you 
> everything you need.

If you're going to bother getting the iron out then build that one.

>   Unfortunately, only the "simple transmitter" is easy to build (but 
> it's not what you know, it's who you know). 



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