[mythtv-users] IR Control of new Myth box

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--- Michael Segulja <msegulja at lmdcs.com> wrote:
> Uh, yeah... I know big brother isn't watching me
> specifically, but they're watching, and don't you
> think that's concern enough?  Especially when I'm
> paying for the hardware, plus paying a monthly fee
> to use the hardware, for them to turn around and
> collect demographic information from me that they
> can then use to advertise to me?!  They should pay
> ME for that info.
> Anyway... Not the topic of the post.  My question
> didn't really get answered.  Is there a standard
> that those of you in Myth-land have come accustomed
> to using for IR control?  I've looked at lirc.org,
> but there is a ton of information with links
> literally all over the internet for everything and
> anything.  I'm looking for something specific to
> Myth, and even more specific, I'm curious to find
> out what other users of Myth are using.  Is it a
> wide array of different IR hardware, or is it all
> pretty much the same thing, such as irman or
> something?
> Also, is there a searchable archive of the mailing
> list anywhere?  The link on the myth website doesn't
> seem to be searchable.  It only lists all posts for
> that specific month, which makes finding something
> (such as the topic of this post) very difficult.
> Thanks,
> Michael
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf
> Of J. Donavan Stanley
> Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2004 7:46 PM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] IR Control of new Myth
> box
> Michael Segulja wrote:
> >I just finished building a test system to run Myth
> to demo for my wife 
> >more than anything.  After the big Superbowl fiasco
> with Janet's Jackson, I heard about Tivo's tracking
> of it's users viewing habits.  Well, being that I
> have a Tivo, and did not realize Big Brother was
> watching prior to that, I'm ready to go with an open
> source solution.
> >  
> >
> *sigh*  Big brother isn't watching YOU.  Tivo
> doesn't care what YOU as a 
> person watch.  It's not tracked on an individual
> basis.   There are 
> quite a few reasons why one might choose MythTV over
> Tivo but Tivo's 
> data collection shouldn't be one of them. 
> >So, the big key here is impress the wife with Myth
> and show it can do 
> >everything Tivo can and more.  My question is
> regarding IR remote control.  Is there a standard
> that all of you in myth-land have come to love?  I
> have a Sony RM-VL1000 that I absolutely love, and
> would really like to make use of for Myth.  I have
> no idea how to go about this though?  Would it even
> work?
> >  
> >
> There's no reason why it wouldn't work provided you
> have an IR receiver 
> attached to your machine.  Visit http://lirc.org for
> more info.  
> Personally I use a "One for All" universal remote
> with PVR buttons.
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