[mythtv-users] Re: ActiSys200L and DishNetwork Echostar Yes or No

jds jds-myth at losdos.dyndns.org
Wed May 12 22:23:36 EDT 2004

for the simple IR-LED TX solution to DISH receiver control,
see my writeup at


> From: "William" <wmunson at rochester.rr.com>
> Subject: RE: [mythtv-users] ActiSys200L  and DishNetwork Echostar  Yes
> 	or No
> Message-ID: <00a001c43880$8d0f3550$0a00a8c0 at bill>
>>   I have DishNetwork.   I use an Echostar receiver.
>> I ordered (actually) 2  Actisys 200L from snapstream.
>>  I have seen many posts (after I bought them) that it
>> will not work with Dishnetwork receivers because they
>> are hardcoded to 38000 and dish receivers are 56000.
>>    Will it work with Dish Network receivers or not?
>> If so will someone point me in the right direction or
>> if not I will have eat the 50 bucks and build the
>> radio shack home brew.
>> Thanks in advance.
> AFAIK, they will not work reliably with dish. I am sucessfully using
> MyBlaster (http://www.mytvstore.com/product_id_005.html) transmitters with
> my dish receivers. There is no official linux support for MyBlaster but I
> did develop a script to control the beasts. The scripts are still in beta
> so
> I dont want to post them here but if you want a copy, email me off-list.
> See
> my previous posts on this subject for my email address.
> Bill
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