[mythtv-users] Which remote control are you using?

Buchanan, Paul (West) Paul.Buchanan at thomson.com
Thu Oct 21 17:56:17 UTC 2004

On Thursday, October 21, 2004 12:45 PM, mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
>> The nice thing about lirc is that you can pretty much use any remote
>> you want. I got a Radio Shack 15-2116 and I set up the basic stuff
>> but soon I will get into the jp1 programming aspect of it to do
>> macros etc... 
> I guess I should rephrase my question. What IR *receiver* is everyone
> here using? I actually have about six remotes kicking around my house
> -- 
> it might be best to just pick up a decent IR receiver and then choose
> whichever remote fits my MythTV profile best.
> But where does one purchase an IR receiver that can work with lirc?
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One option is to create your own Homebrew serial reciever.  This is what I did.  Take a look here:


There are several people around that will build these for you for a small ($15) fee, such as:



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