[mythtv-users] remote *receiver* ?

cythrault at gmail.com cythrault at gmail.com
Sun Apr 3 02:53:10 UTC 2005

On Apr 2, 2005 8:11 PM, Robert Tsai <rtsai1111 at comcast.net> wrote:
> There are many threads on "favorite universal remote", but for some
> reason I'm having trouble with the other half of that equation:
> something to plug into my PC to *receive* the signals from the remote
> control of choice.
> The only stuff I've found on the web is:
>         - Build-your-own serial-port IR receiver.
>         - Hauppage WinTV-PVR cards apparently have a remote control
>           included with them.
>         - IRMan: http://www.evation.com/irman/
> I have an HD-3000 (which did not come with a remote control), so the
> Hauppage remote control solution does not apply to me.
> I feel like I'm being really dense or something. The only other thing
> I can think of is that people just buy some cheap wireless keyboard
> and configure a remote to send signals to the keyboard's IR receiver.
> But in my experience, the range on wireless keyboards isn't that
> great, so it seems of limited applicability in a large living room.
> Can someone give me a starting point for something to receive the
> signals from a remote control for an HD-3000-based MythTV system?
> Thanks,
> --Rob

I totally like this piece of hardware I acquired for my frontend:



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