[mythtv-users] Front end choice: Mac Mini versus VIA EPIA. Mac OS X remote control?

Fred Squires fsquires at gmail.com
Wed Aug 31 13:23:49 UTC 2005

On 8/31/05, Andrew Morley <Andrew at teabreak.fsnet.co.uk> wrote:

> While most people have the idea that Macs are expensive, it seems to
> me that a Mac mini actually costs less than an EPIA system with a
> comparably nice looking case. However I'm not so confident that I
> can turn a Mac mini into a completely remote-controllable system.
> With no serial ports, I can't see how I can use it with LIRC. There
> are USB-based remote control receivers for Mac use, but they come
> with remote controls with only very few buttons and I don't expect
> they can be used with any other remote.

I don't know about the other usb receivers for the Mac, but you can use 
other remotes with the keyspan.

I probably still have a few (well, now a whole bunch) gmail invites.
Drop me a line (off list) if you'd like an account.
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