[mythtv-users] Sell Me On a Remote / IR Receiver
mythtv at keithandjill.com
Tue Dec 13 20:08:23 EST 2005
On Dec 13, 2005, at 6:42 PM, Carl Fongheiser wrote:
> On 12/13/05, Tony McDowell <svet-am at cableone.net> wrote:
> Well, I've just about got my Myth box up and running. I'm going for a
> "little bit" of overkill since this box will be a media *server* as
> as the Myth controller. It's running on a Tyan Thunder S2567 with
> 1.0GHz Tualatins. My TV receiver is the Hauppauge PVR-350. So far,
> it's all running satisfactorily. However, as I bought the PVR-350 on
> eBay, the seller neglected to include the remote or the IR receiver.
> So, I'm in the market for one. This box is a christmas gift for my
> (her request since she'd heard so much about MythTV), so I need the IR
> and remote to be (a) easy to set up for me and (b) easy to use for
> I'm open to just about anything since it's for the Mrs.
> thanks all!
> If you can't get the original remote & receiver, I'd recommend you
> go for a Windows MCE remote. They're well supported in lirc, and
> are very easy to set up.
I bought an MCE remote off of newegg and really like it, but it does
not have programmable volume buttons. So I grabbed a Harmony remote
off of ebay (best place for them) and it works really, really well
(through the MCE USB dongle).
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