[mythtv-users] Sell Me On a Remote / IR Receiver

Robin Gilks g8ecj at gilks.org
Tue Dec 13 22:12:19 EST 2005

> 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 well
>> as the Myth controller.  It's running on a Tyan Thunder S2567 with dual
>> 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 wife
>> (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 her.
>> 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'll second that - the version I have has buttons labeled just for
jump-points :-)

It came with a pvr-150mce retail (which seems to be different here in NZ
to most places!!)

Robin Gilks

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