[mythtv-users] remotes (yet AGAIN)

Jesse Guardiani jesse at wingnet.net
Fri Dec 16 14:48:05 EST 2005

Phil Bridges wrote:
> On 12/16/05, Jesse Guardiani <jesse at wingnet.net> wrote:
>> Jesse Guardiani wrote:
>>> And finally, if all else fails,
>>> should I just take back the X-Box remote and spring for an MCE remote?
>> I've been looking at these, and they seem to have two shortcomings:
>> 1.) They seem to fail on a regular basis, needing a battery terminal
>> short via a paperclip
>>     to bring them back to life. If this is hecka frequent, it could get
>> highly annoying, but
>>     if it's just once a month or once every three months or something
>> then it wouldn't be
>>     a big deal.
> Just to throw my $0.02 in - I have used an MCE remote for nearly two
> years, and I don't think I've even had to change the batteries.  It's
> worked great.

How's the range? Do you have to point it directly at the receiver, or is 
it ultra sensitive like the
X-Box remote?

Jesse Guardiani
Programmer/Sys Admin
jesse at wingnet.net

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