[mythtv-users] IR Remote - Power ON system???

David ellis david at ellisonline.ca
Fri Jul 29 13:02:07 EDT 2005

The iMon SoundGraph LCD/IR combo allows you to power ON your system.

It works by plugging into the power header on your Motherboard.

Mine came with the Silverstone LC14M but I understand they sell em  

On 29-Jul-05, at 10:53 AM, Petersen Curt wrote:

> Thanks David.  I'm looking into that right now.
> One of the guys at the office just reminded me that we got an IR
> remote with a video card we ordered a little while ago.  We really
> have no use for it here so I might snag it for home.
> Has anyone had any luck getting an "nvRemote" working with lirc?  It's
> a USB receiver that came with an nvidia FX 5700 cinema card.  The
> remote itself is a hideous combination of gray, green, and black.  But
> if it's free.....I can deal :)
> After searching a bit, it seems like it's very similar to an ATI
> remote because X10 makes both of them.
> On 7/29/05, David Morris <mythtv at morrisonthenet.com> wrote:
>> I leave my Myth box running 24/7, so I haven't bothered with  
>> configuring
>> a power-on feature.  But I do have an IR wireless keyboard and a
>> JP1-programmable remote that is now programmed with the keyboards IR
>> codes.  The keyboard IR receiver plugs into the keyboard and mouse  
>> PS2
>> ports.  So with something like this, if your BIOS supports
>> wake-on-keyboard, then it would be trivial.  Also, many mobo's  
>> support
>> wakeup on serial I/O -- I haven't tried it but it might only work  
>> for a
>> specific signal like RI (ring indicator) and I don't think you'd get
>> that from a serial IR interface unless you built it yourself.
>> I'm a big fan of the IR keyboard method, because it gives you a  
>> compact,
>> full-featured keyboard with mouse functionality for when you need  
>> to do
>> admin or other keyboard work, and with a JP1-capable remote like  
>> my OFA
>> 8811urw ($18 at Wal-Mart) and a JP1 cable you can use free  
>> software to
>> setup the remote to send keyboard signals for anything you like.
>> I have the Lite-On IR keyboard from NewEgg that I believe has  
>> since been
>> discontinued, but the same keyboard is sold under other brand  
>> names and
>> OEM's.
>> David
>> Petersen Curt wrote:
>>> Hi all.
>>> I'm building a second frontend for my living room.  So far I've kept
>>> the price down to $130 by using a lot of extra hardware I have  
>>> lieing
>>> around my place from old builds.  So I want to spend some money on a
>>> good universal remote to control the box.
>>> I've been searching for one that can not only power off the system,
>>> but also power it on.  Anyone have that working with a particular
>>> remote?  Maybe there's a USB model out there that can wake up the
>>> system?  Or a PS/2 interface to generate a keystroke?  I know a  
>>> lot of
>>> BIOS support that feature.  If necessary, I wouldn't mind playing
>>> around with nvram-wakeup so the frontend sleeps instead of powering
>>> off completely.
>>> Thanks.
>>> -Pete
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