[mythtv-users] Remote control issues

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Jun 22 16:57:32 UTC 2005

On 6/22/05, IvanK. <chepati at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> > And it does!
> >
> > Hey, thanks! I was looking for a simple way to do this so I don't have
> > to get out of bed before I go to sleep. Now, if you just had a way to
> > turn the machine on with the same remote... ;-)
> >
> Actually, you can use the remote to turn on your machine.  Here are the steps:
> 1) Aim carefully at the power-on button of the computer
> 2) Throw the remote at the button from 1)
> 3) Hope you hit it
> bonus: tie a string to the remote so you can retrieve it after you've turned
> on the computer.

But what if you miss ...?

You could connect an IR-controlled switch to the power button which
would do the job and wouldn't convince you to throw increasingly large
objects at the machine if you miss the first time.


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