[mythtv-users] IRBlaster w/ Dish receivers

Nick Rout nick at rout.co.nz
Thu Jun 30 01:55:49 UTC 2005


On Wed, 29 Jun 2005 21:53:42 -0400
Patrick Vaughan wrote:

> I've looked at MythTV before, but for one reason or another never set it up. 
>   So, I'm looking at it again.  My goal is to demo MythTV using an old 
> motherboard I have laying around, and if it does everything I need, replace 
> my Tivo (maybe with a backend slave/frontend for a second room).
> Anyway, the last time I looked it didn't seem possible (or at least not 
> documented) to control a Dish 301 (in room 2 with the Tivo) or a Dish DVR 
> 508 (my initial target, and almost useless as a DVR).  How difficult is it 
> to control the Dish DVR 508 with MythTV, and is it documented anywhere?  
> And, what are my options for using a remote with MythTV while using an 
> IRBlaster to control the Dish receiver.

Nick Rout

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