[mythtv-users] I've finished my serial port IR receiver!

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Apr 4 12:22:59 UTC 2006

On 4/3/06, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Apr 3, 2006, at 9:22 PM, Sasha Z wrote:
> >>>>> I think it's rather cute. :)
> >>>>
> >>>> I would have used a black Ty-Wrap for better color coordination.
> >> An old boss of mine at WWOR *insisted* that we use only black ties,
> >> because they held up better under UV. Of what possible consequence
> >> that might be in an inside room with no windows I never did figure
> >> out.
> >>
> >
> > Boy, you guys are a tough crowd. This is the smallest circuit board
> > I've ever printed! The IR filter cap fits perfectly, it's wonderfully
> > slick looking, and you complain about the color scheme. *sigh*
> >
> > Well, to appease you interior designers... I switched it out for a
> > black ziptie, and I sharpied the board black. Pleased? :p
> >
> > http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e360/kleptophobiac/Electronics/
> > finished-black.jpg
> Looks great, interesting use of the Microdrive, for scale I presume.
> Is that a Mac logo on the Hitachi drive ?
> People are interesting in what they consider important. Any time I
> try and show off my Myth system folks seem to flip over PiP, a
> feature I consider of very little value, and certainly nothing
> innovative. They completely ignore commercial deletion, automatic
> record, program guide search and all of the features that I really
> consider useful.

my friends don't care about PiP, but they love the commercial
deletion, so I guess it all depends on the crowd.


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