[mythtv-users] Low profile prv's ??

Mark Paulus mark.paulus at verizonbusiness.com
Wed Dec 6 15:31:17 UTC 2006

Laura Hradowy wrote:
> I made the mistake of purchasing the:
> Hauppauge Wintv PVR-150 Media Center Kit MPEG2 PCI TV Tuner Retail Box 
> W/ Certified MCE Remote
> Before I opened my: P4 - IBM NetVista 2.53 GHZ
> And realized that it is low profile! :(
> Well I need to take the card back, but the thing is, is that this card 
> came with the remote. I was looking at the Hauppauge low profile card, 
> and I do not think it comes with a remote!
> Being new to this, any suggestions. If I stick with the low profile 
> hauppauge, what do I need to get on top of this. I am assuming that I 
> would need some type of USB IR???
> As well, I am taking back my:
> Sapphire Radeon 9250 AGP because of the same reason.
> Need composite or s-video.
> Any suggestions? With out spending gobs of money.

The wiki is your friend:
http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Category:Remote_Controls.  Check out
Cottage IR Transcievers;
Homebrew lirc receiver parts;
Homemade Serial Receivers

You could also check out the Linux Infra Red Control homepage:

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