[mythtv-users] IR transmitter testing

Marco Nelissen marcone at xs4all.nl
Wed Mar 22 03:26:52 UTC 2006

>MCM Electronics sells for $2US a piece of laminated cardboard that  
>has a chemically sensitive section that glows when hit with IR  
>radiation. Part # 72-003.

Their website says that product is no longer sold. You must have
bought the last one... ;)

>Not just for Myth, but for testing any remote to see if it needs  
>batteries etc.
>Just in case anybody's interested, it's sure a lot easier than some  
>of the tests I saw :-)

Doesn't everyone who has a myth-box also have a digital camera? 
Since digital cameras are IR-sensitive, and are an easy way to
see if the remote lights up.

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