[mythtv-users] Channel Control with DirecTV H20 Receiver...?

Jeff Simpson jeffsimpson at alum.wpi.edu
Thu May 18 14:10:48 UTC 2006

> My Samsung TS360 just died on me.  Apparently they don't last longer
> than about 2 years.  Anyway, DirecTV does not carry these anymore, and
> replaced my TS360 with an H20 (or H20-600).  That's great and all, but
> the new H20 does not have a serial port.  It does have a USB port
> though.  Anyone controlling their DirecTV H20 receiver over the USB
> port with MythTV?  Anyone care to share?  Are people using the IR
> Blaster instead?  Care to share a linky for that?

I am using the DirecTV D11 box with serial (USB) control. I've had
some reports that it also works with the H20. Here's how I did it:


 - Jeff

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