[mythtv-users] Australian Foxtel Upgrade
nick at wehi.EDU.AU
Mon May 29 02:00:45 UTC 2006
Here's the URL for the post in the archives (it only has the codes for
And here's another URL for the rest of the buttons if you need them:
Its actually for a SKY (UK) remote, but it works for the foxtel one too.
Martin Ravell wrote:
> Hi Nick,
> Would it be possible for you to post a link or send me a copy of the actual
> lircd.conf file that you are using?
> I've been looking through archives trying to find the one you mention but
> have not had any luck so far.
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Nick Tan
> Sent: Saturday, 27 May 2006 10:58 PM
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> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Australian Foxtel Upgrade
> Hi again,
> I've done the upgrade from Optus Analog to Optus (Foxtel) digital. I'm
> running FC3 with 0.19 and a PVR-150MCE and a K-World DVB-T card.
> I use a serial IR transmitter to control the cable box, as well as a
> serial IR receiver to control Myth.
> This is what I had to do when changing from analog cable to digital:
> The analog was coming in via the tuner on the PVR-150 card, but with the
> digital I'm using the composite input so first I had to change the input
> in mythtv-setup.
> I had to use the lircd.conf file for the foxtel remote which was posted
> on the list a while ago (its in the archives) as I couldn't get irrecord
> to record the button presses on the remote.
> I created a spreadsheet which listed all the channels, with the channel
> numbers and the xmltv ID's I use. I updated the channel information for
> the existing channels (basically just put in the new channel numbers),
> and added the new channels.
> Next, I updated my tv_grab_au_tuhs script (I use the listings from
> tvguide.org.au) and got listings for the new channels.
> Once that was all done I could watch Live TV and record, but whenever I
> changed channels the audio would get scratchy. If I used ivtvctl to set
> the audio input to input1, it would fix the problem. So I modified my
> changechannel script to do that.
> Now I just need to figure out a good way to handle the Foxtel Box Office
> Hope this helps.
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