[mythtv-users] remote too sensitive

Bruce Taber b.taber at comcast.net
Thu Nov 2 12:59:11 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-11-02 at 05:41 -0700, Brian Wood wrote:
> On Nov 2, 2006, at 5:29 AM, wouter lists wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > My mythbox is running perfectly, except for one thing: my remote is
> > too sensitive.
> >
> > My remote is an mceusb2 and the receiver is build into the case.
> >
> > My box is always up with mythfrontend running. It looks like someone
> > is pressing random keys on my remote. When I check the system in the
> > morning, livetv was running all night or it was somewhere else in the
> > menu. I find it annoying that it is recording all night for nothing
> > and wasting energy.

[other deleted]

> Also, since you mention putting the KB in the closet, is it a  
> wireless unit? Perhaps RF? You may be getting interference through  
> that method and not IR. If it's a 2.4Ghz. KB an 802.11B/G network can  
> interfere, as can cordless phones and microwave ovens.

Yeah, I can confirm that the laptop wireless causes random keypresses on
my remote. I've got the IRA-2 serial setup and have to block line of
site from the laptop. So, this is a good candidate for the culprit.


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