[mythtv-users] Microsoft MCE Remote - Mute Button

Anthony Messina amessina at messinet.com
Fri Nov 3 04:40:59 UTC 2006

Robin Gilks wrote:
>>> On Thursday 02 November 2006 09:23, Michael MacLeod wrote:
>>>> From my .lircrc:
>>>> begin
>>>>     prog = mythtv
>>>>     button = Mute
>>>>     config = F9
>>>> end
>>>> On 11/2/06, Trey Thompson <treythompson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Is this programmable?
>>> In my case I had to change the definition to use "|" because F9 via the
>>> keyboard or the remote wasn't being recognized.
>> Sorry, I wasn't too clear.  :)  Yes, I can program through Myth, but I
>> was wondering if it was programmable on the remote, like the TV Power
>> and Volume buttons are.  I'd prefer to have it mute the TV instead of
>> muting Myth.
> Why not use an IR blaster in front of the TV and trap the Mute code from
> the remote using irexec within the mythtv box, which then calls a shell
> script that sends the correct code on the IR blaster to the TV to mute it.
> Thats what I do for my home theatre system and the TV (just to turn them
> on/off).
you don't even have to use a shell command, you can just use irexec with
and irsend command in your .lircrc

i just set it up today and wow is it great. no more 3 remotes.


Anthony -  http://messinet.com - http://messinet.com/~amessina/gallery
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