[mythtv-users] IR blaster question

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Mon Sep 4 15:44:45 UTC 2006

On 04/09/06, Robin Gilks <g8ecj at gilks.org> wrote:
> Greetings
> I've successfully used a multi LED IR blaster to control my TV (turn it
> on/off) my settop box (change channel and ensure its not muted) and an old
> stereo amp (turn it on/off) but I can't seem to get it to talk to my new
> theatre amp.
> The old amp used a Sony RM-V70 remote - which worked fine. The new one
> uses a  RM-AAP013 remote and although I've captured codes using irrecord
> (and I can consistantly see them OK when I check them with irw) the IR
> blaster just does nothing to/for the amp at all. I can't turn it on/off,
> change from analog to S/PDIF, nothing :-(
> Anyone any ideas as to what is going on? I guess the final test will be to
> use a 'scope on the IR detector and compare the IR blaster & remote
> control waveforms in case its lirc not capturing it accurately. Thats a
> long job to set up (cables to make/modify) hence asking here first...

When you used irrecord, did you record in raw mode or did you use a
predefined header file (e.g. for RC-5 or RC-6 etc)? Do you know what
protocol the old working remote used?


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