[mythtv-users] IR blaster question

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Sep 4 23:46:35 UTC 2006

On 09/04/2006 07:40 AM, Robin Gilks wrote:

>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...

I know some of Sony's receivers use 2-way communications with the 
remotes.  Does this one, by any chance, require it?


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