[mythtv-users] Microsoft MCE RC and keyboard - working
andrew.lyon at gmail.com
Sat Sep 9 12:22:20 UTC 2006
> On Sat, 2006-09-09 at 09:47 +0100, Neil Dunbar wrote:
> > All,
> > Just a note to say that the mod_mce (http://mod-mce.sf.net) stuff by Florian
> > Demski now has a combined LIRC and user input kernel module, so that you can
> > now use a Microsoft MCE keyboard and the remote control at the same time.
> > Tested it with my Mythbox, and it works a treat (although the little mouse
> > joystick on the keyboard is somewhat unpredictable - not a driver problem I
> > think - just crappy design). The keyboard especially is nice, since my Belkin
> > RF keyboard has a range of ~1 metre, whereas the Microsoft IR keyboard works
> > from the other side of the room.
> > It's even worth a very small "woot".
> > Cheers,
> > Neil
> Thanks for the update! I was waiting for this driver.
The little mouse/joystick is known to be like that, I've used one
briefly with windows mce and wasnt very impressed.
I ordered one of these
for my mythtv system, looks good.. should have it next week and will
report back on how well it works.
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