[mythtv-users] IRA-3 Experiences / Programming WOL

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Tue Sep 12 09:22:36 EDT 2006

In message <200609120855.12430.silfreed-mythtv at silfreed.net>
        Douglas E. Warner <silfreed-mythtv at silfreed.net> wrote:

> I'm looking for an IR receiver that should support universal remotes as well 
> as having some PC wakeup features.  I've seen the iMon, but I don't want an 
> actual power button interrupt (unless someone can confirm that it will 
> generate an ACPI event).  I've come across the IRA-3 which has a Wake-on-LAN 
> (WOL) header to plug into your NIC/Motherboard which sounds like it could be 
> ideal.  I'm considering the OEM version and it's a good bit cheaper than the 
> iMon.
> http://www.home-electro.com/ira3.php
> I've read that it should work with LIRC using the IRMan serial protocol.  
> However, I'm not sure how to program the IRA-3 as to which IR signal should 
> trigger the "wakeup" command.  There is a windows binary provided, but that's 
> not ideal.

I've been using a IRA-3 OEM for going on two years now without any
problems. I use it with an old VCR remote.

I've never use the WOL feature though so I can't comment on that.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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