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

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Tue Sep 12 11:19:32 EDT 2006

Tom Hughes wrote:
> 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
Me too, on both counts. Did you try asking Home-Electro?


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