[mythtv-users] USB IR receiver for Harmony remote
mike at dividia.net
Tue Aug 7 19:27:34 UTC 2007
David Segall wrote:
> The Harmony database does not contain receivers it contains
> transmitters. You can install a Microsoft receiver and tell your Harmony
> that it is a Hauppauge remote as long as you tell MythTV that it is
> listening to a Hauppauge remote by using the appropriate lirc files.
> I also have a Harmony remote but choosing the optimum configuration for
> MythTV is a real challenge. It is clear from the "real" devices I have
> programmed it to talk to there is a wide range in its ability to emulate
> them. Similarly, the sample lirc files indicate a wide range in their
> ability to listen to various remotes. The search for the best lirc
> configuration to listen to the best Harmony emulation is too big for a
> human and I can't see how to apply a computer to the task.
Hmmm.... interesting. Thanks for the clarification, I had been thinking
about it backwards.
So I guess I should not be concerned with which receiver I get and
should focus more on which remote I want lirc to think I'm using.
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