[mythtv-users] Using USB to change channels on cable box?

Mike LaPlante mike at dividia.net
Tue Aug 14 20:34:55 UTC 2007

Christopher Robbins wrote:
> I've got a Scientific Atlanta 3250 (non-HD) cable box...It's got a USB 
> port or two.  Is
> there any way to control the box via USB?  I've read a lot about using 
> firewire with the
> 3250HD, but nothing about the standard def box. 
> Would it be easier to use an IR blaster?
I don't think so, the manufacturer PDF ( 
http://www.sciatl.com/products/consumers/userguidepdfs/749329.pdf) says 
this port is for external devices such as keyboards and modems.


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