[mythtv-users] Setting up a USB IR receiver (Streamzap)

Dan Ritter dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Mon Feb 19 19:51:11 UTC 2007


On Mon, Feb 19, 2007 at 02:22:53PM -0500, Chris Weiland wrote:
> On 2/11/07, Dan Ritter <dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu> wrote:
> >
> >I'll be running Debian Etch, and start with MythTV from the
> >debian-multimedia.org repository.
> 
> So, have you had a chance to set this up yet?  I'm still having "accuracy"
> issues.  I found a mode/code/program on my remote that plays nice with
> irrecord (at least most of the time), but it's still not accurate.  If I
> just hold down a button, irw will show the right button most of the time but
> other random buttons will be shown as being pressed intermittently.  The
> protocol is sony-style, and all of the button codes appear to be 3 digit
> long hex codes in the generated lircd.conf file.  It also seems like the
> "mistakes" happen with keys with codes that share 2 of 3 digits of the
> button hex code.

I'm taking this nice frosty Monday to finish everything up.

I have changed to using the internal lirc processing, and
everything is good with the StreamZap remote. No issues.

irw has occasionally shown multiple reads of the same button,
but no accuracy issues.

-dsr-

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