[mythtv-users] 2 in 1 - Reputable site / Which HD tuner card?

Mark Chang mark.chang at gmail.com
Tue Jan 16 22:17:18 UTC 2007

On 1/16/07, Willy Boyd <willyboyd at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Not to beat a dead horse, but I love my HD Home Run. No driver issues
> > is a big win. Plus, IR receiver for free!
> Hmm... so does that mean the HD HomeRun sends the IR signals directly
> to the Myth box, over cat5?  i.e., it doesn't just change the channel
> that one/both of the tuners is currently tuned to, right, just sends
> the signals down the network and lirc does it's thing?  Doesn't matter
> much for me because I still use a PVR250 with built-in receiver, but
> that certainly piques my curiousity.

Sorry to not be clear. There is an IR receiver in the HDHomeRun box.
It supports LIRC in UDP mode, so yes, it sends signals over the
network to the listening host and LIRC does the work.

Cute, and saves me some effort.

Mark L. Chang

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