[mythtv-users] Hauppauge IR compatible with IR repeater system

Meatwad meatwad.get.the.honeys at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 04:24:57 UTC 2007

Gabe Rubin wrote:
> On 7/9/07, Michelle Dupuis <support at ocg.ca> wrote:
>> That's actually the repeater brand I have: Xantech (and it all works great).
>> Do I understand you correctly that if I connect the (signal) of the output
>> on the Xantech, to the tip of the Hauppauge (signal) input, and the outer
>> ring of the Xantech (ground) to the outer ring of the Hauppauge (ground) I
>> should be ok?  (I can sever the power wire if necessary)
>> Thanks,
>> MD
> Why specifically do you want to use the Xantech repeater?  Are you
> missing the IR cable that came with the Hauppauge?  If not, you should
> do what another user suggested (and what I do) and use a headphone
> extension cable from radio shack to lengthen the Hauppauge IR cable.

He may be using another IR receiver and the connecting block to move all 
of his components to another, remote location. This is very common in 
custom install.


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