[mythtv-users] Slighty OT: LIRC/I2C and replacing the grey haauppage remote

Mike LaPlante mike at dividia.net
Sat Jul 21 17:22:09 UTC 2007


Ian Jackson wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> During a recent move, I've lost my grey hauppage remote. I realize i can 
> order a new one from happauge, but I'm wondering if can use one of my 
> universal remotes lying around here.. I was googling it, and i think i'm 
> best to try to set one of the universal remotes to a magnavox code, and 
> try from there.. Am i barking up the wrong tree? What have other people 
> done when they've lost there remote? I noticed that miro, (democracy 
> player) now has lirc support, so I love my mythbox just a little more!
>
> Ian
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Check out Jarod's Fedora Mythology site. He mentions picking up a 
standard radio shack remote that works with the IR receiver plugged into 
his Haupage card. There's a protocol that you need to make sure the 
universal fits in order for it to work.
http://wilsonet.com/mythtv/fcmyth.php#lirc

Mike


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