[mythtv-users] IR Blaster and Dish Network: How close does it have to be?

Mark (home) fairlane at springcom.com
Fri Sep 7 01:04:08 UTC 2007

> On 9/6/07, Bearcat M. Sandor <HomeTheater at feline-soul.com> wrote:
> > I'll mess with it some more when i get home, but now it amounts to
> > "Honey, hold that next to the receiver while i try this code"..."Alright
> > let's try this one."  This may end in divorce :) I suppose i could just
> > tape it temporarily.
> >
> > Bearcat M. Sandor

I used to have a simple IR transmitter.  Diode and resistor.  Then I built a 
USB powered amplified one.  Then I taped it to the receiver.  At that point 
it was fairly reliable.  Answer is it depends on your ambient conditions.  I 
have fairly bad ambient light.  My reciever occasionally gets sunlight on it.

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