[mythtv-users] IR Blaster and Dish Network: How close does it have to be?
greg.foster at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 01:58:53 UTC 2007
On 9/6/07, Mark (home) <fairlane at springcom.com> wrote:
> > 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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With my 3100 receiver (301 in the US), I found that remote address '6'
yielded the best results... 2 years without a missed channel.
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