[mythtv-users] Laptop - front end question...

Mike LaPlante mike at dividia.net
Thu Sep 13 20:52:45 UTC 2007

A JM wrote:
> I've got a laptop I was considering on using as a front end, it has, 
> S-Vid, infrared, WOL, etc.I realize it's limited to SD so I'm not 
> concerned about HD.
I have always thought laptops had IrDA ports which is not the same as 
IR. But I could be wrong, in fact there's a good chance I'm wrong. I 
believe IrDA is designed to only work a meter or so, for wireless 
printing or PDA transfers.

You could always get an el cheapo serial ir receiver though.


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