[mythtv-users] MythTV on AppleTV
jedi at mishnet.org
Mon Jun 9 15:41:12 UTC 2008
On Mon, Jun 09, 2008 at 09:23:26AM -0500, Nick F wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 9:19 AM, Sarah Katherine Hayes <
> sarah at sarahhayes.is-a-geek.net> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-06-09 at 09:08 -0500, jedi wrote:
> > > On Sun, Jun 08, 2008 at 07:05:45PM -0700, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> > > > On Jun 8, 2008, at 6:06 PM, robbinsck1 at gmail.com wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > So are the apple tv front end a good choice for a no noise simple to
> > > > > use mythbuntu 8.04 frontend? And can you use a windows mce remote?
> > > >
> > > > Assuming you are connecting to a component or HDMI (or DVI with
> > > > adaptor) display, yes. The only remote the hardware will recognize is
> > > > the Apple remote. It has very few buttons on its own, but you can get
> > >
> > > ...what about USB remotes?
> > >
> > That was something I was wondering as well. My MCE remote has it's own
> > USB dongle I'd have thought it'd work fine with the appropriate lirc
> > stuff installed.
> I use the MCE remote with my Apple TV. Works great, but ruins the loverly
> lines of the ATV with the ugly black USB receiver hanging off! The more
> elegant solution is to use a learning remote (say Harmony) to learn a bunch
How much are these? Are they as much as the AppleTV is?
An external IR reciever is not such a big deal really...
> of Apple remote keys (I think there are at least 36 possible codes - 6x6)
> and use that with the inbuild Apple receiver.
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