[mythtv-users] What IR receiver do you use?

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 20:21:58 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 2:58 PM, Andrew Close <aclose at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 2:08 PM, Kevin Kuphal <kkuphal at gmail.com> wrote:
> <snip/>
> >
> > None.  I have an IR based keyboard that plugins into the PS2 keyboard and
> > mouse ports on my computer.  I have a learning remote (URC-8910 - maybe
> $30)
> > that I programmed with JP1 to emulate the keyboard IR commands.  To Myth,
> > all the remote button presses come in as keyboard commands so I don't
> have
> > to mess around with LIRC at all.  Very easy to set up and is *alot*
> faster
> > in responding to buttons than LIRC.
> i use the IR receiver that came with the PVR-250 and the included
> remote.  love the remote ;)
> Kevin, what keyboard do you use?  i like the idea of not having to use LIRC
> :)

When I bought it, it was this model:
which looks like you can still get it from here:

The details on the process are here with links to the cables, etc:

I've been very happy with the results

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