[mythtv-users] IR blaster problems

Ray Whiteman ray.whiteman at consultant.com
Mon Jun 23 10:22:22 UTC 2008

Tony Brummett wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 1:34 PM, John H <arizonamythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I just got this MCE remote:
>> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16880121002&Tpk=80-121-002
>> and I'm having problems getting the IR blaster to do anything, though
>> irsend runs without complaining.
>> Is the Blaster not sending a signal or is the problem that the Blaster
>> isn't changing the channel for you? You can check the signal by using
>> a digital camera.
> Yeah, the blaster is not sending any signal at all.  Since the
> receiver part is working, I guess the right driver is loaded.  That'd
> make it either a hardware problem, or something to being up on the
> lirc list *shrug*
> -- Tony
Just a suggestion, which port on the MCE receiver are you using? I 
recall that only one of the ports is coded to work properly, pretty sure 
it is port # 1. At least in the version of LIRC I have that is the way 
it is.

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