[mythtv-users] PVR-150 Blaster help Centos 5.2

Gregg 3gemail at gmail.com
Mon Nov 10 21:14:10 UTC 2008

> On 10/11/2008, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 10/11/2008, Gregg <3gemail at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Is the "one" IR command from the "DirectTV_RC16" remote definition
>>  > supported by the blaster? The PVR-150 blaster can only transmit
>>  > particular IR signals.
>> Yes.  Here is the output from irsend LIST
>>  irsend LIST DirectTV_RC16 "one"
>>  irsend: 000000000000001d one
> That's not what I was asking. The IR code you want to transmit (and
> the protocol definition defined in your lircd.conf) must be compatible
> with the blaster. Being listed in your lircd.conf is not enough.
> The list of codes and protocol that the blaster supports is found at:
> http://www.blushingpenguin.com/mark/lmilk/lircd.conf
> You cannot just use a standard remote definition file with the PVR-150
> blaster (as you can with a homebrew transmitter), as it will likely
> not support the codes/protocol it contains. You must determine which
> of the codes it understands can be used to control your cable STB.
> There are scripts online which iterate through all of the codesets and
> will help you to discover which particular codes will control your
> STB.
> Nick
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Thanks for the info.  I did not know that, it is my first time
configuring a blaster I have never set it up for directv before.
Looks like I will have to do a bit more reading now.  I will let you
know if and where I find the answer.


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