[mythtv-users] Logitech Harmony remote config

Jim Stichnoth stichnot at gmail.com
Thu Oct 30 23:01:51 UTC 2008

On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 3:18 PM, Brad DerManouelian
<myth at dermanouelian.com>wrote:

> On Oct 30, 2008, at 3:13 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> > Harmonys don't have a code set of their own, they merely send the
> > codes
> > used by some other remote.  Try to find a LIRC config based off the
> > actual remote you're using.
> They have a "MythTV" codeset, but I could never get enough buttons
> when using it. I ended up using the Hauppauge PVR-150 codes and
> setting up lirc accordingly since it seemed to have all the button I
> needed (especially with the red,yellow,green,blue buttons).
> -Brad

I don't know how well this would apply to the Harmony 550, but I found a
pretty good solution for the Harmony 880.


In summary, I had the Harmony 880 emulate a remote with a huge number of
codes, specifically the Sony STR-DA5300ES receiver.  After you map codes to
all the hard buttons, you have about 40 codes left over for the soft

You can probably use that lircd.conf file as-is, but the .lircrc file and
myth key bindings need to be carefully checked over according to your needs.

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