[mythtv-users] Best latest Ion Boards?

Andrew Close aclose at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 14:22:20 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 7:58 AM, BobW <bob_pub_mailbox-mytv at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Andrew Close wrote:
>> ...
>> Tom, is that for the remote, the USB I/R dongle, or both?
>> i currently have a Logitech Harmony 670 as my remote and i'm using the
>> I/R receiver that came with my PVR-250.  but in my new ION F/E (that
>> should arrive today :) i won't have room for the PVR-250, so no I/R
>> receiver.
>> initially i'm planning on trying to use the I/R receiver that's built
>> into my HDHR, but i've heard that's tricky to get working and then a
>> so-so solution...
> I had no problems setting up the HDHR remote receiver. Just follow the LIRC
> instructions at:
> http://www.silicondust.com/hdhomerun/instructions/mythtv
> Once the HDHR starts sending commands, your existing remote profile/key
> config should work find.
> The biggest problem I have is when someone moves the HDHR and it cannot see
> the remote signals anymore.

cool, thanks for the link/tip Bob.

back on topic, i just received a Zotac ION board with the Atom 230 on
it yesterday.  tiny little thing, looks very nice.  i'm still waiting
on the power supply so i haven't had a chance to fire it up yet.

Andrew Close

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