[mythtv-users] Advice on media players

Michael Tiller michael.tiller at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 23:38:43 UTC 2009

On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 6:34 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:

> On Thursday 03 December 2009 04:09:24 pm Michael Tiller wrote:
> > Just to clarify.  When I talked about control, I was talking about
> > playback control (e.g. Play, Pause, Stop), not controlling an external
> > IR device (e.g. STB).
> OK, but both functions are required if using it as a B/E (slave or
> otherwise)
> and F/E.

I understand.  I have no plan to use this as a backend.

> So should I assume from comments that their is no IR sensor on these
> Revos?
> Correct, but a USB IR receiver could be used.

I was hoping for something that was built-in and that MythBuntu would
recognize out of the box.  At $199 it is already a bit pricey (when compared
to a WD HD-TV Live) and adding a USB IR device is only going to make it

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