[mythtv-users] recommended IR transmitter?

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Fri Dec 4 21:00:00 UTC 2009

On Friday 04 December 2009 01:37:58 pm Alex Williamson wrote:
> What's the current recommended IR transmitter (that's actually
> available for purchase) these days?  I'm getting tired of my dumb
> serial transmitter not working quite right and making playback hiccup
> whenever it does anything.  I'd like something that's well supported,
> that doesn't lock down the CPU for timing, and can control a dish
> receiver.  I do have an hdpvr, and I expect that blaster might work
> fine in a few more months to a year, but it sounds like TX is not very
> solid right now, or at least interferes with recording.  RX would be a
> bonus, but not a requirement.  I think this leaves USB-UIRT and
> CommadIR.  Are there others?  is the CommandIR worth double the price
> of the USB-UIRT?  Thanks for any comments.

If ti weren't for your "available for purchase" requirement I'd suggest the 
MyBlaster. I love mine, and I'm now sorry I didn't buy more than one when 
they were available.

It meets all your other requirements. Maybe some are available in E-Bay?

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