[mythtv-users] recommended IR transmitter?

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Dec 7 22:52:48 UTC 2009

On Monday 07 December 2009 03:36:53 pm Ajay Sharma wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 12:37 PM, Alex Williamson <
> alex.l.williamson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What's the current recommended IR transmitter (that's actually
> > available for purchase) these days?
> I'm playing around with an Iguana IR from http://iguanaworks.net (the USB
> version).  While their 1.0pre1 code never worked right, they just released
>  a pre2 version that works much better in controlling my dish box.
> I'm using it to replace my old myblaster serial ir transmitter since I'm
> going to a machine without a serial port. I ran some tests (wrote a script
> to change the channel like 1000 times) and was changing channels and 
> disconnecting (like the pre1 version did).

You can use a MyBlaster with a USB-to-serial adapter, unlike the LIRC type 

If you stop using yours, I'm sure somebody here (like me) would take it off 
your hands.

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