[mythtv-users] Current Verizon FIOS experiences

greg pryzby greg at pryzby.org
Tue Dec 22 17:32:09 UTC 2009

On 12/22/2009 10:38 AM, David Engel wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 08:12:26AM -0500, greg pryzby wrote:
>> (Top Posting)
> I'm seriously tempted to not bother responding, but I will anyway.
>> Looks like the HD-PVR doesn't have the codes to work w/ Motorola
>> 6416-2 HD/DVR from Verizon FiOS.
>> I have an email to support asking if this device is supported.
>> I placed the IR eye over the yellow blinking diode (?) that flashes
>> when I use the Verizon remote... assuming that is the right
>> location.
> Is your STB all silver with an oval window?  If so this is your
> problem as the IR receiver is at the far left edge of the window
> completely opisite from the remote activity LED.  If you have a
> different type of STB, use a strong flashlight to shine throught the
> window to find out exactly where the IR receiver is located.  The
> HD-PVR blaster needs to be right on top of receiver.
> As Jarod said, it's highly unlikely your STB can't be controlled by
> the HD-PVR IR blaster.  If you haven't already done so, download the
> comprehensive lircd.conf from blushingpenguin and start from there.  I
> bet code 85 will work.

ARG!!!! Ok, I will look. I *assumed* it was on the right and tried to 
post a pix (too large) to show where I put it.

THANKS for the idea and I will try soon.

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