[mythtv-users] Does HD PVR have IR receiver?

Johnny Walker johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 15:13:16 UTC 2009

On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 7:31 PM, Kevin Ross <kevin at familyross.net> wrote:
> Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
>> On Mon, 2009-12-28 at 16:36 -0700, steve wrote:
>>> I posted an earlier message about IR receivers.  But I was just
>>> looking at the Hauppauge page for the HD PVR (which I plan to use,
>>> http://www.hauppauge.com/site/products/data_hdpvr.html) and it shows a
>>> window labeled IR receiver.  Does anyone know if this be used with a
>>> remote to control MythTV?
>> It's possible, but I would not recommend it. The polling for IR makes
>> the HD-PVR freeze up within a day or two.
>> -- Daniel
> Or in my case, within about 30 seconds.

I use the HDPVR to capture and firewire to control the TimeWarner STB
connected to it.

I do use the remote that came with the HDPVR as it's got all the right
buttons in all the right places. I use it with the PVR150 usb IR
receiver. This setup works great.

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