[mythtv-users] Satellite TV and MythTV, getting started

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 21:48:37 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 11:09 AM, Brad DerManouelian
<myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Jan 23, 2009, at 9:35 AM, john wrote:
>> David is correct.
>> In doing a search, I came across:
>> http://cgi.ebay.com/PL2303-ADAPTER-CABLE-SERIAL-DB9-PIN-TO-USB-RS232-A06_W0QQitemZ380096172717QQcmdZViewItem
>> Which claims to be pl2303.  The specifications seem to back this up, since
>> it lists usb 1.1.  I seem to remember the pl2303x as usb 2.0 (but my memory
>> may be faulty).
> Thanks for that. I just ordered one since I have one more DirecTV box I need
> to control and have tried many, many USB to Serial Adaptors that were
> supposed to work according to the wiki. I promised myself the last one was
> the last one I buy, but this one will be. :) I guess I should start getting
> rid of my extras on ebay.
> -Brad

I tried emailing those people over a week ago, asking for verification
that it is the PL2303 and not the X.  They have never gotten back in
touch with me, which is not a good sign.  Maybe they don't speak

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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