[mythtv-users] IR blaster connection to internal serial header

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 03:43:59 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 7:56 PM, Robin Gilks<g8ecj at gilks.org> wrote:
> Greetings
> I'm just commisioning a new backend on an Asus M3N78 Pro motherboard and
> the serial port extender to get a 9 pin D type onto the back for an STB IR
> blaster is an extra (i.e. not in the box!).
> There is no information in the manual as to the pinouts of the header,
> does anyone know if they are standard (probably not) or where in
> Australasia I can get the necessary doodaki?
> I guess if I had the pinouts I could just wire a 3.5mm jack to a header
> and mount that on the back panel but the correct connector would be handy
> since the IR blaster requires control lines rather than just TX and RX
> data.
> Cheers

According to google the pinouts are as per the P5Q


ie pin 1 to pin 1 etc all the way through.

You can get the idc connectors at DSE etc.

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