[mythtv-users] Streamzap recognizes button release, not press

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Tue Jun 23 15:16:21 UTC 2009

On Jun 23, 2009, at 10:21 AM, Brad DerManouelian wrote:

> On Jun 18, 2009, at 5:48 PM, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>> On Jun 18, 2009, at 5:36 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
>>> It would be a function of the receiver, not the remote, if this is  
>>> the problem I'm thinking it might be. Do you have an actual  
>>> StreamZap remote you can test with?
>> In a box somewhere. I just moved so I have no idea where it might  
>> be. I used to use it with my Mythbuntu AppleTV but I don't remember  
>> if that had the problem or not. I'll try to dig it up and report  
>> back.
> I found my original streamzap remote and discovered it is sending  
> the correct (press) commands and I'm getting repeats as expected. I  
> had my Harmony 880 learn all the codes from the original remote and  
> it's now working correctly. It appears that the information in the  
> Logitech database for streamzap is for button releases, not presses.  
> Hopefully this message will help someone else in the future with  
> this setup.

Yeah, I meant to follow up on the earlier mail... I read up some  
more... There actually *are* distinct signals sent by some remotes for  
button pressed (or still pressed) and button released, depending on  
the IR protocol in use.

A very good IR protocol reference:


Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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