[mythtv-users] Minimal button requirement for remote controls?

Tom Dexter digitalaudiorock at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 21:34:47 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 7:24 AM, Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com> wrote:
> David Engel recently wrote:
>> With a limited number of keys on most remotes, you often want to
>> overload them for different contexts and Myth doesn't always make
>> that easy or possible currently.
> I suspect there needs to be a consensus on what comprises a minimally
> acceptable MythTV remote so that keybindings and on-screen prompts can
> be built around it.

If cost is the main issue when it comes to "minimal" remotes,
personally I've always been very happy with my Phillips Tivo, which
actually has quite a few buttons and can be had for like $12.  I have
two of them laying around.


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