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

JEDIDIAH jedi at mishnet.org
Fri Nov 6 21:42:23 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 06, 2009 at 04:34:47PM -0500, Tom Dexter wrote:
> 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.

    I thought of assimilating my old Tivo remotes for use with MythTV
when I first started but it seemed it would be an expensive option. I
use Streamzap remotes instead. They aren't dirt cheap but they aren't
rediculous either and they do come with a reciever.

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