[mythtv-users] Dishnetwork compatible ir blaster

Mark fairlane at springcom.com
Fri Feb 12 03:02:22 UTC 2010

Calvin Harrigan wrote:
> After spending a while going through the archives, I've reluctantly
> decided to ask.  Is anyone out there using a commercial blaster to
> control dishnetwork receivers with relative success?  I've been using a
> homebrew blaster for the last few years, been working great.  Only
> misses a few times a year.  Lately, like within the last month or so, I
> seem to be missing more than half of the channel changes. Power seems to
> control fine, but channel changes have taken a nose dive.  All the
> components in the circuit check.  Any one have any opinions/experience
> with the following controlling a 56Khz dishnetwork receiver?
> http://iguanaworks.net/
> http://www.usbuirt.com/order.htm
> Thanks
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I struggled with occasional missed digits for years with my homebrew 
blaster with a Dish box.
I eventually gave up and bought a commandIR.  Pretty flawless now.  
Expensive though.

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