[mythtv-users] Advice on using an RF remote?

Jim Stichnoth stichnot at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 18:30:25 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 11:07 AM, David Brieck Jr. <dbrieck at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have two Firefly's setup myself, one for each frontend. I'm not sure I
> understand the reasoning behind the "IR part" to control the TV though as
> LIRC doesn't care whether it's IR or RF, it will still run the frontend the
> same way. If you're referring to turning the TV on and off, you could use a
> little IR blaster to care care of that and map it to a button on the
> Firefly.

I would need a single remote to control both the TV (IR) and
mythfrontend (RF).  LIRC wouldn't be involved in controlling the TV
functions like power and volume.  I'd prefer not to use a blaster,
instead I would use a combined IR/RF universal remote.


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