[mythtv-users] Disj Network or Direct TV?

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Tue Jul 20 14:25:31 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 04:01:54PM -0600, Brian Wood wrote:
> On Monday, July 19, 2010 03:54:14 pm Jeff Artz wrote:
> > 
> >   One advantage that Dish receivers have is that they can be set to 16
> > different IR code sets, so that you can easily use ONE instance of LIRC to
> > control several set-top-boxes.
> I had always assumed that DirectTV had a similar way to handle multiple receivers, but I've never used more than one DTV 
> receiver at a time.
> So are you saying that you would need two blasters and two instances of lirc to control two DirectTV receivers?

    Actually, DirecTV recievers can be controlled by serial cable.

    Although I've never tried controlling 2 recievers with the same backend.


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