[mythtv-users] Finding an IR blaster, really that hard?

Calvin Harrigan charriglists at bellsouth.net
Tue Jul 27 14:09:16 UTC 2010

On 7/27/2010 9:52 AM, David Brieck Jr. wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 11:00 AM, Jarod Wilson<jarod at wilsonet.com>  wrote:
>> Yeah, "MCE compatibility" doesn't guarantee its a device driven by
>> mceusb these days, unfortunately. The thing to do is to look for an
>> MCE-compatible device that has transmit support as well, as that's
>> highly likely going to be an mceusb-driven device. And yes, there's a
>> separate cable that plugs into the back side of each and every mceusb
>> device I've seen (all of them I've seen have two blaster ports, but
>> most only come with one blaster cable).
>> --
>> Jarod Wilson
>> jarod at wilsonet.com
> Thanks for all your help. I found one on ebay for $17 shipped (from
> Hong Kong). it works out of the box with LIRC, out of the box with my
> STB, and perfectly with my HDPVR (didn't want to use the built in one
> for stability reasons). It even has two outputs in case I get crazy
> and add another STB.
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Could you provide more details?  A link perhaps to the one you got?

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