[mythtv-users] Using Fibre link to extend IR??

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Sat Jul 31 00:05:01 UTC 2010


On 07/30/2010 02:09 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 11:38 PM, R. G. Newbury<newbury at mandamus.org>  wrote:
>> On 07/29/2010 06:29 PM, Tyler T wrote:
>>>>
>>>> A quick google did not seem to retrieve anything likely. Then again, I
>>>> probably used the wrong search terms.
>>>>
>>>> Any ideas appreciated.
>>>
>>> I think you're looking for an "IR Extender", "IR Repeater" or
>>> "Multi-room remote".
>>>
>>> To be honest though, it's probably cheaper/easier/reliabler to get a
>>> Bluetooth remote to replace your IR one. Your DiNovo appears to be
>>> Bluetooth so you should not need to purchase an additional dongle for
>>> the Mythbox.
>>>
>>> If the iMon is your thing, it appears to also be available in an RF
>>> edition.
>>
>> Now THAT I did not know. Never seen a mention of one.
>> And the Antex Veris line (which appears to be the new distributor of the
>> Imon) is impossible to find around here...
>
> I'm pretty sure the RF products were discontinued quite a while ago,
> but you might be able to find them somewhere. The imon driver *does*
> purport to support them (there's RF-specific code for device
> association in there), but I doubt if its actually been tested in
> ages.
>
In other words, Jarod, if I find one cheap, I should buy an extra so we 
can spelunk it's output codes?

Geoff

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