[mythtv-users] HDPVR Remote with MCE USB Receiver

Johnny Walker johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Wed May 26 15:39:07 UTC 2010

On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 8:23 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 4:58 PM, Charles Wright <cpwright at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It seems like it should be possible to use an MCE receiver to get
>> keystrokes from the remote that comes with an HDPVR?  Does anyone have
>> a configuration file that works for this?  I tried adding:
>> include "/usr/share/lirc/remotes/hauppauge/lircd.conf.hauppauge"
> So far as I know, this should have worked, no clue why it didn't.
> iirc, it should be the 'Hauppauge_350' remote definition that gets
> matched. Not sure where my hdpvr remote is these days, or I'd try it
> out with one of my mceusb transceivers...

That is indeed how it works at my house. The remote that came with my
HD-PVR works as the Hauppauge_350 remote in that conf file on my mcusb

Were we sure to restart lirc after changing the config?

>> To /etc/lirc/lircd.conf, but that did not work.  I also tried running
>> irrecord, but the lead pulse was inconsistent, and when trying to
>> assign a button it consistently said "Something went wrong."
> irrecord is... often flaky. Better to start with the generic/RC-5.conf
> file as a base and irrecord on top of that.
> --
> Jarod Wilson
> jarod at wilsonet.com
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