[mythtv-users] Change channel scripts

Mike Bennett mbppg at comcast.net
Fri Nov 5 11:31:03 UTC 2010

On 11/04/2010 08:29 PM, E. Westbrook wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 12:27, Mike Bennett <mbppg at comcast.net 
> <mailto:mbppg at comcast.net>> wrote:
>     Okay I am having a weird issue with my change channel scripts. I
>     have three turners and three Comcast DTA/100's connected via IR
>     cable from the MCEUSB blasters to the IR port on the back of the DTA.
> Can you do that?  I'm currently using an IR LED to blast from my 
> mceusb to my Comcast DTA.  I noticed the IR input jack on the DTA with 
> great curiosity, and wondered about using a 3-conductor patch cable 
> instead -- but I didn't know (or investigate, candidly) whether the 
> electrical signals are compatible.
> This would be great news for me if it is confirmed workable.  Of 
> course, then I might well share your issue... which I suppose would be 
> good for helping to solve it, at least, lol.  For me, the LED pathway 
> is currently working flawlessly, but I'd much rather use a direct cable.
> Thanks!
> EW
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Here is the cable, this is the one I used: 

Please note it is not a direct cable, it is similar to an optical 
isolator. If your IR blaster bug is not working first then this cable 
won't help.

Also the cable is not the problem. I get the same thing with an IR 
blaster bug.


Mike Bennett

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