[mythtv-users] Direct IR connection

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Sat Apr 2 18:17:26 UTC 2011

On 02/04/11 18:55, Craig Huff wrote:
> I just put heat shrink on one of the half-cables, soldered everything
> together per the cited articles, slid the heat shrink over the 4N37 and
> exposed solder connections and put it in the toaster oven (WITH CLOSE
> ATTENTION!)  Don't leave it in until the heat shrink is "done" or it will be
> overdone. ;-)  Better to have to "toast" some more than too much and melt the
> cables.
You'd do much better with a hair-dryer. Much more control over the process and a 
great deal safer!


Mike Perkins

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