[mythtv-users] What is everyone using for IR Receivers ?

Tom Bongiorno two.bits.11 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 31 01:01:45 UTC 2011

On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 8:49 PM, Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I need a bunch of IR receivers for my front end boxes.  What is everyone
>> using ?
> I actually have an old IR receiver from some Packard Bell remote
> controls I used to have. Like this one
> http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Packard-Bell-BPCS-146541-Remote-Control-Unit-/150441120417?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2306fd52a1
> Work really well. Note it's serial port not USB, but that suits me.
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I use these original XBox DVD Receivers on my six frontends:


If you don't want to add/mod the usb yourself, you can get the adapter cables:


Of course, this assumes that you have programmable remotes.  I program
URC-8820 JP1 remotes to act like a Harmony macro-based remote.

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