[mythtv-users] IR Blaster / Comcast DTAs

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Tue Mar 1 05:00:34 UTC 2011

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 2:25 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> In a month I will loose most/all of my analog channels on Comcast. I
> have had my 2 free DTAs for a couple of months now but I have not
> connected them to MythTV yet because I do not have an IR blaster. On
> either of my backends I do not have serial ports so I would prefer a
> USB solution. I see on the wiki there are a couple of options:
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Using_an_IR_Blaster_with_MythTV
> I was thinking about the MCE remote combo but it appears this is no
> longer a product in production (deactivated from newegg, others ..)

This doesn't look very deactivated to me:


> What's the best choice now?

Same as it ever was.

> Is there any thing cheaper for dual IR blasters?


Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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