[mythtv-users] IR power on for frontend

Andre mythtv-list at dinkum.org.uk
Fri May 13 12:41:40 UTC 2011

On 13 May 2011, at 13:11, Terjesen Jens Peder wrote:
> I have a Thermaltake DH101 with Soundgraph LCD display and IR remote.
> http://www.thermaltake.com/products-model.aspx?id=C_00000176
> I actually don't use the volume knob or the buttons, but about two years ago I fiddled with Lirc and got them working.
> Back then the driver created two device nodes, one for the volume knob and buttons and one for the remote, so had to run two instances of Lirc.
> The volume knob would generate events for each "click" when turning it up or down in the same way as the remote buttons and the front panel buttons.

Just the sort of info I was looking for, thanks.

> The LCD display has quite low contrast so is readable more or less only when looking straight at it and not at an angle.
> The remote needs to be pointed at the IR receiver to work.
> My case is placed under the TV quite near the floor. If you place the case higher up I think the display can be more useful, e.g. see what is being recorded, navigate menues without TV on.

Mine is to the side and projector rather than TV so a dim display is a bonus. I'm interested to navigate mythmusic or something similar to play music without turning on the projector.



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