[mythtv-users] Gray Hauppauge Remote Info

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 18:14:43 UTC 2011

On 3 November 2011 17:39, Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 1:24 PM, James Pifer <jep at obrien-pifer.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2011-11-02 at 14:46 -0700, Michael Papet wrote:
>>> I moved my backend with a couple of Hauppauge tuners out of the house.
>>> The front end in the house still needs a remote.
>>> My first preference is to re-use the gray Hauppauge remote because it
>>> has high WAF.  If you have seen the Modern Family episode about the
>>> Dumphy remote controls, that's pretty much my house.  The gray remote
>>> is familiar and accepted.  That's why I'm really motivated to keep it.
>>> Does anyone know if an HP USB MCE receiver will communicate with the
>>> standard silver Hauppauge remote?
>>> Thanks in advance.
>> Do you have a link to a picture of the one you are referring to? I don't
>> want to lead you down a bad path, but I have several MCE USB receivers,
>> one HP, one Acer, and two black generic, that all work with the three
>> different versions of the gray Hauppauge remotes that I have.
> Light gray or dark gray?
> The dark gray Hauppauge remote is an MCE remote and would definitely work:
> http://store.hauppauge.com/accessories2.asp?product=2250_mce_remote_kit
> The light gray remote is something else:
> http://store.hauppauge.com/accessories2.asp?product=remote

I am using an after-market Hauppauge USB MCE receiver sourced in the UK:


with the RC-5-based light grey Hauppauge remote you link to above with
zero problems on my Acer Revo frontend. I would guess the receiver
supports both RC-5 and RC-6 protocols.


Nick Morrott

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