[mythtv-users] What is everyone using for IR Receivers ?
two.bits.11 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 01:55:49 UTC 2011
On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 9:36 PM, Brent Bolin <brent.bolin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 1:19 PM, linux guy <linuxguy123 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > This brings up another question, what is everyone using for a remote ?
> > I was thinking of using the TV remove, programming the FE to respond to
> > STB commands that the remote sends.
> > Will that work ?
> > Or should the FE have its own remote ?
> > I'm liking the idea of using a Blue Tooth receiver because then I could
> > (theoretically) use a Blue Tooth mouse and keyboard for when I do
> > maintenance on the FEs.
> > How is everyone else handling this ?
> > Great discussion, BTW. Thanks for all the replies.
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> My original intent was to use a zotac mini mb with a m350 case. The
> mb had a usb port that I was going to use a cheap usb receiver and
> transmitter. Make a small cut out for the usb receiver. Slick neat
> Turned out to be a real pain in the @ss. You had to point the
> transmitter at very specific angles to get responses.
> That's why I decided to go with the RC6 usb windows media compatible
> external receiver. Still use the cheap transmitter on two of my front
> My main TV is controlled using a One for All remote. Got the link
> from somebody in this list. Have never looked back.
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This is my exact configuration, but with XBox DVD IR receivers sitting
behind the front grid. I have no problem with angle. They receive very
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