[mythtv-users] Looking for a cheap and easy to set-up IR receiver

Joe Henley joehenley at kc.rr.com
Fri Mar 14 15:15:41 UTC 2014

 > Can someone recommend a cheap and easy to set up USB receiver? My
 > motherboard does not have a serial port but I am open to other methods
 > of connecting an IR receiver (although I don't even know if such
 > methods exist).
 >I've been using a USB-UIRT for many years now: http://www.usbuirt.com

Check out ebay and amazon...or even Google.  Your problem will be 
picking one.  There are literally thousands of USB IR devicesavailable 
for $10 +/-.  Find one which is MCE compatible (probably 99% are).

The USBIRT is very nice, but outrageously expensive.

Joe Henley

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