[mythtv-users] MCE remote and Mythbuntu
newmank1 at asme.org
Fri Mar 14 15:46:45 UTC 2014
On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 8:21 AM, Thomas Mashos <thomas at mashos.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 7:44 AM, Philip Isaacs <showcasefloyd at gmail.com>
> > Yeah, that's what I'm fearing as well. I've had not luck with it so far.
> > Floyd
> > On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 10:38 AM, Jeremy Jones
> > <jeremy.dwain.jones at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 8:33 AM, Philip Isaacs <showcasefloyd at gmail.com
> >> wrote:
> >>> Hey Bob,
> >>> My MCE Remote has a different to of IR adapter then the one in the
> >>> article above. It just has a little round plug (like an audio cable)
> >>> plugs into the back of my WINTV HVR 1600 Card. I'm not even sure what
> >>> would call this type of adapter.
> >>> Maybe that's where I'm getting confused.
> >>> Floyd
> >> I have a HVR-1600 as well. When I installed it several years back I
> >> found a way to get the IR receiver working. Things may be different
> >> but then I think it was a driver issue.
> >> I ended up just buying a USB remote.
> >> Jeremy
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> I found when I built a new system, I was no longer able to get my
> MCEUSB2 remote working. I never tracked down the exact cause, but it
> looks to be an issue with the USB controller. I ended up just getting
> one of these instead.
> Thomas Mashos
I've had various problems with my USB IR receiver/blaster which the
manufacturer claims to be a problem with the USB host interface (even
though no other device has problems with it...). Their tech support
recommended that I use a USB hub in between the receiver and motherboard.
The problems were mostly mitigated when I upgraded the motherboard, but I
still ran into occasional device lockups which required a reboot to revive
(unplug/replug was not enough), but I re-installed the USB hub and it
hasn't happened since. Might be something to consider if you're having USB
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