[mythtv-users] So confused. Firewire to STB - channel change script - mythchanger

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Wed Mar 26 14:20:08 UTC 2014


On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 10:15 AM, Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 10:11 AM, Philip Isaacs <showcasefloyd at gmail.com> wrote:
>> One more quick question. I was just looking at the IguanaIR
>> (http://iguanaworks.net/products/usb-ir-transceiver/) and I have a question.
>> How does the set up with something like this work. Do I plug the IguanaIR
>> into my Myth PC or in the STB.
>
> It goes in the myth PC, usually via a USB extension cable.
>
>> Also if it goes into my Myth PC don't I still
>> need some sort of IR Emmitter do get it to communicate with the STB?
>
> That device has two emitters built in.  In the picture, they're
> labeled "port a" and "port b".

Clarification:

The "dual LED" model has the emitters built in.  There are also two
other models where one or both LEDs are replaced by a socket allowing
the LED to be connected via a longer wire, allowing for more
convenient placement.

Eric


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