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

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Thu Mar 27 17:37:02 UTC 2014


On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 1:03 PM, Peter Bennett <cats22 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Regarding whether my scripts will work with the mceusb remote -I have two
> MCE remotes from Amazon.com. They work great for controlling myth tv, but
> they do nothing to help with controlling the set top box. To control the set
> top box you need an IR blaster. I spent a long time looking for an MCE
> remote that had an IR blaster and never found one.

They're widely available.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Microsoft-MCE-Media-center-IR-Receiver-Dell-Remote-Control-Emitter-Wire-/261433412747?pt=US_Remote_Controls_Pointers&hash=item3cdea54c8b

http://www.ebay.com/itm/HP-USB-Microsoft-MCE-Media-Center-IR-Remote-Control-RC6-Kit-Certified/281289457629?_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851&_trkparms=aid%3D222003%26algo%3DSIC.FIT%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20131003132420%26meid%3D5785356222326696796%26pid%3D100005%26prg%3D20131003132420%26rk%3D4%26rkt%3D6%26sd%3D261433412747&rt=nc

etc., etc.

I have two units based on the HP design and they work well.

Eric


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