[mythtv-users] MyHarmony & FE - alternatives to IR?
brenthaag at gmail.com
Fri Oct 20 03:05:23 UTC 2017
On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 11:20 AM, Tim Draper <veehexx at zoho.com> wrote:
> ---- On Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:40:20 +0100 David Engel <david at istwok.net>
> wrote ----
> > On Thu, Oct 05, 2017 at 08:59:15AM +0100, Tim Draper wrote:
> > > Is there a way to use the myharmony system with a frontend without
> using IR?
> > > while myharmony does (apparently) have bluetooth, I've been
> un-sucessful getting it working with my main FE
> > >
> > > basically i have IR on my NUC (DN2820FYKH) but it doesn't always turn
> on - possibly the dog got in the way at the wrong moment, or the NUC
> doesn't see it so things can get out of sync which whats powered on or off.
> It's very rare the TV or AVR doesnt turn on and 9/10 seems to be the NUC
> with the issue.
> > >
> > > Myharmony software doesn't seem to be aware of the NUC2820 bluetooth
> and i cant find much info on getting them paired.
> > >
> > > how are you folks connecting to FE's?
> > Do you mean with a Harmony hub or with a Harmony remote with
> > bluettoth?
> > If the former, I have one and it works great. The trick is you have
> > to configure your MythTV PC as a Windows PC in order to get a decent
> > offering of keys to map to remote buttons. If you configure it as a
> > generic bluetooth device, you get a pitiful offering of keys.
> > If you mean with a Harmony remote that does bluetooth directly, I'm
> > not sure how that works. Look to see if it too offer a choice of a
> > Windows PC.
> > David
> > --
> > David Engel
> > david at istwok.net
> > _______________________________________________
> thats got it. not sure what i was searching for before, but bluetooth is
> now working and controlling the FE
> I've just got to figure out how the 2820NUC handles wake-on-bluetooth now.
> and yes, it was the Harmony Hub i'm using.
> thanks for the info
Is there a way for the Harmony hub to do IP based commands? That would be
so much slicker.
E: brenthaag at gmail.com
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