[mythtv-users] Nvidia Shield Is the future of Mythtv Frontend

Jon Boehm jon.s.boehm at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 17:53:09 UTC 2019

I'm using a Flirc with the same old TIVO remote I've been using with MythTV
for almost a decade.


On Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 9:11 AM Michael <mythtv at blandford.net> wrote:

> On 1/7/19 9:25 AM, Anthony Brummett wrote:
> > I have my own question about using remotes with the Shield.  Looks
> > like the remote that comes with it only has a few buttons.  How well
> > does it work with MythTV?  Can you plug in an MCE-compatible receiver
> > and supply your own remote?
> >
> I have two shields and use two different/similar methods
> 1) Primary shield - Harmony hub/Remote - Bind the shield to the Harmony
> hub to control the shield itself.    Then go back and add a Windows
> keyboard (Bluetooth emulation) to the hub and bind it to the shield
> too.    Now you have the primary shield commands on your remote and you
> can add any additional keys via the emulated bluetooth keyboard.
> 2) Secondary - Harmony IR remote + Flirc receiver.    Flirc emulates a
> USB keyboard.   Programmed the remote with the Flirc software first for
> the shield and map the keys.   Then switch to full keyboard mode and add
> all the additional keys for mythtv.
> So, on both remotes, I have a full/native remote experience with the
> shield and with MythTV without log key presses, etc.
> Michael
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