[mythtv] Remote and Cable Box

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Tue, 13 Aug 2002 21:17:51 -0400

Yup, see here:


Essentially, most of the code's there for it, it just needs someone that 
actually wants the feature to finish it up.


On Tuesday 13 August 2002 03:00 pm, Matt Bowman wrote:
> Great project!
> Is it currenlty possible to have MythTV change the
> channel on my cable box, instead of my tuner? The
> reason I ask is because I have digtial cable, however
> I only have a analog WinTV tuner card in my PC. I have
> heard of other windows based software using a Actisys
> iRDA ( http://www.actisys.com/ac200-220.html ) to do
> this.
> This is what I am thinking. MythTV can be locked to a
> channel (Example channel 3 or Line in). When you use
> the remote to change the channel it simply (*cough*)
> passes it to the digitial box, and the channel on teh
> digital box is changed. This way I can schedule
> recording or programs on digital channels that I can
> not normally get.
> If this is crazy, or it seems like there is a flaw
> here please let me know. I am new to coding (only past
> PHP and light VB) so it might not make an since.
> Thank you,
> -M
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