[mythtv-users] Harmony Hub and MythTV

David Engel david at istwok.net
Thu Jul 26 17:55:14 UTC 2018

On Thu, Jul 26, 2018 at 12:19:09PM -0500, Jack McGee wrote:
> I recently purchased Harmony Elite, which has a hub.
> I see two ways to control Mythtv, one is IR the other Bluetooth.
> Everything I read says bluetooth preferable.


> I use a bluetooth keyboard with my Ubuntu 16.04 mythtv frontend.
> Can I pair Harmony to the same dongle the keyboard is using?  For some
> reason that doesn't seem to work.

I cna't see why it shouldn't work.  What errors do you get?

> If not, can I add another bluetooth dongle, leave bluetooth keyboard on one,
> and harmony on the other?

Probably, but shouldn't be necessary.

> Any advantages to going the MCE/IR route?

Not unless you want a slower, less reliable experience. :)

> thanks.
> I am retiring my 20 year old OFA remote :(

I retired my 15 year old URC remote last year.  I wish I'd done so
much earlier.

David Engel
david at istwok.net

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