[mythtv-users] remote options
darylangela at gmail.com
Wed Apr 24 16:41:57 UTC 2019
On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 12:24 PM Curtis Gedak <gedakc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2019-04-24 9:43 a.m., Tim Draper wrote:
> > I've noticed that the Mythmote app has disappeared from the Google Play
> store which is a shame. Currently using AcasaSoft's 'Remote for MythTV' but
> noticed it's not been updated for a number of years. I've also some
> re-connectivity issues with that app that mythmote had a 'reconnect' button
> in the corner to make it easy to trigger re-connections if it lost it for
> whatever reason. plus it doesn't even do DNS FE names... IP only.
> > How do you guys control your non-primary FE's on the cheap? for me,
> they're all rpi3's so have bluetooth and (obviously) IP control of them.
> The TV's are all IR and while i'm quite happy to use their dedicated
> remotes, it's hard to justify the cost of a Harmony remote for the times i
> use the FE's, hence android app usage.
> > My Harmony Companion remote is maxed out on licenses&key config so cant
> use that.
> F-Droid, which is an installable catalogue of FOSS applications for the
> Android platform, has both MythDroid and mythmote.
> If your TV's support CEC, then you might consider using the existing TV
> remote and CEC to control the RPi3's.
I've found these pretty effective:
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