[mythtv-users] Setting up CEC remote for Raspberry PI 4B for Mythtv-light

James Abernathy jfabernathy at gmail.com
Mon Aug 26 09:37:54 UTC 2019

On 8/25/19 11:12 AM, Peter Bennett wrote:
> On 8/24/19 3:56 PM, James Abernathy wrote:
>> Now that I have my Mythtv combo FE/BE working, I’m moving it to my RV 
>> where my TV is a Sony 1080P HD with CEC support.
>> Without configuring anything The Sony remote works for the 
>> Directional arrows. But the Select button in the middle of the arrows 
>> doesn’t work along with the Stop and play button.
>> I assume all I need to do is use mythfrontend Setup -> Edit Keys to 
>> setup the non-functioning buttons??
> Yes - that is the way to do it, but you may find some buttons are not 
> detected at all. Unfortunately many buttons are not passed though by 
> some TVs. Also the CEC response is sometimes very slow with Raspberry 
> pi 2 and 3. Maybe it is better with pi 4.
Thanks, I got the select, stop, pause and play buttons working along 
with the arrows, so that's all I need.

You are right about the slowness of the CEC response. For my application 
it's works and it better than rigging yet another remote

Jim A

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