[mythtv-users] Need IR receiver recommendation

Brian Stults bstults at crim.ufl.edu
Wed Dec 1 04:06:37 UTC 2004


Will wrote:
>> Need IR receiver recommendation.  Needs to be compatible with MythTV.  
>> I would also like to use it with xine and tvtime.  I don't want to 
>> build one.  I want to buy one.  Recommendations?
> 
> 
> I got mine from http://lnx.manoweb.com/lirc/?partType=section&partName=buy
> 
> It was only 12EUR (9) including shipping from Italy to me in the UK -- 
> it's $15 inclusive to the USA. You need a free serial port (no usb), but 
> it's a nice cheap solution and it works with lirc. :)
> 

I bought one of these, too, but haven't had a chance to try it out yet. 
  It's very small, so does it require a serial cable to put it in a 
position where you can point your remote at it?  Or does it not require 
line-of-sight?

Thanks.


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