[mythtv-users] RE: Echostar, lirc & actisys 200l

Frank Linhares frank at diskshop.ca
Thu Jan 22 22:09:58 EST 2004

Which home built transmitter did you build ?  Do you have a copy of the 
plans ?


On 22-Jan-04, at 5:05 PM, Michael J. Sherman wrote:

> > I've spent the entire day reading up on getting lirc to
> > work with my echostar dp301 receiver, and I've just come
> > short of whipping everything against the wall.
> I have this same DISH receiver.  I attempted to use an ActiSys, but 
> the frequency problem forced me to use a home-built IR transmitter.  I 
> would love to get the actisys working, however, because my home-built 
> receiver seems to have issues about once every tenth channel change.  
> In those few cases instead of sending "102", it'll just send "12", or 
> sometimes it'll skip the first digit.   It works, but only 90% of the 
> time, which doesn't help the WAF.
> So right now I use jvc_send with a home-built IR (the simple one on 
> the lirc page).
> -- 
> Michael J. Sherman
> Director of Advanced Technology
> Digital Sandbox, Inc. | http://www.dsbox.com/
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