[mythtv-users] Tivo Remote with IR Reciever VIA USB and lirc?
dan at milkcarton.com
Fri May 14 13:49:31 EDT 2004
I remember reading a few weeks ago a guy on the list said he used a usb
- > serial converter for lirc. I don't remember if it was for a
receiver or transmitter.
> You sure?
> I thought I read that you couldn't plug it into a USB/serial convertor
> you may want to double check
> Actually, I did :)
> Question 2
> Dan Morphis wrote:
>> build the circuit at http://www.lirc.org/receivers.html Its a very
>> simple circuit, only has 5 components. Then, get a usb -> serial
>> converter and plug it into that. You could also get the Microsoft
>> MCE remote, which has a ir transceiver (Though the last update I know
>> of is the ir blaster isn't working yet in linux). The Microsoft MCE
>> remote is usb.
>> Richie Crews wrote:
>>> I searched the mail list archives and could not find an answer to
>>> this so I am going to ask =D
>>> I am looking to use a Tivo remote with my new MythTV setup and after
>>> reading the mailing lists people report that the hauppage IR
>>> receiver does not work with the Tivo remotes (unless I read wrong).
>>> So I was going to get an IR receiver that works with lirc and that
>>> is usb. Could anyone recommend such a device? The problem I have is
>>> that I am out of serial ports for my motherboard. Any help would be
>>> welcomed, Thanks.
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