[mythtv-users] Re: Homebrew PVR Multi-Circuit

John Patrick Poet john at BlueSkyTours.com
Wed Oct 13 15:49:35 UTC 2004


On Mon, 21 Jun 2004, Steven White wrote:

> Ideally, what I would like to do is make something compatible with the
> UIRT2 protocol and add in the functionality of writing to the LCD and
> toggling the status LEDs.  This would allow for everything to be on one
> com port.  I'm an embedded microcontroller type programmer, not a Linux
> programmer, so I'm not sure that this is possible on the PC side.  Would
> it be possible to write a driver for LIRC that supports these extra
> commands (I'll ask some people in the LIRC project too)?  I would only
> need some messages transmitted on the serial port in plain text for this
> to work.  The microcontroller can make the decisions as to whether the
> data is IR, LED, or LCD related.  I'm trying to make the circuit take up
> as little hardware resources as possible.  I guess I could use the
> parallel port for IR I/O and then use a serial port for the LCD and LEDs
> as an alternative approach.  Does anyone have any other ideas or comments?
>
> Steve


What ever happened to this project?  Is is still under development?

Thanks,

John


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