[mythtv-users] remotes (yet AGAIN)
gravityhammer at gmail.com
Fri Dec 16 15:18:05 EST 2005
On 12/16/05, Jesse Guardiani <jesse at wingnet.net> wrote:
> Phil Bridges wrote:
> > On 12/16/05, Jesse Guardiani <jesse at wingnet.net> wrote:
> >> Jesse Guardiani wrote:
> >>> And finally, if all else fails,
> >>> should I just take back the X-Box remote and spring for an MCE remote?
> >> I've been looking at these, and they seem to have two shortcomings:
> >> 1.) They seem to fail on a regular basis, needing a battery terminal
> >> short via a paperclip
> >> to bring them back to life. If this is hecka frequent, it could get
> >> highly annoying, but
> >> if it's just once a month or once every three months or something
> >> then it wouldn't be
> >> a big deal.
> > Just to throw my $0.02 in - I have used an MCE remote for nearly two
> > years, and I don't think I've even had to change the batteries. It's
> > worked great.
> How's the range? Do you have to point it directly at the receiver, or is
> it ultra sensitive like the
> X-Box remote?
I haven't used the XBox remote, but I have a very good range with my MCE remote.
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