[mythtv-users] universal remote for pvr-250
btkerr at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 17:32:14 UTC 2005
...and, Jarod has a guide to help you:
On 6/3/05, Michael Carland <mcarland at bitsgonewild.net> wrote:
> On Jun 2, 2005, at 9:53 PM, Ashu Desai wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I lost my remote control for PVR-250 and was wondering if I can use
> > either of the following:
> > Sony RM-Y168 (my TV remote)
> > Sony RMT-D128A (my DVD remote)
> > Sony RM-V8A (universal remote)
> > JVC LP20303-009
> > for my PVR-250 card...
> > If so, I would appreciate a step-by-step guidance. I am a Unix rookie
> > and can't figure out much on my own.
> > Thanks,
> > Ash.
> IIRC the PVR can only detect RC5 remotes. There is a file on the home
> page of lirc (http://www.lirc.org) remotes.tar.bz2 that has the codes
> of all the currently known remotes.
> Unpacking that file and looking in the Sony directory, I do not see any
> of your Sony remotes, but grepping them for RC5 only returns one match,
> so I would suspect Sony does not use RC5 protocol.
> Grepping in the jvc directory for RC5 returns no matches.
> I think Philips came up with RC5, there are many matches for it in the
> philips directory.
> You could get a pretty cheap universal remote from Radio Shack, and
> program it to imitate a Philips remote, or Hauppauge have a replacement
> remote on their site for $14.95
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