[mythtv-users] universal remote for pvr-250

Fedor Pikus fpikus at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 04:40:46 UTC 2005


On 6/3/05, Egeekial <egeekial at comcast.net> wrote:
> Hmmm... the 15-2116 in the guide is no longer listed on Radioshack's
> website. Does anyone know if they still have it in stores?

They're in stores, marked for clearance (which means the price is good
but when they run out there won't be any more). I just picked up mine
today.

> 
> Brad Kerr wrote:
> 
> >...and, Jarod has a guide to help you:
> >
> >http://www.wilsonet.com/mythtv/remotes.php
> >
> >
> >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
> >>(http://registration.hauppauge.com/webstore/hardware.asp#remote).
> >>
> >>-Michael
> >>
> >>
> >>
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