[mythtv-users] Remote control issues
reith at racores.com
Wed Jun 22 17:04:37 UTC 2005
At 12:57 PM 6/22/2005, you wrote:
>On 6/22/05, IvanK. <chepati at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > And it does!
> > >
> > > Hey, thanks! I was looking for a simple way to do this so I don't have
> > > to get out of bed before I go to sleep. Now, if you just had a way to
> > > turn the machine on with the same remote... ;-)
> > >
> > Actually, you can use the remote to turn on your machine. Here are the
> > 1) Aim carefully at the power-on button of the computer
> > 2) Throw the remote at the button from 1)
> > 3) Hope you hit it
> > bonus: tie a string to the remote so you can retrieve it after you've
> > on the computer.
>But what if you miss ...?
>You could connect an IR-controlled switch to the power button which
>would do the job and wouldn't convince you to throw increasingly large
>objects at the machine if you miss the first time.
I much prefer Rube Goldberg machine http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rube_Goldberg
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