[mythtv-users] High Memory Learning Remote
charriglists at bellsouth.net
Wed Oct 19 11:46:07 EDT 2005
Todd Ignasiak wrote:
> The best price/performance remote controls I have found are the "JP1"
> JP1 refers to the header that is left on the remote, which is used for
> programming and has been reverse engineered to allow for customization
> of the
> remote. They are sold under the Radio Shack name, or the "One for All"
> remotes sold at other retailers. There are some Windows apps that
> programming of the remote using a small cable from the PC to the remote.
> The learning curve is a bit steep, but for an inexpensive option it's
> hard to beat. ( http://www.hifi-remote.com/forums/ ).
> The Philips Pronto remotes are expensive, but offer complete
> flexibility. You
> can create custom display graphics, script complex functions, and
> almost any IR command.
> One that I am looking into now is the Philips RC9800i. It combines a
> universal remote, limited multimedia support, and WiFi. It has some EPG
> (electronic programming guide) support, but I don't know if that would
> with MythTV. The possibilities with this device are certainly
> ( http://www.homecontrol.philips.com/ )
> On 10/18/05, *Calvin Harrigan* <charriglists at bellsouth.net
> <mailto:charriglists at bellsouth.net>> wrote:
> Hi all, I've been reading through the archives looking for a suitable
> remote control to replace the one I'm using now. The main reason is
> that the current remote has such a small memory foot print. I'm
> using a
> learning remote control with a wireless keyboard pickup. This works
> great except that it can only learn about 8 keys before running
> out of
> memory. So what kind of remote controls are you guys using that
> enough to have full numeric and directional control. I've thought
> going the lirc route, but I use a lot of myths functionality, games,
> video, dvd, etc. Getting lirc to work seemlessly with all those
> (seperate programs) doesn't quite work. I'd like to stay with
> inputs. To that end, I've even considered writing a keyboard driver
> that can listen on the serial port for data to transmit directly
> to the
> lower levels of the console, hadn't looked in to it too deep, but
> feasible. Ideas?
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Hate to follow up my own post, but is there an actual remote control
that comes with a pickup that has a ps/2 connection?
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