[mythtv-users] 150 or 150MCE
g8ecj at gilks.org
Thu Oct 27 06:42:50 EDT 2005
> On Wed, 26 Oct 2005, Erik Pettersen wrote:
>> There is, as Carl points out a new model 1062 retail "kit" which is a
>> PVR150MCE card with a MCE compatible/certified USB IR
>> remote/blaster/etc... designed for MCE 2005.
> Btw, is anybody here who has this USB IR and it works with Linux? I mean
> works well. I have it and when I teach remotes I get always config with
> timings instead of codes and these timings are not very accurate (later
> when I use my IR it accepts onlt one keypress out of 2-5). Also I have
> noticed that the LED in IR receiver sometimes blinks just because of
> normal light.
I'm using the 2005mce usb remote that is so new that it has new buttons on
it (look for enter and cancel buttons at the bottom).
I used the lirc.conf file that came from Martin Blatter (the guy who wrote
the mceusb2 driver - Google is your friend) and after adding the codes for
the 2 extra buttons (obvious what they were as there was a break in the
number sequence) it works great.
Range is good, view angle is OK on the receiver - I think the remote
itself has a quite narrow transmit beam so it has to be pointing the right
Shame the IR blaster is not yet supported. On my list to run a usb tracer
on a windows box to see what gets sent down the usb cable so I can drop
the serial irsend for the sat box.
I tried teaching it - had the same problem you had hence using the prepaid
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