[mythtv-users] D11 USB control via Windows

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Aug 25 14:18:49 UTC 2006


On Aug 24, 2006, at 10:53 PM, Jesse Keeler wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I am trying to control my D11 box using the directv2.pl perl  
> script. I have installed the COM Port Toolkit in order to test the  
> box.
>
> I am inputting the following commands and getting the following  
> responses:
> 000001 22:21:23.520  FA A5 00 01 E3 ..
> 000001 22:21:23.530  7A 25 00 01 63     z%..c
>
> 000002 22:24:27.352  FA A5 00 01 D1 ..
> 000002 22:24:27.352  7A 25 00 01 51     z%..Q
>
> 000003 22:25:07.593  FA A5 00 01 D0 ..
> 000003 22:25:07.603  7A 25 00 01 50     z%..P
>
> 000004 22:26:59.771  FA A5 00 01 E2 FA A5 00 01 E7 FA A5 00 01 E8  
> ......
> 000004 22:26:59.781  7A 25 00 01 62 7A 25 00 01 67 7A 25 00 01  
> 68    z%..bz%..gz%..h
>
> 000005 22:32:59.987  FA A6 01 14 FF FF  
> ..                               z&..
> 000005 22:34:13.194  7A 26 00 01  
> 63                                  z&..c
>
> I am not sure what to make of the response coming back, but I know  
> that it is not successful.
>
> Thanks,
>   Jesse

Try changing to baud rate from 115200 to 9600. The D11 manual states  
that some boxes use one and others use the other but no way to know  
until you try. Are you sure you're using a known good USB to serial  
adaptor and a null modem between the adaptor and your linux box?


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