[mythtv-users] First Stab at a Shopping List
daenris at gmail.com
Fri Apr 13 19:43:38 UTC 2007
On 4/13/07, jason maxwell <decepticon at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/13/07, David Frascone <dave at frascone.com> wrote:
> > I think the only open question is, what kind of IR receiver should I
> > get? Since my "dream" setup will have it built into the case, I'd need
> > something here that will eventually either move to a bedroom with a
> > shuttle-type front end, or just be a throw-away part. Cheaper the better.
> If you end up with an HDHomerun unit, I believe it has an IR receiver
> built in, so you could use any remote you want. I have an HDHR, but
> have not tried using the IR feature yet. I haven't got any clue about
> how to set it up, or how well it would work. I would like to look into
> it sometime soon though.
If you're comfortable with electronic components (and have or can
borrow a soldering iron) the cheapest IR receiver is to make your own.
I made a simple one similar to these
The parts are a couple of bucks at radio shack, and mine hasn't given
me any problems for almost 2 years.
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