[mythtv-users] wireless keypad for a remote control?
beww at beww.org
Sun Feb 11 18:39:39 UTC 2007
On Feb 11, 2007, at 11:28 AM, ryan patterson wrote:
> What do people think about using a wireless numeric key pad for a
> remote control on their mythtv box? It would have the advantage of
> not having to configure lirc at all. Also it is RF wireless not
> IR. So the USB receiver dongle can be plugged in to the rear of
> the mythtv box. It would be nice if there was a way to reassign
> the numlock and backspace keys. Or if there was a numlock status
> LED on the pad it would be great.
Might work out. If it's wireless it's probably running in the 2.4
Ghz. band, so you could have possible interference problems from and
to 802.11 and cordless phones and from microwave ovens.
But having said that, I'm using a "Gyration" 2.4 Ghz. wireless
keyboard and I have no detectable problems even though I'm using
802.11 and a 2.4Ghz. phone. The Gyration "wave in the air" gyro mouse
is great for Mythbrowser.
As far as the numeric pad, the keys I use the most on a remote are
pause and mute, and the scroll keys for the guide. As you said you'd
have to try and map them somehow.
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