[mythtv-users] mythtv and a central wiring closet
chrisribe at gmail.com
Sat Jan 13 04:50:48 UTC 2007
> > >
> > >I'm probably being naive but what's wrong with IR? Why do I need to be
> > >able to physically see or be physically near the box to control it?
> > >However, with a two box setup this point seems moot.
> > >
> > >Thanks for the help folks.
> > IR doesn't travel through walls any better than visible light does.
> Isn't this why there are IR receivers, IR -> coax, IR relays and other
> such gizmos? I didn't mean to suggest that I thought I could point a
> remote at a wall and have it magically send a signal to my myth box.
Certainly there are ways to relay IR signals to the back end. They all
involve extra cabling or extra equipment from what I'm aware of, though.
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