[mythtv-users] Best IR usb Tx & Rx
st3v3.sm1th at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 08:36:02 UTC 2007
On 15/07/07, Michelle Dupuis <support at ocg.ca> wrote:
> For the sake of others looking for an IR txrx I thought I'd ask a couple
> of questions on the list...I looked at your site and a few things aren't
> 1. Does the commandir offload all processing (DSP) from the CPU - in
> other words is there any CPU load during IR Rx or Tx
> 2. Is the IR Rx only for learning remote codes, or can it be used for
> listening for IR commands to be send to Lirc?
> *From:* Matthew J. Bodkin [mailto:matthew.bodkin at innovationone.ca]
> *Sent:* Friday, July 13, 2007 4:23 PM
> *To:* Michelle Dupuis
> *Subject:* Re: [mythtv-users] Best IR usb Tx & Rx
> Hi Michelle,
> Well I won't "spam" the list, but I'd claim we make the best -
> www.commandir.com - USB Tx + Rx, and we're in Toronto. Cheers,
> On Fri, 2007-07-13 at 13:27 -0400, Michelle Dupuis wrote:
> With my myth box pretty stable, I'm now looking at adding remote control
> capability. Although I have a great Slink-e IR TxRx on my windows server
> with Girder, there seems to be no way to tie this to my Myth system.
> So, does anyone have a recommendation for the best usb based IR
> transmitted and receiver? Ideally something generic (so it can handle a
> wide range of remote codes and frequencies)..
> I'm handy with electronics so I've thought of building a simple one...but
> if I had to buy a USB interface chip and connector I'd probably match the
> price of some Chinese made IR TxRx....
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> Matthew J. Bodkin <matthew.bodkin at innovationone.ca>
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I use a USB-UIRT. This CAN offload all work to the device itself,
unfortuately the drivers for the Linux version don't do this, nethertheless
still works pretty well!
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