[mythtv-users] USB IR receiver and TiVO remote
hamish at cloud.net.au
Sat Jun 9 12:33:41 UTC 2007
On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 02:08:28PM -0400, Rich West wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > I'm using a TiVO remote with a homebrew serial IR receiver currently.
> > However I just bought a new frontend which does not have a legacy serial
> > port, so I need USB.
> > Are there any USB receivers that work with a TiVO remote?
> Just buy a USB->Serial adapter and use what you already have.
You can't use those with a homebrew serial IR receiver. The driver
contains its own driver for the UART, which won't work with the USB.
The homebrew IR works by counting the time between pulses in the
software driver. USB doesn't work like that.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>
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