[mythtv-users] mceusb2 transmit problems
mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 16:15:59 UTC 2007
I didn't know the blaster worked on the MCE remote. I have hauppauge MCE
remote. Will it work on that model? I kind of looks like the one on the
link but it doesn't have the colored buttons on the bottom.
On 3/8/07, Michael Thome <mthome at bbn.com> wrote:
> Had this problem too. Main thing is to change your set channel script
> to call "irsend SET_TRANSMITTERS 1" (assuming your blaster is plugged
> into the 1 port) before sending the digits. The other gotcha that is
> apparently rare, but took me more than a week to figure out, is that the
> mceusb2 blaster is very bright - too bright for some receivers. I need
> to attenuate the blaster LED in order to change channels successfully
> once everything was installed.
> Oliver Brown wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a HVR-1300 which came with the MCE USB IR receiver/blaster (the
> > newest one). The receiving part works fine but I can't get the blaster
> > part to work (with Sky in the UK incidentally). I'm using MythDora 3.2
> > which has a version of lirc_mceusb2 which the wiki says should work
> > (http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/MCE_Remote).
> > If I use irw, button presses from both remotes (the Hauppauge one and
> > the Sky one) are correctly recognised. irsend though doesn't do
> > anything - it doesn't even make the red light on the blaster flash.
> > Is there some extra step I need to take to enable transmitting? Most
> > things I've read (including the wiki page) focus on setting up
> > receiving and then imply that transmitting will just work...
> *Michael Thome*
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