[mythtv-users] Inexpensive easy to setup remote recommendations

David Campbell dave at cpfc.org
Wed Mar 28 09:31:01 UTC 2007


Tim Small wrote:
> Have you considered the Sky+ remote?  As it is for another UK PVR 
> system, the button selection is quite a good match for MythTV (basic PVR 
> functionality plus interactive TV stuff).  It should work fine with lirc 
> (at least, I've used the original Sky one with my lirc serial 
> receiver).  You can get originals for as little as 10 on Ebay, and 
> replacement third party versions for less than this.
> 
> So, you could get a LIRC serial receiver, and the Sky+ remote for less 
> than either of the other two options (assuming you don't already have a 
> lirc receiver which would work with it - I don't know how flexible the 
> Nova-T is...).
> 
> I bought my lirc serial receiver from this bloke (also via Ebay):
> 
> http://homepage.ntlworld.com/rendus/ir_receiver_01.htm

It would be a bit confusing as we have sky plus already :)

Dave


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