[mythtv-users] Can RS 15-2116 remote emulate MCE remote?
ianforde at gmail.com
Mon May 7 06:30:18 UTC 2007
On 5/6/07, Ian Forde <ianforde at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/6/07, Mike Jasper <e394td at comcast.net> wrote:
> > I am using the mce usb IR receiver with mythtv. It works great with the
> > mce remote (I have this one:
> > http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Image:MCE-Remote-2-alt.jpg ) and
> > the lirc_mceusb2 module.
> Okay I think I can handle this one... I've got both MCE receivers -
> USB and direct-to-card...
> > I want to program my Radio Shack 15-2116 remote to emulate the mce
> > remote. I couldn't find a 4-digit device code for the mce remote, so I
> > put the 15-2116 in learning mode and started teaching it. But after
> > about 15 keys it says "MEM FULL" - I can't program all the keys. This
> > is the case even if I clear the 2116 back to factory defaults and start
> > over.
> And I've got a Radio Shack 15-2146 remote - it's the one with the speaker...
> > Is there a device code for the Microsoft MCE 1039 remote that I can
> > enter into my 15-2116? If not, is there another way to program the
> > 15-2116 to emulate the mce remote?
> IMHO, you're going about it the wrong way - instead of teaching the
> remote to be like the MCE remote, teach the receiver (via LIRC) to
> understand the Radio Shack remote. This way, you'll have a saved
> config that you can backup. Since you would have had to teach the
> LIRC how to understand the MCE remote, you can have a separate config
> for the RS remote instead...
Oh - and you can also check this link out...
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