[mythtv-users] Eagle Tech CA-EC2 htpc case: remote/display usable?
mythtv at vbref.org
Tue Oct 2 22:26:54 UTC 2007
"Ozzy Lash" <ozzy.lash at gmail.com> writes:
> On 02 Oct 2007 16:28:50 -0500, Todd <mythtv at vbref.org> wrote:
> > I'm curious if anyone else where got one of these dirt cheap home
> > theater cases from newegg.com when they were doing the $100 rebate?
> > If the rebate comes, it'll have been a $30 case.
> > http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16811117048
> > They somehow appear to be ripoffs or illegally distributing software
> > that comes with these:
> > http://www.mgecompany.com/ione/products_ec1.html
> > At any rate, my question has to do with the remote and on screen
> > display that comes with the case. Anyone tackled those? I'm just now
> > getting around to thinking about them now that my basic system is
> > happy.
> I bought one, and have been able to get the LCD and the remote to
> The LCD was fairly simple. In the BIOS I set the parallel port
> to ECP + EPP. I installed LCDproc and configured /etc/LCDd.conf fr
> the hd44780 using the winamp connection type with a size of 20x2. If
> you want I can send you my config.
I'm gonna have to buy a parallel card to play with it as my mobo was
selected before the case, and lacks a parallel port.
> The remote shows up as an IR keyboard and IR mouse combo. The
> direction arrows, number buttons and a few others come in as keyboard
> events, and just worked for me.
> I noticed that the usb identifier showed that this was a Holtek
> remote ir-keyboard and mouse combo, and I searched for that and
> Setting lirc up to listen to the mouse event device and setting up the
> lircd.conf to the same values as the firefly mini got other keys to
> work (although I think some of the keys had a different purpose). I
> did a more exhaustive search of codes near the same values, and came
> up with the following lircd.conf for the remote: (the remote has
> "ione" printed on it, so that is what I titled it)
> begin remote
> name ione
> bits 32
> begin codes
> CLOSE 0x100ce
> MUTE 0x10071
> VOLUMEDOWN 0x10072
> VOLUMEUP 0x10073
> CHANNELUP 0x10192
> CHANNELDOWN 0x10193
> LAST 0x10195
> BACK 0x1009e
> PROPS 0x10082
> PVR 0x1016e
> MENU 0x1008b
> RECORD 0x100a7
> CALENDAR 0x1018d
> STOPCD 0x100a6
> PREVIOUSSONG 0x100a5
> PLAY 0x100cf
> NEXTSONG 0x100a3
> REWIND 0x100a8
> PAUSE 0x10077
> FASTFORWARD 0x100d0
> POWER 0x1008e
> PHOTO 0x100e2
> PLAYPAUSE 0x100a4
> TV 0x10179
> VIDEO 0x10189
> MUSIC 0x10187
> MENU 0x1019a
> RADIO 0x10182
> GUIDE 0x1016a
> end codes
> end remote
> I was hoping that the ir receiver would be more universal so that I
> could use a different remote with it, but it appears to only
> understand codes from the provided remote.
Bill, this gives me hope. Thanks so much.
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