[mythtv-users] USB remote

Stephen Brooks nightbikeman at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 22 18:43:55 UTC 2007


I've used an ATI remote wonder it's USB and works without too much fiddling.

http://www.itx-warehouse.co.uk/Product.aspx?ProductID=159

Only 22.

Only niggle is the large mouse pad in the middle that I don't  use.


On 10/22/07, Mike Poublon <poublon at geeksoft.dyndns.org> wrote:
>
> Josh White wrote:
> > I'm finally getting the living room portion of my myth system
> > together, and I'm now in the market for a remote.  I'd prefer to have
> > a USB interface, but I suppose serial or parallel port would work too
> > (I have no IR receiver at this time, so I'd like something that
> > includes the whole shebang).  I'd like some kind of programmable
> > remote to control my TV (turn it on off, change channels, volume) as
> > well as my surround sound receiver (I'd like to be able to switch
> > inputs, and the like), and of course, do all the myth stuff one would
> > need.  I'd like to have it look like a typical television remote, I'm
> > not looking for a PDA to control everything (well, I think that would
> > be sweet, but my wife wouldn't).  My living room front end is an old
> > P4 IBM NetVista desktop PC, so I have all the normal inputs you would
> > associate with that.  I'm using an FX5200 graphics card, and the built
> > in sound.  All my tuners are in the master back end, so I can't use my
> > control that came with my PVR-250 or it's IR input (and I'd rather
> > not, since I have the "early" remote that looks rather week).
> >
> > So my question is: what are you guys using?  Any recommendations?
> > What does everyone like about their setup in terms of their
> > remotes/interface? Any specific regrets?
> I'm using a Streamzap remote that I got for around $30 from
> www.thinkgeek.com. The remote and USB IR receiver work well with LIRC.
> An added bonus is that the receiver works with many if not all standard
> IR remotes (from what I can tell). You could use this with any
> "Universal" remote that could control the rest of your system.
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