[mythtv-users] IR Blaster and Dish Network: How close does it have to be?
fairlane at springcom.com
Fri Sep 7 01:04:08 UTC 2007
> On 9/6/07, Bearcat M. Sandor <HomeTheater at feline-soul.com> wrote:
> > I'll mess with it some more when i get home, but now it amounts to
> > "Honey, hold that next to the receiver while i try this code"..."Alright
> > let's try this one." This may end in divorce :) I suppose i could just
> > tape it temporarily.
> > Bearcat M. Sandor
I used to have a simple IR transmitter. Diode and resistor. Then I built a
USB powered amplified one. Then I taped it to the receiver. At that point
it was fairly reliable. Answer is it depends on your ambient conditions. I
have fairly bad ambient light. My reciever occasionally gets sunlight on it.
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