[mythtv-users] Random up or down ir signal received on hauppagepvr-150

Tim Shannon shannon.timothy at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 19:23:36 UTC 2008


Thats interesting.  my tv has that power saving feature as well.  I'll try
turning that off and see if its still happening.

thanks for the info.

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 12:33 PM, Dan Wilga <
mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu> wrote:

> At 9:08 AM -0600 9/17/08, Brian Phillips wrote:
> >I know ever since I got my new Sharp LCD television, the IR receiver I own
> >(microsoft) goes nuts everytime the TV starts up.
>
> This is a known problem with many LCD TVs and IR receivers. The LCD
> backlight is a fluorescent which interferes with normal IR operation.
>
> In the case of my Sony, it only happens during the first 20 seconds
> after the TV is turned on, or if I turn on "power save" mode (which
> effectively dims the backlight as the room darkens.)
>
> Some people have solved this problem by switching to other IR receivers.
> --
> Dan Wilga                                                        "Ook."
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