[mythtv-users] USB->Serial for controlling DirecTV boxes
keith.wire at earthlink.net
Tue Sep 23 11:42:14 UTC 2008
Brad, I just finished setting up my USB > Serial > Home Built Custom Cable >
DirecTV using this cable.
I had to try three times before I got it to work. Nothing wrong with the
IOGEAR cable, I just couldn't count the pins right when I was soldering <G>.
From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Brad DerManouelian
Sent: Monday, September 22, 2008 6:29 PM
To: Discussion about mythtv
Subject: [mythtv-users] USB->Serial for controlling DirecTV boxes
Does anyone know where to get older supported USB->Serial converters?
I've bought several over the past couple of weeks. Apparently, the
newer pl2303X ones don't work on the DirecTV boxes where the older
pl2303 ones do. There's no way to tell which chip you have until you
plug it in and I've already wasted a bunch of money on different ones
that the wiki say will work including identical ones that I currently
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