[mythtv-users] HVR-1250 and IR / LIRC
rpooser at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 19:32:17 UTC 2009
On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 11:55 AM, Joshua M. Thompson <funaho at jurai.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 1:42 AM, Eric Holt <ericsh at wvcom.net> wrote:
>> So, from my googling, and reading over the wiki, it appears that the IR port
>> on the 1250 is not functional, at this point, under Linux. Is this still
>> the case? Has anyone been able to get it to work on the 1250 at all? I'd
>> rather not keep the PVR-150 in my box just for the IR, if I can avoid doing
>> so... It generates a lot of heat even when not in use, so I'm sure its
>> eating a watt or two I could be saving, heh. :-P
> If you don't mind spending about $20 get one of these:
> I use two of these with the Hauppauge grey remotes and they work just fine.
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You can also convert your PVR-150 IR receiver into a serial IR
receiver with little difficulty. Just cut out the wires and resolder
the IR diode leads to a serial connector. You will need to add a
couple of other components to the serial connector as outlined here:
Once done you need to change your LIRC kernel module to lirc-serial.
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