[mythtv-users] myblaster and new dish stb. *sigh*
junk_inbox at verizon.net
Thu Jul 23 18:38:26 UTC 2009
On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 5:19 AM, Jeff<junk_inbox at verizon.net> wrote:
> > I'm just glad that your Dish receiver doesn't *require* the UHF control
> > only, otherwise you wouldn't be able to control it with myth.
> As a point of interest, are there no uhf remote transmitters that are
> computer controllable?
Not that I'm aware of, at least not for Dish Network receiver control.
I had found a page on the web where somebody had hacked a Dish UHF remote to
send just the numbers and 'ok', and had started to do the same to one of my
UHF remotes, but then I realized that my 510 'pvr' receiver had IR receivers
as well. I just had to set the remote code below 10 (IIRC). Then it worked
with IR just fine.
The only time you'd 'have' to use UHF on a dish receiver is if it didn't
have IR receivers, or the 2nd tuner on a dual-tuner box - but that would be
less-than-optimal anyways as the 2nd tuner only has RF output from what I
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