[mythtv-users] USB IR Reveiver
jep at obrien-pifer.com
Thu Mar 26 12:03:31 UTC 2009
On Thu, 2009-03-26 at 08:45 +1000, David Whyte wrote:
> Hi all,
> It seems that the Microsoft USB MCE Remote package has been
> discontinued for sometime now, which is annoying since it was such a
> nice little package, cheap and well supported within Ubuntu.
> I am after a new receiver for one of my frontends, but since the
> remotes are costing more second hand on eBay than I paid new for my
> others, my options are limited.
> What are others doing for USB receivers? My main question is, when it
> comes to LIRC, does it matter much which receiver you have, or is the
> LIRC config all about the remote codes themselves? I guess I am
> worried about support for the USB receiver from within Ubuntu.
> Any hints would be greatly appreciated.
Is $30 too much? I paid $20 for just the mce usb receiver a couple weeks
ago. Was worth it to me for the ease of use.
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