[mythtv-users] Recommendations for a Twin DVB USB tuner (with remote IR sensor) for UK (HD?) Freeview?

Nicolas Will nico at youplala.net
Thu Oct 29 20:55:17 UTC 2009


On Thu, 2009-10-29 at 20:47 +0000, Greg Cope wrote:
> The remote IR receiver might be a sticker as this is normal on PCI
> cards, but not on USB tuners.  I could move the revo into the lounge
> but not sure how the IR receiver would work behind a tv/cabinet.
> Cables have a low WAF, and the remote needs to work at least as good
> as the present one otherwise WAF will suffer.
> 
> I know maplin do a cheapy (24.99) one (Dave again);
> http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=222858&C=Newsletter&U=08P12-3_A54HQ&T=
> 
> 

I have this remote on one of my frontends:

http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=218643

Works like a champ with very little config.

The IR receiver can be exported using a provided USB cable extension.

Nico



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