[mythtv-users] Cheap Remote and receiver sale

Tom Lichti redpepperracing at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 19:33:25 UTC 2010


On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday, August 25, 2010 01:11:04 pm Tom Lichti wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 2:23 PM, Tom Lichti <redpepperracing at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 2:16 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>> >> On Wednesday, August 25, 2010 12:12:18 pm Tom Lichti wrote:
>> >>> On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 2:07 PM, Dan Wilga
>> >>>
>> >>> <mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu> wrote:
>> >>> > On 8/25/10 1:02 PM, Tyler T wrote:
>> >>> >>> Pity it has that ugly Windows button right in the center.  Blech.
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> I had the same feeling when I first got my MCE remote for my Myth
>> >>> >> FE. However, every time I press it now, I feel better knowing that
>> >>> >> I'm subverting the Windows logo for something that Microsoft
>> >>> >> hates... like throwing darts at a photo of someone you dislike.
>> >>> >> Thunk! :)
>> >>> >
>> >>> > I don't know about this specific remote, but I seem to recall that on
>> >>> > other media center remotes the logo is just a sticker, and can be
>> >>> > removed or replaced with something more appropriate. (I think
>> >>> > somebody was using the Tux logo.)
>> >>>
>> >>> This specific remote has it under a clear button. Probably not a huge
>> >>> deal to change it, but enough that I haven't done it yet... :)
>> >>
>> >> Better do something, Microsoft will probably go after you for
>> >> unauthorized use of the logo with a non-MS product.
>> >
>> > I'm on it, stat!
>>
>> You shamed me into it, I took it apart and the image is molded into a
>> clear button, so not so easy to change. Not impossible, but a lot more
>> work.
>
> Uh, nail polish?
>
> I failed to notice that link was for NewEgg Canada, the deal is apparently not available in the USA. You can get the unit,
> but it's $26.95.

Yup, thought of that, and it's likely that is what I will do.

And I am in Canada, which is why I bought one! :)

Tom


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