[mythtv-users] Finding a suitable device for a Harmony remote
mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Sat Mar 3 17:07:55 UTC 2012
On 03/03/12 16:35, Kris B. wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 3, 2012, at 04:25 PM, Mike Perkins wrote:
>> I don't have an infra-red keyboard either, so I can't get my remote to
>> learn the
>> codes I want from that.
>> The problem, it seems to me, is that the 'Logitech Way' is to use the
>> remote which comes with any gadget to program their universal remotes.
>> this falls down when something like Mythtv is the device in question.
>> So, how do other people get round this problem?
> I went the infrared keyboard and Harmony 650 route. No matter what I
> do, I can't get the keypresses quicker than .75/sec so when you are
> scrolling, it takes FOREVER.
> I will probably have to pick up a usb ir reader and use lirc to bypass
> the problem (Logitech said they can't help me).
> If you are using lirc, just pick any remote, press the keys and use the
> program to figure out how to reconfigure the keybinds into what you DO
> want. Just because Menu actually equal Input for some TV that you
> picked, it won't matter since you are configuring what that button
> actually does in lirc.
Yeah, but it's a Harmony, isn't it? I have to get it to pretend to be something
before it will issue IR codes. But what? How do I know that what I pick will
have sufficient keys to cover Mythtv's needs?
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