[mythtv-users] Easy Question: Plug and Play IR for MythTV?
ajmccauley at gmail.com
Sat Mar 31 01:42:53 UTC 2012
On Mar 30, 2012 6:28 PM, "Nick Rout" <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 9:56 AM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 6:55 AM, Douglas Wagner <douglasw0 at gmail.com>
> >> I probably should do a little searching for this first, probably going
> >> get a JFGI response, but I'm hoping to make this an easy question with
> >> easy quick answer.
> >> I'm currently running basic serial / home brew IR through MythTV...or
> >> for years. The Serial IR configuration dropped off of Mythbuntu's IR
> >> configuration quite some time ago...and I've not been using IR to
> >> Myth Setup for quite some time. That said, every time I upgrade or
> >> upgrades I basically have to go back in and manually reconfigure
> >> files around, etc.) to get LIRC to work and I can never really find
> >> to do so.
> >> I'm on Mythbuntu 11.10 ATM and simply looking for what the best Plug
> >> Play IR system is for MythTV at this point. I don't mind spending a
> >> bit of money, but I want something that is "future proof"...something
> >> will likely be supported on the mythbuntu config menu for a long time
> >> come.
> >> Basically, I want to be able to plug something in, make a selection on
> >> Mythbuntu (or other) menu and have the remote at least recognised and
> >> talking to the OS...I can configure from there. Recommendations?
> > I am about to take delivery of this:
> > http://rtr.ca/sapphire_remote/
> > Report back later.
> After half an hours use it seems to work fine in mythtv and xbmc using
> the sapphire driver per the page above.
I have been using that remote and driver for several months. It performs
perfectly for my needs. I was able to use my Harmony 900 to learn the
codes and now am using the harmony instead of the stock remote.
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