[kwlug-disc] mythtv hardware

William Park opengeometry at yahoo.ca
Thu Jan 20 16:18:15 EST 2011


Just curious...  Could you not use cordless keyboard, instead of remote (which 
is extra purchase and hassle)?
-- 
William



----- Original Message ----
> From: Adam Glauser <adamglauser at gmail.com>
> To: KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Sent: Thu, January 20, 2011 1:57:44 PM
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] mythtv hardware
> 
> On 1/20/2011 12:54 PM, Insurance Squared Inc. wrote:
> > I've somehow  managed to get a mythtv install up and running on a pc.
> [...]
> > I think  they make some sort of remote control
> > devices we can use instead of a  keyboard?
> 
> I'd suggest picking up a remote which is compatible with  Windows Media Centre 
>Edition (MCE).  I've included a link[1] to one that  can be had from Canada 
>Computers.  These remotes usually have a decent IR  receiver, and I they all 
>have IR blasters built in too.
> 
> Once you have an  MCE-compatible IR receiver, you should be able to get all the 
>info you need from  the MythTv wiki[2].
> 
> For extra credit, you can probably even set up your  TV's remote to work with 
>MythTV instead of using the MCE remote.  If you  decide to go this route I can 
>help with the details.
> 
> [1] 
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=17_242&item_id=027737
> [2] http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/MCE_Remote
> 
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