[kwlug-disc] mythtv hardware
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)?
----- 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 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.
> 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.
>  http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/MCE_Remote
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