> Oh, I can't believe he just bottom commented.
> If you go the iPod route, and you only have one myth-box, I would
> suggest trying this:
> ...it's free and I think it works. I have multiple myth-boxes and it
> gets confused. I offered to help and the author graciously accepted.
> Now I just have to get my ass moving!
> BTW, it's more then any JP1 remote control could ever be (now I'm going
> to hear it aren't I). For instance, it will list what the box has
> recorded and allow you to start watching just by tapping on a title.
> Ozzy Lash wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 6:05 PM, Albert Huitsing <albert@...> wrote:
>>> Hello Ozzy,
>>> Op 28-08-10 00:37, Ozzy Lash schreef:
>>>> Well, if you don't mind doing some work, there are a bunch of "JP1"
>>>> remotes available. I use URC6131 remotes, and program them with a
>>>> JP1 cable to match the equipment that I have locally, and I have
>>>> generated a config for lirc/mythtv that gives each of the buttons a
>>>> unique code using an RC5 protocol.
>>>> Here is the main site that talks about it:
>>> hmm... I was on that site some time ago investigating the possibilities of
>>> my default dreambox remote control.
>>> I've no problems investing some time in this.
>>> Do you know of any JP1 remote which has soft-buttons (i.e. a LCD which can
>>> be used for soft-keys) ?
>> I don't think any of them have soft buttons. I think one of the Radio
>> Shack ones had an LCD at the top where you could display things, but
>> I'm not sure if they make it any more.
>> At one time, I thought I would like something with soft-buttons like
>> that, but I really have gotten used to the 6131s I have, where I can
>> define macros (so that when I press the DVD button, it will turn on
>> the TV, turn on the dvd player, turn on the AV receiver, switch the
>> input on the TV to the DVD input, an switch the AV receiver to the dvd
>> input, and then leaves the remote so that the volume keys control the
>> AV receiver, and all of the other keys control the dvd player).
>> The main problem is, when I buy new equipment, I have to re-learn how
>> to do some of the programming, Usually takes me an evening to get it
>> For what you want, are there apps for say an ipod touch, that would
>> allow you to talk to a linux box, and have lirc send commands to your
>> different components? I know there are remote control apps for myth
>> that run on the ipod touch, but maybe a more general remote control is
>> also available.
HolySmokes, I thought I was posting to a mythtv forum.
Sorry about dragging the topic off of LIRC. (I'll fix this in my next
post, just you wait!)
Not only that, I believe proper edict dictates bottom commenting as the
norm. Wow, 2 "my bad"'s in one post.