On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 9:14 AM, Andreas Schneider <andy@...> wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 5:24 AM, Andreas Schneider <andy@...>
>> > Hello,
>> > I got a medion X10 usb IR and the remote control. Both are working with
>> the lirc_atiusb kernel module (0.8.6).
>> > I would like to connect my Samsung Remote control BN59-00603A with the IR,
>> but I can't get it working.
>> > Is there a way to do this, the remote is listed in the lirc_remotes and
>> there is a config file for this remote, but I don't know how to get it
>> Unless I'm confused... Everything driven by lirc_atiusb is RF, not IR,
>> so that Samsung remote is never going to work with that receiver.
> Ok, I see, is there a way to get this remote working with another receiver (usb)?
> I really don't know what exactly I'm looking for or which receiver to buy, I just took the cheapest one I could find that I knew to work with lirc.
I generally recommend the mce usb transceivers.
> I thought that lirc decodes the IR signals and the receiver would be IR capable, didn't know that this one can't handle IR signals.
Most of the devices lirc supports are IR, but there are a few RF ones
as well, like the ones driven by lirc_atiusb.