On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Zooka <mythtv@...> wrote:
> On 23/11/2010 3:59 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
>> On Nov 22, 2010, at 10:27 PM, Zooka wrote:
>>> On 23/11/2010 11:57 AM, Zooka wrote:
>>>> I have an Imon pad receiver (15c2:ffdc) that is setup and working fine.
>>>> Lately some of the buttons on the remote are getting more difficult to
>>>> press suggesting the remote is dying.
>>>> I brought out my Panasonic TV remote to see if I could configure lirc it
>>>> to use it instead, but mode2 simply returns seemingly random codes for a
>>>> single button (over 100 different codes for button '1' found so far)
>>>> My question is, is it possible to use a different remote with an Imon
>>> After a bit more searching it seems that this receiver uses a different
>>> protocol that isn't compatible with other remotes. Therefore, if I was
>>> to purchase a USB MCE receiver, would I have more luck getting the
>>> Panasonic remote to work?
>> Yes, just about any IR remote should work just fine with an mce
>> transceiver. Just make sure its an actual mce transceiver, and not
>> an "MCE Compatible" receiver or some such thing that actually does
>> the decoding in hardware for only the mce remote (similar to how the
>> imon receivers function).
> Hrm, how can you tell if it's the real deal? Will it have a Microsoft
> sticker on the back of the transceiver?
Generally, it'll have a pair of transmit jacks on the back side of it,
and be marketed as an eHome Infrared Transceiver, rather than just an