Thanks.  I'll try it.

On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 9:44 AM, james meyer <james.meyer@operamail.com> wrote:
Larry,
Try placing a peice of scotch tape over the IR reciever.
This tip has been floating around on the AVSforum for some time.  While it
doesn't work for everybody it did solve a similiar problem for me.
-jm

On Wednesday 25 June 2008, Larry K wrote:
> Matt,
>
> Thanks for the reply.  Can you point me to the plasma-friendly IR receiver?
> Where did you find it?
>
> Thanks,
> Larry
>
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 8:56 AM, Matt Nelson <matt@frozenatom.com> wrote:
>
> > I had this problem on my dad's television, as well as mine.  For my dad I
> > actually bought a different IR reciever that stated that it was designed
to
> > work with plasma tv's, and it worked great.  For me I was able to put my
> > reciever about 3 inches below and 6 inches back from the front of the
plasma
> > tv and this worked great for me, but when I was originally on the same
plane
> > or in front of the tv screen it was all sorts of messed up.
> >
> > Hope this helps,
> > -Matt
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 7:15 PM, Larry K <lunchtimelarry@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> I have a Myth Frontend that has been happily working over S-Video to a
27"
> >> Panasonic CRT TV.  Recently, I bought a new Panasonic 50" 50PX77U plasma,
so
> >> my intent is to connect this display using DVI-HDMI, rather than S-Video,
> >> for obvious reasons.
> >>
> >> Anyway, since I have not yet configured xorg.conf for DFP output, I
simply
> >> plugged the S-Video cable into the new plasma as an interim measure.
When I
> >> did this, lirc started behaving oddly.  It just does not respond to my
> >> remote, and when I run irw to test it out, it very rarely (if ever) picks
up
> >> the command.  If I simply unplug the S-Video cable from the plasma and
put
> >> it back on the old 27" CRT, everything returns to normal.  Here, irw
echos
> >> each and every command flawlessly.  Mythtv responds flawlessly to my
remote
> >> control as well.
> >>
> >> I have come to realize that the plasma TV is creating sufficient infrared
> >> interference to disrupt my remote control operation.
> >>
> >> Any thoughts on what can I do to correct this?  Some sort of filter?
> >> Should I try a different IR receiver?  I use this one now:
> >> http://saturnpc.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1
> >>
> >> Would an RF remote control be a good solution?  Any particular model?
Not
> >> sure how well this works with lirc, but I have read that it does in fact
> >> work (it does seem curious that RF works with lirc since lirc stands for
> >> linux infrared :) )
> >>
> >> Larry
> >>
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