Difference between revisions of "Windows MCE Receiver"

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*Vendors Website: http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/mouseandkeyboard/productdetails.aspx?pid=065
 
*Vendors Website: http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/mouseandkeyboard/productdetails.aspx?pid=065
 
*Supported by LinuxMCE  
 
*Supported by LinuxMCE  
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**The easiest method of installation is via the [[LinuxMCE Admin Website]]  
 
**The easiest method of installation is via the [[LinuxMCE Admin Website]]  
 
***Click on [[Media Directors]]
 
***Click on [[Media Directors]]
***Scroll to the bottom of the list of configurable items for [[Infrared Infrared Receivers]] and select mce_usb2 from the drop down list, this will automatically install the lirc modules and update the lircd.conf file.
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***Scroll to the bottom of the list of configurable items for [[:Category:InfraRed |Infrared Receivers]] and select mce_usb2 from the drop down list, this will automatically install the lirc modules and update the lircd.conf file.
 
***Reload the Router and you should be good to go.
 
***Reload the Router and you should be good to go.
 
* IR Transmitter is supported with driver module lirc_mceusb2 version >= 0.24 (lirc-0.8.2).  
 
* IR Transmitter is supported with driver module lirc_mceusb2 version >= 0.24 (lirc-0.8.2).  
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This should allow the modules to be available and you should be able to use the remote control with the USB dongle included with the remote.
 
This should allow the modules to be available and you should be able to use the remote control with the USB dongle included with the remote.
 
[[Category:Hardware]]
 
[[Category:Hardware]]
[[Category:Infrared]]
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[[Category:InfraRed]]

Revision as of 01:37, 10 September 2007

Description

There are two common version of the USB IR Receiver/Transmitter

  1. Phillips eHome Infrared Transceiver
  2. SMK eHome Infrared Transceiver

Both are supported in the latest version of LIRC

Support

  • IR Receiver is supported
    • The easiest method of installation is via the LinuxMCE Admin Website
      • Click on Media Directors
      • Scroll to the bottom of the list of configurable items for Infrared Receivers and select mce_usb2 from the drop down list, this will automatically install the lirc modules and update the lircd.conf file.
      • Reload the Router and you should be good to go.
  • IR Transmitter is supported with driver module lirc_mceusb2 version >= 0.24 (lirc-0.8.2).
    • However, the transmitter is not currently supported in LinuxMCE

Troubleshooting

1. Currently you need to run the following command in order to get the LIRC modules available for use

  depmod -ae
  modprobe lirc_mceusb2

This should allow the modules to be available and you should be able to use the remote control with the USB dongle included with the remote.