I have an Silverstone LC16M which came preinstalled with a USB Imon pad
i think it's called and I too replaced my homebuild serial LIRC device.
It actually works better, in the sense that it can actually power on/off
my pc from standby which was a big plus for me. (The serial version
would have been able to pull that off to in the end, as there was
options for this sorta)
On 01/25/11 10:53, Laz wrote:
> I've been following various threads over the past year or so exploring
> various options for having a server-client vdr setup and it got me
> I'm currently using a home-brew LIRC receiver attached to a serial port
> which works perfectly. The ION-based boards look very nice as a vdr front
> end (using xinelibout or some yet-to-be-written plugin!) because they can
> do hardware HD decoding. However, I suspect a lot of these lack a serial
> port so my simple LIRC receiver would be no good.
> What are others doing in this sort of situation? USB-based receiver (there
> are a couple described at lirc.org), or do most of the ION boards still
> have a serial header (must admit, not looked into this properly yet!)?
> Several DVB devices do contain receivers but that pretty much defeats the
> object of having a server containing DVB devices and a client just for
> It all looks nice in principle but any lack of a remote is a deal breaker!
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