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HDMI-CEC control (RaspberryPi and PulseEight)
« on: October 23, 2014, 06:13:48 pm »
I am happy to announce that initial HDMI-CEC control has been added to the Raspberry Pi.  It is now possible to control your rpi MD with your television's remote control.  A compatible television is required.  Control should also be possible from your TV remote if you have a PulseEight HDMI CEC adaptor connected to your non-rpi MD.

Current control is one way, work will continue to add external device control in the future.

Enjoy!

J.

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Re: HDMI-CEC control (RaspberryPi and PulseEight)
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2014, 07:52:33 pm »
Do you plan on extending HDMI-CEC to allow the rpi to turn on/off the TV as well? and do input switching and stuff, ie. to use HDMI-CEC as a sort of GSD replacement?

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Re: HDMI-CEC control (RaspberryPi and PulseEight)
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2014, 11:17:20 pm »
That is the plan.  :)

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Re: HDMI-CEC control (RaspberryPi and PulseEight)
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2014, 01:03:55 pm »
hi phenigma,

This is a awesome addition to the wonderfull RaspberryPi based MD.
On my Panasonic plasma the d-pad, ok-button, the red/gre/yel/blu buttons and the seek buttons work.
On my Samsung LED, the above and play/pause/stop/seek of the mediacontrol-section on the remote also do work.
Will keep on testing :)
Thanks to phenigma and tschak!

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Raymond
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Re: HDMI-CEC control (RaspberryPi and PulseEight)
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2014, 04:36:18 am »
Neat!  I have one tv that passes d-pad (but not ok or back) and passes play/ff/rew but also does other things with those buttons at the same time.  Weird.  My other cec tv is a panny and has the same results you describe.  Thanks for testing!  I hope to continue to extend the cec adaptor to add external device control.

J.

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Re: HDMI-CEC control (RaspberryPi and PulseEight)
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2014, 03:10:53 pm »
I am looking forward to it!
You make awesome things, keep it up, thanks a million.
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« Last Edit: October 30, 2014, 03:25:44 pm by RayBe »
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