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mitsus

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WinTV-PVR 500 MCE Kit
« on: November 07, 2007, 03:08:25 pm »
Hi boys,
i've currently installed a Hauppauge WinTV-PVR 500 MCE Kit on my Linux MCE. I've problem to install     Infrared Receiver. On Linux MCE Admin web page i've selected Devices->Media directors->Infrared remote controls you will use: Windows XP MC Remote and on the section     Infrared Receivers: mce_usb2, bur when i reload router on screen i see that there are problems on a pheripheral     Infrared Receivers.
Below the screenshot oh the LinuxMCE Admin web site MediaDirectors section.


There is another procedure to install this Infrared Receiver?

Please help me!!

Thank a lot
« Last Edit: November 07, 2007, 03:26:00 pm by mitsus »

mitsus

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Re: WinTV-PVR 500 MCE Kit
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2007, 05:40:43 pm »
OK. Thank a lot for support.
I've solved.
Below my steps.

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cd /usr/src
wget http://lirc.sourceforge.net/software/snapshots/lirc-0.8.2pre2.tar.bz2
bunzip lirc-0.8.2pre2.tar.bz2
tar -xvf lirc-0.8.2pre2.tar
cd lirc-0.8.2pre2

./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc/conf.d --with-x --with-driver=mceusb2
make
make install
cp remotes/mceusb/lircd.conf.mceusb /etc/conf.d/lircd.conf

# modprobe lirc_mceusb2

Start lircd
# lircd

# irw
000000037ff07bfe 00 One mceusb
000000037ff07bfd 00 Two mceusb
000000037ff07bfd 01 Two mceusb
000000037ff07bf2 00 Home mceusb
000000037ff07bf2 01 Home mceusb

Bye

leonja

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Re: WinTV-PVR 500 MCE Kit
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2007, 10:24:39 pm »
HI
I am glad you could resolve your problem.  I am having a very similar problem with the PVR-150 MCE kit I bought a week ago.  I have not been able to make the remote work, so I was very interested in your post.  Does anyone know if the PVR-500 remote/receiver is the same as the PVR-150?

One thing I could not understand and maybe some of the more technically versed in lirc folks around this forum could maybe clarify.  If the current version of lirc included with LMCE is 0.8.2 released June 9 per the lirc website, which apparently does not support the IR receiver bundled with the Hauppauge MCE kits, as documented in several threads in this LMCE forum and my own experience, how come Mitsus was able to get his remote working with version 0.8.2pre2 which was apparently released even earlier (April 26).

I am not questioning that Mitsus remote is in fact working and I am very happy for him having shared the knowledge.  It seems to me that at least in theory, everything that was included in lirc 0.8.2pre2 should be in the official lirc 0.8.2 release.  Am I misunderstanding something?

Thanks,
Jaime
Selectron 42 inch LCD TV
AMD Athlon 2800+ on MSI K7N Motherboard
2x512MB DDR400 RAM
PNY Nvidia FX 5700 AGP video card
Hauppauge PVR-150 MCE capture card
Integrated Realtek 5.1 audio

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Re: WinTV-PVR 500 MCE Kit
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2007, 11:31:58 am »
Hi leonja,
i see on http://www.hauppauge.com/pages/products/data_pvr150mcekit.html that your Transmitter is similar to mine. Your IR Transmitter is supported with driver module lirc_mceusb2 version.
Follow my instruction ad i think that it will work fine.
Post the status of your work.
If you don't trust my words on the current post i attach here the screenshot of my steps and my tests.

Ciao



leonja

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Re: WinTV-PVR 500 MCE Kit
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2007, 02:44:57 pm »
Mitusus,
I got my remote control working last night thanks to your clear instructions.  My remote also uses the lirc_mceusb2.  I only made a couple of changes in your procedure based on what I had found in my investigation.  I wrote about what I did here:

http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php?topic=3049.0

As I said, I don't doubt that you got your remote working and I specially appreciate your posting the instructions.  They were very helpful to me.  Thank you.  Assuming that your remote is the same as mine (SMK receiver, RC6 transmitter), I just can't understand how the 0.8.2pre2 version, which was dated May 2007, can work with the SMK receiver, if support for it was not implemented into lirc until June 29, 2007. 

I guess the only logical answer is that you do not have the SMK receiver as I do.

Thanks again
Jaime
Selectron 42 inch LCD TV
AMD Athlon 2800+ on MSI K7N Motherboard
2x512MB DDR400 RAM
PNY Nvidia FX 5700 AGP video card
Hauppauge PVR-150 MCE capture card
Integrated Realtek 5.1 audio

cadman97

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Re: WinTV-PVR 500 MCE Kit
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2007, 06:44:18 pm »
Mitsus,

I've tried adding my MCE remote the way you discribed and still cannot get past the ./configure. it errors out near the end, and wont let me make or make install

Any other ideas?

thanks,

Mike

mitsus

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Re: WinTV-PVR 500 MCE Kit
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2008, 01:04:59 pm »
Mitsus,

I've tried adding my MCE remote the way you discribed and still cannot get past the ./configure. it errors out near the end, and wont let me make or make install

Any other ideas?

thanks,

Mike
Is lirc package that report errors into configure phase?

Can you past your errors?

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Re: WinTV-PVR 500 MCE Kit
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2008, 03:40:49 am »
Hi Guys,

I tried the following procedure to get my PVR-150 MCE kit's usb receiver to work but failed.  I tried using the newest lirc ver: 0.8.3

I think i managed to get up to part " # irw "
but after i type in any of these commands:

000000037ff07bfe 00 One mceusb
000000037ff07bfd 00 Two mceusb
000000037ff07bfd 01 Two mceusb
000000037ff07bf2 00 Home mceusb
000000037ff07bf2 01 Home mceusb

I get errors for each one. that say
bash: 000000037ff07bfe: command not found.

Please keep in mind i've never done any of this before so i may have completely missed something simple.

Could someone please help?

THanks