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Re: hdmi cec
« Reply #30 on: January 21, 2011, 05:45:39 pm »
When you'll provide me with a device I'll write a driver. My $%*#&#% Sharp Aquos LC-46 LE600 does not support power on via RS232...

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« Reply #31 on: January 24, 2011, 09:33:57 am »
Hi Hari,

We propose you our kwikwai for 100 CHF.
If you're interested, drop me a message with your address so that I can compute the shipping costs.
Within EU, these costs are usually CHF 8.-

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Re: hdmi cec
« Reply #32 on: January 24, 2011, 03:04:01 pm »
Hi Hari,

We propose you our kwikwai for 100 CHF.
If you're interested, drop me a message with your address so that I can compute the shipping costs.
Within EU, these costs are usually CHF 8.-

Regards,
Philippe
I'm not going to pay anything for the device if you want me to write a lmce driver for it. I can still use my TV with the Irtrans Ethernet...

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Re: hdmi cec
« Reply #33 on: January 24, 2011, 04:19:09 pm »
Fair enough.
Anybody else interested by the offer ?

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Re: hdmi cec
« Reply #34 on: January 25, 2011, 12:07:52 am »
Fair enough.
Anybody else interested by the offer ?

Regards,
Philippe

Hi Philippe,

If you'd like your product to be supported with an LMCE driver then why not provide a unit to Hari in return for him creating it. Its what other have done (including my own company) in the past - and i think its a fair exchange.

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Re: hdmi cec
« Reply #35 on: February 11, 2011, 03:31:43 pm »
I did receive a kwikwai unit and it works very nice! I'm already working on a driver. So if you want to control your Blu-Ray player, AVR and TV with a single unit, you should get one quickly.

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Re: hdmi cec
« Reply #36 on: February 11, 2011, 03:48:35 pm »
I did receive a kwikwai unit and it works very nice! I'm already working on a driver. So if you want to control your Blu-Ray player, AVR and TV with a single unit, you should get one quickly.

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Cool!

So any compatibility issues? what flavours of TV/BluRay,AVR etc have you had a smooth ride on?

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Re: hdmi cec
« Reply #37 on: February 11, 2011, 03:54:45 pm »
SO Hari,
If i understand corectly, I can control, AMP, DVD,TV and possibly PS3 via the kwikwai unit, using an orbiter?
This would be a better solution than USB-UIRT......


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Re: hdmi cec
« Reply #38 on: February 11, 2011, 09:42:51 pm »
SO Hari,
If i understand corectly, I can control, AMP, DVD,TV and possibly PS3 via the kwikwai unit, using an orbiter?
This would be a better solution than USB-UIRT......

I'm not Hari but... what you suggest is correct, likely even for the PS3.  I am currently controlling my PS3 (via HDMI) with IR codes sent to my TV, essentially using my TV as an IR to CEC converter for connected devices.  I could see investing in one of these units to control most everything and rid myself of IR based control.

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Re: hdmi cec
« Reply #39 on: February 11, 2011, 09:59:58 pm »
I'm still trying to get my head around this,
This is their reply,
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Hi Karel,

I guess there is a confusion because of the 2 HDMI ports you saw on kwikwai.

Actually, with the current model, you can only control one HDMI bus.
Having two HDMI ports on kwikwai is only a way to ease the installation when there is no available HDMI port on any of the devices you want to control.
If a HDMI port is available anywhere on one HDMI device, just connect to it, and the second HDMI port on kwikwai is not used.
You can have a look on our wiki for further information :
http://wiki.kwikwai.com/index.php?title=Device_installation

Nevertheless, as defined by the HDMI specification, one HDMI bus is composed of up to 16 devices.
It supports only one display, named "sink" usually the TV, and several sources. here is the list as per the HDMI 1.3a specification.
 

Therefore with one kwikwai, you can control several devices, but all on the same HDMI bus.
In the future, we'll probably develop a model supporting several buses, as for a HDMI matrix.

Hopefully I answered your question.
Please feel free to contact me, if you have any further question.

Best regards,
Philippe Landry
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Re: hdmi cec
« Reply #40 on: February 11, 2011, 10:04:01 pm »
SO Hari,
If i understand corectly, I can control, AMP, DVD,TV and possibly PS3 via the kwikwai unit, using an orbiter?
This would be a better solution than USB-UIRT......


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Re: hdmi cec
« Reply #41 on: February 25, 2011, 10:16:00 am »
Damn, I wish I'd seen this a week ago, my USBUIRT is on its way, and could now be redundant before its even arrived!

Whats the status of this in LinuxMCE at the moment, will it be PNP now or in the very near future?

Everything in my media system is via HDMI so I'm very keen on seeing this work.  I use one of the 'NEET' HDMI 5 way switches for everything which is a great little device btw, it allows the control signals through even for those devices which aren't selected.

Hmm, actually remember seeing a template for a HDMI-CEC interface, number 2163.  Is that for this device?

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Re: hdmi cec
« Reply #42 on: February 26, 2011, 03:01:28 pm »
Whats the status of this in LinuxMCE at the moment, will it be PNP now or in the very near future?
yes, will be pnp

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Hmm, actually remember seeing a template for a HDMI-CEC interface, number 2163.  Is that for this device?
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Re: hdmi cec
« Reply #43 on: February 26, 2011, 07:18:56 pm »
Hari,

Sorry for all the questions, but how many devices can be controlled with 1 unit? Or do we need a unit for each device we want to control?

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Re: hdmi cec
« Reply #44 on: February 27, 2011, 12:18:24 am »
All HDMI devices which are HDMI-CEC away and exist on an HDMI line can be controlled. i.e.

PC -> HDMI-CEC -> AV-Receiver -> TV

AV-Receiver and TV can be controlled by the hdmi-cec device.