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  1. Did you also add the Nvidia Shield preset itself to your Harmony profile? Don't just use the AT-163, use them both.
  2. What Harmony are you using? What is assigned to power on/off?
  3. Mine goes to sleep when I power off via Harmony like the rest of my devices. When in doubt completely delete the Shield profile from the Harmony, re-add it, and for good measure wipe the FLIRC and re-run setup for it too like I posted. Or just live with it - the Shield draws very little power at idle, will auto-sleep anyway as you discovered, and in general isn't a big deal. Question: If it's asleep (via auto) does it turn on with your profile? If so something is messed up in it and you should start over. Record in what app? Live Channels? If there's a keyboard shortcut for that then it's jus
  4. Do those apps support keyboard shortcuts? I think Plex does (at least it does on other platforms). Check their forums for a list of keyboard shortcut keys. Then it's just a matter of following the standard FLIRC process to map buttons on your remote to those keys. See my earlier post in this thread for more guidance on that. I don't know if the Vue app supports keyboard shortcuts. I know Netflix and HBO Go, etc. don't. For those the standard Shield remote keys are all you can use (and need, really, since the apps are designed that way).
  5. That may be anecdotal for you but is not an inherent flaw. I use WiFi integration with a hub and one of my Shields and have no issues with latency whatsoever. A lot of factors can cause latency issues. You might have misunderstood me; I was just using IR as an example "what if". To your point though, yes, decoding IR signals is easy and straightforward, BT is another matter entirely and understanding the inner workings of remote control there is hard.
  6. Imagine if, back in the day when IR got traction, all the different manufacturers implemented it, used their own codes, and refused to share them. And if there was no way to easily intercept and decipher said codes. That's more or less what you have with BT today. BT also has limitations and as for how "fast" it is that is entirely up to how well it is implemented. Logitech worked directly with Sony on their PS4 implementation, for example. Doing the same thing for example with a HTPC is an entirely different problem. If anything, I see wifi remote control becoming more common. The Shield a
  7. Follow my instructions above. If you first configure FLIRC using the Shield preset "home" button functionality should work across apps. You can assign it to any button on your Harmony you want.
  8. The basics of how it all works, just in case: Start with the Harmony config since this seems to be tripping you up. You only need to pick one device for your Shield profile, and (ironically enough) you don't want to pick "Shield TV" WITH the Harmony since that profile is for models that have IR (or WiFi/BT if you have the Harmony hub) and you don't want that since you are using a FLIRC. Just pick something that has a lot of buttons available (for flexibility) and won't interfere with any other devices you have. A lot of us here us the ViewTV AT-163 profile. Pick it and name it whatever you wan
  9. No problem! You gave me a discount once before, I just found the new ones on Amazon and they appeared to be your official channel (is that correct?) so it was just easier to get them from there. I currently have 4 in use, with one spare I carry in my laptop bag when I travel - it's great for hooking up my laptop to hotel TVs, I just carry a very small IR remote that I had laying around with me as well and I can watch Kodi from my hotel bed at night :) For the Shield/FTV you should bundle these with a decent right-angle usb adapter (or maybe just link folks to them). I use VCZHS brand adapters
  10. Protip for new Shield FLIRC users using a Harmony: Don't run "automated setup" with the new Shield layout unless you want to exactly duplicate how the Shield remote works (and maybe you do). I found this mapped several things in the background, like playback functions (stop, etc.) to the remote, which meant I had to erase them and do them over. It also resulted in double-presses for some keys. Again, this was only after I first ran the auto-setup, then went back and mapped keys for Kodi, etc. manually. If you are doing the latter, wipe the FLIRC settings, then do a manual setup for all keys. U
  11. Thanks for the update! Working great on both my Shields. I have the 2015 and 2017 non-pro model. FLIRC in particular is a boon for the new non-Pro since there's no IR receiver; hopefully with these updates you find FLIRC becomes just as popular with those as it is now for the FireTV devices. I have 7 FLIRCs now - 4 original from back in the day and 3 new ones from Amazon. Great update all around.
  12. So, just to be clear, in the FLIRC software, I should choose the FireTV layout and press my existing Harmony "OK" button to pair it with the FTV? Will that work? I thought it was the IR command being sent by the remote that mattered. Or do I need to use an actual FTV remote to program it? Just want to make sure.
  13. Anyone figured out the "Enter" button not working in some apps, like HBO Go, yet? I've gotten everything else to work but that one is aggravating.
  14. Hi all, Did this ever get resolved? I've been a multi-Flirc user for years but just got a Shield TV. It is an awesome little device and Flirc works fine with it when I'm in Kodi, but there's no back/home button support outside of it. Anything I can do to help?
  15. Awesome, much appreciated. I will try these tonight and let you know how it works.
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