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Press and hold doesn't work with v3.5


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Hi,

 

after upgrading to firmware 3.5, I cannot get long key presses to work.  I tried 3 different remotes.  All of them used to work with flirc just fine.

 

Process:

Format flirc, learn a key, say 'x'.

Open a text editor, press and hold the button on the remote.

 

Expected behavior:

One 'x' should appear immediately in the text editor.

Then many 'x' should appear due to key repeat as long as I hold the button on the remote.

 

Observed behavior:

Most of the times, a single 'x' appears immediately and then nothing else happens (all while holding the button on the remote).

Sometimes, 10-20 'x' appear and then the repeating stops.

Very rarely the key gets stuck and 'x' appear until I unplug flirc or hit a key on the usb keyboard.

 

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I've tried all values of inter-key delay with no observable change.

 

Is there anything I can do?

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The remotes are

1. From a Yamaha RX-V373 receiver.

2. From an Epson TW 3200 projector.

3. Universal Remote URC 7960. I've tried the device codes of various TV and SAT receivers.

 

I checked with my cell phone camera to verify that the IR LED is lit all the time when holding a key.

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I see no change when I set the interkey delay to 5 or 6.

 

Flirc also sometimes seems to ignore remote button presses.  It feels less sensitive than before.

 

Actually, I upgraded to firmware 3.5 in the hope that it would fix the troubles my flirc developed in the last 1-2 days.  First it stopped responding completely, then after changing the USB port and relearning the keys, I had the problem of keys getting stuck almost every time on a long press.  I don't remember the exact firmware version, but it was 2.x (with flirc gui 1.2.6).

 

edit: I just wanted to add that I have been using flirc almost every day since July 2014.  So far I never had any trouble and really enjoyed controlling my PC with an IR remote.

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I also have a URC remote (MX-900).  I used the Fire TV controller and programmed the remote and all the regular key presses work.  The Rewind and FF work for the short key presses (10 second skip), but I cannot get a long key press.  What do I need to do to get the long key presses programmed?  I bought the FLIRC specifically so I could get FF and REW on my URC remote.  The MCE remote / IR receiver I bought worked for the other buttons too, so the whole point of getting FLIRC was to enable the FF and REW buttons.

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Any thoughts on solving the press and hold for FF and Rewind on my FireTV?  I get continuous IR signals from my remote, checked on my camera, but the result is a series of 10 second FF or Rewind commands, depending on how long I hold the button down, rather than going into the true FF or Rewind that the AFTV gives with a long press.  

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