Brendan Posted July 7, 2014 Report Share Posted July 7, 2014 So I just got my Flirc today and have been messing around with it. I'd be super happy with it if I could make it work with my setup. I have a 55" Panasonic TC-54PS14 plasma TV with a Dell PC hooked to it as my HTPC (I'm using my OEM Panasonic remote to control it). I have my TV mounted on the wall with all A/V equipment in the closet behind it, all wires are fished through the wall. The Dell PC is also in this closet so in order for my Flirc to work with Plex, I need to use a 9.5ft USB extension cable to make it so it can see my remote. Herein lies the problem. When I have the Flirc out in my living room I get phantom key presses, like, it literally keeps going until I put my hand over the Flirc. If I open the closet door and hook it directly to the PC it works perfectly, no phantom key presses. I thought it was the USB cord but this is not the case as I can leave it connected to the extension cable and put it inside the closet and it works fine. Something in the living room is interfering with my Flirc and I can't figure out what it is. As of right now, now lights are on in the house but there is some indirect ambient light filling the room which is unavoidable. I have no other IR devices that I know of and the only thing I can think of that might have some flicker is the TV. I've tried moving the Flirc to different locations but it seems no matter where I put it in my house that's convenient for it to see my remote, it also sees whatever is causing the interference. I really love this device and would love for it to work since I don't have cable and rely on Plex or XBMC for all of my media. Does anyone have any ideas as to what might be causing this or how to troubleshoot it? It's so bad now that I don't even have to press a button to set it off. Thanks for any help in advance. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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