Phydeaux Posted February 1, 2015 Report Share Posted February 1, 2015 Love my FLIRC devices, I have four and they've been working very well with XBMC (OpenELEC) using the Panasonic remotes that came with my TVs. However.... I decided I wanted to assign an additional button to a keypress. I downloaded the newest software (1.3.4) since I had reinstalled my computer since the last time I did anything with FLIRC. Plugged it in and it offered to update my FW to 3.5 and I allowed it to happen. I also thought, for some reason, why not erase the settings and re-learn them all. And I did this to two of my four FLIRCs. They are basically useless now after spending hours with them. Learning the buttons is just flakey. Sometimes the button is saved and other times it's not, but the software always says successfully recorded. Testing immediately afterwards sometimes shows it did record, sometimes not. Relearning the button without first erasing it sometimes tells you the button has already been done, sometimes it just records it again (even though it previously said it had successfully recorded it. When it does say the button has already been learned, you can cancel and try to record again and the next time it will happily say successfully recorded. Testing the remote by pushing buttons and watching the onscreen keyboard takes ages - having to relearn buttons over and over. Finally, it looked good. Every button worked against every correct onscreen key.... And only about 75% of the functions work when plugged back into the XBMC box. And only if you stand within two feet. Previously it was 100% at 15 feet away and very responsive. Now it's slow as can be. Also, when in a big list in XBMC, previously if you held down the "down arrow" on the remote, XBMC would cycle through the list fast as expected. Now it's perhaps 1/4 of the speed. And, yes, I played around with the Inter-Key Delay settings to no avail. The next two FLIRCs I made a button change to, I did not let the software upgrade my FW and they continue to be a joy to use. There MUST be a way to go back to the 2.2 FW, otherwise these two FLIRCs will be of zero value. PLEASE ADVISE!!! Regards, Robert Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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