GrumpyEngineer Posted November 15, 2011 Report Share Posted November 15, 2011 i've been trying to get the new xbox 360 (rc6) remote to work with filrc and xbmc on a windows7 pc. initially i had the 'double key press' problem which i managed to work out myself before finding it on the forums, i correctly guessed it was that the remote was giving out slightly different codes on each key press but to me it wasn't immediately obvious that you could program multiple remote buttons to a single keyboard key. the xbox remote can be programmed to control the tv too however the volume +/- keys seem to give the same code when the remote is in tv mode or xbox mode so when i hit volume up both xbmc and the tv responded to the key press and i ended up with no sound. solution to this is just unprogram the volume keys from flirc so that just the tv responds, i've never used the volume function in xbmc and really only programmed them into flirc in the first place because the option was there in the xbmc screen. when i erased the vol +/- buttons in flirc i had to do it multiple times because the double key press issue meant that i had programmed each one with all the different codes that the remote gives for the same button. however once done the four direction keys went back to needing a double press again and so needed reprogramming. obviously something like this would be hard to reproduce and i cant rule out user error. what would be useful is instead/as well as the current option to erase an individual key press on the remote is an option to erase all codes associated with keyboard function ie in the gui, click erase and then click vol+ and it'd erase all ir codes associated with vol+ rather than have to individually erase all ir codes via remote presses. operation is perfect in xbmc now except for one thing, if i'm in file mode and i hit 'back' which is supposed to jump up one directory 9 times out of 10 it will jump all the way back to the home screen. it feels like an over eager auto repeat on the key press but cant work out whether its a function of the remote, xbmc, windows or flirc. i don't want to suggest that filrc has the option of disabling auto repeat on individual keys when its nothing to do with it in the first place so if anyone has any suggestions as to what is going on there then i'd like to hear. having suffered the limited functionality of the xbmc android remote (it works perfectly but needs more keys) and having sent back 3 motorola nyxboards because of range and 'left click' issues my first couple of days of flirc ownership have been a pleasant change. rich Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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