Gregory Posted January 17, 2013 Report Share Posted January 17, 2013 I ordered a Flirc a few weeks ago and it arrived today. I excitedly started setting it up for my Windows Media Center PC. The GUI was pretty intuitive and everything seemed to go ok - until I started testing the remote out in notepad. Half of the number keys that I'd programmed weren't doing anything and I was also missing a few of the other keys. I went back to the GUI and was surprised to see that it allowed me to program the keys again without giving me the "Button Already Exists" error message. For a while, it seemed like every few buttons I'd program, when I went back and tried to program the button a second time, sometimes it would let me program the same button again. Eventually, I got the keys programmed in and then discovered that using Notepad, sometimes the key pressed would work - and other times it wouldn't. Sometimes it seemed like there was a big lag. My remote was right next to the FLIRC, so it couldn't be a bad signal. Also, when programming the keys, the GUI always responded quickly. So then, I wondered if maybe my remote control was not compatible with FLIRC, so I pulled out my TIVO remote. That too seems to be having the same problem of disappearing programmed keys and lag. Any suggestions? Did I get a bad unit? The strange thing to me is that the GUI responds very quickly when I push a button on the remote to program a key. It just seems to forget randomly. I tried running the FLIRC GUI on a seperate computer and I had similar results. 2 different computers, 2 different remote controls. HELP! :( My primary remote control is a Marantz RC011SR. It comes with the Marantz SR7005 receiver. This remote is a learning remote, so I can program the keys to do anything. Currently I'm using most of they keys as the default "satellite" remote control. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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