Jump to content
Flirc Forums

A stand alone BLASTER?


Recommended Posts

Obviously FLIRC makes it easy to be flexable with an IR remote control.  Its a great solution.


But many computers also need an IR emitter (aka transmitter, aka BLASTER) to work at controlling cable boxes and other items on your computer and HDTV system.   


What are the best suggestions for an IR blaster?


Link to comment
Share on other sites

I believe XBMC worked around doing this by enabling cable card support in the HTPC. So you don't actually control the external device in this case?


TBH I'm not entirely sure on this. I haven't had cable since college, and that was only because it came with the dorm. 


Other than that, what else would you be controlling?  Unless you have some Arduino stuff setup and programmed to run off of keyboard commands, that could be cool.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...