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Aul
October 15th, 2006, 11:57 AM
Hello guys!

I need to buy an infrared receiver/transmitter for controlling my cable TV box through my computer. Should I buy a Tira or a UIRT? Which of them is better, and why? I appreciate your feedback.

Mastiff
October 15th, 2006, 01:05 PM
I see no reason to consider anything but the USB-UIRT, since it woks very reliably and problem free with both Girder and NetRetmote. I have been running it for 3 or 4 years, and I'm very satisfied. And if you modify it a little bit you should have power from the rear jack to drive at least 10 IR emitters.

Aul
October 15th, 2006, 03:35 PM
Thank you for your reply! One more question. What's your preference regarding Girder and NetRemote?

Mastiff
October 16th, 2006, 01:51 AM
Both, of course! :D I use them for different purposes, but I use them almost all day long.

Aul
October 16th, 2006, 11:23 AM
The only purpose for me would be controlling my cable TV box. So, which software is better for that?

Promixis
October 16th, 2006, 12:05 PM
Girder for automated control.