With all of my sinus and lung problems I seem to be spending more time in bed then usual. I recently rearranged things in my bedroom so that I could use my bedroom TV for not only watching cable but as a monitor connected to my laptop. I have a USB TV tuner on the laptop they can also be used to record shows. I eliminated my ancient VCR/DVD's when I set up the laptop. Just as I got it all working, my cable box went out. Fortunately the upgraded box we got is much better than the old one. Here is a blog post telling the entire story. Read and enjoy! http://tech.cyborg5.com/?p=719
In previous blog posts I've described how I am able to operate my TV, DVR/cable box, VCR, DVD player using a custom IR remote with just four buttons. The project has gone through several versions. Originally the buttons were connected to a standard TV remote which would send IR signals to an ...
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