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post #1 of 5 Old 09-16-2011, 05:56 PM - Thread Starter
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I have a Windows HTPC running XBMC, and I'd like to control it using my Harmony remote. I'm looking for suggestions for IR receivers that I can use - or IR receivers that come with MCE remotes.

Came across this one - anyone have any experience with it? Good, bad? Other suggestions?

http://www.amazon.com/Windows-Contro...p_ob_e_title_0
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That would work, but you don't need the remote since you have a universal.

The HP Media Center IR Receiver on eBay works well and can be purchased for ~$10 shipped.

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Thanks Bryan, I'll give that a shot.
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Just to close this out, got my $10 IR receiver (eBay), set it up, and everything is working great. This was a useful thread to get me started (key mappings):

http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?t=54466&page=19
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Just to close this out, got my $10 IR receiver (eBay), set it up, and everything is working great. This was a useful thread to get me started (key mappings):

http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?t=54466&page=19

Look at this if you haven't already. Lots of Harmony codes for the MCE remote.

http://forums.logitech.com/t5/Harmon...ur/td-p/374844

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