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I have a Scientific Atlanta cable box and I purchased an http://www.scientificatlanta.com/pro...IRextender.htm which plugs into the USB port. My Dad has a Motorola cable box that also has a USB port. Would this same extender work? Or, can someone recommend something like this? I also noticed on the back of my Dad's Motorola he has a port labeled "IR". Can I plug an IR Extender device into this port and accomplish the same thing?
 

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No the Scientific Atlanta IR extender only responds to S.A. commands.

(at least it didn't respond to any of my other remotes)
 

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If the port is labeled "IR REMOTE INPUT" you can use this ir extender for $13:

ww dot irblaster dot info/motorola_rx.html

(sorry, can't post a url, replace dot with .)


If the port is simply labeled "IR" than it is an IR Blaster output port, not an input port.
 
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