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- kaiser423 - 2011-01-19 23:25
poofyhairguy Wrote:I think in the future I am gonna have to specifically say to avoid that vendor. This is the second time I have heard that they sold an IR receiver that wasn't what was expected and it took work to configure. Its like its a knock-off of the real thing or something.
Got home and turned my IR receiver over. It is actually a OVU400102/71.
So, go ahead and add that model number to the list as needed a quick lirc edit and recompile.
Darn shady sellers
I actually like mine, nice long usb cord and looks very high quality.
- poofyhairguy - 2011-01-19 23:30
kaiser423 Wrote:It is actually a OVU400102/71.
There you go. Thanks for the feedback...
- Tricky - 2011-01-20 00:00
HP Infrared Receiver for HP Media Center 5188-1667
Any experiences with this one? does it work good with XBMC and Logitech harmony?
- kaiser423 - 2011-01-20 01:06
That should be the preferred one. Under
Item model number: OVU400103/00, OVU400102/71
It lists two OVU's, which is odd. One is the very well supported one, and one is where I had to add a line to the lirc source to get it to work. Mine (the 102/71) is listed as a totally different part number than 5188-1667, so that one is probalby the legit one.
- bmcclure937 - 2011-01-27 18:29
I got my OVU400103/00 ordered a couple days ago. Now I am just hoping it will be as easy and plug-n-go!
And now I am waiting to snag a Harmony during a sale!
- maddog808 - 2011-01-28 06:43
I bought this one from a seller in China. Took about three weeks to arrive, but it was cheap, and works flawlessly with my URC RF20. And because the remote has a RF base, I don't have to look at the ugly IR receiver.
- bmcclure937 - 2011-01-30 23:37
I got my HP IR receiver today
I do not have a remote to test it yet. Is there any way I can ensure it is the correct USB IR receiver by looking at attached devices? I am running XBMC Live.
My specific unit does not say OVU400103/00 but it is p/n 5188-1667. Is it supposed to have the OVU number marked on it some place? Just trying to ensure it is a genuine unit since I cannot test with a remote right now.
If it is a fake, then I want to return and buy another!
I have run the following
Can someone confirm this is the proper output for this model HP IR receiver?! Thank You!
- SpIcEz - 2011-01-31 20:18
For my OVU400103/00 but it is p/n 5188-1667
- bmcclure937 - 2011-01-31 20:21
Thanks! It looks like mine (and yours) is legitimate. They simply have different IDs (probably the internal chip manufacturer). I know the eHome series works with LIRC MCE2 drivers... and I have heard of Philips, Microsoft, and Mitsumi branded internals.
At least this is my theory. My Logitech Harmony One should arrive tomorrow or Wednesday and I plan to get things configured. I am beyond excited!
- darkscout - 2011-01-31 21:16