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- poofyhairguy - 2011-03-11 21:07
bmcclure937 Wrote:harmony one complete configuration guide [openelec]
thank you for this!!!!
- bmcclure937 - 2011-03-11 21:10
poofyhairguy Wrote:thank you for this!!!!
I am still working on finalizing the more advanced customizations (modifying the keymap.xml)
The guide will currently walk through setting up the remote properly and getting it to work out-of-the-box with XBMC. The core functionality will work. Any "personalization" that would be done with the keymap.xml is still being documented.
I am planning to upload my keymap.xml file because I think it does a great job covering basic functionality that many people would like to have.
*EDIT*: thanks for the signature link! means a lot and I am glad you appreciate the guide. I hope it helps a lot of others.
- KennethC - 2011-03-12 05:11
Just wanted to add that I've bought two of these off of eBay now, and neither were actually OVU400103/00's. One was the OVU400102/71 while the other was actually an OVU422000/06. Kinda bugged me though because all the eBay auctions say they're OVU400103/00 and they'll just send you what they have.
The OVU400102/71 is about 3.25 inches wide and about 2" deep. It has the HP logo on the top and says "hp media center" on it.
The OVU422000/06 is significantly smaller at about 3" wide and about 1.5 inches deep. It has no logo nor any other text on the top.
They were both installed automatically in Windows 7 as "eHome Infrared Receiver."
My experience with the OVU400102/71 was terrible. I spent many hours fiddling with the MCE Keyboard and MCE Remote methods of programming my Harmony, several frustrating hours using Logitech's clunky and slow software (okay, maybe not slow, but 5 minute remote updates can seem like an eternity especially if you do it 10-15 times per session). The behavior was erratic. Everything would work, I guess, but buttons were sometimes ignored or they repeated 3-4 times per press.
Fed up, I bought my second "OVU400103/00" from eBay and it came as the OVU422000/06. Without changing anything else, I swapped the receivers and it's perfect! No skipping, no repeats. Plus it's a smaller unit, which is nice.
FTR, I'm using a Harmony 890.
- Mickeyjuice - 2011-03-14 10:37
KennethC Wrote:Just wanted to add that I've bought two of these off of eBay now, and neither were actually OVU400103/00's. One was the OVU400102/71 while the other was actually an OVU422000/06. Kinda bugged me though because all the eBay auctions say they're OVU400103/00 and they'll just send you what they have.
I also ordered an IR reciever that stated in the auction that it was a OVU400103/00 5188-1667 but alas the one I got was OVU422000/06 5070-2584.
So far it's been working OK out of the box (Harmony One remote, OpenELEC XBMC)... I just have slight lag, but I haven't had a chance to try and fix it up
Ovu400103/00 (5188-1667) - leigh_munro - 2011-03-16 14:48
Wanting to get a couple of the HP IR receivers, specifically the OVU400103/00 (5188-1667). I've been looking for the last few days but can't seem to find anything...
There are a few listed on Ebay...but they either don't ship internationally (i'm in Australia) or appear to be another model (listed as a 5188-1667, but photos show another model).
This remote bundle looks good but the seller won't ship internationally..
Does anyone know a current reliable source for these?
- RuZleBiFf - 2011-03-20 12:43
I just ordered one from this guy: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250648696702&ssPageName=ADME:L:OU:US:1123
I rather spend 2 hours on modding, than 2 hours on google to find "the right one".
So i was just wondering:
Anything special I should know?
Going to read on "Kaiser423"'s thread from page 1
- KennethC - 2011-03-20 18:34
RuZleBiFf Wrote:Hello everyone
Just FYI, when I posted above about my OVU400102/71, it was from that guy.
- bnevets27 - 2011-04-05 06:53
My experience with a couple of HP IR receivers: http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=85237
In short I had to edit the lirc, but sure took a lot of aggravation to first find that out.
So far 3 different ebay vendors, 2 needed the lirc edited and 1 was plug and play. Not having the receivers in hand, when you first buy one, its hard to tell the difference between an authentic and a "fake" one. But after physically having both a "fake" and authentic you can tell which is authentic. I'll try to remember to take a picture of a "fake" and authentic side by side when I'm over at my friends (he lucked out with getting an authentic one). After seeing what the authentic one looks like it is a bit easier to get the correct one on ebay. (if the picture of the product being sold on ebay is of the actual product they send you)
- leigh_munro - 2011-04-05 13:43
Any Aussies looking for a local source for the HP IR receivers specifically the OVU400103/00 (5188-1667) version. I've purchased a IR receiver/remote combo from this seller and couldn't be happier. I had been looking for a while and was put off most of the cheaper Hong Kong based sellers as they all quoted at least 14 days for delivery. A lot of them also claimed to be the OVU400103/00 model but the photos showed something different.
UK availability? - s4vva - 2011-04-13 22:22
Hi anyone know where I can get from in the UK? I really don't want to wait three weeks for what could be a fake one from China (eBay).