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by barnabas1969
Wed Feb 26, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Plugin Support
Topic: Samsung TV's
Replies: 31
Views: 31399

Re: Samsung TV's

I have a Samsung PN64D8000 TV. I have used the serial port to control it, and I can tell you that it DOES NOT send commands that it receives from the TV remote to the serial port.

I'm using the internal Pulse-Eight CEC adapter. It was only like 48 bucks. The new EG plugin for it works great.
by barnabas1969
Wed Feb 26, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: Plugin Support
Topic: Leapcast Plugin?
Replies: 7
Views: 2419

Re: Leapcast Plugin?

Oh, sorry, I was thinking of the Amazon Prime add-in. Another dev took over that one.

Media Center Cast is not dead, according to the dev in the post linked below from the 4th of this month:

http://www.thegreenbutton.tv/forums/vie ... 720#p69720
by barnabas1969
Wed Feb 26, 2014 3:08 pm
Forum: Coding Corner
Topic: HDMI-CEC to USB EG Support for Pulse Eight
Replies: 61
Views: 36285

Re: HDMI-CEC to USB EG Support for Pulse Eight

krambriw is correct that you should look at the other thread. Then, once you get that plugin working to get events in EG from the CEC device, then you will need to setup actions to send the commands to your apps. There are plugins that send commands to various programs. For example, there is one for...
by barnabas1969
Wed Feb 26, 2014 2:56 pm
Forum: General Support
Topic: How to setup W7 to recognise other remotes (Now Working)
Replies: 8
Views: 3005

Re: How to setup W7 to recognise other remotes

Yes, the Media Center IR transceiver can do almost everything that the USB-UIRT does, and costs much less. And... if you don't need it to function as a blaster, you can find Media Center IR receivers even cheaper.
by barnabas1969
Wed Feb 26, 2014 2:51 pm
Forum: Plugin Support
Topic: Leapcast Plugin?
Replies: 7
Views: 2419

Re: Leapcast Plugin?

I don't use Media Center Cast, but there has been some activity in developing it lately. The original dev dropped off the face of the planet, but a new guy has taken over. Perhaps you downloaded the wrong one? Search the TGB forum in the area I linked, and you'll find discussion where a new dev has ...
by barnabas1969
Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:24 pm
Forum: General Support
Topic: Looking for fewest lines of code to reach goal
Replies: 4
Views: 1210

Re: Looking for fewest lines of code to reach goal

Here's one solution. It requires setting up three different macros for each button. Here's an example for Button A: In the first macro, add the "Find a window" action. Un-check the box that says "stop macro if target is not found". Do not check the box that says "stop macro if target is found". Then...
by barnabas1969
Tue Feb 25, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Plugin Support
Topic: Leapcast Plugin?
Replies: 7
Views: 2419

Re: Leapcast Plugin?

Have you looked at Media Center Cast? Here's a link:
http://www.thegreenbutton.tv/forums/viewforum.php?f=88
by barnabas1969
Tue Feb 25, 2014 7:06 pm
Forum: General Support
Topic: How can I IR blast on TV when computer resumes?
Replies: 5
Views: 2677

Re: How can I IR blast on TV when computer resumes?

I used to use powercfg to determine why the computer woke. The problem was that powercfg would sometimes hang. So, I found a new way. Basically, it involves creating a scheduled task (in the Windows Task Scheduler) that fires when the computer wakes due to user intervention (the USB port in your cas...
by barnabas1969
Tue Feb 25, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: General Support
Topic: How to setup W7 to recognise other remotes (Now Working)
Replies: 8
Views: 3005

Re: How to setup W7 to recognise other remotes

Install this plugin: http://eventghost.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1789&sid=42a9c11b6bc62653255b4de4d3bba504 You'll need to scan through that thread because there are newer versions than what is attached to the first post. After you install the newest one, configure the plugin and click the button...
by barnabas1969
Sun Feb 23, 2014 4:34 pm
Forum: Coding Corner
Topic: SpeakEasy - a speech recognition plugin - EXPIRIMENTAL
Replies: 7
Views: 4345

Re: SpeakEasy - a speech recognition plugin - EXPIRIMENTAL

I'd like to test this. I hope to have time for it in the next few weeks.
by barnabas1969
Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:47 pm
Forum: General Support
Topic: How to send Command to Global Cache iTech IPToIR
Replies: 41
Views: 20874

Re: How to send Command to Global Cache iTech IPToIR

A plugin for this should be awesome :) I agree, and it shouldn't be difficult to write it either. I just bought an iTach IP2IR device on e-bay for $64 plus shipping. I should have it later this week. I'll be looking to buy another one (or possibly two, depending on how well the emitters work on non...
by barnabas1969
Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:25 am
Forum: General Support
Topic: How to send Command to Global Cache iTech IPToIR
Replies: 41
Views: 20874

Re: How to send Command to Global Cache iTech IPToIR

Wow, I didn't know that a device exists like the IP2IR device. I wish it had more than 3 ports, and I wish that all of the ports could handle a blaster (only port 3 can, according to their documentation). But, this may be what I want! For years, I've had my Media Center PC setup so that the extender...
by barnabas1969
Fri Feb 14, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: General Support
Topic: Help, I want my remote control back.
Replies: 2
Views: 1009

Re: Help, I want my remote control back.

Open/run services.msc, find the AlternateMceIrService, Stop it, then Disable it, then Reboot. I don't think that will fix the OP's problem. Here's how to fix it: When you configure the MCE Vista/Win7 plugin, and click the "Install service" button (it says something similar to that), it makes some r...
by barnabas1969
Thu Feb 13, 2014 5:42 pm
Forum: General Support
Topic: New way to get MCE Remote signals in EG (for Vista/Win7)
Replies: 478
Views: 330194

Re: New way to get MCE Remote signals in EG (for Vista/Win7)

Well, when you start a new thread, you should include the newer service executable.
by barnabas1969
Wed Feb 12, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: General Support
Topic: New way to get MCE Remote signals in EG (for Vista/Win7)
Replies: 478
Views: 330194

Re: New way to get MCE Remote signals in EG (for Vista/Win7)

@sem;colon: Is your new version based on one of the files in the first post of this thread, or is it based on a later version like the one in the post linked below? http://eventghost.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1789&p=20160#p20128 EDIT: And, as a side note, the link above fixes the crashing issue,...