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It would be really cool if MP could take advantage of using the serial port to change channels when support for cable boxes comes along. IR Blasters suck.
 
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Why IR Blasters suck

They do not reliably change the channel on cable boxes. When using the IR blaster with my TiVo, I missed more shows. Once I switched over to the serial port, no problems. The channel gets where is needs to be every time. With my Media Center, same problem. Channel doesn't always change.
 

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    Anyone got Sky or Sky+ to be controller via Serial cable...?
     

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