Harmony Remote TIRA & Girder
Can the Harmony Remote Control My PC
Controlling your computer with a remote
It's the new rage, everyone is doing it......
Why would you want to control your PC with a remote ?
HTPC - Definition :: Home Theater Personal Computer
What you need to control any PC with a Remote
Remote control - Any remote ? The one from your old VCR will do.
Girder software ( IR Infrared learning software for your PC )
TIRA ( Infrared receiver for your PC )
Can I control My Computer with Harmony Remote ?
Yes - You just have to program harmony for any device that you don't already own. Essentially this allows a different set of IR codes
for Girder and your computer to learn.
TIRA & Girder IR Remote Software
Girder remote IR software allows your computer to associate tasks with IR codes. The trick part is learning how to use girder, if used
properly gider could possibly control and automate a small city.
TIRA is a IR transmitter and receiver for your computer.
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Where do you download girder?
You get it with your TIRA.
Controlling Windows Media player 10 with TIRA and Girder
Girder and programming any task can be difficult.
You can find varying pre-made " plugins " for popular programs to use with girder.
Girder Plugin Page
I currently use Girder, TIRA and the harmony Remote to control WMP 10 on my home PC. Below is the .GML or task list for girder ::
Windows Media Player 10 - Girder Task List
Teaching Girder from the Harmony Remote
Ensure that the harmony remote is at least 3ft away from TIRA when transmitting IR codes to girder. If you are closer than 3ft the result will be inaccurate IR codes,
this will result in a non functioning application.
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