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Hey I recently aquired an asus tv tuner, (my cinema-phc3-100/naq/fm/av/rc) and Im trying to get the remote it came with to change the channel of my cable box, windows media center says it can do it if it knows the codes for my cable box, which I have told it several times now with no luck, is there something I'm missing? I stuck the "IR receiver" into the cable box, looked like an audio jack with a cable running into a pomegranite seed.
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the ir cable that came with the tv tuner is a "blaster"

you position it so that it flashes into the ir receiver of the cable box. then, when you tell media center to change a channel, it sends the command (as a series of flashes) through the blaster and the cable box pickes the flashes up as if they were coming from its own remote control

once you get the blaster ion place you may have to mess with the timing (part of the media center setup) to get it to change channels properly

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