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Post Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2007 8:48 pm   
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Not liking the cheap plastic and the shape, is there another DVD remote that works? Or can i even use a programmable or something?


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Post Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2007 9:09 pm   
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as far as i know its gotta be an xbox remote. You can use the dvdx dongle free player and use your controller.
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Post Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2007 9:32 pm   
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Not liking the cheap plastic and the shape, is there another DVD remote that works? Or can i even use a programmable or something?


This is what im useing i got a remote that lets you point any IR remote at it and it will copy the signel 1 to 1 works for every thing.
http://www.remotecentral.com/ureview/116.htm
And its cheaper then a harmoney remote. Wink


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Post Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2007 9:37 pm   
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You can use the dvdx dongle free player and use your controller.


i dont know what you mean, what is that?


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Post Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2007 9:38 pm   
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marcosdjcm wrote:
Not liking the cheap plastic and the shape, is there another DVD remote that works? Or can i even use a programmable or something?


This is what im useing i got a remote that lets you point any IR remote at it and it will copy the signel 1 to 1 works for every thing.
http://www.remotecentral.com/ureview/116.htm
And its cheaper then a harmoney remote. Wink


thats cool Cool , sony make some of the nicest remotes. but isnt it quite a pain to re-program? I guess i'd only have to do it once.


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Post Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2007 9:46 pm   
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I dont know i have had mine for 2 or 3 years now and as long as you swop out the batts right away it keeps the programming.


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Post Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2007 10:18 pm   
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The DVDx dongle free program is a dvd player that runs off of a modded xbox.
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Post Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 7:11 am   
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The DVDx dongle free program is a dvd player that runs off of a modded xbox.


i thought XBMC played DVDs?


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Post Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 7:41 am   
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It does..... so does DVDx Wink
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so why would someone use DVDx over XBMC?

i mean, what does it change as far as remotes go?


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Post Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 8:12 am   
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If you have a chip you can get a programable thingy for your chip that will turn the console on, off, eject, and a bunch of other stuff. Its on mod-chip.com
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Post Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 8:33 am   
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not everyone uses xbmc
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Post Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 12:05 pm   
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i use DVDx2

DVDx2 is a dedicated dvd player whereas XBMC is a media centre, its just preference


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DVDx is nice cause I can use it to launch dvds from unleash x
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