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PANELCTL

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: April 2006
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NAME

panelctl - manual page for panelctl (libavc1394) 0.1  

SYNOPSIS

panelctl [OPTION] <channel|command>  

DESCRIPTION

panelctl is a command line tool to send control commands via an IEEE1394 link to an AV/C Panel such as the Motorola Digital Consumer Terminal (DCT) series. Or for the non-techies: panelctl lets you remote control your digital cable box via a Firewire cable.  

OPTIONS

-d, --debug
Display debug information
-h, --help
Display this help and exit
-v, --version
Output version information and exit
 

Channels:

001 - 999
Tune directly to a specific channel
 

Commands:

ok
Select the highlighted item
up
Move up in the menu or guide
down
Move down in the menu or guide
left
Move left in the menu or guide
right
Move right in the menu or guide
menu
Enter or Exit the Main Menu
lock
Bring up Parental Control screen
guide
Bring up Listings By Time screen
favorite
Scan through just your favorite channels
exit
Return to live TV from the menu or guide
enter
Enter the digital Music menu
channelup
Change channel up
channeldown
Change channel down
last
Return to the previous menu or channel
info
See a description of the current show
help
See helpful information
pageup
Move up one page in the menu or guide
pagedown
Move down one page in the menu or guide
power
Toggle the device on or off
volumeup
Change volume up
volumedown
Change volume down
mute
Toggle sound on or off
play
Play DVR or On-Demand content
stop
Stop DVR or On-Demand content
pause
Pause DVR or On-Demand content
record
Record content on the DVR
rewind
Rewind DVR or On-Demand content
fastforward
Fast Forward DVR or On-Demand content
soundoff
Turn sound off
soundon
Turn sound on
num0 - num9
Emulate a number key pressed
 

AUTHOR

Written by Stacey Son, John Woodell, and Dan Dennedy.
 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2004-2006
 

SEE ALSO

dvcont


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
Channels:
Commands:
AUTHOR
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO




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