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Table of Contents

Overview

For controlling MediaPortal 2 various input devices are supported.

This page gives an overview and introduction how to use and configure them.


Introduction

Media Portal 2 supports many devices as keyboard, mouse and remote controls.

Please check below, if your device is supported and any special requirements or configurations are necessary.


Input

Supported Devices

Additional software requirements

Configuration required

Ability to quick-start MP2 Client

Links

Keyboard

All keyboards

No

No

-

-

Mouse

All mouses

No

No

-

-

Microsoft MCE Receiver

Microsoft MCE compatible remotes

No

No

Yes

Download 1 Forum thread

CEC Remote

CEC Adapter

No

??

??

Download Forum thread

IR Input

all IRSS supported devices

Yes (IRSS)

MP2 plugin: No IRSS: Yes

Yes

Download 1 Forum Documentation IRSS Download

1 Plugin is shipped with MP2 by default

Microsoft MCE Receiver

  • Starting MediaPortal 2 is being done by

    MP2-ClientLauncher.exe

    , which is located in

    ProgramFiles\MP2-Client\Tools\MP2ClientLauncher
  • The repeat delay can be configured by modifying the windows systems keyboard settings.
    see also Change keyboard settings
  • In case you have or had IRSS installed and within MP2 are having issues with navigation buttons, check this thread: https://forum.team-mediaportal.com/th...resses.121790/

Mapping overview


Navigating round screens

Key Action Keyboard Remote Mouse
OK Action current item (e.g. push button, select program)
On item
Info Show menu about current item (if appropriate)
On item
Escape Close screen/dialog
Up Move cursor up
Down Move cursor down
Right Move cursor right
Left Move cursor left
PageUp Go up one screenful
PageDown Go down one screenful
Home Go to top/left of list
End Go to bottom/right of list
Record Record dialog (if appropriate)

Keys always active

Key Action Keyboard Remote Mouse
Escape Back/Close dialog
Crumb bar
Fullscreen Toggle windowed/full screen
Home screen Home screen
Crumb bar
Audio Audio
Menu tile in Home
Weather Weather
Menu tile in Home
Videos Videos
Menu tile in Home
Movies Movies
Menu tile in Home
Series Series
Menu tile in Home
Images Images
Menu tile in Home
Online Videos Online Videos
Menu tile in Home
TV Full Guide TV Full Guide
Menu tile in Home
Live TV Live TV
Menu tile in Home
Currently playing item Currently playing item
Play icon in group menu

Playing media item

Key Action Keyboard Remote Mouse
Play Play
Player controls
Pause Pause
PlayPause Toggle Pause
Player controls
Stop Stop
Player controls
Rew Rewind
Player controls
Fwd Fast forward
Player controls
Previous Previous track/item
Next Next track/item
Mute Mute audio
Player controls
VolumeUp Volume up
Player controls
VolumeDown Volume down
Player controls
Red Select audio
Yellow Select subtitle
Player controls
Info Show progress display (press again to show player config dialog)
Move mouse to show progress, right click anywhere or left click config button in player controls to show dialog
Blue Toggle picture in picture
Info Show info or menu
Any position
Up Instant skip forward a percentage of the track/item
Down Instant skip backward
Right Skip step forward (press again quickly to skip further)
Left Skip step backward (press again quickly to step further)

Full screen TV

Key Action Keyboard Remote Mouse
Mute Mute audio
Player controls
VolumeUp Volume up
Player controls
VolumeDown Volume down
Player controls
Info Show progress display (press again to show player config dialog)
Move mouse to show progress, right click anywhere or left click config button in player controls to show dialog
Up Instant skip forward a percentage of the track/item
Down Instant skip backward
Right Skip step forward (press again quickly to skip further)
Left Skip step backward (press again quickly to step further)
Escape Close progress display/player config dialog
OK Show mini guide (to change channel)
Any position
PageUp Zap to next channel
PageDown Zap to previous channel
Record Record dialog
Player controls

In full screen guide

Key Action Keyboard Remote Mouse
OK If program currently playing, show it - otherwise show program record menu
On program
Info Show program record menu
On program
Record Show program record menu
Escape Close screen
Up Move cursor up
Down Move cursor down
Right Move cursor right
Left Move cursor left
PageUp Go up one screenful
PageDown Go down one screenful
Home Go to top/left of list
End Go to bottom/right of list
Rew Go left one screenful
Fwd Go right one screenful
Previous Go left 12 hours
Fwd Go right 12 hours

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