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The Linux Infrared remote control (LIRC) is an open source package to receive and send infrared signals.

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Send IR signal using Raspberry Pi Stretch Lite

If I go to the internet and research about sending IR signals with a raspberry PI everything points to LIRC except this amazing tutorial: https://blog.bschwind.com/2016/05/29/sending-infrared-...
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lircd.service can't config the rc device for /dev/lirc

Using latest Raspian, Linux 4.14.34-v7+ armv7l Tried to get lirc working. Can see data with mode2. No output with irw. Using status of lircd service as below. Seems to be ambiguity from lirc and new ...
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Using other GPIO pins along with LIRC

I've been trying to create a voice activated IR Remote, using LIRC and a Respeaker 4 Mic Hat. Both are working perfectly individually. However, when I uncomment the line #dtoverlay=lirc-rpi,...
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IR LED range and angle

So my goal is to operate my TCL Roku TV with my Raspi. I'm using these LEDs: AIRSUNNY three Legs 5 pairs Infrared Diode LED IR Emission and Receiver and my setup is pretty much identical to this: ...
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rtl28xx dongle can't detect infrared remotes

I've got an rtl-sdr usb dongle that also has an infrared receiver. I was following the guide here to set it up so that I can use a remote control with my raspberry pi. The dongle was nicely ...
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PI and multiple IR emitters

just another N00b trying to approach the PI world! I would like to remotely control over wi-fi three identical set top boxes (sat receivers). I don't mind studying how to do it, but first I would ...
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LIRC Doesn't detect remotes

I've got some data that I want to send through IR, and I've got one remote working, with this config file. However, this is the only config file that LIRC recognizes. I've been putting all files into /...
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Rpi Beam break without module

Whats the best way to implement a beam break detector to trigger the Rpi camera, like which is the best way get the 38khz Ir modulation for the IR led ?Or is it better to use the 555 timer ic instead ...
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Finding the correct infrared signal for a device with lirc [closed]

I'm using a Raspberry Pi to turn on/off a beamer, for which I have captured the IR-signals from the remote with lirc. Now I want to control my old stereo too, for which I don't have the remote anymore....
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How to use your own IR Remote for Kodi

I would like to re-purpose an old IR remote to work with Kodi. I have an IR receiver wired to GPIO 18 (pin 12) and with mode2 -d /dev/lirc0 entered the IR codes appear in the terminal as well as the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 not lirc not running/working

Im trying to get my Pi to take input from an IR remote using lirc. But it is not working. Ive tried a few different tutorials like this one that basically did the same thing. One problem here is the ...
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LIRC infrared command replication

I got installed lirc, using it with the lirc-rpi overlay (on /boot/config.txt) I got some working configuration (one each remote controller) and irw recognize all the mapped button. It seems that it'...
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How can I troubleshoot why LIRC's sent signal doesn't power on devices?

I am trying to setup IR remote control with Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. OS - Raspbian stretch. The PI pins schema is like that. The LIRC setup is outdated, so I found some other manuals and combined them. ...
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LIRC won't recognise IR commands

I want to control my RaspberryPi B+ 1.2 using a remote control. I did the steps according to several tutorials but I can't get mode2 -d /dev/lirc0 to output any pulses. /boot/config.txt [pi1] kernel=...
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How many remotes can LIRC support on RPi?

I have LIRC setup on my RPi3 to includes a few remotes that correspond to different TVs in my house. I loop over the remotes to send multiple ir_send ... commands and that way all my devices work. I ...
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LIRC doesn't work in my RaspberryPi 3

I have a KEYES remote, and I tried to connect it with my RaspberryPi I used the following connection with Raspberry PI GPIOs: GND -> PIN 6 3.3V -> PIN 1 OUT -> PIN 12 I installed LIRC ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Lircd Not loading

I need help figuring out how to download the lircd file to the /dev/ destination on the pi. When i go to test to see if it works the file lircd won’t show up therefore when i use the ir remote nothing ...
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How to test IR sensor on OSMC?

I've tried to follow some tutorials on installing an IR sensor to GPIO, with the goal of using an old Xbox remote with OSMC. They basically say to connect it up to pins 1 (3V3), 6 (GND) and 12 (GPIO ...
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Strong IR transmitter for pi 3 [closed]

I've currently built an IR remote for my tv using a raspberry pi 3 and https://www.amazon.com/Infrared-Shield-for-Raspberry-Pi/dp/B00K2IICKK I cannot get the same signal strength from the pi remote ...
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Design a generic IR remote interface [closed]

Im wondering if it is possible to design an interface that can auto-determine which lirc.conf to use. Currently, Im using a Raspberry Pi to control my TV by using the specific lirc.conf for my TV ...
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Raspberry Pi Multiple LIRC drivers

I have followed this link to be able to setup multiple LIRC drivers on my PI Zero W - but I don't know how to configure the new driver for a different GPIO pin. It only outputs on the same pin as the ...
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Can't install LIRC. Missing paths and files

I'm installing LIRC on my Raspberry Pi 3B. I ran: apt-get install lirc apt-get install lirc-x Then I followed a number of web examples: Energenie ener314-ir - The IR Board I'm using LIRC - ...
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using IR receiver with raspberry pi 3

I am trying to read Infrared using lirc library but I have had no success I followed this instruction http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Useemulate-remotes-with-Arduino-and-Raspber/ and made all ...
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Setting up a remote control using lirc

How can I control my TV using only a Raspberry Pi and the Infrared diode from an old remote control. Plus how can I interpret IR commands from an existing remote control.
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Wiring diagram for pair of IR LEDS, P2N2222 transistor

I've tried to imitate the below diagram for my Raspberry Pi using GPIO 0, without a receiver. The diagram seems to show a resistor going to ground, and an (emitter?) going to ground as well. I know ...
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IR out not doing anything - irsend

Bought my first pi (pi 3 - Model B )last week and an IR reciever, thought as a first project I would have it send IR codes to my tv using irsend (plan is to then create nodejs app and have it ...
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LIRC irsend command change config file

By default irsend take the default lircd configuration file. But irrecord save the recorded remote on a specific file :( What I want to achieve is from a web interface launch the remote recording and ...
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IR Remote - Working with RPi2, not with Pi Zero Wireless

I have a frustrating problem here. Wondering if anyone has any thoughts on what the issue might be. I'm building an IR remote with RPis. I built the first one with RPi2 and got it to work with no ...
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How to set dtoverlay @ config.txt?

No.1 - I have one rasperry pi 3 where hyperion (ambilight) is running. No.2 - And one rasperry pi 3 where I have an IR transmitter (with lirc) for sending commands to the tv. I need to have both ...
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Wired IR with CIRT1/2 for Calypso CA-1000

Is it possible to do IR over wire with a Calypso CA-1000 amp? It has an IR receiver and wired IR in/out ports (IR out for daisy-chaining) and looks for CIRT1, 2, and custom codes. I would like to be ...
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Lirc doesn't show a remote when I do irsend list

I'm trying to get irsend to control an IR diod connected to GPIO 4 but for some reason I cannot get it to work. irsend doesn't recognize the controller I've specified. When I do irsend list "" "" I ...
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LIRC remote control won't send (irsend: hardware does not support sending)

I'm trying to build a TV remote control using Raspberry Pi, and I get the following error when I try to send a command: pi@raspberrypi:~$ irsend SEND_ONCE Samsung_BN59-00937A KEY_POWER irsend: ...
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Will this Arduino module work with Raspberry Pi 3?

I know Arduino modules aren't generally compatible, but this looks like it could be. It's the Keyes KY-005 infrared transmitter. There doesn't appear to be a data sheet anywhere online (and that's ...
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LIRC won't transmit irsend: unknown remote

i am getting error while sending irsend command. Issue: i am typing following command sudo irsend SEND_ONCE tank KEY_9 and getting following output: irsend: command failed: SEND_ONCE tank KEY_9 ...
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Find IR codes for a LIRC remote

I'm trying to find IR codes for my old Panasonic Viera TV (model: tx26le7pa) and load them into LIRC. irrecord, you say? That would be awesome if only the remote wasn't broken (in half). There is ...
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rpi lirc_rpi in and outputs wrong

i just started using lirc on raspberry 3. with sudo apt-get install lirc i put on the rpi, i changed the entries in modules hardware.conf config.txt as stated in http://alexba.in/blog/2013/01/06/...
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Raspberry Pi 3 lirc “could not connect to socket”

I'm trying to set up my pi as an IR transmitter. I installed the lirc driver as described here. http://www.raspberry-pi-geek.com/Archive/2015/10/Raspberry-Pi-IR-remote However i made some changes to ...
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LIRC won't transmit (irsend: hardware does not support sending)

I’m trying to control an IR HVAC unit in my house with a Raspberry Pi 2 and an infrared shield (see here: http://bit.ly/29iC0lr). I followed the instructions on the IR shield product page with tips ...
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Lirc - interference from power line

IR remote stops working after switching lights (or other electrical equipment) in the same room. The service of the lirc returns to normal after some time without doing anything. There are ...
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LIRC in python: cannot see any code from infrared remote

I installed and configured Lirc on my Raspi, then I installed python-lirc. The Lirc configuration is OK, as I can use irw and irsend with no problem. In my python program, when I try to read any IR ...
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LIRC irsend: could not connect to socket irsend: No such file or directory

I am trying to configure LIRC to work with my Raspberry and a circuit I build with a transistor and a IR transmitter as explained in this tutorial After the installation of LIRC, I followed all the ...
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lirc error when trying to learn ir code

I've been struggling for a while now to make my raspberry function as a remote control working on infrared. Although there is a huge number of tutorials for the issue, I seem to run into some ...
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Lirc as a Raspberry IR blaster

I'm have a RP3 setup as a bridge to provide internet access to a TV, Directv receiver and the Audio system, also work as a Bluetooth audio receiver. I will like to receive IR from the (multiple) ...
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Pi3 Lirc problem

I had my Raspberry Pi 2 setup with lirc, fully working with the keys that I needed. But when i upgraded to Pi 3, using the same GPIO pins, configuration and remote control, I can`t get irrecord to ...
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Raspberry Pi IR Transmitter does not work

Config directory: root@raspberrypi:/etc/lirc# ls hardware.conf lircd.conf lircmd.conf lircd.conf file # Please make this file available to others # by sending it to <lirc@bartelmus.de> # # ...
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LIRC remote keypresses send to shell?

I'm developing a RPi application that uses an external IR remote with LIRC. For some reason when I press certain keys on the remote, like the number keys, characters get entered into my current ...
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How select lircd.conf location using ssh in OSMC?

How can I select and enable custom lirc configuration file using ssh only?
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LIRC With Multiple IR Emitters

How do I get multiple instances of LIRC working and each using different GPIO? Right now I do: sudo lircd --device=/dev/lirc0 --pidfile=/var/run/lirc/lirc0.pid --listen=8700 --connect=localhost:8700 ...
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LIRC no output from irw

I've configured lirc on my Pi. All seemed to go well, irrecord worked as did mode2, so I'm sure the hardware is wired correctly. However when I placed the config file in /etc/lirc and did irw ...
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LIRC coflict with device tree?

I have tried to set up LIRC with Raspberry PI 2B for a couple of days now with no luck. The receiver works fine, but not the IR emitter. This is what I figured out, if I turned off device tree ...