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Flirc USB

The Flirc USB allows you to pair any remote control with your computer or media center (Including the Raspberry Pi)! Just walk through the super simple cross platform pairing application, and you're done. Use your previously paired remote with no additional software on any machine with Flirc.

The Flirc USB learns from any remote control, not caring about different vendor protocols. Just walk through the super simple setup - pairing individual remote buttons with 'Media Centre Buttons' and you're done.

It's basically a universal IR receiver, so it can be used with any remote you choose, old, new or Universal! The best part about Flirc is that it can be used to mimic a keyboard so every media center application understands it without any drivers. Although Flirc's range depends on the strength of the remote control you are using, it will work up to 20 feet away with most remotes. Like all infrared (IR) devices, Flirc works best when it's placed in the line of site of the remote control.

Flirc USB Product Help and Resources

Core Skill: Electrical Prototyping

If it requires power, you need to know how much, what all the pins do, and how to hook it up. You may need to reference datasheets, schematics, and know the ins and outs of electronics.

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Skill Level: Noob - You don't need to reference a datasheet, but you will need to know basic power requirements.
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  • Do you have any plans to make a similar smart IR transmitter that can emulate remotes? Maybe with an OTG cable and Android app?

    Maybe to let my phone control the TV at work since the remote here is getting worn out keys and is unreliable?

    Just an idea. :)

    Dave

    • There are already IR remote apps for Android phones.

      Howevever, if you are are referring to the lack of IR capability on your phone... I would suggest looking into the IR Blaster. I programmed it so that my friends can use their sad iPhones to control my not-so-smart TV. The only draw back is that they have to connect to it over WiFi. (*I think it is a bonus... you don't get to control the TV if you are staring at your phone.)

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