Infrared remote control

This article illustrates how to use the 38 kHz infrared receiver available on the CM3-Home full edition

config.txt setup

To enable the use of IR receiver add these lines to the /boot/config.txt file:

#Enable the IR Linux driver

Read the IR code received

After boot install the ir-keytable package:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ir-keytable

Set the IR remote control type you want to use (in this example RC-5):

sudo ir-keytable -p rc-5


ir-keytable -t -v

Now point you remote control and read the code received.



Sergio Tanzilli
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