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.



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CM3-HOME-F - CM3-Home board full (mother board only)

CM3-Home is a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 motherboard designed to provide a reliable Home Automation hardware equipped with a wide range of electrical interfaces

    • Raspberry Compute Module 3 or 3L (Product # CM3L)
    • Yarm antenna (Product # YARM-ANT-01)
    • Case (Product # CM3-HOME-CASE)
    • MicroSD (Product # MICROSD8G-E)
  • Included:
    • WiFi module (Product # WIFI-2)
    • WiFi antenna (Product # AN-WIFI-01)

For more info please visit the product description page

| Product description || CM3-Home catalog |

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