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Questions tagged [ir]

Infrared (IR) is a form of light which is not visible to the human eye. It can be used in a variety of applications, including remote controls, data transfer, reflectance sensing, and proximity/motion detection.

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ESP32 IR remote

my board is a firebeetle esp32 that I am using as an IR remote. After using the Ken Shirrif IRremote library for about 6 months successfully, then the time came to change a few things on the web ...
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Problems when racing multiple IR controlled Arduino robots

We are attempting to race 3 IR-controlled Arduino robots (Elegoo IR kit), but the IR signal from each remote seems to be picked up by all three receivers. It is possible to create a unique bond ...
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How does input from IR receiver to Arduino UNO board work?

I have a very simple circuit with an Elegoo IR receiver module connected to an Arduino UNO. The three wires are connected correctly with the data wire (Y) connected to pin 8. The code works fine, as ...
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Controlling multiple Screens using IR

I'm a software Engineer, and recently I’ve been working on a new Software Part of this Software is to be able to turn off and on multiple TV screens using timers in the software First idea came to my ...
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what is the difference between array of uint16_t data versus an array of uint16_t variables?

I've been struggling with weird behavior, crashes and general problems when trying to use an array of four uint16_t groups of data. When I create four separate variables and load that into an array, ...
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Cannot give battery through USB cable

I just make a simple circuit with uno and breadboard ,that connected 4 LED and 4 IR sensor. The arduino program is simple that makes the light on or off with the determination of IR sensors . However ...
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Why is Arduino resetting while driving motors?

I am driving motors for my line-follower project . The circuit schematic is given below The power source is a 11.1V 2200mAh 25C Lipo . Practically the cells give 11.5-12V. I used a switching buck ...
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invalid conversion from 'uint16_t* error when creating an array of uint16_t items

I'd like to create an array of remote control codes provided by the raw read feature of the irlib2 library. irlib2 provides the following uint16t arrays using the following format: #define ...
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Do I have to use Arduino IRRemote libraries?

I have seen some tutorials to build your own IR Remote. But all of them use a library that contains the IR code. The question is, could I just skip, injecting a library and make the Arduino output a ...
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Precise On/Off control for IR LED

My goal is to be able to send/receive IR messages in my own custom format and send messages ~10 bytes long. My message object will get serialized down to individual bits, which are transmitted by ...
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Problems with Arduino + IR + Raw code low memory

im having a problem with my new project with arduino + ir emitter + big raw codes. I've tryed this way: https://gist.github.com/jjmjr/41ed083c8229d0218c962641c5af27b0 As you can see each of my raw ...
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Arduino RGB LED not working all the time?

I was creating an RGB LED System with one 1 RGB LED controlled by an IR Remote. I wanted to assign a button to trigger a mood-light which cycles through the rainbow, and that works fine. But when I ...
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Sanity check for dual IR LED circuit [closed]

If the intent is to drive the two LED's with 200-400mA (using PWM @ 38Hz), is there anything wrong with this solution? Perhaps this is a better solution, as it ensures the current is exactly the same ...
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Time between two IR beam sensors

I am working with two sets of IR beam, they are to be placed in X distance. My goal is to measure speed. I would like to measure time between the first IR beam to the second beam when the beam breaks. ...
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Arduino Uno keeps looping on setup() everytime I press a specific button on the remote

I'm trying to decode my Panasonic television remote using the IR_RECEIVE sketch below. When I press the remote's buttons it works fine and Iget the values, except from when I press the power button - ...
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Use IR remote with arduino

I would like to use the IR remote with Arduino to turn on a LED and turn off the same LED when I push on the remote. That is to say : If I push on 1 I would like the LED turn on If I push on 2 I ...
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Locally declared variable takes up global variable space in dynamic memory/SRAM

I'm trying to make my Arduino Uno control the air conditioner by recording the raw IR signal of several of the AC remotes temperatures using AnalysisIR. However these IR codes are quite long (array ...
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Problem with incrementing values of an RGB LED

I'm trying to use a remote control to control the red/green/blue values of an RGB LED using an Arduino Uno. Here's what I've got so far: #include <IRremote.h> #define IRPin 7 #define bluePin 9 #...
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IR receiver starts giving nonsense readings in LED colour change setting

First of all, I'm very new to this so sorry if it's a dumb question. I have an IR module which I'm using to control an LED strip. I have set buttons 1–3 on the remote to select three basic static ...
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Arduino Switching Between Loops IR Remote

I've been working on an LED strip project. However, I've come to a stand still at the moment. Within the program I am wanting to assign different lighting effects to each button on my IR remote. I am ...
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ESP8266 based wifi IR Universal Remote for A/Cs

I have been working on a prototype for a wifi based universal remote controller and i have been using the IR-Remote library for the same. But i have a couple of questions which google couldn't help ...
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Breaking out of a while loop using IR remote for neopixel

I've been piecing together various lighting effects. I am wanting to have each lighting effect loop until another button is pressed to trigger another lighting effect. I've come to a bit of ...
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Can I use an IR distance sensor in rain? [closed]

I am planning on using 'SHARP IR Distance Sensor - GP2Y0A710K0F' in an outdoor environment. Assuming the casing I design for the sensor is waterproof, can I use this IR sensor without any trouble? If ...
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Can I connect more than one IR receiver to an Arduino Uno?

I want to use #include <IRremote.h> to receive information from an infrared remote control. It works perfectly with one IR receiver. But I want to put three or four IR receivers: IRrecv ...
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Get IR Signal and its strength

Using an IR sensor, how can I get and decode signals from other IR devices? I've seen the IRRemote library and its forks, but it doesn't fulfill my second requirement which is that I need to be able ...
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Servo issue, won't go into negative range

I'm trying to create a small laser "turret" with x-axis control. The arduino receives input through IR sensor. I'm having a problem where my servo will preform my up and reset function(moves and ...
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How do I properly send variables using IR? [closed]

I want a transmitter unit to read some sensors and use IR to send the data to the receiver to display it on an LCD display. I used the examples IRrecDemo and IRsendRawDemo but the received data on ...
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KY-022 IR receiver, LED always on, no output

I've been trying to use a KY-022 to read IR signals. However no output is being produced and the LED on the board is constantly on. Board: Arduino Uno R3 I followed the procedure found here. The ...
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how can I break from this case by IRremote even if it's not finished yet?

I want to give a pause to case 0xFF02FD or at least to break from that case by entering the case 0xFFA25D even if the 1st case not finished, when I press power button wich has hexa code ( 0xFFA25D) I ...
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IR sensor not incrementing or decrementing inside the loop

My project is automatic room light controller with visitor counter using Arduino. My project was running correct upto this, but the problem started when we connected GSM module to our project because ...
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Transmit IR-Signal A, Receive IR-Signal B

I used the following program to send an IR code and I got the an unexpected result as below: /* IRremote: IRsendDemo - demonstrates sending IR codes with IRsend An IR LED must be connected to ...
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Problem with PWM function on RGB LED and IR

I'm having an issue in controlling a RGB LED with Arduino and a remote control. When including the library IRRemote.h (version 2.2.3), the blue channel only works in on/off logic instead of PWM. If I ...
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Counting number of people inside a room [closed]

I want to count the number of people in a room using a microcontroller (Arduino Uno). I have 2 ultrasonic sensors at a doorway about a 1.5m apart from each other. I want to increment the number when ...
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Whats wrong with my code?

Basically what i am trying to do is use an ir remote to turn an rgb on/off and have a few preset colors as well as being able to increase/decrease red/green/blue independently. I don't know much about ...
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How to use IRremote library with atmega8a

A few days ago I tested a circuit on a breadboard based on a ATmega8a with 1 MHz internal oscilator. It sould turn on and off a relay based on a IR code that is received and if it matches the ...
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Arduino emits signal A (infrared) but another Arduino receives everything but A (IR-LED problem)

Situation: I was trying to make a simple Arduino program that mimics my TV-Remote ON-OFF button. Diagnosis: It just won't work. So just to check I grabbed another Arduino (2) and added my IR-Sensor ...
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Using an IR sensor from another manufacturer

I am currently trying to create a line tracing robot with my Arduino Uno. I have an IR Sensor (http://support.robotis.com/en/product/auxdevice/sensor/irsensor_manual.htm) but I am not sure if I can ...
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Hacking a Chinese Audio Selector Board: IRLib2 with Low Power Sleep Issue [closed]

I have an issue getting an arduino based hacked-board to sleep whilst performing ir remote commands properly. What am i hacking? Exactly this: tl;dr it's a 4 in 1 out audio selector with motorised ...
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Unable to send IR command

I am trying to switch the TV on using Arduino. Following is my set of code #include <IRremote.h> IRrecv receiver(2); IRsend sender; decode_results results; long repeatitions; long count; ...
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Problem with Arduino line follower

I am making a line follower robot. My code is like this #define motI1 10 #define motI2 6 #define motI3 5 #define motI4 3 int left=9; // left sensor int right=1; // right sensor void setup() { ...
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Breaking out of while loop using IR remote input

I'm trying to control a series of LEDs using an IR remote. I have a problem when I try to play a sequence with the LEDs where they all light up in a line and turn off accordingly. I loop through the ...
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Simulate V1838B IR LED output

I have a HDMI switcher which uses a TL1338 IR LED that's connected via a 3.5mm audio jack. It has its own remote for switching between the inputs, but I want to use my TV remote. In order to do that ...
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Delay a part of the void loop

I have two different programs written for my Arduino. One checks the room temperature every 5 seconds. The other one looks for IR remote signals. I would love to combine those 2 programs, yet the ...
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Arduino UNO IR blaster - storing codes in PROGMEM

I've setup an IR LED on my UNO, with the IRremote library, and have the code working to control an RGB LED strip from certain serial input, however as i'm storing the Raw infrared data in variables, i'...
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ESP8266 library / function for IR remote control

I am using IRremoteESP8266 for reverse engineering Hitachi AX-M76E mini stereos IR controller. I want to read the signal that the remote sends and send the same hexas to the stereos with IR led. ...
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compiler says I have to declare my hexidacimal I try to compare

#include <IRremote.h> int RECV_PIN = 11; // IR Receiver - Arduino Pin Number 11 IRrecv irrecv(RECV_PIN); decode_results results; int led = 12; void setup() { pinMode(led, ...
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Converting between NEC and HEX values from IR receiver

I jacked one of the IR receivers from my LED strip and hooked it up to my ESP8266 NodeMCU (running Arduino code). I found a great library called IRremoteESP8266. With this library, I can basically ...
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Wiring an IR blaster+receiver board

I've salvaged this small IR blaster+receiver board from an old computer toy: As you can see the board was connected to the main unit via a 4-wire cable labelled like this: LED (yellow) (I guess this ...
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Sleep mode Arduino Due through IR receiver control

I need to put my Arduino Due into sleep mode in order to consume less power. My Arduino Due receives IR data and does some work with it, but I need to make it sleep until there is no data. If data ...
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IR remote-control clone [closed]

I have found this project (https://create.arduino.cc/projecthub/richardosgood/clone-infrared-signals-with-arduino-3a3cb2?f=1) about cloning a remote control. I set up the Arduino and managed to copy ...