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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What is the best and most reliable way to detect if a book is pulled out of a book case?

What is the best and most reliable way to detect if a book is pulled out of a book case? I have a book case which I want to mount sensors to so that I can detect when certain books are pulled out, I ...
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Is an Ultrasonic Sensor or Infrared Sensor better for measuring distance (to/from a human body)?

I'm trying to make a sensor to detect that a person is within 50cm to trigger a function. But when I use the HR-SR04 sensor, it works accurately on flat surfaces (e.g. walls, books) with a margin of ...
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Measuring car speed between two points: What sensor to use and how to cover the distance?

PROBLEM Cars regularly exceed the speed limit in our street SOLUTION Measure each car's speed and clearly display the speed to the driver EXECUTION Measure the time the car takes to cover a set ...
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Atmega 2560 IR receiver returning random values with using NeoPixels

I am using atmega 2560 to control 590 LED lights with NeoPixels library. I also got an IR receiver connected so I could control the LED properties and it does work but only when the LEDs are not ...
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Storing IR Sensor value not working

This is my first time working on Arduino for my project and I ran into an issue. I'm trying to make a very simple Vending Machine. Coin or any obstacle passes in front of the IR sensor and based on ...
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Circuit not working with 9 volt battery [duplicate]

I have made a simple circuit having an IR receiver and a Servo motor. Here is the diagram: Red wire: power Black wire: ground Orange wire: digital signal And here's the code: #include <Servo.h> ...
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PROGMEM for IR command storage

I'm working on a code that is able to send raw data as IR signal to IR transmitter, the memory of arduino Nano is not enough to store the array in SRAM storage,so i'm about to use PROGMEM to store ...
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Running a motor for a 3 seconds continuously with and without interrupt

I have interfaced a dc motor and IR sensor to my nano. The DC motor is supposed to run only if the IR sensor detects an obstacle. Now, I'm trying to get the motor to turn off if continuously ...
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motor controll holding ir remote button

im controlling some small dc motors using arduino uno and tle94112el shield. currently, i can independently controll motors by pressing remote's buttons, but i wanna keep one motor rotating by holding ...
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IR Remote with Arduino

I want to build a remote with Arduino Nano. I have viewed many tutorials in the web, but I don't have the IR Receiver (TSOP1740). Is there any way to use Jjust an IR Led as the receiver?
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I am facing a problem of firing multiple interrupts on nodemcu 1.0 on single rising edge pulse.what is problem and what are the solutions?

I am working on a project which involves counting the drops falling in a drip chamber of a IV fluid gravity based therapy bottle(saline bottle).I am using IR trans-receiver at the drip chamber to ...
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Determining which raw IR code to use for AC

I'm new on this so go easy on me. I'm trying to make an IR blaster to control my TV and ACs. I realized that when I capture the IR code, power button/temp up and down/mode send raw codes that are ...
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Which one is IR led?

I've ever been so confused in my life. I'm new to Arduino and electronics but I just can't figure it out which diode is IR transmitter/receiver or even if it is IR. I know that IR is not visible to ...
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How to increase the range to IR transistor receiver

I have a Arduino project which controls LED using IR Receiver and Transistor.The circuits works fine,But the problem is the LED is Blinking Brightly only for short range basically between 5-8 cm,but ...
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Using arduino as a remote control

I have old Sony amplifier (F117R) and CD player (CDP-590), both equipped with IR remote controls. The problem is that I bought them as vintage without remotes. I have a rough idea how to build ...
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Arduino and Processing- Conditionals only executing sometimes in response to IR codes

I am reasonably new to arduino and even newer to Processing so still struggle with trouble shooting my code. The intention of my sketch is have Processing receive IR codes from the arduino and ...
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How can I receive signal from remote control using tcrt5000 sensor module

how can I use tcrt5000 sensor module instead of TSOP31238 (TSOP1738) IR receiver to get signal from remote control? I want to create remote control for my PC to navigate through my slide shows. Thanks ...
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Follow black and white line simultaneously

I have a line following bot which uses IR sensors (LSA08, more specifically) to detect the white line on black surface and stay on track. For the project however, there is a trick in the track. At a ...
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Is it support to use Infrared radiation module in ESP12E?

I have a IR module -->image as shown is it possible to use the IR module in esp8266? how to do(sent and receive)? what is the packet format of IR module? please explain. Thanks
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Problem sending IR signal on Arduino Leonardo/Uno (IRRemote library)

I am trying to use my Arduino Leonardo (or Uno!) as a remote with the IRRemote library. The current setup picks up and decodes a signal perfectly, but fails to retransmit it. I have tested the ...
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Write an array to SD

I'm new to the Arduino and I asked some questions around here and they were really helpful so I'm hoping I will get help once more #define maxLen 800 volatile unsigned int irBuffer[maxLen]; //...
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Using the Broadcom AFBR-S50 with Arduino

I'm trying to interface with a Broadcom AFBR-S50MV85G ToF sensor over SPI using an Arduino, which is complicated by the fact that the provided library and reference application is written for Cortex ...
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MOSFET dimmer IR controlled

I am trying to make a group of LED dim with PWM to a MOSFET. The code seems to work for this, but the trouble is that the IR receiver will only receive the signal to turn on the lights and then IR ...
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Tone() conflicts with IRremote library (multiple definition of `__vector_7')

I have just started with Arduino and C++ so I apologise if my question is very basic. I am trying to use tone() with a passive buzzer to create a sound while also using the IRremote library for a ...
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how to use hx-53 (IR Transmitter Infrared Sensor Module) with ESP32?

ESP32 tx2 (pin17) and rx2 (pin16) uses 3.3v based signals. HX-53 data connect to tx2, gnd to gnd and vcc to vin(5v). But as i can understand HX-53 data input should be 5v based. How can i solve ...
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Arduino Setup for RF Transmit and Receive, IR Receive, WS2812 LEDs and a Piezo Speaker

I am new to Arduino and microcontroller in general and just finished one Project (TonUINO - a DIY music box for kids). Now I am planing and working on my next project. A IR shooting range. The guns ...
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Using Serial.write() to send a uint32_t send one byte x4 or send 4 bytes x1

In the IRremote library, IR signals are decoded and held in results.value. My project uses the NEC protocol which is 32 bits, so the IR code will always be 4 bytes. uint32_t dCodedIR; // // code ...
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Measure position of gear with arduino

So, my plan is to be able to turn a motor, with a gear on the end, for a certain amount of gear teeth then stop it. I can’t find a data sheet for the motor but it is very fast, brushed and DC. I was ...
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Arduino IDE upload error

I've recently been trying to make program using IRremote(library) in my Arduino IDE(v1.8.9), but whenever I hit the upload button this error message is returned Sketch uses 7514 bytes (23%) of ...
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Change data-type String

I'm currently working with an ESP8266 NodeMCU V3 and an IR transmitter breakout board. The module receives NEC IR commands trough a HTTP request and then sends them trough the IR transmitter. Getting ...
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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 ...