Questions tagged [remote-control]

Used to describe the act of (often wirelessly) controlling another system.

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28BYJ-48 Stepper motor not turning counter-clockwise

I'm new here so I hope I do everything right. Right now, I'm trying to program an IR remote that controls the direction of the 28BYJ-48 stepper motor. When I try to press the down button (The button ...
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I am trying to connect ps3 controller to Arduino mega using usb host shield, but it isn't getting?

I tried various method from YouTube and also debugged it. It shows that ps3 controller address was set to local Bluetooth address, after that when I try to connect, it shows that it is receiving ...
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Sunfounder IR remote controller issue

I've been making a hoverboard using arduino, tinkercad and c++ (pic included). When I wired it up irl, I wired it exactly as I did in the picture (arduino UNO) However, when I tested it out, it didn't ...
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UART connected device communication only works one way

As the title implies, I have two Arduino devices (Uno and Mega) connected to each other over UART (the Mega is hardware UART, the Uno is software UART); I need the Mega to send a command to the Uno, ...
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Nikon IR remote trigger (ML-L3) emulator not working

I have tried to follow along/reproduce the results from several sources for emulating the Nikon infrared remote trigger: Adafruit Guide DIY Nikon ML-L3 IR Wireless Remote Hack with Arduino UNO ...
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How to use LCD Screen and IR Remote to broadcast a countdown

I am trying to use an IR Remote to input date's and time's for a countdown, so then the LCD will display a countdown, like this: LCD: Enter Year Remote-Input: 2021 LCD: Enter Month Remote-Input: 08 ...
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IRremote and PCM sound libraries interfering

I have a simple sketch which sends IR codes, plays a sound and toggles an LED when you press a button and toggles another LED when it receives that code. The idea is that I have two Arduinos with this ...
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IR receiver receives only 0

I am trying to decode IR codes of my Samsung tv remote But the receiver always receiving "0" Schematics: Code: #include <IRremote.h> int RECV_PIN = 11; IRrecv irrecv(...
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Unexpected and incorrect HEX codes coming from IR remote, but only in second function..?

Hello:) I'm working on a lil project with some NeoPixels being controlled by an IR remote, and with there being multiple strips, I felt it would be best to first select the desired strip, and then the ...
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Shift between the carrier frequency of the signal transmitted with arduino and my garage door RC (433 mhz)

I have this 433 mhz transmitter and receiver for arduino. I want to replay my garage door remote control with this transmitter so I reversed the RC (remote control) signal with RTL-SDR/sdrsharp and ...
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Universal remote control with bluetooth emitter

I am creating a universal remote control to replace multiple devices I have at home. The IR part was quite easy to implement. I realised then that the Chromecast with Google TV remote uses Bluetooth, ...
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IRremote sending only works once with Arduino Nano

I am trying to control a receiver, wich is not working. I believe i have to send the code at least three times... but after the first time the IR Led stays off. I am using the Arduino Nano with the ...
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What's the best way to operate a remote control circuit board?

What would be the best way of using an Arduino to operate the pictured remote control circuit board? My initial instinct would be to leave the batteries in the remote and use a separate transistor for ...
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Is it possible to program an atmega32 via internet or remotely with Android app?

There is a board with atmega32 microcontroller, sim card and Bluetooth modules. I used to program this microcontroller using a serial port cable. As long as the circuit is able to connect to internet, ...
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How to make a pairing and mode button on a remote control receiver

I'm working on a remote control project and have come across many different RF receiver/transmitter modules. Many have a pairing/mode button on the receiver that serves to pair the receiver and ...
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(very new to C) I'm trying to use irsend with what I think is char* but it won't take it. How can I convert it to what it needs?

I'm attempting to use a raspberry pi to send ir codes directly to my arduino to have as simple as a C program as possible. Here's my code I've been tinkering with that leads to errors or not working ...
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Minimizing IR Detection Interference

I'll start by saying that the goal here is to have a hand/distance detection device. Basically touch-less button. I managed to get it working with a simple 2-pin IR emitter and 2-pin IR detector using ...
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Wireless playstation 2 remote not connecting up to arduino

I am trying to connect my wireless playstation 2 remote up to my arduino but I am facing one problem. Whenever I restart my program (by clicking the red button) the PS2 remote's dongle blinks at the ...
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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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3-instruction remote machine coding Arduino Atmel chip over a serial line from a tethered (host) PC

I'm trying to write a program for AVR Atmel 328 chip on Arduino Nano board that will allow me to send machine code instructions to the chip over a serial line, run/execute them on the chip, and ...
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Can two electronic speed controllers be connected to the same ground pin?

I have a setup to read two sets of signals from a radio control receiver using an Arduino NANO: the throttle channel and the rudder channel. With some programming knowledge (which I have) this isn't ...
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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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Arduino-compatible wireless technology which can be suitable for transmitting data

Introduction I've been meaning to build a vehicle using arduino components and LEGO. I have a mechanical clamp built with arduino which will be locked on top of a custom LEGO build (It should be made ...
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Why are the PWM variables in this RC code snippet handled this way? What are the magic numbers?

tcommand=(pwm_value-480.0)/8.22; flapmag=(pwm_value-880)/41.0+10; In this piece of code used in arduino radio control aircraft, I don't understand why PWM value is subtracted and divided like this. ...
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aRest.io - how does it work?

With aRest.io you are able control your Arduino/Esp from all over the world - but how? In the Client SourceCode (found here) you only find the PubSubClient, which is an MQTT client. I'm assuming: ...
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What is the best way to replace the buttons inside a car remote chip so that it can be controlled via Arduino?

I have a car remote that looks like the following I would like to replace the buttons with some sort of switch or relay that can be programmatically controlled via an arduino unit. Would a simple ...
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Arduino RGB IR Controller -> led always close to white

I use arduino nano. When i use this code the rgb light on the fan is showing the colors right int rossoPin = 11; int verdePin = 12; int bluPin = 10; void setup(){ pinMode(rossoPin, OUTPUT); ...
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Remote Controlled Self-Balancing Robot - how to mix control input with IMU input?

I'm building a two-wheeled, self-balancing, remote-controlled robot. I'm familiar enough with the IMU and PID to get it working to just stand up but I need to drive it via remote control. I've got no ...
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Decoding RC transmitter data

I would like to use my FSi6 transmitter but not the receiver that comes with it (I´m trying to save weight), for that I was planning to get one of this NRF24L01 breakout boards. The problem is, how do ...
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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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Increasing distance of IR remote / transmitter

I am trying to set up my Arduino as a replacement remote control. The setup works and I can use it to turn on/off my things, for example my fan. However, the working distance is quite short. Around a ...
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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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Is this the right way of using an RF communication?

I have a 433Mhz Superheterodyne receiver and a hand set remote of similar frequency, I'm using the RC-Switch library and I couldn't find a better way than using the "numbers" that I'm receiving like ...
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How can i stop DC motor when button on remote is released? [closed]

I am trying to control a motor using a remote with Arduino Mega. The motor turns on when I press the button on the remote but when I release the button, it continues to move. Does anyone know how to ...
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How can I control a slave ESP8266 from a local server and also from another ESP8266?

I have a power strip with a ESP8266 which is supposed to turn it on upon command from a OpenHAB server, or to stay on for a predefined time upon command from another ESP8266 (serverless). The reason ...
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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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Fan regulator control from Arduino

I'm trying to control my ~230 V fan from the Arduino. Can anyone say the best possible ways to design a fan regulator that can be controlled by the Arduino using a low cost design.
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Component with controllable resistance from Arduino?

I'm new to Arduino and building circuits, and was wondering if there is a type of component, or some other way to do the following task: I want to control the resistance of a circuit from my computer ...
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Real-time Pub/Sub thru MQTT between JoyStick and OnBoard Drive units [both ESP8266] - Connection issues

I looked around for solutions to my issue by searching on the forum and elsewhere and haven't seen similar issues - (https://arduino.stackexchange.com/search?page=2&tab=Relevance&q=MQTT%...
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Is it possible to combine a HC-05 Bluetooth module and a shrinked arduino ATtiny45/85 to control a motor, LEDs, or other components? [closed]

I'm thinking of making a tiny RC toy project that is controlled through Bluetooth with most components at its tiniest size. I'm a complete beginner in this area so i'm not completely familiar with ...
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how to increase the range of KY-005? [closed]

I am using a KY-005 with an Arduino Uno. I have the knowledge that Arduino can provide a forward current of 40 mA. How can I make it to 55 mA or above upto 60 mA to unlock its full potential, so as to ...
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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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Build an improved GSM antenna for arduino mkr gsm 1400

I want to use an Arduino MKR GSM 1400 in my area wich has a bad connectivity on mobile internet. On my phone it's very weak and if i drive to the next village it works sometimes on the arduino with ...
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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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Arduino controlled by USB gamepad

I want to control my Arduino with USB gamepad. I know that exists library for USB keyboard for Arduino but I don't know any library for usb gamepad. I have PS3 styled gamepad. I dont want to use ...
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Is there a real alternative now to using GSM for data sending?

I would like to create an Arduino system that sends the temperature in a place outdoors to a server. I've read in Internet forums that there might be alternatives to GSM and GPRS technology for ...
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Is this a good way of making a low power attiny? Unpower instead of sleeping

I am making a low power rf remote that just has 3 buttons and sends rf signals accordingly. I've been trying to make pin interrupts work when it's in deep sleep but it's a huge hassle. And then I ...
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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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