Questions tagged [remote-control]

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

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Is it possible to transmit using an NRF24L01+ without an Arduino?

I have two NRF24L01+ modules which are transceivers, but for my project I would like to send a very simple signal from one of these modules to the be read by the other. That would've been very simple ...
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RF remote control using VirtualWire on ATtiny85 running at 8MHz on internal oscillator

I'm trying to make an RF remote control using ATtiny85 running at 8MHz on internal oscillator, this cheap RF 434MHz transmitter module (like the one below), and VirtualWire lib, but had no success so ...
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What is the proper way to implement PID?

I'm having some trouble conceptualizing how to go about implementing PID into my drone. There are a few ways I'm thinking about implementing the pipeline: Having one PID Object for each of the six ...
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Infrared TV Remote to Arduino

On the hardware side of things, what is involved in making the Arduino receive signals from a TV Remote? What kind of infrared receiver is needed? Do TV remotes use some kind of channels, encoding, or ...
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Want to create bluetooth audio control (volume up/down, play, pause, etc.) for smartphone

I want to create a bluetooth remote audio control to control smartphone audio, essentially identical in function to this type of equipment: https://www.amazon.com/FAVOLCANO-Bluetooth-Button-...
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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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Arduino keypad and RF 433MHz transmitter problem

So, the basic idea is that user presses a key on keypad, and key that is pressed is sent with RF transmitter. I got individual parts to work(keypad and transmitter), but can't send the actual key. ...
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Wirelessly communicate between two Arduinos without router

I want to "connect" two Arduinos, without using wires. The range is ~0.2 miles (300 meters). Using Google, I saw too many options. The idea is to build something like a beacon, so the bandwidth can ...
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IR Remote code not activating ON/OFF states

The code below is for turning RGB lights on/off. The connections are as indicated in pin numbers. I found the resulting value of the buttons of the remote but when I used them in code it is not ...
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433MHz transmitter and receiver pair doesnt work

I have a pair of 433 MHz transmitter and receiver: Transmitter is connected to Arduino pro mini, receiver to Arduino Uno R3. Output of receiver on serial looks like that (it doesn't change much): ...
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Is there a way to update Arduino uno Over The Air [duplicate]

I have the Arduino uno with a Ethernet W5100 Shield and would like to remotely sketches. Is there a way to update Arduino uno over the air? If not, is there a wired network arduino solution that ...
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Cheap medium range wireless communication with a linux PC

I have a project that's currently using Arduino Uno with a cheap class-2 bluetooth serial adapter from ebay to send and receive data and control a LED light strip. However, it struggles to establish ...
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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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Convert LIRC config file to Arduino IR remote command

I have a LED 24 button remote with a few broken buttons and I want to simulate all the buttons with an esp8266 using an IR remote library. I would like to know if someone can help me translate the ...
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Arduino as an automation controller

I am considering using an Arduino as a controller for a water treatment system and would love to hear your opinions. All it has to do is open/close a water gate (by starting/stopping a motor) at ...
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RC Car Hack Issue

I am trying to hack a cheap RC car as to be able to control it using my Arduino. I took apart the cars remote controller and found the pins that make it go forwards, backwards, left, and right. So I ...
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Sending values to an Arduino Yun across different networks

I have quite a lot of experience with Arduino but have recently been faced with a challenge that has stumped me. The project is to create a robot that can be controlled from a separate network than it ...
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Signal noise on R/C car channel output

Doing a little project for work and trying to get the Arduino hooked to an RC car to read the throttle channel output and send that via bluetooth to a nearby laptop which will output an animation ...
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How to make universal remote controller?

I am trying to make simple TV remote using Arduino. I got this link from Google for making a remote. Code uploaded perfectly on my device. But all it does is blink a the LED on pin 13. I hope I ...
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Auto acknowledge failed with nRF 24L01+ and Arduino [closed]

My transceivers are running fine. I've written a few code and got them running. Then I decided to check the auto acknowledgement feature wherein we can return data back to the sender WITHOUT manually ...
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Creating a wireless remote

I am trying to create a wireless remote control to control a servo motor via Bluetooth. What all do I need to establish this? I did some research and found the following: Tinyduino Bluetooth low ...
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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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Control Arduino through ethernet. How to contact from outside network and securely

I'm new to Arduino so please bear with me if my question is too simple or broad (I did try and research it) or guide me if it belongs elsewhere (networking forum?) I would like to be able to control ...
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Arduino controlled remote for an rc car. What am I doing wrong? [closed]

I have an Osepp Mega 2560 (Arduino Compatible) which I'm trying to use to run a RC Car from the remote control. Can someone please explain how do I need to connect the pins from Osepp to the ...
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Average response time of Esp8266 module

I'm planning a project where I'd like to control an RC car with Arduino and an Esp8266 module. A software running on a computer would read the input from an USB analog controller and send the data ...
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Decoding 2.4G RF remote controller?

There is tons of information on how IR remote controls work and how to use an Arduino to decode those signals and use any IR remote to suit your project. But I couldn't find much info about 2.4G RF ...
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Controlling amplifier using remote control jack

Many older amplifiers support wired remote control through connector jacks or ports. My 10-year old Marantz also supports this function, using a simple RCA connector. Originally these were used with ...
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Any resources you know with regards to remotely reading data from arduino? [closed]

I am trying to implement arduino101 and my application needs to read data from the Arduino without a USB connection to my laptop. I appreciate you if you know any beginner-level tutorial for this. ...
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Connect Bluetooth remote control with Arduino

For a project I need to connect a Bluetooth Remote control with an Arduino Nano. On the Arduino-side I have an HC-05-Bluetooth module. With the Android Application "Bluetooth Terminal" I can verify ...
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How to control Arduino robot wirelessly?

I have a few potentiometers connected to analog inputs in an Arduino UNO. These are then processed and then the servo motors start moving to move the bot. I would like to keep the motors with the uno ...
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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 do you use an Arduino to control a 4 - 20 mA transmitter?

I am using an Arduino Mega to control the speed of an AC pump. This can be done by connecting to the variable frequency drive. Here is a link of the relevant datasheet, pages 66 and 67 relate to what ...
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Can Android phone can be used instead of( or with) Arduino as controller?

I am Android application developer and I want to modify regular toy RC car which can be controlled by Android phone. I want to use 2 Android phones: 1 as remote controller, 1 as controller in RC car. ...
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How to make an RC mixer with the arduino

I want to make a RC mixer mixing two channels of a receiver. What I have: a delta model plane, two servos, a receiver and a Arduino Nano. So I'd like to mix the aileron (two channels) with the ...
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External access to Yun - request not recognised as HTML

I am trying to access my Yun externally. My router recognises traffic on Port XXXXX and forwards it to my Arduino Yun. I have the below code working internally and now trying to adapt this to work ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Remote controlled lights

I have a fixed roof light in my room that came with a remote control that can be fully taken apart. The remote control can switch the lights on or off using a radio system. I was wondering if there ...
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Daikin Remote ARC

I started off attempting to use the IRRemote Library and a VS1838B Sensor to capture the Daikin air condition signal. I’ve read about the timing and in all honesty, I don’t think I can do it on ...
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What is the Mark and Space of Ir remote of Airtel?

Can you please tell me to find out Airtel IR Remote Mark and Space coding. I am making a project in which i have to Airtel IR Remote But I do not have decoding style of it. So please help me out. Any ...
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How do I save IR codes from my LG Air Conditioner remote and replay them?

I am currently using the following code #include <IRremote.h> int RECV_PIN = 11; IRrecv irrecv(RECV_PIN); decode_results results; void setup() { Serial.begin(9600); irrecv.enableIRIn(); // ...
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How to splice into existing buttons?

I want to control a kettle. It has 4 buttons and a digital disply of the temp. I would like the buttons and disply to remain functional. I just want to make the buttons remoteky pressabke. The buttons ...
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Ken Sherriff Arduino Version Tv-Be-Gone

I am trying to make Ken Sherriff's version of the TV-Be-Gone with the Arduino using the updated v1.2 software. He uses this setup: His Setup My Setup I used the Arduino Nano with same MCU (Atmel ...
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How to use console.log message from nodejs server, to control led pin 13?

I want to use Arduino Yun as a client, that connects to my nodejs server, receives a message from nodejs and then change led pin 13 on/off according to the message send. I have this example of a ...
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Why PIN3 stays at 1v3 in a IR emitter project?

Here is my very simple IR emitter circuit. OSI5FU5111C-40 is an infrared LED. I am using the IRremote library from here in this simple sketch, #include <IRremote.h> unsigned int raw[100]={... *...
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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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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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What is wrong with this code?

So I am writing code to control a servo with an RC radio. I am using an Arduino Mega. I get this error whenever I compile. I am not that experienced with Arduino so I am probably not doing something ...