Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Cordless remote hack for a buck or two?
Re: Cordless remote hack for a buck or two?
From: Andrew Jamieson <ajamiesn_at_mira.net>
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 22:07:01 +1000
Sorry this is a bit late, been elsewhere .....
Sounds like a good idea.
> Possible problems:
> 1) From memory, I think standard IR remotes use a 40khz carrier to avoid
> interference from other IR sources, but maybe it's 40hz (I can't
> remember) which wouldn't be enough to carry a 9600baud connection.
It'd be 40KHz.
> 2) How to program the programmable remote? Don't they normally just copy
> another remote? You might need to stick an LED in your printer port and
> write a quick signal generator.
Just make yourself a quick serial port driving circuit for the led, then use
your favourite terminal program (NOT hyperterminal) to dump the control
codes out to the remote.
> 3) It's INSANE!
What's wrong with that?
Received on 2002-04-22