the new version of winlirc is live, with some fixes to the irtoy usb plugin as promised. Since you guys love DIY hardware you should check out the audio receiver. I finally got a chance to sit down and debug it properly as I was getting unpredictable results with some hardware, but finally nailed the issues and getting really good results with it. It’s pure simplicity is mind bending. All the magic is done in software :)
Via the forum.
You can get IR Toy v2 for $22.05, including world wide shipping.