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Python module for transmitting and receiving infrared signals with an IR Toy

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Crleblanc wrote a Python module for transmitting and receiving infrared signals with the IR Toy. It's tested under Linux, Raspberry Pi, and is expected to work under Windows as well. It's open source and hosted on the the Python Package Index (PyPI) linked above. I played around with the IR...

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WORKSHOP VIDEO #28: Exploring the serial port

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6grUGkShWJE[/embed] While USB is all around us, the humble (virtual) serial port is still everywhere. Today we explore the serial interface on the Infrared Toy, Bus Pirate, and Logic Sniffer. See a demonstration of the binary interfaces and commands normally used only by software utilities. Grab some terminal software like Tera...

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DIY IR Toy and CPLD breakout boards

Friday, May 4th, 2012

DIY etched boards are the quickest way to get a project up and running. This is just what Noy did with his IR Toy, and CPLD breakout boards. He modified our projects to a single layer design. Used the toner-transfer method to copy the traces, and etched the boards with...

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USB IR Toy firmware v20 test #6

Friday, August 19th, 2011

  Grab IR Toy firmware v20 test #6 from the forum. Yesterday we released a test firmware for the USB IR Toy that uses the new open source USB stack written by JTR and Honken. It had a few serious bugs in the SUMP-compatible logic analyzer mode. JTR made some...

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In the Maker Shed: USB Infrared Toy

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Maker Shed now stocks the USB Infrared Toy: The USB Infrared Toy, available in the Maker Shed, is an assembled, open source, USB infrared remote control receiver/transmitter designed by DangerousPrototypes. Use it as a remote control with your computer, to view infrared signals on a logic analyzer, to capture and...

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Maker Faire 2011: USB Infrared Toy v2

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

This is an easy one. One click start’s Jawi’s impressive OLS client and anyone can point, shoot, and visualize a remote control signal. A more indepth demo could clone a signal and play it back to a second IR Toy.

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Week in (p)review: January 23, 2011

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

Lots of progress this week: We released an MCP2200 breakout board, and hacked it to run open source Fun with XC9500Xl and CoolRunner-II CPLDs. The wiki has quick start guides, and two new CPLD breakout board designs The Bus Pirate LCD adapter, MMA7455L 3-axis accelerometer, and MCP2200 USB->serial breakout are...

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Week in (p)review: October 17, 2010

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

Here’s some highlights from the past two weeks, in case you missed them: A USB Infrared Toy as a USB->serial bridge for an RFID reader Design a Dangerous Prototypes t-shirt for fame and prizes Bus Blaster power up test passes Logic Sniffer 101 introduction and overview Bus Pirate hardware v4...

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Week in (p)review: October 3, 2010

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010

Here’s some highlights from the past two weeks, in case you missed them: Bus Pirate firmware v5.8 USB IR Toy firmware v08 Logic Sniffer firmware v2.1 and updated OLS loader app Jawi released Logic Sniffer client v0.8.5 Web platform v1.1 is shipping now Bus Pirate LCD adapters are starting to...

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Week in (p)review: September 26, 2010

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

Here’s some highlights from the past two weeks, in case you missed them: The Bus Pirate LCD adapter v2 design was published, the hardware is available for immediate delivery A new USB Infrared Toy 101 quick-start tutorial A tutorial on using SubVersionN (SVN) to grab our latest code The Bus...

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Week in (p)review: September 12, 2010

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Here’s some highlights from the past week, in case you missed them: An EventGhost plugin for the USB IR Toy The final USB LCD backpack design was posted A PIC programming tutorial An updated Bus Pirate v4 design is in the forum for review Software is in development for the...

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Week in (p)review: September 5, 2010

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

Here’s some highlights from the past week, in case you missed them: USB Infrared Toy firmware v07 with bug fixes Updated WinLIRC plugin supports transmitting with the IR Toy SparkFun has the Logic Sniffer in stock. Thanks for helping us raise awareness of this open source project Honken demoed the...

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Week in (p)review: August 29, 2010

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

Here’s some highlights from the past week, in case you missed them: v06 USB Infrared Toy firmware with transmit mode The USB LCD backpack is nearly ready for a prototype The computer controlled voltage/current source/sink picked up a few new contributors Bus Pirate v4 worked over USB for the first...

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Week in (p)review: August 15, 2010

Sunday, August 15th, 2010

Here’s some highlights from the past week, in case you missed them: MichaelZ is developing a USB LCD backpack in the forum Garak started a discussion about a computer controlled voltage/current source/sink for testing and profiling electronic parts. PCBs arrived for Bus Pirate v4, an updated USB IR Toy, and...

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Week in (p)review: August 8, 2010

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Here’s some highlights from the past week, in case you missed them: PiratePICprog v0.2 was released, program some PICs with the Bus Pirate Bus Pirate firmware v5.5 with servo driver, updated PIC programming support, new Flashrom command A preview of the inexpensive multi-chip programmer. There's a lengthy discussion in the...

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Week in (p)review, June 13, 2010

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

Here's some highlights from the past week, in case you missed them: On Monday the EEPROM in the Flash Destroyer died with 11,494,069 total write-verify cycles. For a closer look at the  failure, and the live stream viewing statistics, see the Flash Destroyer wrap up. It took three tries to...

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Free PCB Sunday II: Infrared receiver transmitter

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

We go through a lot of prototype PCBs, and end up with lots of extras that we’ll never use. Every Sunday we give away a few PCBs from one of our past or future projects, or a related prototype. PCBs by Seeed Studio. This is another prototype PCB for the...

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