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New version of WinLIRC remote control receiver software

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

There's a new version of WinLIRC and the WinLIRC plugin for the USB Infrared Toy. Just uploaded a new winlirc version, with yet another updated plugin for the IR Toy. It requires the latest firmware. Not tested it with the old one firmware, it might work but I wouldn't advise...

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New WinLIRC version released

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

dukey has a new version of WinLIRC, Windows infrared receiver software that works with the USB IR Toy: 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...

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Updated WinLIRC, IR Toy plugin

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

There's a new version of WinLIRC and the WinLIRC plugin for the USB Infrared Toy. I've released a new version of WinLIRC. Also fixed a thread handle leak in the irtoy dll. So I suggest an upgrade. Sending support also should be fixed Here's some tutorials on using the USB...

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WinLIRC IR Toy plugin v1.1 supports transmit

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Dukey's latest update to the USB Infrared Toy plugin for WinLIRC now supports the new transmit features in firmware v07. Read our step-by-step WinLIRC configuration guide if you need help getting started. The USB IR Toy is $20, including worldwide shipping.

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Week in (p)review: August 22, 2010

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

Here’s some highlights from the past week, in case you missed them: Dynamic Sampling depths on the Logic Sniffer! Continued development on an USB LCD backpack and a computer controlled voltage/current source/sink. You're welcome to get involved too. An updated Bus Blaster design was posted. Bus Pirate v4 was assembled...

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USB Infrared Toy: WinLIRC, irGraph

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

There's a new IR Toy/WinLIRC tutorial that shows how to decode remote controls on your computer. WinLIRC doesn't control things alone, but it works as a plugin with automation programs like EventGhost to control your computer using a remote control with almost any protocol. For instant satisfaction, try the WinLIRC...

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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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USB IR Toy: WinLIRC plugin complete

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

WinLIRC v0.8.6b+ now supports the USB IR Toy, thanks to a new driver written by Dukey. Dukey finished the driver before we did, so he'll get an IR Toy v1.1 prototype as soon as the boards are in. You'll need to update your USB IR Toy to firmware v1.05, it...

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Week in (p)review: August 1, 2010

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

Here’s some highlights from the past two weeks, in case you missed them: Bus Pirate firmware v5.4 IR Toy firmware v1.05 with a new sampling mode was released. We also identified the cause of the stuck IR Toy bootloader Dukey added IR Toy support to WinLIRC LCD adapter v2 for...

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USB IR Toy: Sampling mode

Monday, July 19th, 2010

See the latest version in the documentation wiki. The USB IR Toy test firmware v1.04 has a new infrared sampling mode that will be used by the upcoming WinLIRC plugin. This mode times the duration of infrared pulses and sends the measurements to the computer. It's currently receive-only, but we'll...

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USB IR Toy test firmware 1.04

Monday, July 19th, 2010

It looks like there's a bug in v1.04 that makes it stop working after a few days. It can be fixed by connecting the PGC and PGD vias to enter the bootloader and uploading the v1.02 firmware again. USB IR Toy firmware v1.04 is ready for download. This release has...

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USB IR Toy: WinLIRC, irPyton updates

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

WinLIRC, the Windows version of the popular LIRC PC remote control decoder, has seen a spurt of development after 4 years of no activity. The updated version uses a new plugin system that should be able to support the USB IR Toy's irman decoder mode and rawIO modes. We're also...

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