New version of WinLIRC remote control receiver software

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 it. Needs testing in case […]

Week in (p)review: August 22, 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 and tested. There are some […]

USB Infrared Toy: WinLIRC, irGraph

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 irGraph tool. It shows a […]

Week in (p)review: August 15, 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 the 3EEPROM explorer board We […]

USB IR Toy: Sampling mode

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 add a compatible transmit feature […]

USB IR Toy: WinLIRC, irPyton updates

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 adding a new mode that […]