Preview: A.IR Shield Photon, a high-end Infrared Shield for AnalysIR

The final member of our first MakeIR series of devices & kits is the A.IR Shield Photon. This shield works out of the box with AnalysIR and is essentially plug & play, with additional prototyping options. The shield plugs into a (Particle) Photon with headers or pin-compatible clone. Although designed specifically for AnalysIR, users can also upload any sketches that run on the Photon for Infrared remote control projects by customising the included firmware. A.IR Shield Photon is built with only the highest quality IR components available and boasts dual Infrared emitters with configurable IR Power. The supplied firmware supports hardware PWM for sending IR signals.

A.IR Shield Photon block diagram RevA
A.IR Shield Photon block diagram

We have provided a link below to the preliminary product data sheet and would welcome feedback on additional, nice to have or missing features, if any. Please read the data sheet for a more detailed description of the A.IR Photon shield.

MakeIR - AIR Shield Photon
MakeIR – AIR Shield Photon

A.IR Shield Photon Datasheet

Click Here for Preliminary Product Sheet – A.IR Shield Photon (PDF)

As a bonus to visitors of our blog who register an interest in the A.IR shield Photon, we will provide an attractive ‘early-bird’ discount to everyone who sends us a message via the contact form at the top of this page, saying “Interested in the A.IR shield” or something similar. We will then contact you in advance of the official launch to advise you how to claim your discount.

We expect make an official announcement shortly for the complete MakeIR series of kits and devices.

Preview: A.IR Shield Photon, a high-end Infrared Shield for AnalysIR

A MakeIR Kit

LearnIR, SendIR, RepeatIR , BeamIR A.IR Shield Nano, A.IR Shield Photon and DetectIR are part of the MakeIR series which comprises a range of innovative infrared remote control kits and devices for makers, hobbyists and professionals.

AnalysIR is an advanced analyser & decoder designed by AnalysIR which offers tight integration with both LearnIR & the A.IR shields for advanced users.