AnalysIR Blog https://www.analysir.com/blog All about infrared remote control, IR decoding and more Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:18:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 59717642 Infrared DIY Soldering Kit launched https://www.analysir.com/blog/2018/09/24/infrared-diy-soldering-kit-launched/ https://www.analysir.com/blog/2018/09/24/infrared-diy-soldering-kit-launched/#respond Mon, 24 Sep 2018 19:22:47 +0000 https://www.analysir.com/blog/?p=4166 Our latest product offering is DIYIR an Infrared DIY Soldering Kit.  DIYIR, is our new soldering kit to create an advanced IR remote control module for use with Arduino, RPi or any other MCU/Microcontroller system (not included). It uses the same advanced components and circuitry as our other MakeIR modules and works directly with IRremote, … Continue reading Infrared DIY Soldering Kit launched

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A.IR Shield Nano Python Script – Raspberry Pi (RPi) https://www.analysir.com/blog/2017/12/02/a-ir-shield-nano-python-script-raspberry-pi-rpi/ https://www.analysir.com/blog/2017/12/02/a-ir-shield-nano-python-script-raspberry-pi-rpi/#respond Sat, 02 Dec 2017 21:34:55 +0000 https://www.analysir.com/blog/?p=3664 Following the release of our highly popular A.IR Shield Nano, we have received numerous requests about using the module with platforms other than Windows. Because the module uses a standard Serial USB interface for communicating, experienced users can easily integrate it into any other platform. To assist other users we have now released an A.IR … Continue reading A.IR Shield Nano Python Script – Raspberry Pi (RPi)

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Preview: A.IR Shield ESP8266/ESP32 Tx, a high-end IR Shield https://www.analysir.com/blog/2017/10/03/preview-ir-shield-esp8266esp32-tx-high-end-ir-shield/ https://www.analysir.com/blog/2017/10/03/preview-ir-shield-esp8266esp32-tx-high-end-ir-shield/#respond Tue, 03 Oct 2017 16:20:28 +0000 https://www.analysir.com/blog/?p=3530 The latest member of our MakeIR series of devices & kits is the A.IR Shield ESP8266/ESP32 Tx. This shield works out of the box with AnalysIR and is essentially plug & play, with additional custom Firmware options. This shield is a ‘sibling’ to our related TRx shield, and features IR multi-send only vs the send … Continue reading Preview: A.IR Shield ESP8266/ESP32 Tx, a high-end IR Shield

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Using AnalysIR with Flirc – Video tutorial https://www.analysir.com/blog/2017/09/25/using-analysir-with-flirc-video-tutorial/ https://www.analysir.com/blog/2017/09/25/using-analysir-with-flirc-video-tutorial/#respond Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:06:57 +0000 https://www.analysir.com/blog/?p=3505 We have posted a brief 4 minute “Using AnalysIR with Flirc – Video tutorial”  showing how to use the Flirc USB device as an Infrared remote control signal source for AnalysIR. The video is available now via YouTube, by clicking the image below. The tutorial covers the semi-automatic method we have used to support this feature, … Continue reading Using AnalysIR with Flirc – Video tutorial

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Preview: A.IR Shield ESP8266 TRx, a high-end IR Shield https://www.analysir.com/blog/2017/08/23/preview-ir-shield-esp8266-trx-high-end-ir-shield/ https://www.analysir.com/blog/2017/08/23/preview-ir-shield-esp8266-trx-high-end-ir-shield/#respond Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:34:14 +0000 https://www.analysir.com/blog/?p=3445 The latest member of our MakeIR series of devices & kits is the A.IR Shield ESP8266 TRx. This shield works out of the box with AnalysIR and is essentially plug & play, with additional custom Firmware options. The shield plugs into a Wemos D1 Mini (ESP8266) with headers or any pin-compatible clone. Although designed specifically … Continue reading Preview: A.IR Shield ESP8266 TRx, a high-end IR Shield

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Updated ESP8266 NodeMCU Backdoor uPWM Hack for IR signals https://www.analysir.com/blog/2017/01/29/updated-esp8266-nodemcu-backdoor-upwm-hack-for-ir-signals/ https://www.analysir.com/blog/2017/01/29/updated-esp8266-nodemcu-backdoor-upwm-hack-for-ir-signals/#respond Sun, 29 Jan 2017 21:27:50 +0000 https://www.analysir.com/blog/?p=3038 In our previous post we showed how to generate stable IR carrier signals using the ESP8266 NodeMCU module. A feature of the original approach was that the output IR signal was inverted and required some additional circuitry to invert it again before transmission. Since the original post we have figured out a method to output … Continue reading Updated ESP8266 NodeMCU Backdoor uPWM Hack for IR signals

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ESP8266 NodeMCU Backdoor uPWM Hack for IR signals https://www.analysir.com/blog/2016/07/06/esp8266-nodemcu-backdoor-upwm-hack-ir-signals-using-uart/ https://www.analysir.com/blog/2016/07/06/esp8266-nodemcu-backdoor-upwm-hack-ir-signals-using-uart/#comments Tue, 05 Jul 2016 23:53:35 +0000 https://www.analysir.com/blog/?p=2560 We received our ESP8266 NodeMCU several months ago it has been difficult to find a working example of Hardware PWM to generate crisp Infrared carrier signals. Most posts we have read suggest that there is no PWM readily available on any of the supported platforms. As we have already shown with Arduinos and the Particle … Continue reading ESP8266 NodeMCU Backdoor uPWM Hack for IR signals

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Sending long AC Signals from Flash with IRremote https://www.analysir.com/blog/2016/04/11/sending-long-ac-signals-flash-irremote/ https://www.analysir.com/blog/2016/04/11/sending-long-ac-signals-flash-irremote/#respond Mon, 11 Apr 2016 22:33:03 +0000 https://www.analysir.com/blog/?p=2304 One of the most popular projects involving Infrared remote control, is to use an Arduino to control an Air conditioner (AC) system. However, AC signals are usually very long and take up a lot of SRAM on a standard Arduino. Experienced users will go about reverse engineering the AC protocol to make the sketch fit … Continue reading Sending long AC Signals from Flash with IRremote

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ESP8266 NodeMCU Infrared decoding added to AnalysIR https://www.analysir.com/blog/2016/01/14/esp8266-nodemcu-infrared-decoding-added-to-analysir/ https://www.analysir.com/blog/2016/01/14/esp8266-nodemcu-infrared-decoding-added-to-analysir/#respond Thu, 14 Jan 2016 22:45:39 +0000 http://www.analysir.com/blog/?p=1996 A few months ago a new user to AnalysIR, from Canada, asked us to assist in adding ESP8266 NodeMCU Infrared decoding over WiFi into  AnalysIR. We set about making some upgrades to AnalysIR for this and in double quick time he had AnalysIR accepting IR signals from the ESP8266 over WiFi. He stressed the ease … Continue reading ESP8266 NodeMCU Infrared decoding added to AnalysIR

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Troubleshooting the Big Button Infrared remote control with AnalysIR https://www.analysir.com/blog/2016/01/13/troubleshooting-the-big-button-infrared-remote-control-with-analysir/ https://www.analysir.com/blog/2016/01/13/troubleshooting-the-big-button-infrared-remote-control-with-analysir/#respond Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:28:01 +0000 http://www.analysir.com/blog/?p=1983 Marco is  a volunteer for an organization (NSW Australia) that builds custom aids for people with disability, and has recently been looking at a project to create a ‘very large button’ IR remote control for a cable TV Set Top Box (STB). The custom unit needed basic functions (Channel Up/Down, Volume Up/Down and Power On/Off). … Continue reading Troubleshooting the Big Button Infrared remote control with AnalysIR

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