IR Blaster (LIRC)

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Introduction: IR Blaster (LIRC)

About: the Raspberry Pi is Awesome!

In this Infared Blaster setup we will utilize the TSOP4838 IR Receiver to record IR remote codes in order to play back the commands using an IR LED and a BC547 transistor. Then utilizing python we can create a script to automate the transmission of commands, i.e. turning on a TV set and changing the input source automatically.

Step 1: Parts

RPI 3 – https://goo.gl/CdVNoH

4 Amp Power Adapter – https://goo.gl/js4Uc7

16GB Micro SD – https://goo.gl/FDqZal

Miny Breadboard – https://goo.gl/xoNu4w

Resistor Assortment – https://goo.gl/q7FK1y

LED Assortment – https://goo.gl/Z5ri4u

IR LED kit – https://goo.gl/OqIvs7

Jumper Cable Assortment – https://goo.gl/7o34sL

BC547 Transistors – https://goo.gl/ewCMLX

TSOP4838 IR Recievers – https://goo.gl/3wqWdW

Step 2: Setup

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    Cool Pi project. You should enter this into the Microcontroller contest that is currently running.