TV Remote Jammer

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Introduction: TV Remote Jammer

About: I am a 16 year old guy who is passionate about Arduino and programming,I like science but I love programming,I am also interested in robotics......

This is an Arduino controlled TV Remote jammer that comprises of an IR led that sends continuous impulses to TV receiver.The TV receiver does not recognizes the pulse and gets jammed.....

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Step 1: Gathering the Materials....

Here is the list of material that you need:

1.Sparkfun Arduino MINI pro

2.9v battery

3.9v battery clip

4.A small switch

5.A small box(optional)

6.Some jumper wires

Step 2: Arduino MINI Programming

We are going to use Arduino Uno to program our SPARKFUN arduino mini,the wiring can be seen in the image above.Go to the tools menu than click on the board and select "Arduino mini or mini pro",then select the port and then upload the program.REMOVE THE ARDUINO UNO'S IC BEFORE PROGRAMMING.

Step 3: The Arduino Program...

Copy paste the following program on Arduino IDE,

// TV REMOTE JAMMER

//This is a Daniyal Shamsi program in which an ir led is placed

//on pin 12 and is kept near tv,and it blocks the tv remote signals...

int irled = 12;

void setup() { pinMode(irled, OUTPUT);

}

void loop() {

digitalWrite(irled, HIGH);

delayMicroseconds(12);

digitalWrite(irled, LOW);

delayMicroseconds(12);

}

Step 4: Putting All Together...

Follow the schematic as shown in the picture....

Step 5: HOW TO USE...

Keep the reamote jammer near the tv(or hide it around,I suggest),switch it on and test it out,fool around people in your house.......

Step 6: A STEP OF THOUGHT...

Firstly tried my hands on using Infrared technology,I was successful at my first shot,hope you liked this little Instructable,if so PLEASE VOTE OF ME,thanks to Instructables for creating this wonderful website,a special thanks to SPARKFUN for creating wonderful boards.So if you liked it pleeease throw a vote for me.......

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    28 Discussions

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    Count Volta
    Count Volta

    2 years ago

    This is cool.

    More compact than the usual 555 timer design.

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    Daniyal Shamsi 154
    Daniyal Shamsi 154

    Reply 2 years ago

    Thanks man!!..The mai reason behind making that was to reduce the 555 complexity and increase compactness(and trouble my sister)!

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    gogoguy
    gogoguy

    3 years ago

    Would it work, if the IR was constantly on, and not blinking? Why or why not?

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    Daniyal Shamsi 154
    Daniyal Shamsi 154

    Reply 3 years ago

    Great question....,The tv reciever works on the pulses given by the ir remote to perform some action and if the ir led is continuosly on the it might not get a pulse and may ignore it and may catch some other pulse offered by any other remote..The trick is to send an invalid continuos pulse so that it may get engaged in it and get jammed....Sorry for the late reply....

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    NazarulA
    NazarulA

    3 years ago

    how it cab be used on cell phone ?

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    Rurik Man
    Rurik Man

    3 years ago

    Where do i get the circuet board used for this? Please??

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    Daniyal Shamsi 154
    Daniyal Shamsi 154

    Reply 3 years ago

    The arduino mini can be easily found on eBay...

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    Venom8
    Venom8

    3 years ago

    Would be a lot of fun in a bar during Stanley Cup season. Use your phone to switch the channels on the bar TVs and then turn this on to stop anyone from changing the channel back!

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    --scientists--
    --scientists--

    3 years ago

    Thx for reply. Just one question what does that device do how you fool people with that??

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    Daniyal Shamsi 154
    Daniyal Shamsi 154

    Reply 3 years ago

    it blocks the TV remote signals,but which the remote stops to work,and people thing that they are having fault in the remote...

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    imcp1024
    imcp1024

    Reply 3 years ago

    it makes the TV remote not work.

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    Daniyal Shamsi 154
    Daniyal Shamsi 154

    Reply 3 years ago

    it blocks the signal sent by the TV remote and people think,there is some fault in the remote....

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    ItsTime2Split
    ItsTime2Split

    3 years ago

    Cool, I really wanna make it but I dont have a arduino :(

    When I get the materials, I'll enjoy making fun of my dad and my brother XD

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    Daniyal Shamsi 154
    Daniyal Shamsi 154

    Reply 3 years ago

    you can make it using a 555 also,may I send you the diagram....

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    kylew11
    kylew11

    3 years ago

    awesome i made one of these in high school but we did it the hard way. However a cool tip is if you want too check if your circuit is working then simply point a digital camera or smartphone camera at the diode. While infrared is normally invisible with a digital camera you will see the diode pulsing.

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    --scientists--
    --scientists--

    3 years ago

    What do you use that for??

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    Daniyal Shamsi 154
    Daniyal Shamsi 154

    Reply 3 years ago

    for fooling around people in my house....