Category Archives: infrared

IR Receivers TSOP4838 vs TSOP2138

Be careful not to confuse the two. I learned the hard way that the pinouts of the two models is very different: the VCC and GND pins are the other way around. The data sheet  is pretty clear about this, but … Continue reading

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Larson Scanner – Remote Controlled

Here is a little hack for Evil Mad Scientists’ Larson Scanner kit. It is possible to add an infrared detector so you can use a TV remote control to play around with the running lights, i.e. toggle the bright mode, skinny eye, … Continue reading

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Porting the Arduino IRremote library to the ATtiny4313

Note: This covers the IR receive and decode part only. I may do the IR send part at some other time. Ken Shirriff wrote a popular multi-protocol IR library for the Arduino. It’s easy to use and works really well. When … Continue reading

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