IR Communication

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Resources and Going Further

If you're looking for more documents and resources related to the IR LED or receiver, check out some of these links:

If you're looking for general information on infrared communication SparkFun Engineer Chris Taylor's IR Project video:



And there's also Jeff Branson, starring in an IR Communication video tutorial using our IR Emitter/Detector Pair:

Infrared Emitters and Detectors

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Now you should be prepared to create an IR communication system of your own. What are you going to control with this extravisible, modulated light source? Need some inspiration? Check out some of these tutorials:

IR Control Kit Hookup Guide

How to get the most out of the infrared receivers and transmitters included in the IR Control Kit.

Boss Alarm

Build a Boss Alarm that alerts you of anyone walking into your office and automatically changes your computer screen.

Roshamglo Hookup Guide

This tutorial provides everything you need to know to get started with the Roshamglo badge.

Roshamglo Project: TV-B-Gone

Turn your Roshamglo board into a (nearly) universal TV power button.

Or check out some of these blog posts for ideas: