IR Control Kit Hookup Guide

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Resources and Going Further

Thanks for checking out our IR Control Kit hookup guide! If you’re looking for more documents and resources related to the kit, check out some of these links:

If you’re looking for general information on infrared communication check out our IR Communication tutorial, as well as 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:

Going Further

Now that you’ve discovered how easy it is to add infrared output or input to your project, what are you going to control with this extravisible, modulated light source? Need some inspiration? Check out some of these tutorials:

  • LED Light Bar Hookup – If you need some visible light in your life, these LED light bars are an especially bright way to get it
  • Using the OpenSegment – Along the lines of visible displays, the OpenSegment 4-digit 7-segment displays are an easy tool to add data displays to your project.
  • Rebuilding the Illumitune – Learn how we integrated IR into the Illumitune project we helped rebuild.