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by scag
Sat Apr 30, 2005 5:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IR remote circuit running out of steam?!
Replies: 47
Views: 11209

Re: IR remote circuit running out of steam?!

Hi stephen<p>Yes i am using the 9 pin serial port on my PC. Yep i know each pin, but i did not know exactly what each pin did, thank you. Do you think i was right now using TXD instead of DTR as the original schematic showed?? The software that i have been using is WinLirc http://winlirc.sourceforge...
by scag
Sat Apr 30, 2005 3:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IR remote circuit running out of steam?!
Replies: 47
Views: 11209

Re: IR remote circuit running out of steam?!

Oh No!<p>I have tried my device with only one of the IR LED that did not work, no IR signal sent or the IR LED did not light up!!! I then put both IR LED back together as before and now nothing. No signal sent and neither IR LED light up.<p>Interestingly i put together the LED and resistor that brid...
by scag
Fri Apr 29, 2005 11:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IR remote circuit running out of steam?!
Replies: 47
Views: 11209

Re: IR remote circuit running out of steam?!

Hi Edd Yes Wales is wet today which is a shame as its a 3 day weekend. Still should be able to get out though. I gather you have been over to our fine land? Did you enjoy it?<p>You ask for 'the color of the secondary visible emission', its red. The brand and part number of the IR units used is http:...
by scag
Fri Apr 29, 2005 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IR remote circuit running out of steam?!
Replies: 47
Views: 11209

Re: IR remote circuit running out of steam?!

Wow, I am very pleased with the response. I hope i can to all your level of competency. Firstly this is my first ever attempt at electronics, and this device is to extend my PC as a Personal Video Player, as i need the PC to change the channel on my Freeview box via IR.<p>Ok so let me try and respon...
by scag
Thu Apr 28, 2005 11:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IR remote circuit running out of steam?!
Replies: 47
Views: 11209

IR remote circuit running out of steam?!

Hello I have made the IR circuit found at this website. http://www.lirc.org/improved_transmitter.html But the electrical company that i buy my components from (Maplin) said they do not sell a 4000uF capacitor. I had from a previous attempt to build this device a 4700uF capacitor and all works except...