Big Button Remote Control – Part 4 – Completion

Umote Completed 2With all the preparations completed, Umote can finally take shape for this application. The final product can be broken down into four major subsystems that need to be made and integrated in their final form – IR interface hardware, Enclosure, Power Supply, and Switches and Control Wiring.

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Big Button Remote Control – Part 3 – Software Implementation

Umote Block DiagramHaving sorted out the concepts of what needed to be implemented, the next step was to write the software that would drive the basic building blocks of the remote control – switches, IR receiver, IR transmitter and LEDs.

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Big Button Remote Control – Part 2 – Foxtel IR Protocol Saga

Foxtel Trace image comparisonHaving tested the prototype software with my own domestic remotes, I needed to set up and test the device with the Foxtel remote control. IRLib was not recognising the protocol as one of the ‘standard’ types it has built in, so I needed to do some research. This turned out to be the real learning experience on this project.

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