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FLIRC to send IR commands


brenster21
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So I am posting here since I don't really know where else to post. I am looking for a way to have my raspberry turn my old tcl tv on via IR commands. I heard a rumor that FLIRC has the ability to send commands on reddit, and would like to clarify this before I order one. My tv for lack of better words is a dumb TV, it does not support cec, auto power on when it gets power, wake on lan, ect. Ideally, I would like to program the pi to send a command to turn the tv on/off upon waking or going to sleep. I am not exactly interested in using a tv remote, and would much rather just use my cellphone to control this. 

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  • 1 month later...

Hey mate.

First of all, you need to check which Flirc you have. Plastic or metal one? If you have the metal one, your wishes will come true :)

This is the Blog post you will be intrested in:

http://blog.flirc.tv/index.php/2017/08/06/sdk-release-linux-rpi-ir-transmit-support/

Great explained by Jason what you need to do to make it work ;)

Best Regards

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