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Send and receive IR commands using pigpio

Project description

ircodec

A Python package that simplifies sending and receiving IR signals for the Raspberry Pi using pigpiod.

Requirements

pip install pigpio

Install

For Raspbian 9 (stretch)

pip install ircodec

For others

git clone git@github.com:kentwait/ircodec.git
cd ircodec
python setup.py install

Quickstart

# Create a CommandSet for your remote control
# GPIO for the IR receiver: 23
# GPIO for the IR transmitter: 22
from ircodec.command import CommandSet
controller = CommandSet(emitter_gpio=22, receiver_gpio=23, description='TV remote')

# Add the volume up key
controller.add('volume_up')
# Connected to pigpio
# Detecting IR command...
# Received.

# Send the volume up command
controller.emit('volume_up')

# Remove the volume up command
controller.remove('volume_up')

# Examine the contents of the CommandSet
controller
# CommandSet(emitter=22, receiver=23, description="TV remote")
# {}

# Save to JSON
controller.save_as('tv.json')

# Load from JSON
new_controller = CommandSet.load('another_tv.json')

Acknowledgment

pigpio Python examples

Contact

kentkawashima@gmail.com

License: MIT License

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