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A simple decoder or tester for infrared remote controls. Great for obtaining the command code for each button on the remote.

Going through boxes of junk that had been collected over a number of years, I came across dozens of infrared remote controls from various VCR’s, TVs, LED strips etc. I thought I might keep some for say controlling a robotic car or other such projects. I needed a way of not only testing these remotes but also obtaining the command codes for each of their buttons.

This build is a simple decoder and tester for infrared remote controls. It uses a cheap ATtiny1614 microprocessor, a IR receiver that was pulled off a DVD player and a 12 character by 2 line display that was purchased from some Rockby Electronics sale. (WH1202A)”

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