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How to change IrDA bitrate on Linux?

I've got this connection working between my linux machine via an IrDA dongle an this alcatel OT756. So far the irdadump command tells me that my device is there: 04:10:12.238144 xid:cmd ffffffff ...
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How to transfer files via infrared on Linux?

I know this is a way too old technology but I've got some files inside a very old cellphone that I need to transfer to a very old computer. So far my Infrared USB device works well, it's detected by ...
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How to test if the ENE CIR Receiver is working on my Toshiba P855-32X?

I have found my laptop has a Infrared Receiver on the front side to the right of the mousepad. I checked the device manager and have found these 3 devices installed: I searched my laptop and there ...
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How can I record and send IR signals with my USB IR transceiver?

I have a MCE Vista/7 USB IR transceiver. I typically use it for controlling XBMC via a Media Center remote. I'm looking to repurpose it for something less than typical and I'm having a difficult time ...
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Ubuntu-compatible infrared USB receiver/adapter for Harmony 700 remote? [closed]

Is there an USB receiver/adapter for my Logitech Harmony 700 remote for controlling my self-built Ubuntu HTPC? If so, where can I get it?
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IrDA adapter - how to enable speeds less than 9600

I need to use infrared usb adapter tekram IR-410W under win8. unfortunately it doesnt create virtual com ports. another trouble is IrCOMM driver doesnt work under win7/8 i need to communicate to ...
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Windows 8 infrared mouse/keyboard not recognised

My Windows 8 login screen requires a click of the mouse to open, then I need to enter a password. But my infrared mouse/keyboard is not being recognised. Can I bypass the Windows 8 lock screen so ...
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Accept print jobs from serial port, spool to USB printer

I've got a USB printer (HP LaserJet 1018) connected to my Windows 7 desktop. I also have a USB infrared adapter (Actisys ACT-IR224UN-Li) which presents itself as a raw serial port, currently COM3. ...
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Driver for infrared remote TSGH-IR01

I have a TSHG-IR01 infrared remote control from an old computer. I'd like to use it with a new system running Windows 7 64 bit. Where do I get drivers for the device for Windows 7? What else would I ...
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Can an infrared port be added to a laptop?

Recently I bought a used TV tuner which came with an MCE remote, but unfortunately not the receiver. I know that there are some receivers available on eBay (for a pretty penny), but I thought it would ...
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Infrared connection with programming interface

I am looking for a way to establish infrared connection from Windows PC, with programming interface available for C/C++. I tried the following directions: Laptop with InfraRed port: no programming ...
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LIRC: “irw” doesn't work, but “irrecord” does

I've got an Antec Fusion V2 chassis with a built in ir receiver. I've setup lirc on my system, and I can get irrecord to see my remote input and build a config file. I cannot get irw to work, and ...
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Infrared on the Dell D620

I have a Dell Latitude D620 running Windows 7. I use it quite a bit for media (i.e., Boxee, Hulu Desktop, Windows Media Center) so I was wondering if I could use the IR port along with a remote (I ...
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Windows: Detecting which IR remote keys are pressed

I'm looking to customize how my 'Noah Company MediaGate GP-IR02BK' remote control works with XBMC. I've found the file I need to update for XBMC (Keymap.xml), but I now need to find out how each ...
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iR Remote TO IR Reciever in phone TO PC

I'm too cheap and stingy to buy a proper USB infrared receiver for my PC, however my phone (Nokia N95) has a receiver built in. I know for a fact that there must be some API to access it (for Tx at ...
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How to use IrDA adapter as serial port?

I remember back in windows 98 era that you could install IrDA adapter and associate serial port with it so it would work just like rs-232 to infra-red adapter. Is such thing possible on windows 7? Is ...
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Problem using Polar Irda device in Windows Server 2008

I'm attempting to use the Polar IrDA device with Windows Server 2008 R2 x64. Although they dont make explicit drivers for it, I figured the Windows 7 x64 drivers would do. ...
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Multicolor IR camera?

Most cheap USB webcams can see IR, especially if you remove any IR filters inside them. With the camera that I'm currently using, the IR from the LEDs that I'm playing with (wavelength unknown) shows ...
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How do I configure an ordinary TV remote control to work with lirc on Linux?

I am running MythTV on Ubuntu 9.10 and I would like to use a TV remote to control it. I know that lirc needs a configuration file for the remote, but none of my remotes is in the official database. If ...
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Is there a way to use a generic IR receiver with a MCE remote in Vista/7 Media Center

I have a MCE remote from long ago (shipped with an MCE 2005), but i cannot find the IR receiver. I now have Win7 and a generic usb IR receiver i picked up a fry's. Is there a way to make my old mce ...