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How to read infrared signals from a IrDA FIR port on Windows 7 (Acer Travelmate 8200)?

I have an Acer Travelmate 8200 notebook with Windows 7. The notebook has a built-in IrDA Fast Infrared Port (on the front panel) which is activated in the BIOS. Windows did auto-detect the IrDA port ...
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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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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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Is USB IrDA adapter enough for a TV-remote to work?

I've got an idea to make a remote-controlled PC (using TV remote controller). After a brief googling session all I found were lots of references on DIY versions of IrDA adapters. But is it possible ...
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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 ...