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Thread: Any thoughts on PIC control from IR Universal remote?
face picon face BY : Olin Lathrop email (remove spam text)

> Does anyone know of a protocol that's on a IR universal remote that
> simulates the standard 8N1 NRZ serial format used by RS-232? My thought is
> that would be the fastest way to get IR remote capability to a PIC based
> project.

That would probably be a problem because RS-232 has no preamble before each
character sequence to allow the auto gain circuit in the receiver to
stabalize.  You could possibly send a sequence of known characters followed
by a signature, packet, and checksum.

Olin Lathrop, embedded systems consultant in Devens Massachusetts
(978) 772-3129, .....olinspamspamembedinc.com, http://www.embedinc.com

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