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How I installed lirc with IR receiver and remote to Volumio

Postby tatoosh » Sat Jan 24 2015 16:45

works good, thanks for the description @birca1987!!
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How I installed lirc with IR receiver and remote to Volumio

Postby victor » Wed Mar 11 2015 09:39

Hello

I've got problem with IR receiver on Cubietruck (Volumio 1.4).
After lirc installation I have following massage :

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No valid /etc/lirc/lircd.conf has been found..
Remote control support has been disabled..
Reconfigure LIRC or manually replace /etc/lirc/lircd.conf to enable..


I tried to change lircd.conf file, but no effect. Of course I tried before:
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irrecord -n -d /dev/lirc0 ~/lircd.conf

but Cubietruck IR receiver doesn't see any signals from remote (IR remote - NEC system).

What to do with it?
Does anybody configured lirc on Cubietruck?
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How I installed lirc with IR receiver and remote to Volumio

Postby MZP » Mon Aug 01 2016 16:18

Hi,


I want basic control using IR remont control in WiFi-free volumio
I solder TSOP4838 in I2C and 3,3V as on photo
Is this correct? how to start it in system if on i2C will be two devices?
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Re: How I installed lirc with IR receiver and remote to Volu

Postby kaptainen » Fri Oct 07 2016 12:48

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Is it possible to use on of these to control Volumio 2 on a raspberry pi? Also have a allo reclocker and piano dac connected
https://flirc.tv/flirc-usb
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How I installed lirc with IR receiver and remote to Volumio

Postby marcos » Mon Mar 06 2017 11:56

Thanks to your information i managed to install an ener314-ir on my raspberry. See also https://volumio.org/forum/rpi-with-hifiberry-dac-and-ener314-t4162.html and userguide at https://energenie4u.co.uk/res/pdfs/ENER314-IR_User_guide_V3.pdf
I use the volumio.sh script https://github.com/volumio/Volumio2/blob/master/app/plugins/system_controller/volumio_command_line_client/volumio.sh to control volumio from lircrc. Tried to play option too, but it takes quite a long time to react, so I used mpc play instead. I use the ir-transmitter to control my Micromega MyAMP. To start spotify connect with your remote, the python Mr Sponti's python script https://volumio.org/forum/spotify-connect-t2811-100.html is very usefull!

Next step would be to get the lirc_web mentioned in https://volumio.org/forum/volumio2-adding-another-node-app-t4360.html running. Would be nice to get the volumio's volume control the volume of my amp directly and add an extra button to switch it of.
Did anyone try the node-lirc https://www.npmjs.com/package/node-lirc?
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How I installed lirc with IR receiver and remote to Volumio

Postby tiroy_ » Thu May 23 2019 17:49

HI all

Is it possible to use with Tsop4838 IR receiver on top of pHAT DAC? This DAC uses all I2S pins https://pinout.xyz/pinout/phat_dac
If yes, then is there any additional configuration required?
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How I installed lirc with IR receiver and remote to Volumio

Postby ashthespy » Thu May 23 2019 18:34

tiroy_ wrote:HI all

Is it possible to use with Tsop4838 IR receiver on top of pHAT DAC? This DAC uses all I2S pins https://pinout.xyz/pinout/phat_dac
If yes, then is there any additional configuration required?
Cheers

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I2C != I2S
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How I installed lirc with IR receiver and remote to Volumio

Postby tiroy_ » Thu May 23 2019 19:40

ashthespy wrote:I2C != I2S


It may be true, but how does this answer my question?
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How I installed lirc with IR receiver and remote to Volumio

Postby ashthespy » Thu May 23 2019 22:26

tiroy_ wrote:
ashthespy wrote:I2C != I2S


It may be true, but how does this answer my question?


Sorry, assumed you were mixing up the two given your "This DAC uses all I2S pins" comment.

Either way, IR works with most GPIOs, as it's just a pulse stream that is read. So it's just a matter of telling lirc which GPIO you are using by setting the corresponding dt overlay parameters:
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    dtoverlay=lirc-rpi,gpio_out_pin=17,gpio_in_pin=13


Good luck!
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Postby tiroy_ » Fri May 24 2019 17:14

ashthespy wrote:
tiroy_ wrote:
ashthespy wrote:I2C != I2S


Either way, IR works with most GPIOs, as it's just a pulse stream that is read. So it's just a matter of telling lirc which GPIO you are using by setting the corresponding dt overlay parameters:
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    dtoverlay=lirc-rpi,gpio_out_pin=17,gpio_in_pin=13


Good luck!


First of all, thanks for helping :)

I am just wondering if I correctly understand this pinout description below
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does it mean that I don't need to specify gpio_in_pin like you did above? Is my config below ok? There's no input pin for the receiver ;)

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    dtoverlay=lirc-rpi,gpio_out_pin=17


And by the way: initial post by birca1987 does not contain anything about dtoverlay pin assignment changes, so I wonder how did it work (lirc-rpi default config??)

Thanks again!
(I've never did anything like this with RPi, so pls. excuse my ignorance)
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