Infrared Control With Raspberry Pi 3 GPIO

Download ControlPi

You can find the latest ControlPi image here

IR Database

You can find IR drivers here in the LIRC database

Edit IR Driver File

To edit the IR driver file on your Raspberry Pi, use the following command with SSH:

sudo nano /etc/lirc/lircd.conf

GPIO Pinout

ControlPi 0.3.0 has GPIO 5 assigned as an IR Input and GPIO 6 as an IR Output.

The other GPIO’s are free to use as digital inputs and outputs.

Raspberry Pi 3 GPIO Pinout


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