IR is a simple Windows command line program to control the IR-XP2 device using a serial port. IR is available under the GNU General Public License (GPL).
|The GNU General Public License||http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html|
|The IR-XP2 User Manual||http://www.jdstechnologies.com/download/irmanual.pdf|
|IR source code||http://www.heurtley.com/richard/ir/ir.c|
|Precompiled IR executable||http://www.heurtley.com/richard/ir/ir.exe|
When invoked without any parameters IR displays the following help text:
IR: A program to control the InfraRed Xpander(tm) IR-XP2 device. Usage: C:\>ir r sample_name <carrier_frequency> -- to record a sequence C:\>ir p sample_name emitter_code -- to play a sequence The sample name cannot contain spaces or special characters. The emitter codes are: Emitter Code ------- ---- 1 1 2 2 3 4 4 8 Emitter codes can be added to play a sequence on more than one emitter at a time. You have five seconds to press the remote's button while recording a sequence. The optional carrier frequency is in KHz. The default is 40.0. Other frequencies are 20.0, 36.7, 38.0, 56.8, 85.0.
When IR records a sequence it immediately downloads the sequence data into a file called sample_name.txt where "sample_name" is the sample name given when IR is invoked.
When IR plays a sequence it first uploads the sequence data from sample_name.txt and then plays the sequence.
IR does not rely on the IR-XP2 device's facility for storing sequences.
C:\>ir r dvdpower
Records a sequence and saves the sequence data in file dvdpower.txt in the current directory.
C:\>ir p dvdpower 12
Plays back the sequence from file dvdpower.txt on emitters 3 and 4 (emitter codes 4 + 8).
IR compiles cleanly with no errors or warnings under the following compilers:
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