USB Ultra infrared receiver DIY guide to remote control and power on/off the PC

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 14 2006 @ 02:04 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A new USB infrared receiver guide with a special PC power on/off function is published on The circuit got the name "USB Ultra infrared receiver" or briefly "USB Ultra IR". The USB Ultra IR does not "only" allow to control the complete PC software with an universal infrared remote control unit, but also offers a special function to power-on and switch-off the PC remotely. The guide includes a full solder guide and a detailed explanation of the USB Ultra IR v1.1, which is by the way also as a complete DIY kit in the Redaktion Fanshop available. Should be a nice handicraft for the colder (pre-) Christmas time ...

Check it out at OC Inside.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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