This comprehensive guide allows you to control your computer with a simple remote, like the one you already use for your TV-set. It’s very useful when you want to control a DVD or an mp3 player remotely. If you need infrared LED emitters, you can pick up 20 for $3.99.
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- There’s plenty of software you can install to control this ciruit; for Linux you can use Lirc and for Windows you can use either Winlirc, Girder, IR Assistant or uIRC.