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Andrew Armstrong

This is an open-hardware Infrared Remote Controlled USB keyboard, without keys, implemented using a PIC micro-controller and MikroC. IRK! enables you to use your LEARNING remote control to control any system that you can plug a USB keyboard into. Great for controlling a MythTV system.

You can program any USB keyboard function (with or without Control, Alt and Shift modifiers) to a button on your infrared remote control and when you press that button IRK! will send the corresponding USB keystroke to the host computer.

You can also program any USB Consumer Device control code too...for example, Play, Pause, Mute, Volume up, Volume down, and many others.

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IRK! installed in a HTPC case
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Prototype of the SMT version


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