Not on its own. The IR codes from a remote control are not typical UART serial data; you need other logic to detect and decode them. If you use a microcontroller like an AVR 8-bit atmega or attiny to detect IR, you can use the UART-to-USB chip to then hook the microcontroller to a computer.



Sincerely,

Jon Watte


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On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 9:24 PM, 小雷 <lxbzmy@gmail.com> wrote:
can i use cp2012 usb-to-serial chip to build a serial ir receiver?.
i have many cp2012 chip , and the chip also have dcd pin.

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