IRremote library now runs on the Teensy, Arduino Mega, and Sanguino

Thanks to Paul Stoffregen of PJRC, my Arduino IR remote library now runs on a bunch of different platforms, including the Teensy, Arduino Mega, and Sanguino. Paul has details here, along with documentation on the library that I admit is better than mine.

I used my new IRremote test setup to verify that the library works fine on the Teensy. I haven't tested my library on the other platforms because I don't have the hardware so let me know if you have success or run into problems.

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The latest version of the IRremote library with the multi-platform improvements is on GitHub. To download and install the library:
  • Download the IRremote library zip file from GitHub.
  • Unzip the download
  • Move/rename the shirriff-Arduino-IRremote-nnnn directory to arduino-000nn/libraries/IRremote.

Thanks again to Paul for adding this major improvement to my library and sending me a Teensy to test it out. You can see from the picture that the Teensy provides functionality similar to the Arduino in a much smaller package that is also breadboard-compatible; I give it a thumbs-up.

22 comments:

  1. It seems that there is now Mega2560 Support, or?

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  2. I'm a beginner to arduino programming and i'm trying to get it running but i'm getting dozens of errors

    In file included from C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:15:
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\/IRremoteInt.h:17:22: error: WProgram.h: No such file or directory
    In file included from C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:15:
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\/IRremoteInt.h:146: error: 'uint8_t' does not name a type
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\/IRremoteInt.h:147: error: 'uint8_t' does not name a type
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\/IRremoteInt.h:148: error: 'uint8_t' does not name a type
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\/IRremoteInt.h:151: error: 'uint8_t' does not name a type
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::mark(int)':
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:175: error: 'delayMicroseconds' was not declared in this scope
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::space(int)':
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:183: error: 'delayMicroseconds' was not declared in this scope
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::enableIROut(int)':
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:202: error: 'OUTPUT' was not declared in this scope
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:202: error: 'pinMode' was not declared in this scope
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:203: error: 'LOW' was not declared in this scope
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:203: error: 'digitalWrite' was not declared in this scope
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In constructor 'IRrecv::IRrecv(int)':
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:215: error: 'volatile struct irparams_t' has no member named 'recvpin'
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:216: error: 'volatile struct irparams_t' has no member named 'blinkflag'
    C:\Users\ajnos\Downloads\arduino-1.0-windows\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRrecv::enableIRIn()':
    ....

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  3. Edit the file "IRremoteInt.h" and Replace this line

    //#include
    #include

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  4. Edit the file "IRremoteInt.h" and Replace this line

    //#include WProgram.h
    #include Arduino.h

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  5. How do I add support for the Mega2560 cant for the life of me work it out I have added

    #elif defined(__AVR_ATmega1280__) || defined(__AVR_ATmega2560__

    where appropriate but cant get this to function. What should I be looking at in the Mega2560 datasheet?

    Any advice would be much appreciated.

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  6. does it still using pin 3 for sending on mega1280??

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  7. no its pin 9 on the 2560 I added the #define __AVR_ATmega1280__
    at the top of
    IRremoteInt.h

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  8. I tried running the example IRrecord and it shows these errors:




    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::mark(int)':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:174: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:174: error: 'COM2B1' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::space(int)':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:182: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:182: error: 'COM2B1' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::enableIROut(int)':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:200: error: 'TIMSK2' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'TCCR2B' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'WGM22' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'OCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'OCR2B' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRrecv::enableIRIn()':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:226: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:226: error: 'TCCR2B' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:226: error: 'OCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:229: error: 'TIMSK2' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:229: error: 'OCIE2A' was not declared in this scope

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  9. I tried to run the example IRrecord and it shows the following error:




    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::mark(int)':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:174: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:174: error: 'COM2B1' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::space(int)':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:182: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:182: error: 'COM2B1' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::enableIROut(int)':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:200: error: 'TIMSK2' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'TCCR2B' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'WGM22' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'OCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'OCR2B' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRrecv::enableIRIn()':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:226: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:226: error: 'TCCR2B' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:226: error: 'OCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:229: error: 'TIMSK2' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:229: error: 'OCIE2A' was not declared in this scope

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  10. I tried to use the example IRrecord and it shows the error:



    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::mark(int)':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:174: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:174: error: 'COM2B1' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::space(int)':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:182: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:182: error: 'COM2B1' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::enableIROut(int)':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:200: error: 'TIMSK2' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'TCCR2B' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'WGM22' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'OCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'OCR2B' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRrecv::enableIRIn()':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:226: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:226: error: 'TCCR2B' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:226: error: 'OCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:229: error: 'TIMSK2' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:229: error: 'OCIE2A' was not declared in this scope

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  11. I tried to use the example IRrecord and it shows the error:



    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::mark(int)':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:174: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:174: error: 'COM2B1' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::space(int)':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:182: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:182: error: 'COM2B1' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRsend::enableIROut(int)':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:200: error: 'TIMSK2' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'TCCR2B' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'WGM22' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'OCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:210: error: 'OCR2B' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp: In member function 'void IRrecv::enableIRIn()':
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:226: error: 'TCCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:226: error: 'TCCR2B' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:226: error: 'OCR2A' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:229: error: 'TIMSK2' was not declared in this scope
    C:\arduino-1.0\libraries\IRremote\IRremote.cpp:229: error: 'OCIE2A' was not declared in this scope

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  12. I use the last Arduino (1.00) with MEGA 2560. I've made the changes like "arduino.h" and use PIN 9 as IR-LED output pin.
    I can receive code by using IRrcevDump, and I can also make the IR LED blink by using IRsendDemo.
    But somehow the duplicate just don't work.
    For example, I press "menu" on remote control and get "Decoded NEC: 8C73E11E (32 bits)" so I modified IRsendDemo as "irsend.sendNEC(0x8c73e11e, 32);".

    Everything looks fine just don't work.
    Any suggestion about this situation?

    Thanks~~

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  13. BTW, I got negative value in Raw data:
    Raw (68): -10094 8900 -4450 600 -1650 600 -500 550 -600 550 -550 600 -1650 550 -1650 550 -600 550 -550 550 -550 550 -1650 600 -1650 600 -1650 550 -550 550 -550 600 -1650 550 -1700 550 -1650 600 -1650 550 -1650 550 -600 550 -550 550 -550 550 -600 550 -1650 550 -600 550 -550 550 -550 550 -1650 600 -1650 600 -1650 550 -1650 600 -550 550

    Is it normal?

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  14. Has anyone successfully changed pins on mega to 11 yet? I am trying to use IRremote with a touch screen (using UTFT) on my mega2560 but pin 9 is taken. I cant get the demo to work using pin 11, i changed the commented part in the beginning (timer 1, pin 11) but still nothing. irled lights up fine too when outputting on that pin.

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  15. Great stuff.
    Has anyone managed to get a new samsung TV control emulated? AS far as I can find out it appears to be 42 bit? Thanks

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  16. I am using Arduino 2560 and I am just trying to run the IRSendDemo but no luck :( there is no output at pin 11?!

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  17. I try to use 1 arduino to do the sending and receiving, but always cannot receive the IR Codes. I am guessing that the IR data is loss before the software has time to decode it..

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  18. m getting error in IRrecvDemo

    error: 'volatile struct irparams_t' has no member named 'rawlen'

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  19. NOT WORKING. WASTE OF MY TIME.

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  20. Anonymous, if there is a problem, please post an issue at https://github.com/z3t0/Arduino-IRremote.

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  22. I've had some success with this library creating code to turn on/off TV but the necessary protocol for my Air conditioner is not included Is there a was to easily add protocols for devices by other electronics companies. BtW My Air Con is by Mitsubishi Electronic.

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