How to receive codes sent by a Universal Remote Control via an IR module

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Submitted by: Bryan Mumford
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This very simple program captures data from a universal remote control and outputs the bytes to an RS-232 serial port at 9600 baud. The remote control must support Sony television sets. Sorry, but I have no more info than this. My device draws power from the RS-232 port and drives the output by switching a 2N2907 transistor with the emitter tied to the positive supply and the collector tied to the PCs XMIT line through a 1 K resistor. The PCs RCV line is connected to the transistor's collector.

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