Universal TV remote control

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cknizeski

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I just completed my completed my homebrew universal TV remote interface for Uniden scanner. I just need to figure out a better way to package it to mak it smaller. It works with any universal remote TV, and is capatible with the 346, 396, BC15, and the 996.
Here is a link to a short demo:


Remote control of Uniden Scanner - YouTube
 

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My guess, would be using a microcontroller or PIC, and a IR remote decoder. Find a known set of remote commands, for a tv or stereo, and map those over to the serial commands for the scanner. IE, remote volume up = scanner volume up
 

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My guess, would be using a microcontroller or PIC, and a IR remote decoder. Find a known set of remote commands, for a tv or stereo, and map those over to the serial commands for the scanner. IE, remote volume up = scanner volume up
That is bassically how. Used a BasicStamp Microcontroller from Parrallax with an IR reciever. Wrote a code into the microcontroller to decode the remote, then made the microcontroller send out a serial command to the scanner. I think I got the circuit card down to about 3in by 1.5in. I am going to see about getting a custom made board to fit in a much smaller enclousre, and maybe putting together a kit for it.
Next to to make a custom remote.
 

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I have one and am using it at store.Works very well .I will have them instock for sale next week.

I made a fast post on our website more info to follow.

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I just completed my completed my homebrew universal TV remote interface for Uniden scanner. I just need to figure out a better way to package it to mak it smaller. It works with any universal remote TV, and is capatible with the 346, 396, BC15, and the 996.
Here is a link to a short demo:


Remote control of Uniden Scanner - YouTube
I've often wondered for several years now, why a remote control feature or option wasn't offered for scanners similar to the the one that the old icom r71a used.
Very neat idea, as I would like to build a pcb to allow commands for my pro-197!
You may really have something there, I hope it works out!!

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n9zas
 
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