New Tutorial: IR Remote Control using a MIDI Controller

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Hi, we are happy to announce a two part tutorial to show you how to use a MIDI Controller to work as an IR remote controller. So you can control pretty much any device which has an infrared remote — using MIDI!

Part 1: How to build the solution with Bome MIDI Translator Pro:
https://youtu.be/BQ_MXdkXpiE

Part 2: Put the solution on the BomeBox:
https://youtu.be/78atPb_gDdg

The MIDI Translator project file from the tutorial is attached below.

Hex Loader for Mac:
http://www.polaxis.be/download/easyuploader-for-mac/  – Use ATMega328p as device type
Hex Loader for PC:
http://xloader.russemotto.com/ – Use ATMega328 as device type

Bome Hex Code Download (.hex file):
https://github.com/bome/irdroino/tree/master/Software/irdroino_remote  – File name irdroino_remote.ino.standard.hex

Irdroino alternative 1:
https://irdroid.eu/product/pronto-usb-ir-blaster-kit/
optional enclosure, something like this will work:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B075SX6WYJ/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_PGk1CbCZCNRCF

Irdroino alternative 2 (with half-height enclosure):
https://irdroid.eu/product/irdroino-pronto-usb-ir-blaster-kit-enclosure/

Abbreviated Steps (see tutorials for full explanation):

  • Download Hex Code
  • Download Hex Loader Program (based on current OS platform)
    • Use Hex Loader to load Hex Code into Arduino
    • Open / Create Bome MT Project File
  • Learn MIDI Codes using MT Pro

For running on BomeBox:

  • Connect USB hub to BomeBox
  • Connect MIDI Controller to USB hub
  • Connect Irdroino to USB hub
  • Upload Project File to BomeBox and select it
  • Check web config pages: MIDI Ports and Serial Ports
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