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#21638 - 02/23/10 10:24 AM To send an IR command
Ariel Offline

Registered: 09/12/07
Posts: 23
Loc: Argentina

I'm trying to write a code to control the transmission of IR learned commands from an Ocelot to A/V devices. In the CPUXA protocol I see the SEND RESIDENT IR data packet, I think it is the function I have to use. Valid numbers for IRnumber data are 0 through 39. That's the point. I don't understand why there is not 1024 available IR codes.

It is very important because I have a lot of devices to control by wired IR commands.



#21639 - 02/23/10 10:34 AM Re: To send an IR command [Re: Ariel]
Guy Lavoie Administrator Offline
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Registered: 12/21/02
Posts: 6548
Loc: Montreal, QC, Canada
I just looks like the document is not exctly right in the description. The command syntax itself show that you have 2 bytes, msb and lsb, and this is the command used by C-Max itself in the IR utilities, which allows you to send all 1024 IR codes.
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#22097 - 09/05/10 03:33 PM Re: To send an IR command [Re: Guy Lavoie]
John Hughes Offline

Registered: 06/14/10
Posts: 8
I have a couple related questions:

1. So the docs show the "Send Resident IR" command's IRNumber parameter's value range is 0-39, and you are saying that the docs are wrong and the value range should be 1-1023? (You actually said 1024 codes, but I assume you really mean 1-1023 since it is my understanding that #0 is reserved)?

2. Since there is the "Send Resident IR" command and the "Send Remote IR" command, I assume that the "Send Resident IR" command sends the IR directly from the Ocelot and it does not support zones?

#22099 - 09/05/10 04:48 PM Re: To send an IR command [Re: John Hughes]
ADI Tech Support Moderator Offline
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Registered: 12/22/02
Posts: 718
Loc: Branson West, MO
1) This needs to be updated. When the Ocelot (originally called the CPUXA) was released, it was limited to 0-39 (we had less memory at that time). It is 1-1023 now.

2) Yes, Resident IR means transmit the IR command locally.

Kevin Barrett
ADI Tech Support

#22101 - 09/05/10 08:28 PM Re: To send an IR command [Re: ADI Tech Support]
John Hughes Offline

Registered: 06/14/10
Posts: 8
Thank you for the clarification.
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