piCorePlayer supports Squeezebox and JustBoom IR remote controls. For other IR remote controls, some extra work is required the create and install the configuration files.
The Linux Kernel has basic IR support for some remote controls. Additionally, there is the lirc product.
Squeezelite has a limited number of IR actions builtin.
Jivelite uses IR remote to control cursor movements around the Jivelite screen.
InstallationIR can be installed via the [Tweaks] > “IR remote control” page via the piCorePlayer web interface.
Add an IR receiver and setup a JustBoom IR remote. Today nearly every device is fitted with an IR remote, so why not a piCorePlayer? If your display has no touch or you do not want to control your device by a smartphone, an IR remote is very helpful. What we need Raspberry Pi piCorePlayer 8 with Jivelite installed A running display connected to RPi An TSOP4838 or similar IR receiver like OS-0038N 3 jumper wires, female to bare wire Soldering iron, solder, some heat shrink tube A JustBoom IR remote Info TSOP4838 IR receivers are sold in differing designs!
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