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Flirc allows you to use nearly any remote control with any device that has USB including; FireTV, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, HTPCs, Raspberry Pi, and more. You can also use the many built-in preset configurations in the Flirc software to quickly and easily configure Flirc with your remote for common applications such as XBMC/Kodi, FireTV, and Windows Media Center.
Quote from Jesse :For Pis, this is the same thing, doesn't use a USB port, and is under $2. It can be soldered on or connected with basic jumpers, and as long as it's peeking through a hole in the case can read remotes just fine.
Or get 10 of them for under $4.
What is Flirc?
Flirc allows you to pair any remote control with your computer or media center. Just walk through our super simple cross platform pairing application, and you're done. Use your previously paired remote with no additional software on any machine with flirc.
Flirc allows you to use nearly any remote control with any device that has USB including; FireTV, XBOX 360, XBOX One, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, HTPCs, Raspberry Pi, and more.
Flirc's user-friendly software guides you through each step of the pairing process and takes just a few minutes to complete. After your remote is paired with Flirc, there is no other software to run or install on your device. Just plug Flirc into any USB port and enjoy! Flirc has partnered with Logitech Harmony to provide the best user experience on the best line of remote controls. Add the Flirc FireTV or XBMC/Kodi device to your Harmony Remote and it will work with Flirc without any additional configuration. You can also use the many built-in preset configurations in the Flirc software to quickly and easily configure Flirc with your remote for common applications such as XBMC/Kodi, FireTV, and Windows Media Center.
If your favorite application isn't one of the presets, simply use the virtual keyboard in the Flirc software to pair any button on your remote control with any standard keyboard key. Flirc works on any device that supports USB keyboards and is one of the top accessories sold for the Raspberry Pi. The Flirc team is always working on new features and improvements to enhance the user experience.
Free firmware updates are regularly released and are available on Flirc's website. Flirc is also working on an API for seamless integration within other applications. Remember to visit the Flirc website and forums for helpful tips, tricks, and support.
Coming in Future Firmware Updates:
LONG KEY PRESSES – Assign two functions to one button. MACROS – Want to run a number of commands on a key press? With the new flirc, you can store over 500 keys, and have more than one keypress per individual remote button.
IOSPIRIT – Bring IR remote support back to the Mac. Coming in 2017 is a unique collaboration to bring you exciting new features between Flirc and IOSPIRIT
Control your FireTV with almost any remote control, including Logitech Harmony remotes
Out of the box support for Logitech Harmony remote controls with the Harmony FireTV Device
Also works with Playstation, XBOX 360, Raspberry PI, Windows Media Center, Kodi, Plex, and many more
Flirc's easy-to-use software walks you through the entire pairing process and works on Windows, OSX and Linux
New version brings many new software features, hardware features, and partners
90 day warranty
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