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  1. #1
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    Infrared Ports

    If I have an infrared port on my motherboard, can I just connect any IR-LED Rx/Tx or do I need special ones for computers? and how would I address it so I can use it in "C/C++"??

  2. #2
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    Oct 2001
    Täby, Sweden
    I'm not sure about this, but I think that you need to get one of those IrDA transcievers, like this one:
    Anyway, if you manage to get one, it will be available as a normal COM port, just like any other.

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