The FLIRC USB dongle allows the use of any remote control with your Raspberry Pi. Configure the device on your desktop PC, then simply plug into your Pi for a perfect media centre companion.
Flirc learns from any remote control, not caring about different vendor protocols. Just walk through the super simple setup- pairing individual remote buttons with 'Media Centre Buttons' and you're done.
The FLIRC will work with any IR Remote Control, so if you have an old one lying around the house, you can use it. Otherwise, These remote controls have all the buttons you will need to control your favorite media center from the comfort of the couch.
The FLIRC Universal Infrared Remote Control Receiver lets you use any remote control to control any program on any device that accepts a USB keyboard. It’s perfect for your Raspberry Pi, FireTV, Android Media Centre or PC/MAC HTPC. It works perfectly with the Logitech Universal Remote, or any remote you have lying around the house.
The FLIRC will work with any IR remote control, so if you have an old one lying around the house, you need only buy a FLIRC. However, if you would like a brand new Remote Control with all the buttons you expect to control a Media Centre, this is the bundle for you.
The PiMoroni Piano hat has 16 touch sensitive buttons, 13 (a full octave) piano keys an instrument cycle button and 16 LED’s. It comes completely assembled and has Python libraries with documentation and examples.