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I have an infrared reciever, and i can hook it up and decode the signals using the libraries and instructions found at http://www.righto.com/2009/08/multi-protocol-infrared-remote-library.html , but, i wanted to do more. Is there any way i can read the pulses of light from an infrared LED, and get a reading to as specific times the LED blinks, so i can re-create that and send IR signals?
Ive tried to send signals with the send example, and the LED lights up, but no signal is recieved by my device.
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If you can see the LED visibly lighting  up its not an IR led.  Or  are you using a camera to see it?
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Its IR. I'm using a camera. The examples given for sending codes say Sony, And I know there are different protocols like rc5 and rc6, so would it also be possible to convert the value to either of the others?
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I don't know for sure but you may be able to choose other protocols by changing this line

Code:
irsend.[u]sendSony[/u](0xa90, 12); // Sony TV power code
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IR receivers are kinda specific to their protocol. You have to match the modulation frequency (36KHz, 40KHz, 56KHz etc.) and length of the data packet.

Sony is 40KHz and RC-5/6 are 36KHz. That's probably going to be a show stopper right there.
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