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Yesterday I bought this board from the scrap bin at All Electronics: http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjelledge/

What I know about this board is that it has a IR receiver with the following specs:



  _________  Infrared sensor module
  |     _      |  Numbers printed on the top:
  |   |  |    |  TK69   931
  |   |  |    |  TSOP  1738
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  |   |  |    |  Front view showing the area
  |__|_|__|  receiving the IR signal
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Gnd  |      Output
      +5V

There is a 12 pin right angle pin header on the board.

Is there any way I can use this to make a IR Power switch?
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Did you try a Google search for 'TSOP  1738' ?

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Yep, that is how I got this info. What I really want to do is have  3 sets of 22 led's powered by a 9 volt battery. Each set will bes used for light painting so all the receiver is really doing is switching between the sets when signaled by a Apple Remote. If this is not possible I will use the Ir switch to turn the battery on and off, and manually switch between sets.
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Just google for "Arduino IR library". You'll find plenty of examples on how to use it.

Your IR receiver doesn't appear to be specific to any protocol other than requiring a 38Khz modulation.

Curiously the picture of your board states it is 56Khz modulation, but the datasheet says 38Khz.
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