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Infrared Emitter – Detector Remote Control Project

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2001 Annual Conference


Albuquerque, New Mexico

Publication Date

June 24, 2001

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June 24, 2001

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June 27, 2001



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6.586.1 - 6.586.22

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Terrance P. O’Connor

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Nghia Le

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The following project is a design of a simple infrared emitter-detector circuit used as a remote control to turn on and off an ac light bulb. It reviews of some of the basic concepts and applications the students have learned during the first few semesters in the Electrical Engineering Technology program at Purdue University. The advantage of this project is that it consists of off- the-shelve parts and it progresses in steps that are manageable and easily to conduct laboratory activities.

O’Connor, T. P., & Le, N. (2001, June), Infrared Emitter – Detector Remote Control Project Paper presented at 2001 Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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