[Question] Using infrared in homebrew

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by SimplyFedorable, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. SimplyFedorable
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    I have been in the scene for awhile now, but not once I have seen anyone ever use the infared sensors in their homebrew application. Is this because we haven't figured out infared. or simply because nobody cares about infared. The main thing I would like to see infared to do is to be able to transfer/receive any file. How I can imagine this can be done is maybe modifying a circle pad pro/ old 3ds ambiio reader to have a usb out, so you can transfer files quickly and easily. Not sure about the speed, but it would be sick to just pop your 3ds into a modified circle pad pro and plug it into your computer. Please tell me if I if my idea is super impracical or impossible, I'm ok to any response :)
     


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    I don't think a modified CPP would work. Not sure if any other way would be possible.
     
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    I had doubts about the circle pad pro too, but an external amiibo reader should maybe work, but I would imagine a much more practical is to use a pc infared sensor
     
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    Honestly i couldn't think of any uses for an infrared sensor on something like a 3ds that at least I would use, but if you have a practical use for one, go right ahead.
     
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    I kinda wanna control my TV with my 3DS. Unlike my remote. My 3DS I never loose ;)
     
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    The IR sensor on the 3DS can only transmit signals a few centimeters away.
     
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    Well. Carry on then.
     
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    is pushing the buttons on the tv really that hard? from what i just heard from roomsaver, it's highly impractical.
     
  9. SimplyFedorable
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    you can use this to extend your irfared sensor, so maybe 3ds remote hombrew ?
     
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    If it's possible to modify GB/GBC using the 3DS's infra-red next to a GBC's infra-red, that would be interesting. :P
     
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    My tv does not have buttons. Only a power button hun
     
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    that doesn't sound like a very good tv. Better not lose that remote if thats the case.
     
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    Actually it is a great one. It's a smart tv. All though I prefer to attach my apple TV rather then use the default interface :P
     
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    hmm, I don't know much about the gbc, but possible gameyob to gbc pokemon trading:D. Probably not, trade emulation is extermly hard for emulators to emulate, and I doubt the 3ds is fast enough to keep up with the gbc (multiplayer emulation is horribly slow)
     
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    I forgot to say I was on about save editing. Whoops.
     
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    save editing seems improbable, but you never know. If there is already a way to edit saves via ir, then this can probably happen. If there isn't a way, very little chance that this will happen.

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    anything is really possible at this point, I mean, we have a fliping ds emulator on 3ds and 100% boot rate cfw
     
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    $28? Might as well buy a new remote at that point...
     
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    That was the first one I found, you can probably find one cheaper
     
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    How about no? TV Remotes are dirt cheap.
     
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