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LIRC configuration file for Sony RM-ADP090 remote control

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LIRC configuration file for Sony RM-ADP090 remote control

Recent Linux kernels include support for infrared remote controls and so the requirement for LIRC (Linux Infrared Remote Control) has been diminishing, but nevertheless some systems still use it. I was doing some work with LIRC recently and I couldn’t find a configuration file for my remote control, a Sony RM-ADP090. It should be possible to use the irrecord tool to create a LIRC configuration file for an unknown remote control, but for some reason this didn’t work for mine so in the end I created a configuration file manually: I worked out the scancode for each key by staring at the output from running mode2 -d /dev/lirc0 and took the header information from an existing configuration file.

(I was helped in my understanding by a fascinating article which explains how the infrared signalling works with a Sony remote control – you can find it at http://www.righto.com/2010/03/understanding-sony-ir-remote-codes-lirc.html .)

Interestingly I discovered that while most of the keys use 20 bit codes, some of the keys use 15 bit codes and a few of them use 12 bit codes, hence there are three separate sections in the configuration file.

In the end I never used the configuration file in anger, which means that it has had very little testing, but I’m posting it here in case it’s of use to anyone.

Vaughan

# 
# This lirc configuration file was constructed manually
# July 2020
#
# contributed by Vaughan Harper
#
# brand:   Sony 
# model:   RM-ADP090
# devices: Sony BDV-E2100 Home Cinema System
#
# remote layout:
# +-------------------------------------------------+
# | (EJECTCD)  (TV_SPEAKER)   (TV_POWER)    (POWER) |
# | (SLEEP)        (1)        (2)               (3) |
# | (BLUETOOTH)    (4)        (5)               (6) |
# | (FUNCTION)     (7)        (8)               (9) |
# | (FOOTBALL)   (AUDIO)      (0)        (SUBTITLE) |
# | (RED)        (GREEN)      (YELLOW)       (BLUE) |
# | (TOP MENU)            (UP)        (POP UP/MENU) |
# | (LEFT)                (OK)              (RIGHT) |
# | (RETURN)             (DOWN)           (OPTIONS) |
# | (SOUND_MODE_DOWN)    (HOME)     (SOUND_MODE_UP) |
# | (MUSIC_EQ)   (PREVIOUS)   (NEXT)          (SEN) |
# | (REWIND)              (PLAY)      (FASTFORWARD) |
# | (DISPLAY)            (PAUSE)             (STOP) |
# |             (VOLUMEUP)     (TV_VOL_UP)          |
# | (MUTE)                              (TV_SOURCE) |
# |            (VOLUMEDOWN)    (TV_VOL_DOWN)        |
# +-------------------------------------------------+

begin remote
# 20 bit key codes:

  name SONY_RM-ADP090
  bits           20
  flags SPACE_ENC|CONST_LENGTH
  eps            30
  aeps          100

  header       2468   531
  one          1255   530
  zero          660   530
  gap          44657
  min_repeat      2
  toggle_bit      0

      begin codes
          KEY_1                    0x0000000000000108
          KEY_2                    0x0000000000080108
          KEY_3                    0x0000000000040108
          KEY_4                    0x00000000000C0108
          KEY_5                    0x0000000000020108
          KEY_6                    0x00000000000A0108
          KEY_7                    0x0000000000060108
          KEY_8                    0x00000000000E0108
          KEY_9                    0x0000000000010108
          KEY_0                    0x0000000000090108

          KEY_POP_UP               0x0000000000058108
          KEY_TOP_MENU             0x0000000000098108

          KEY_DOWN                 0x000000000009E108
          KEY_LEFT                 0x000000000005E108
          KEY_RIGHT                0x00000000000DE108
          KEY_OK                   0x000000000003E108
          KEY_UP                   0x000000000001E108

          KEY_REWIND               0x00000000000CC108
          KEY_FASTFORWARD          0x000000000002C108
          KEY_PREVIOUS             0x000000000000C108
          KEY_NEXT                 0x000000000008C108

          KEY_EJECTCD              0x000000000003C108
          KEY_TV_SPEAKER           0x00000000000A210C
          KEY_BLUETOOTH            0x000000000008E10C

          KEY_FOOTBALL             0x00000000000E810E
          KEY_AUDIO                0x0000000000048108
          KEY_SUBTITLE             0x0000000000088108

          KEY_RED                  0x00000000000A010C
          KEY_GREEN                0x000000000006010C
          KEY_YELLOW               0x00000000000E010C
          KEY_BLUE                 0x000000000002010C

          KEY_RETURN               0x00000000000BE108 
          KEY_OPTIONS              0x00000000000CE108 
          KEY_SEN                  0x000000000000A10E 
          KEY_DISPLAY              0x0000000000018108 

      end codes

end remote

begin remote
# 15 bit key codes:

  name SONY_RM-ADP090_2
  bits           15
  flags SPACE_ENC|CONST_LENGTH
  eps            30
  aeps          100

  header       2468   531
  one          1255   530
  zero          660   530
  gap          44657
  min_repeat      2
  toggle_bit      0

      begin codes
          KEY_PLAY                 0x000000000000200B  
          KEY_STOP                 0x000000000000000B  
          KEY_PAUSE                0x000000000000400B   
          KEY_POWER                0x000000000000540A  
          KEY_SLEEP                0x000000000000030A  
          KEY_FUNCTION             0x0000000000004B0B  
          KEY_SOUND_MODE_DOWN      0x0000000000007B0B 
          KEY_HOME                 0x000000000000700B 
          KEY_SOUND_MODE_UP        0x0000000000003B0B 

          KEY_MUSIC_EQ             0x000000000000490B 

          KEY_MUTE                 0x000000000000140A 
          KEY_VOLUMEUP             0x000000000000240A 
          KEY_VOLUMEDOWN           0x000000000000640A 

      end codes

end remote

begin remote
# 12 bit key codes:

  name SONY_RM-ADP090_3
  bits           12
  flags SPACE_ENC|CONST_LENGTH
  eps            30
  aeps          100

  header       2468   531
  one          1255   530
  zero          660   530
  gap          44657
  min_repeat      2
  toggle_bit      0

      begin codes
          KEY_TV_POWER             0x0000000000000A90  
          KEY_TV_VOL_UP            0x0000000000000490 
          KEY_TV_VOL_DOWN          0x0000000000000C90 
          KEY_TV_SOURCE            0x0000000000000A50 
      end codes

end remote


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