Can BrightSign players receive IR commands from a remote?

Last Updated: October 19, 2016

Yes.

Every BrightSign player with a USB port supports the Iguanaworks USB IR transceiver. Players can use this transceiver to receive IR commands from a BrightSign remote or other infrared device.

The XTx43, 4Kx42, XDx33, and XDx32 models also have a 3.5mm port for sending and receiving IR commands, while the XDx30 models have a 3.5mm port for IR output only.

Please contact support@brightsign.biz for more details if you want to use a 3rd party remote with the BrightSign. 

BrightAuthor has predefined text values that correspond different keys on the BrightSign remote control. See this FAQ for a list.

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    MidwichAU Support

    Hello,

     

    "while the XDx30 models have a 3.5mm port for IR input only."   is it correct? do you mean it receive IR only ,not sending out?

     

    Cheers,Gavin

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    BrightSign TechDocs

    Hi Gavin,

    Thanks for catching that typo; the XDx30 models support IR output only over the 3.5mm port. This error has been fixed.

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    Anthony Gillespie

    Are the USB Transceivers plug and play? If not, how do they work?

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    Alex

    You need to create a presentation in BrightAuthor and use the "Remote Input" event to specify a command syntax, and what should occur when the IR command is received by the BrightSign.

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