Argon One M.2 Case - Built-in IR Support

Hi All,
I would like to take advantage of the built-in IR support in the Argon One M.2 Case. The Argon ONE Remote mentioned on the case product page is currently not available.
Does anyone on the forum know whether a universal learning remote such as the Logitech Harmony will work with this case and if so, how would I go about programming it as I cannot find the Argon M.2 case listed in the Logitech database.

Hi Richard,

You ought to be able to use any RPi media center type guide for setting up IR. Such as this:

Let me know how you go with it :slight_smile:

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Thank you Graham. I’ll check it out and report back. I have also sent Argon40 an email. So let’s see what they have to say.

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Well I received a reply and this is what Argon40 have said,

“We’ll be releasing the Argon ONE remote, hopefully by this January 2021. For now, you can use other compatible remotes (NEC Standard) in which you can program other buttons. For other functions, the USER can write their own Python code using LIRC.”

I have asked for more details regarding exactly what functions the IR remote will be able to perform. The Argon One M.2 manual says that the built-in IR receiver can turn the Raspberry Pi 4 on and off but their reply and website on the M.2 case list the features to include “Built-in IR Support | Programmable IR support to the Raspberry Pi with streamlined options. Works out of the box with the Argon ONE Remote” which indicates the IR/remote should be able to do more than turn the Pi on and off.

I’m still waiting for a reply to my second email.

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any news on this front…?? remote control i have not looked for a few weeks now…?

…?? :face_with_monocle:

Took a while but here is their reply.
“The script should work for LibreELEC as well meaning that it should work out of the box once the script is installed. We don’t however have a image yet of the remote but do follow us on socials as we sometimes provide sneak peaks there.”
I noticed that they now have the Argon One remote for sale for $10


ok that is quite interesting as i have a clone remote basically the same and i also have the flirc…which im still learning to use..i tell ys if you get the chance get a flirc dongle…i pick up just about any one of my remotes now and after doing the initial setup on a windows box it works so maxed …and just plug and play really it puts the others to shame… but im hoping that the rpi has the command to give you manual steeping via your remote… to be honest i think i was the first person that i know of to have the argon fan hat running not only on Ubuntu but on a odroid c-2 arch64…that is maxed out…i got the icons to appear on the mate desk top … ok i read the broche .just now late edit…hmm yep well got mine with the flirc to run on my rpis any device that has kodi i jusp plug and play it 50 dollars from core but worth every cent

hanks that is good to hear…i`m often too busy with work to smell the roses these days…

Awesome news, thanks for the update Richard!

q so when will core stock them …?