The onboard Infrared transmitter and receiver diodes allow communicate small chunks of data between Circuid Playgrounds.

Sending data

The infrared send number send a number packet over IR. It may or may not be received.


The on infrared received event triggers when a number has been received.


The example shows how a rgb color can be sent over IR and used to turn on the neopixel remotely. Button A sends blue, button B sends red.

How does it work?

Long story short: it's pretty exciting stuff. Read the deep dive on the MakeCode blog.

This guide was first published on Jun 07, 2017. It was last updated on Jun 07, 2017.

This page (Infrared Transceiver) was last updated on Jun 07, 2017.

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