View Full Version : PIR-1: Learn function proving fairly poor

October 9th, 2011, 02:37 AM

Just wondering if anyone else is having issues attempting to learn IR codes via PIR-1 using 5.1 built in function for device? Out of the 5 remotes tried to date, only 1 completes through to 100% learn and population of CCF data. Others I need to press button multiple times to get additional progress, and that obviously results in undesired results.

Most are stopping at 55%, some at 50% and others at 5%. On additional button presses they progress slightly until reaching 100% and populating the CCF with inaccurate data.

I have a USB-UIRT also, and no issue at all learning the codes for the same remotes via that. I had just purchased the PIR-1 for testing and future installs, but the testing to date is not looking all that promising I'm afraid - hence wanting to check other user's experience with them so far and to see if there are known issues and fixes planned if so.



October 10th, 2011, 12:00 PM
The learning code still needs work. The USB-UIRT has about an 8 years head-start on us. We'll get better at that.

October 10th, 2011, 04:37 PM
No worries. I was hoping that was the case, but just wanted to check I wasn't the only one seeing this.


October 10th, 2011, 04:43 PM
Nope. We're working on it. Hopefully we'll have some improvements over the next two weeks.

November 18th, 2011, 10:26 PM
I recently purchased a PIR-1, expecting the learning function to be a lot better than it is. I have a 2-week trial of the Girder software and would really like to be able to confidently purchase at the end of that two weeks.

Right now, though, I can't get the PIR-1 to control anything...

November 19th, 2011, 03:22 PM
We've been working on improving this over the last two/three weeks and have made great progress. The new firmware is nearly done and uses a much improved way of learning signals. If all goes as planned I should have an update available on Friday.

If you trial runs out you can always contact sales@promixis.com and ask for an extension.

November 19th, 2011, 03:47 PM
I look forward to that update. Thanks!

November 19th, 2011, 09:41 PM
My PIR-1 also stops at 50%.
Good to know I'm not the only one. On another note, does anyone have any sample code of controlling the PIR thru visual or Liberty basic?

November 23rd, 2011, 02:01 PM
Alright, please have a look at this one:


November 25th, 2011, 09:54 AM
Following your instructions, I loaded the new firmware onto the PIR-1 and was able to learn codes fairly reliably and directly in the Girder software (in IR Profile Editor). After that, figuring out how to code a basic web page to control everything was a reasonably easy task.

So, this is a success story...and yes, I am keeping the PIR-1 and purchasing a copy of Girder Pro.

Good work, Ron...and thanks!

November 25th, 2011, 10:48 AM
Thank you. I am glad we got this working for you!!