Message Translation

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Short description

Used to translate between toggle and discrete commands (usually for infrared equipment). When a device only accepts toggle commands and it receives an "ON" or "OFF", it will be translated into "TOGGLE_POWER" depending on device status. Same is true then device accepts discrete commands, but the remote has only toggle button, in this case we will send "ON" or "OFF", again it depends on device state.

Available translations




  • AN INPUT to (one/many) INPUT_SELECT
  • INPUT_SELECT to one of the INPUTS

You'll have to set up corectly input sequence for this to work as expected.

List of available inputs

RGB, Video 1, Video 2, Video 3, Video 4, Video 5, Tape / Tape 1, TV, CD, Phono, Aux, DVD, Tuner, Video 6, Video 7, AM, FM, DVD Multi, Aux 2, Tape 2, Minidisc, Tuner 2, VDP, Laserdisc, DSS, DVI, Svideo, Composite, RF Input, DBS/Satellite, VCR-1, VCR-2, VCR-3, V.AUX, AV 1, AV 2, AV 3, SVideo/YC 1, SVideo/YC 2, SVideo/YC 3, Tuner 3, WB, SW, HDMI, D4, Input 1, Input 2, Input 3, Input 4, Input 5, Input 6, Input 7, Input 8, Input 9, Input 10, Radio, Antenna, CDR, DAT, External 1, External 2, External 3, Component 1, Component 2, DVR, Composite 2, HDMI 2, RGB 2, PC, HD, AV 4, AV 5, AV 6, AV 7, AV 8


  • TWO PAUSES to PLAY (first PAUSE will stop medea, the next will resume)
  • TUNE_TO_CHANNEL into a sequence of 0/1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9


Check MessageTranslation/AVMessageTranslation.{cpp,h} for more details. You'll find implementation of translation, timers between consecutive commands and so on.