Infrared Remote Control for Thymio II Robot
Infrared Remote Control for Thymio II Robot
Infrared Remote Control for Thymio II Robot

Infrared Remote Control for Thymio II Robot

Mobsya | A-000000-01693
Did you know you can also control your Thymio II remotely? With the help of the infrared remote control you can control Thymio in its purple basic behavior. You can also use it to program more complex tasks for Thymio.
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Thymio II robot: welcome to the world of robotics

The Thymio II mobile robot is a robotics platform used for teaching a visual programming language (VPL).

It has numerous pre-programmed behaviours allowing children to discover what it’s capable of and have fun, while also offering a fully open-source programming environment based on the Aseba VPL allowing budding robotics engineers to create their first programs.

Control your Thymio II robot from a distance with the RC5 remote control

The Thymio II robot is equipped with numerous sensors, allowing it to detect and interact with its environment. It also has an infrared receiver for controlling Thymio from a distance.

So you can use any universal remote and set it up for the RC5 code developed by Philips to then communicate with a variety of the brand’s devices.

The RC5 remote for Thymio is a universal IR remote that you can configure to enable infrared communication with Thymio II. Plus it bears the Thymio colours!

Thymio II workshops - activities for elementary schools

Click on the picture to download material for Thymio workshops (elementary school)

Technical specifications of the Infrared Remote Control for Thymio II

  • Dimensions: 10.9 x 5 x 2.5 cm
  • Colour: white and orange (buttons)
  • Weight (without batteries and packaging): 48 g
  • Supply: 2 x 1.5 V LR03 AAA batteries
  • Manufacturer’s declaration of CE conformity
  • Mobsya-specific programming


Resources for the Infrared Remote Control

Below are some links that will help you easily set up and program your Infrared Remote Control for Thymio II Robot:

A Generation Robots guide - How to check if your Thymio is functioning correctly ?

RC5 protocol (FR)

Thymio forum help page

Infrared Remote Control programming example (FR)

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Anonymous A. published the 15/08/2017 following an order made on 15/08/2017


Meeting all expectations. Perfect !

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