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There are several ways to make a TV do stuff, but details vary a lot. HDMI CEC is a way for HDMI-connected devices to control the TV. Turn it on or off, switch source (input), possibly adjust volume. It requires a device to be connected to the TV over HDMI. The usual devices are set-top boxes (e.g. cable box, or TV box from your ISP), players (e.g. Apple TV,...


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Yes, it has surely an IR remote. And there are several commercial "Bridges between IR and an automation source" as well as many, many projects that is addressing the same task. And the IR protocol has many dialects and is depending on your TV brand, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consumer_IR. And depending on how nerdy you are I would recommend a ...


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