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http://forum.allaboutcircuits.com – Hello! This is my first post so if I make any newb mistakes regarding forum protocol, please forgive me. I am in the middle of one of my first electronics projects, which involves building my own IR controller for some multi-color LED bulbs that came with a remote to control color, brightness, and toggle on/off. I took apart one of the "APA 1616" remotes and this is what it looks like: I hooked up 2 AA batteries in series to power circuit board, and then touched a piece of aluminum foil to the different contact points on the front of the board. The light bulb changed colors as e (Embedded)