Pete Warden
Published © Apache-2.0

Auto-pause your TV

Tired of rummaging for your remote every time you get up from the couch? This Arduino project pauses and plays your TV automagically!

IntermediateFull instructions provided30 minutes1,842

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Circuit Playground Express
Adafruit Circuit Playground Express
Adafruit Qwiic connector cable with alligator clips
Person Sensor
Useful Sensors Person Sensor

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE


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Wiring diagram for Person Sensor TV Remote


Person Sensor TV Remote

Arduino project for Circuit Playground Express that automatically pauses your TV when you get up from the couch.


Pete Warden

Pete Warden

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