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Mantaâ„¢ Pico IR Receiver for Linux and Special Projects

Manta Pico has the same internal functionality as Manta Mini but has been specially tailored to meet the requirements of the Linux kernel and a custom software stack for institutional customers.

Please contact us for special driver applications and custom integration solutions. For volume purchases, please submit a purchase order or RFQ via email.

Hardware for Linux

Manta Pico 20-Pack

without USB cables

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Manta Mini IR Receiver


In the box

  • Manta Pico mini IR receiver


  • Input: Consumer Infrared (cIR) signals
  • Distance: up to 10m (33 feet)

IR Frequency

  • Receiving: 31 - 60 kHz

Electrical Requirements

  • 4.5 - 5.25v (from USB)
    • 500ma (normal)
    • 100ma (sleep)


  • 1 Year limited hardware warranty
  • Support contracts available


  • Length: 40mm (1.6 inches)
  • Width: 15mm (0.6 inches)
  • Height: 12mm (0.5 inches)

Hardware Requirements

  • Windows/Linux-based PC
    or D-Link Boxee Box
  • Available USB port
  • Universal Remote or
    Media Center Remote

Supported Remotes

  • Windows Media Center Remotes (All RC-6 protocol)
  • Logitech Harmony (All)
  • URC Remotes (Most models)
  • Philips Pronto
  • Philips Prestigo
  • RTI
  • One4All (including JP1)
  • UEI Nevo
  • Other (5 year or newer) Universal Remotes

Supported HTPC/Media Software

  • Windows Media Center
  • XBMC / Kodi
  • Plex
  • SageTV
  • JRiver Media Center
  • MediaPortal
  • Boxee
  • MythTV
  • Windows Media Player
  • and more...

Supported Customization Software

  • Event Ghost
  • Girdir
  • HiP
  • IRServer Suite
  • LM Remote Keymap
  • Lirc


Click the Products link to see our software for MacOS and the Apple Remote.


All prices displayed in US Dollars (USD). Please contact us for volume pricing & POs.


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Software Registration / Licensing

When payment has been automatically confirmed, a personalized registration file will be sent to your email address (it takes only a few minutes). When you receive the message, simply open/launch the “.miralicense” attachment — Mira will pop up a message accepting the license and will be registered with all features fully unlocked.

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