RedRat Pico RedRat Pico – Getting Started

Getting Started with the RedRat Pico

How to get it up and running...

Install the Device Driver

Windows 10 & 11

The device driver can be downloaded here.


For Ubuntu, Raspberry Pi OS etc, libusb is required. It can be installed with the command:

sudo apt install libusb-1.0-0-dev

Mac OS

This can done with Homebrew, so if you don't have this installed, then please visit the Homebrew home page.

To install libusb, use the command:
brew install libusb


The Signal DB Utility

IR datasets from older RedRat devices can be used with the RedRat Pico, so if you already have your IR data then you are ready to go.

If you need to capture IR data from your remote control, then the Signal DB Utility for Windows is used.

The download and instriuctions are on the Signal DB Utility page.