Ahhh, Sweet Anarchy!
I'm way behind the curve on this little item, with never a suspicion that it would exist. Probably because I hadn't given it any thought. However, it's one of those things that draw an instant I WANT ONE from me when I do finally learn of it's existence. From Wired:|
If you've ever been stuck in traffic longing for a magic box that could turn all your red lights to green, beware: Acting on that fantasy became a federal crime this week.So here is a handy little device that is illegal to own, sell, possess or use, and I want one. Go figure.
Vendors sell these to official buyers for $500 and up. However:
schematic for mobile infrared transmitters (MIRT)
Schematic, parts list and instructions to DIY (do it yourself) seem to be available at I-Hacked.com, for what it's worth.