How to build a simple but cool IR (Infra Red) receiver.
This picture shows even better where the diode has been inserted. The serial connector is upside down in this picture of course.
The circuit explained
IR-receiver and voltage regulator
Diode and resistor
The wire and the capacitor
Mounting it inside the box
Placing the IR receiver
The software for Linux: Lirc
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