How to build a simple but cool IR (Infra Red) receiver.
5V 100mA TO-92 78L05 voltage regulator: You must check the data sheet of your own voltage regulator to be sure the in and out pins are in the same position of the one I've used.
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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