How to build a simple but cool IR (Infra Red) receiver.
You should bend the IR receiver data ping as you can see in the picuture to let the pins enter the hole of the serial box (see the image below). Use tweesers to do this.
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
Copyright (C) 2003 Alessio Sangalli,