How to build a simple but cool IR (Infra Red) receiver.
The wire has to be cut so it can easily go from the data pin of the IR receiver to the first pin of the serial connector. Then we solder it on the data pin *only*.
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,