How to build a simple but cool IR (Infra Red) receiver.

[-] I suggest you to solder first the negative pin of the capacitor to the ground of the receiver, then to the ground of the regulator. At this point you'll have to adjust a bit the position of the positive pin to easily solder it on its place. After this, bend the capacitor so it "lays" on the circuit making it easy to fit inside the serial case.

The capacitor from below