I've applied a bit of insulating tape to the Data pin of the IR receiver; my serial connector is unfortunately conductive and I don't want this pin to be shorted to ground:

Insulating the Data pin

Now I can insert the structure inside the serial box:

Inside the serial box

New! Buy a mounted and tested receiver

  1. Introduction
  2. Tools
  3. Part list
  4. Circuit
  5. IR-receiver and Voltage regulator
  6. Diode and Resistor
  7. Capacitor and Wire
  8. Mounting inside the box
  9. Closing and serial number
  10. Links
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