W.Winkelhorst "root@..." wrote:
> I recently made a serial infrared receiver for lirc, (same one as
> mentioned on http://www.wh9.tu-dresden.de/~heinrich/lirc/ ) but it
> doesn't seem to work. i've tried two remote controls, and made the
> circuit twice already.
Could you please check the connections of the voltage regulator. I think
the pin-out of the 7805 on the mentioned web site is wrong.
Heinrich, could you please also check this?
> Now, i've measured the voltage on the SFH5110 and it seems rather low -
> about 3 volts - could this be my problem? I'm not sure weather i
> measured it correctly or not, i'm not very handy with electronics. If
> this is my problem, could i just use the 5 volts from inside my case?
Yes, no problem.
> Also, i'm using a 36 kHz type receiver, i know i should use 38 kHz
> ones, but i can't find any over here. But 36 kHz should work at least a
> little, right?
The 36 kHz type will even work better for some remote control brands.