The IRM-8601M2 is an infrared receiver module manufactured by Everlight. This component is through hole, meaning it is attached directly to a circuit board. The IRM-8601M2 is RoHS compliant, meaning it is designed to adhere to the EU Directive on the restriction of hazardous substances. This module is used to detect and convert electromagnetic radiation into an electrical signal. It is sensitive to infrared radiation, so it is best suited for projects ranging from remote controls to some robotics applications.