I purchased the Prototyping Pi Plate directly from adafruit, and the Raspberry Pi from Amazon. The IR Transmitters, Right Angle Mounts, Transistor, Resistor and IR Receiver from Mouser. The 22 AWG solid wire and soldering supplies from Fry’s.

Parts List:

Here's the circuit I’ll be building:

Once complete the next step will be installing and configuring LIRC.