The SparkFun COM-09349 is a 5mm clear infrared LED.
These devices operate between 940-950nm and work well for generic IR systems including remote control and touch-less object sensing. Pair them with any of our IR receivers (see Related Items below). 1.5VDC forward voltage and 50mA max forward current.
Tutorial on building a Illumitune goto SparkFun.com/tutorials/282