Machine Design

Emitters And Photosensors

The OP280 Series infrared emitter family and its matching OP580 Series sensors are designed to aid engineers in reaching design goals.

The OP280 Series consists of three standard and two specialty devices: OP180 940-nm and OP280 880-nm infrared emitters, OP280K 890-nm high-power infrared emitter, as well as the OP280PS850-nm point-source infrared emitter and OP280V 850-nm vertical-cavity surface-emitter laser. The OP580 Series consists of three silicon photosensors: OP580 silicon phototransistor, OP580PR silicon photodarlington, and the OP480RB silicon phototransistor with an integrated base-emitter resistor. The emitters and sensors are housed in PLCC-2 surface-mount packaging.

Optek Technology, 1645 Wallace Dr., Carrollton, TX 75006, (972) 323-2200,

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