Optics & Photonics

Transistor Output Photocoupler comes in low-profile package.

December 5, 2014

Supplied in 4-pin, SO6L package with 2.3 mm max height, TLP385 operates over -55 to +110°C range, provides creepage and clearance distance of 8 mm (min), and offers isolation voltage of 5 kVrms (min). Current Transfer Ratio (CTR) ranges from 50%–600% @ IF=5 mA, VCE=5V; turn-off (tOff) is 40 µs (typ) @ IF=16 mA, and safety standards met include UL, cUL, VDE, and CQC. Applications include motherboards, PLCs, AC adapters, I/O interface boards, inverter interfaces, and power supplies. Read More

Optics & Photonics

High-Isolation Optocouplers are capable of data rates to 10 MBd.

September 19, 2014

Consisting of GaAIAs IR emitting diode optically coupled with integrated photo detector, VOW135/136/137/2611 isolate low- to high-voltage circuits in alternative energy systems and industrial applications. Optocouplers, which feature safety isolation as well as internal Faraday shield, provide VIOTM of 8,000 V and VIORM of 1,414 V and offer external creepage distance of >10 mm. Respectively, VOW135/VOW136 and VOW137/2611 offer common mode transient immunity of 1,000 V/µs and up to 40,000 V/µs. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Low-Profile Photocouplers drive IGBTs and power MOSFETs.

September 10, 2014

Comprised of GaAlAs infrared LED and integrated high-gain, high-speed photodetector, Model TLP5751 offers peak output current of +1.0 A and can drive power MOSFETs and low-power IGBTs up to 20 A, while +2.5 A Model TLP5752 and +4.0 A Model TLP5754 will drive power MOSFETs and IGBTs with current ratings to 80 A and 100 A, respectively. Rail-to-rail output devices operate from -40 to +110°C with power supply voltage from 15–30 V and max supply current of 3.0 mA. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Smart Gate Driver Photocoupler offers embedded protection.

May 29, 2014

Housed in thin SO16L package, Model TLP5214 drives medium-power IGBTs and power MOSFETs. Maximum propagation delay time of 150 ns and propagation delay skew of ±80 ns are provided within defined operating temperature range up to 110°C. To prevent IGBT from reaching overcurrent conditions, photocoupler integrates IGBT desaturation detection, active miller clamp, and Fault detection. Device is suited for factory automation, home PV power systems, digital home appliances, and UPS systems. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Transistor Output Photocouplers cut device power consumption.

February 18, 2014

Employing high-output LED, Models TLP182, TLP183, TLP292, and TLP293 provide same high current transfer ratio of 50–600% at input currents of 5 mA and 0.5 mA, making it possible to minimize current to LED and reduce power consumption. Models TLP292/TLP293 come in SO4 package, while Models TLP182/TLP183 come in 4-pin SO6 package. Operating at ambient temperatures up to 125°C, photocouplers are suited for PLCs and inverters, compact power supplies, and AC line detection in household appliances. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Communication Systems & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Couplers and Signal Splitters target OCT systems.

February 5, 2014

Wideband and UltraBand Fiber Optic Couplers and Optical Signal Splitters now include fused single mode models with bandwidths of ±100 nm, ±150 nm, and beyond as well as polarization maintaining units with bandwidth up to ±50 nm. Small and insensitive to operating wavelengths, products are suitable for use in instrumentation, OCT imaging systems, and CATV distribution. By selecting proper fiber type, devices can be optimized to work from visible range up to L band. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Low Input Current Optocouplers feature phototransistor output.

July 11, 2013

Supplied in SSOP-4 mini-flat package with double-molded construction, Models VOS628A and VOS627A have low input currents of 1 mA and 5 mA, respectively, and are suited for PLCs, industrial control systems, and office automation. Devices protect equipment users from electrical shocks and protect microprocessors within systems from damage by voltage spikes. SSOP-4 package provides 3,750 Vrms isolation voltage, half lead pitch of 1.27 mm, and creepage and clearance distance of ≥5 mm. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Communication Photocouplers operate from 1 mA input current.

June 25, 2013

Model TLP2301 photocouplers support 20 kbps transmission rate, guarantee maximum delay time of 30 µs, and operate at input current of 1 mA with IR luminescence LED. Supporting 100 kbps transmission rate, TLP2303 models include light-receiving chip with high-speed photo Darlington transistor, allowing for current transfer ratio of up to 800% at 1.6 mA input current. Units convert RS-232 communication speed of 9.6 or 19.2, respectively, to RS-232C speed of 115.2 kbps transmission rates. Read More