Press Release Summary:
Housed in Minicast package and available in 3 and 5 V versions, IR Receiver Modules are designed as drop-in replacements for standard small-size modules in remote control applications. Each device includes photo detector and preamplifier circuit, mounted within 3-pin epoxy-encapsulated module with semi-cylindrical lens. Package provides filtering of noise signals from sources such as fluorescent lighting, while internal metal shield maintains immunity against EMI.
Original Press Release:
Vishay Releases New IR Receiver Modules in Compact Minicast Package
New Modules Offer 3-V and 5-V Version with Frequencies From 30 kHz to 56 kHz
MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA November 29, 2006 Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced the release of eight new series of infrared receiver modules in a new Minicast package type, featuring high immunity against EMI and a high-precision band filter.
The new devices are designed as drop-in replacements for standard small-size modules in remote control applications for consumer electronics, computer, air conditioning, game console, and industrial systems.
Optimized for efficient manufacturing without sacrificing quality and robustness, the new package type provides improved filtering of noise signals from sources such as fluorescent lighting for optimal noise immunity. Vishays patented internal metal shield technique maintains high immunity against EMI.
Each Minicast device includes a photo detector and preamplifier circuit, mounted within a 3-pin epoxy-encapsulated module with an integrated semi-cylindrical lens. The new devices are available in 3-V and 5-V versions using carrier frequencies from 30 kHz to 56 kHz.
As the leading provider of IR receiver module solutions, Vishay offers several AGC-parameterized versions of its Minicast modules to provide optimal performance for any code type in any optical environment.
Samples and production quantities of all Minicast IR receiver modules are available now, with lead times of four weeks for large orders . Pricing for U.S. delivery only is $0.24/each . For large quantities, please ask your Vishay representative.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1,000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, rectifiers, transistors, and optoelectronics and selected ICs) and passive electronic components (resistors, capacitors, inductors, sensors, and transducers). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. Its product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and ability to provide "one-stop shop" service have made Vishay a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.