New Optek Wide Gap Sensors with Standard Housing of 9.5mm Wide Slot

Press Release Summary:

  • Opaque plastic housing reduces interference from ambient light and provides protection from dust and dirt
  • Switching occurs when an opaque object or encoder wheel passes through the device slot
  • Ideal for machine safety, automation equipment, medical and industrial applications

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Optek Wide Gap Sensors in Stock at TTI

Fort Worth, Texas – June 1, 2021 – TTI, Inc., a leading specialty distributor of electronic components, is now stocking the OPB900 - OPB913 series of Wide Gap Transmissive Sensors from TT Electronics - Optek. This sensor is targeted for medical and industrial applications, machine safety and automation equipment.

The TT Electronics – Optek’s OPB900 - OPB913 series of Photologic® Integrated Circuit Switches provide optimum flexibility for the design engineer. Building from a standard housing with a 0.375” (9.5mm) wide slot, a user can specify the type and polarity of the TTL output and the type of shell material. Electrical output can be specified as either TTL Totem Pole (buffered) or TTL Open Collector, either of which can be supplied with an inverted output polarity.

The opaque plastic housing reduces possible interference from ambient light and provides protection from dust and dirt. Photodetector switching occurs when an opaque object or encoder wheel passes through the device slot.

To learn more, visit Optek Wide Gap Sensors at TTI.

About TTI

TTI, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an authorized, specialty distributor of electronic components. Founded in 1971, the emphasis on a broad and deep product portfolio, available-to-sell inventory and sophisticated supply chain programs has established TTI as a distributor of choice to manufacturers in the industrial, defense, aerospace, transportation, medical and communications sectors worldwide. TTI and its wholly owned subsidiaries, the TTI Family of Specialists, Mouser Electronics, Sager Electronics and TTI Semiconductor Group employ over 7,300 people in more than 136 locations throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Globally, the company maintains over 3 million square feet of dedicated warehouse space in 30 distribution centers, housing over 850,000 component part numbers. For more information about TTI, visit

About TT Electronics

TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical Applications. With around 4,800 employees operating from 29 key locations around the world, TT designs and manufactures a wide range of electronics for sensing, power management and connectivity primarily for applications in the industrial, medical and aerospace and defense sectors. The TT Electronics technology portfolio is one of the most comprehensive in the industry, supplying passive components (fixed and variable resistors, magnetics) and discrete semiconductors (optoelectronics, diodes, MOSFETs) from brands including BI Technologies, IRC, Optek, Semelab and Welwyn Components.

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